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Google Glass: First Impressions
News  |  4/30/2013
Google Glass may usher in the era of wearable computing, but based on my first few days, this is a long way from being a mass market product.
9 Challenges To Your Mobile App Strategy
Commentary  |  4/30/2013
Mobile application development will test many IT teams as they deal with everything from mobile context to Google Glass-like displays.
Big Data Will Stymie Local Government
News  |  4/30/2013
State and local agencies have only a fraction of the computing resources and personnel needed to handle expected data volumes, survey finds.
Original iPhone Nears Obsolete Status
News  |  4/30/2013
As iOS 7 takes shape, Apple prepares to relegate original iPhone to "obsolete" status, which will mean the end of service by AppleCare and retail stores.
SMBs Love Mobile, Struggle On Strategy
News  |  4/30/2013
Mobile use skyrockets in small and midsized businesses, says SMB Group annual survey. But what about measuring results?
IBM Makes Enterprise Mobile Security Move
News  |  4/30/2013
IBM partners with mobile security vendor Arxan Technologies to secure apps created with its Worklight platform against malware and other attacks.
BlackBerry CEO: Tablets Have No Future
News  |  4/30/2013
Thorsten Heins says he doesn't think anyone will still be using tablets five years from now.
Cloud Survey Has Warning For Amazon
News  |  4/29/2013
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
10 Breakthrough DARPA Technologies
Slideshows  |  4/29/2013
From next-generation aircraft to smarter missiles, projects launched by DARPA's Tactical Technology Office push new limits. Take a closer look.
Google Now Melds With iOS
News  |  4/29/2013
Apple's Siri now has some competition on iPhones and iPads.
10 Mobile Chat Apps That Beat SMS
News  |  4/29/2013
Want to avoid the cost of sending messages via SMS? Consider these 10 app alternatives.
Samsung Launches 7-Inch Budget Tablet
News  |  4/29/2013
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 joins the compact tablet market with entry-level specs.
Why Facebook Bought Parse
News  |  4/26/2013
Development platform gives Facebook new mobile cred.
Graph Analytics: The Other Big Data
News  |  4/26/2013
Dedicated graph analytics appliance from Cray subsidiary YarcData looks for hard-to-find relationships in big data.
All Thumbs? Tablet Keyboard Promises To Help
News  |  4/26/2013
Kalq, soon available for Android devices, re-orders the keyboard layout to speed typing with two thumbs.
Galaxy S4 Vs. iPhone 5: Display Shoot-Out
News  |  4/26/2013
Samsung's OLED screens have made significant improvements, putting the Galaxy S4's display on par with the iPhone 5's LCD screen.
Smartphones Outpace Feature Phones, Samsung Leads
News  |  4/26/2013
More smartphones than feature phones shipped in the first quarter, an industry first, says IDC.
36 NYC Subway Stations Get Wi-Fi
News  |  4/25/2013
MTA and Transit Wireless enter the first phase of a multi-year plan to bring wireless communications to 277 NYC subway stations.
Box Expands Healthcare Offerings
News  |  4/25/2013
Cloud storage service announces new healthcare partner applications, customers and security compliance.
British Startup Targets 'White Van Man'
News  |  4/25/2013
Powered Now offers tablet-based administration solutions to U.K.'s small service businesses.
Web Programs Help Adolescents Control Diabetes
News  |  4/25/2013
Puberty typically wreaks havoc with diabetes control, but a Yale study that combines adolescence and diabetes coping programs reverses that trend.
BlackBerry Scores Small Win With Skype
News  |  4/25/2013
BlackBerry said that Skype will finally be available to its BlackBerry 10 smartphones beginning in May.
iPad Loses Share To Android, Windows Tablets
News  |  4/25/2013
Tablets running software from Google and Microsoft continue to steal market share from Apple's tablet.
Google Eyes Social News Aggregator Wavii
News  |  4/24/2013
Acquisition deal is worth $30 million, according to reports.
Microsoft Store Slashes Windows 8 Device Prices
News  |  4/24/2013
Windows 8 devices with touchscreens are getting more affordable. But with new, more powerful models on the horizon, is now the time to buy?
NASA Uses Smartphones As Satellites
News  |  4/24/2013
Three PhoneSats, powered by HTC Nexus One and Samsung Nexus S, launch into space as a lower cost alternative to traditional satellites.
