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4 Essentials For Mobile Device VPNs
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
VPNs for smartphones and tablets have different requirements than laptops. Here's what you need to know.
iPad Air 2: My First Week
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
Apple's latest iPad is a fantastic device with some strong improvements over last year's model. But you probably don't need to upgrade if you're already using an iPad Air.
Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
News  |  10/29/2014
Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
News  |  10/29/2014
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
News  |  10/29/2014
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
iOS 8 Adoption Surpasses 50%
News  |  10/29/2014
Apple says more than half of iPhone and iPad users have adopted its newer operating system.
Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
News  |  10/29/2014
Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
Dear Elon Musk: AI Demon Not Scariest
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Elon Musk sees AI as a threat to our existence. I see more immediate problems.
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
Motorola Droid Turbo Challenges Apple, Samsung, LG
News  |  10/28/2014
Motorola's latest handset for Verizon Wireless offers high-end specs, competition-busting battery life.
Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
News  |  10/28/2014
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
Smartphone Personality Test: Can You Judge Me Now?
Slideshows  |  10/28/2014
Does your smartphone choice say you love sports cars, your mom's basement, or gardening? Listen up.
Windows 10, iPads, IoT: Interop Attendees Speak
News  |  10/28/2014
Watch candid interviews with Interop New York attendees and keynote speaker Harper Reed on 3 hot topics: Windows 10, iPad vs. large-screen phones, and Internet of Things.
Amazon's Fire TV Stick Challenges Google Chromecast
News  |  10/27/2014
Amazon offers its latest streaming device for just $19 to Amazon Prime members for a two-day period.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
News  |  10/27/2014
Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
CVS, Rite Aid Short-Sighted On Apple Pay
Commentary  |  10/27/2014
Both pharmacy chains pulled the plug on Apple Pay over the weekend, favoring a less consumer-friendly mobile payment alternative.
Windows 10 Evolves: 7 Facts
News  |  10/27/2014
Less than a month into its Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has implemented more than 7,000 improvements and dealt with a few bugs. What's the focus now?
Microsoft Smartphones Drop Nokia Name
News  |  10/25/2014
Microsoft is finally ready to sell smartphones under its own brand -- but where are the flagship models?
Google Enhances Android Wear
News  |  10/24/2014
Google's first major update to its Android Wear platform helps devices rely less on smartphones.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
No Google Inbox Invitation? Try These Instead
News  |  10/24/2014
If you're tired of the same old mobile email experience, there are plenty of apps in the sea.
Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know
News  |  10/23/2014
Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox. Here's a peek inside the invitation-only app, plus tips for using it.
Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
News  |  10/22/2014
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
News  |  10/22/2014
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
iPad Air 2: Biggest Weakness
News  |  10/22/2014
Apple's latest iPad is an impressive device, but it can't be everything to every user.
Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
News  |  10/21/2014
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
iPhones Dominate Apple Results
News  |  10/21/2014
Apple posts strong Q4 earnings thanks to strong iPhone sales. Meanwhile, iPads continue to decline.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
News  |  10/18/2014
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Geekend: The Ethics Of Making Robots Like People
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
The pinnacle of artificial intelligence is to copy people, but is it ethical?
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
News  |  10/16/2014
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
Apple iPad Event: Few Surprises
News  |  10/16/2014
Apple debuted new iPads as expected, but it ignored some core products -- and the iPad Pro remains a unicorn.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
News  |  10/16/2014
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
Concussion Tool: Digitized Mouthpiece Warns Athletes
News  |  10/16/2014
Sensor-equipped mouthpiece can detect worrisome hits to the head.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
News  |  10/15/2014
Google shows Android Lollipop alongside Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player.
10 Robots Changing The World
Slideshows  |  10/15/2014
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
News  |  10/14/2014
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
Flight Attendants Want Mobile Device Ban Reinstated
News  |  10/13/2014
Largest union of flight attendants sues FAA, seeks reinstatement of ban against the use of smartphones and tablets during takeoffs and landings.
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