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Sprint Beefs Up Network For iPhone
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
Carrier takes action to remedy users' reports of subpar smartphone speeds.
Google Indoor Maps: 6 Uses, Good To Ugly
News  |  11/30/2011
Google Maps Floor Plans of malls, airports, and the like are mostly about increasing ad revenue. Consider the use cases, from good to perhaps ugly.
Help Wanted 2.0: SMB Recruiting Goes Mobile
News  |  11/30/2011
Does your recruiting strategy extend to tablets and smartphones? Learn how and why Photobucket reaches out to mobile-savvy candidates
App Allows Radiology Diagnosis Via Tablet, Smartphone
News  |  11/30/2011
FDA clearance of GE Centricity mobile app lets radiologists use smartphones and tablets to make diagnoses from remote locations or in the field.
RIM Responds To PlayBook Jailbreak
News  |  11/30/2011
Research In Motion insists its PlayBook tablet is secure, despite claims from security researchers that it has been jailbroken.
Latest Tablet Fans: U.S. Census Bureau
News  |  11/30/2011
Next census not until 2020, but bureau already working on field data collection via tablet apps.
RIM BlackBerry Fusion: A Swing And A Miss?
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
RIM's new MDM platform will handle BlackBerry, Android, and Apple iOS devices--but it's arriving too late for some IT shops.
Android 4.0 Upgrade: Coming Soon To Your Phone?
News  |  11/30/2011
Don't buy a new Android smartphone unless you know for sure that it will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Here's the list.
VMware's Best And Worst Moves Of 2011
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
Virtualization market leader VMware launched several bold initiatives in 2011--and made several missteps.
Microsoft Apps Coming To Apple iOS
Commentary  |  11/30/2011
Microsoft apps like Office, Azure, and SharePoint may soon show up on iOS and Android devices.
Google's Daring Dozen: 12 Big Bets In 2011
News  |  11/29/2011
Google has played a smart game in 2011, especially with Android, but it hasn't been perfect. We evaluate its main moves in the past year.
AT&T-T-Mobile Wrangling: What A Waste
Commentary  |  11/29/2011
Imagine if all the time and money spent on the wheeling and dealing around this merger were channeled into actually creating something of value.
Windows Phone Dwindles To 6% Of U.S. Market
News  |  11/29/2011
Microsoft's mobile phone efforts dropped 33% from the second quarter to the third in the U.S., while Google surged and Apple held its ground.
Carrier IQ Withdraws Legal Threat Against Security Researcher
News  |  11/29/2011
Network diagnostic software vendor issues apology to researcher who discovered its application secretly monitoring smartphone users.
iOS 5.1 Beta Points To New iPhone, iPad
News  |  11/29/2011
Beta release of iOS 5.1 includes reference codes to unannounced versions of the iPhone and iPad, though new features appear to be scarce.
Windows 8 Tablets: Too Little, Too Late?
News  |  11/29/2011
Touch-friendly devices running Microsoft's next OS may be more than a year away, leaving some analysts to conclude that Redmond has already lost the tablet market.
RIM Adds iOS, Android To BlackBerry Management Service
News  |  11/29/2011
Faced with a terminal case of uncoolness of its BlackBerry phones, the company looks to strengthen the appeal of its respected back-end platform.
RIM Set To Manage Android And iOS Devices
News  |  11/29/2011
For mostly-BlackBerry organizations, RIM's new product offers broad support with a familiar administrative look and feel.
Twitter Buys Mobile Security Startup Whisper
News  |  11/29/2011
Two-person development shop created software for secure text and voice communications on Android smartphones.
Private Cloud Choices Grow For SMBs
News  |  11/29/2011
Public cloud-wary midsize businesses can leverage KnowledgeTree's document management tools for online file sharing and storage.
Windows Phone 7 Usage Shows Small Uptick
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
More Facebook users are making use of the integration feature in Windows Phone 7, suggesting a small spike in new users for Microsoft's mobile platform.
NSFW - Siri Fails At Couples Therapy
News  |  11/28/2011
The iPhone 4S's new voice command interface may seem magical, but she can't perform miracles. Don't force her into the middle of your personal problems.
NASA Launches Mobile Apps Store
News  |  11/28/2011
Agency employees and contractors can download apps for smartphones to access internal information, although choices are thin to start.
9 Mobile Health Apps Worth A Closer Look
Slideshows  |  11/28/2011
There's no doubt: Clinicians love their mobile devices. Among many new health apps, here are 9 that healthcare professionals and their patients should investigate.
HTC 'Not Another Nokia' Says CFO
News  |  11/28/2011
HTC says innovative new products on deck for next year will address investor fears concerning the company's stalled growth.