5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
Slideshows  |  4/24/2013
Will Apple's 5th-generation iPad be a bore or have innovations galore? We'd like to see five rumors come true.
Samsung Galaxy S 4: 11 Clever Tricks
Slideshows  |  4/24/2013
Samsung's Galaxy S 4 smartphone features solid hardware and a variety of innovative software capabilities, making it one of the best choices now. Take a closer look.
Apple CEO Wary Of Phablets
News  |  4/24/2013
Tim Cook says Apple won't introduce a large-screen device if it means iPhone users must make tradeoffs.
Healthcare Patient Engagement Remains Elusive
News  |  4/24/2013
Processes, attitudes, poor design, even fear of too much data stand in the way of true care partnerships. Is greater patient autonomy the answer?
BlackBerry Q10: The QWERTY Phone To Beat
News  |  4/24/2013
Early reviews heap praise on BlackBerry's latest smartphone, especially for its versatile keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Oozes Innovation
News  |  4/24/2013
Samsung Galaxy S4 may be today's best smartphone, with solid hardware and software tricks such as eye tracking and a gesture UI.
Apple CEO Promises Fresh Product Crop
News  |  4/23/2013
Reporting strong earnings, Apple says it plans to boost its stock with a $55 billion increase in its capital return plan.
Cigna To Offer Telehealth Coverage To Self-Insured
News  |  4/23/2013
Cigna will offer MDLive service, which lets members request online video, telephone or e-mail consultations with doctors for non-urgent care needs such as colds and headaches.
ARM Earnings Rise As PC Market Falls
News  |  4/23/2013
Chip designer's Q1 profits jump 44% -- another data point illustrating how mobile devices are eroding the traditional Wintel PC empire.
Apple iCloud Has Service Issues, Again
News  |  4/23/2013
Latest iCloud technical problems affect "some users," according to Apple.
U.K.'s Prized Creative Industry At Risk, Study Says
News  |  4/23/2013
British creative industry must ramp up technological innovation or risk being left behind, says think tank.
White House Shares Earth Observation Plans
News  |  4/23/2013
Feds plan to leverage resources to better track environmental, planetary systems and resources.
Skykick Tackles Microsoft Office 365 Migration Headaches
News  |  4/23/2013
Startup promises to reduce the pain for IT providers that help SMBs move from on-premises Exchange environments to Office 365.
Dictating While Driving: As Dangerous As Typing
News  |  4/23/2013
Study shows that drivers who use voice-to-text services to dictate text messages are just as impaired as those who type them.
Nokia 928 From Verizon Hits In May
News  |  4/23/2013
Latest Windows Phone will be the first Nokia flagship sold by Verizon Wireless.
VDI Performance and Cost: A Deeper Dive
Commentary  |  4/22/2013
Lab tests aren't perfect simulations, but they do help businesses decide whether a virtual desktop infrastructure is for them. Here's why I stand by my advice on VDI and storage costs.
Google Now Destined For Google.com?
News  |  4/22/2013
Telltale code on a Google test web page suggests that Google Now, the service that displays appointments and other personalized info on Android screens, will soon be part of the desktop.
Big Data For Mom-And-Pop Shops
News  |  4/22/2013
Startup Tranzlogic brings big data-style analytics like those used by giant retailers to small and midsize merchants.
Facebook Home Draws Early Interest, Lousy Reviews
News  |  4/22/2013
About 500,000 people have downloaded Facebook's Android home screen software, but the reviews suggest it isn't seeing much use.
Is Apple Looking For Tim Cook Replacement?
News  |  4/22/2013
Apple board may have started secret search for new CEO, one report says.
Google App Makes Charity Social
News  |  4/19/2013
One Today encourages users to give $1 a day to nonprofit organizations.
Health IT Investments Approach $500 Million In Q1
News  |  4/19/2013
Venture capitalists plug a record $493 million into healthcare technology, with consumer-focused companies receiving the lion's share.
British Increasingly Use Smartphones To Visit Government Websites
News  |  4/19/2013
23% of visits to government websites are now from mobile devices, says IT trade association Socitm.
Splunk, DataSift Team Up For Big Data Analytics
News  |  4/19/2013
DataSift now streams real-time social data to Splunk's analytics software for the enterprise.
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