Cyber Monday: Kindle Fire, iPad 2 Top Tablet Wish Lists
News  |  11/28/2011
Tablets from Apple and Amazon are the hot products for the 2011 holidays, and the RIM PlayBook's future looks anything but jolly.
USDA Awards $6 Million For Rural Telehealth
News  |  11/28/2011
Feds award grants for telehealth projects in the Mississippi Delta region as part of a program to help rural facilities adopt health IT.
AT&T Desperate To Save T-Mobile Bid
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
AT&T appears to be willing to do anything to salvage its plan to acquire T-Mobile USA, despite the roadblocks being thrown in its way by the government.
Google Donates Chromebooks To Wounded Warriors
News  |  11/23/2011
Tech giant gives notebook computers to military hospitals to help vets connect with families and loved ones while healing.
Samsung Ads Poke Fun At Apple Fanboys
News  |  11/23/2011
Samsung has a little fun at Apple's expense with its new ad campaign. Skewered Apple fanboys, anyone?
Android Buyers Find Smartphone Update Chaos
News  |  11/22/2011
After Google releases a new version of Android, the time it takes carriers to update your phone varies wildly right now. One security expert says consumers must vote with their wallets.
T-Mobile Running Out Of Moves
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
The FCC handed a near-death sentence to AT&T's attempts to acquire T-Mobile USA. What options remain?
RIM Cuts PlayBook Price By $300
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
Research in Motion has dropped the price of the base model of its tablet temporarily to $199 in what appears to be a last ditch effort to generate some enthusiasm.
Healthcare CIOs Juggle More Mobile Challenges
News  |  11/22/2011
Bring your own mobile device phenomenon and fast-evolving technologies challenge hospital IT execs on multiple fronts, from interference to bandwidth.
RIM BlackBerry and Nokia Windows Phone Sales Sputter
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
Sales of RIM's latest crop of BlackBerrys have slowed and Nokia's new Windows Phones aren't off to a good start, analysts say.
What Should SMB Marketers Ask Of Siri?
News  |  11/22/2011
It's time to consider how Apple's Siri voice assistant affects your SMB's marketing and business plans.
Android Buyer Beware: 12 Least Secure Phones
News  |  11/22/2011
More than half of most popular Android smartphones run outdated--and insecure--versions of the OS. And update policies vary.
HP Earnings Fall Short, Whitman Looks To Future
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
Meg Whitman's HP is focused more on the next decade than the next quarter, she says. And her HP has plenty of use for the personal systems business.
2011's Biggest Wireless Turkeys
Commentary  |  11/21/2011
As Thanksgiving approaches, who made the biggest wireless flops this past year?
RIM Software Glitch Hits BlackBerry Bold 9900 Phones
News  |  11/21/2011
Research In Motion has promised to deliver a software update to fix bricked Bold 9900/9930s. RIM has also sliced the price of the PlayBook tablet to $199.
WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
News  |  11/21/2011
TechWebTV catches up with Whisper Systems' CTO and co-founder Moxie Marllinspike to discuss and demo WhisperCore -- a mobile security solution that brings BlackBerry-like centralized enterprise-grade security to Android devices.
Mobile Printing Tool Misses Point And Price
News  |  11/21/2011
EFI’s PrintMe Mobile does what it says it does, but that's not enough. Pricing and management are all wrong.
Doctors Slow To Embrace Telemedicine, Cloud Computing
News  |  11/21/2011
Tablets, smartphone, and mobile EHRs gain ground in healthcare, but cloud computing and videoconferencing lag, finds CompTIA study.
AMD Designed Bulldozer For Large Virtual Machine Loads
Commentary  |  11/21/2011
BlueLock, which provides infrastructure services from its data centers, likes AMD cores for computing in highly virtualized environments.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Owners See Volume Bug
News  |  11/21/2011
Brand new Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0 smartphone has hit a few speed bumps out of the gate, including an erratic volume bug.
Amazon Kindle Phone: Android Me-Too Could Flop
Commentary  |  11/18/2011
Amazon's cooking up a phone for 2012, analysts say. But will it be more than just a customer loyalty tool?
Android Security: Threat Level None?
Commentary  |  11/18/2011
Security firms are fanning the flames of fear about mobile malware and viruses, while others accuse such firms of being scammers. Who's right, and who's wrong.
Apperian Expands Enterprise Mobile App Management To Android
News  |  11/18/2011
Prominent iPhone mobile device management platform pushes into the Android BYOD segment.
'Cotton Candy': PC-On-A-Stick Looks For Niche
News  |  11/18/2011
A startup from Norway is demonstrating a prototype PC-on-a-stick that could revolutionize the way we take our computing with us--or simply become another intriguing solution waiting for a real problem.
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