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Smartphone Makers Deliver Record-Breaking Third Quarter
News  |  11/30/2014
Apple, Xiaomi, Lenovo, and LG all saw growth, while Samsung's share of the smartphone market dipped yet again.
Tablet Shopping: 7 Tips To Avoid Buyer's Remorse
News  |  11/28/2014
From 8-inch Windows 8.1 slates to iPads to phablets, tablet shoppers have more options than ever this holiday season. Follow these tips to avoid a mistake.
Black Friday Smartphone Deals: 7 Tips
News  |  11/28/2014
Looking to score a smartphone bargain? Let's talk trade-ins and timing.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
Nexus 6 Vs. iPhone 6 Plus: Phablet Deathmatch
News  |  11/25/2014
There's never been a better time to buy a big-screened phone. Here's how the Google Nexus 6 and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus stack up.
Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Tank, CEO In Glare
News  |  11/24/2014
Samsung shipped 40% fewer GS5 smartphones than it expected to, leaving them piled up in warehouses.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
News  |  11/21/2014
Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
News  |  11/20/2014
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
Gorilla Glass 4: Better Smartphone Drop Protection
News  |  11/20/2014
Corning says its next-generation glass is twice as strong as anything now on the market.
Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
News  |  11/19/2014
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Slideshows  |  11/19/2014
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
News  |  11/18/2014
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
Nokia N1 Android Tablet: iPad Mini Lookalike
News  |  11/18/2014
Nokia returns to the mobile hardware game with the N1 tablet, which resembles an iPad Mini but runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
Tech Hygiene: 10 Bad Habits To Break
Slideshows  |  11/18/2014
When it comes to digital devices, a little cleanliness – both inside and out – goes a long way.
Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
News  |  11/17/2014
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
Apple Pay Sparks Consumer Interest In Mobile Payments
News  |  11/17/2014
McDonald's, Walgreens, and other retailers report more consumers are using mobile payments.
Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
Justice Dept. Uses Airplanes To Spy On Cellphones
News  |  11/14/2014
US marshals hunt for suspects by flying over cities with technology that tricks cellphones on the ground into giving up their identification codes.
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
Android Lollipop On Nexus: Top Features
News  |  11/13/2014
Google is updating older Nexus devices to Android 5.0. Here's what you need to know about the new and improved OS.
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
Nexus 6: Where In The World Is It?
News  |  11/12/2014
Carriers begin selling Google's latest Nexus smartphone, but locating one takes work.
Microsoft Lumia 535: First Non-Nokia Smartphone
News  |  11/11/2014
Having officially dropped the Nokia brand from its devices, apps, and services, Microsoft offers up a ho-hum handset for emerging markets.
Dell Enterprise Tablet Plans
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
From depth-sensing cameras to light-but-rugged designs, Dell sees a future for tablets in the enterprise.
Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
10 Smart Tech Toys For Kids
Slideshows  |  11/11/2014
It's holiday toy shopping season. Please the budding coder, architect, robot-builder, or drone pilot in your life with these cool choices.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
News  |  11/10/2014
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
Windows 10 Enterprise Features Revealed
News  |  11/8/2014
We've gotten peeks at many of the upcoming Windows 10 features for users, such as the Start menu and virtual desktops. But what's coming for enterprises?
Apple Dominates North American Tablet Market
News  |  11/7/2014
Amazon and Samsung trail Apple significantly in tablet use across the US and Canada.
Amazon Echo Awaits Your Command
News  |  11/6/2014
Echo microphone and speaker system lets you talk to Amazon's cloud and get answers, news, and music.
New Malware Targets iOS, OS X
News  |  11/6/2014
WireLurker infects iPhones and iPads via USB cable when attached to Macs.
Google Drive Can Launch Local Apps
News  |  11/6/2014
New Chrome extension Application Launcher for Drive lets Google Drive open files in local applications.
Amazon Prime Gains Unlimited Photo Storage, With Caveats
News  |  11/5/2014
Prime subscribers can now store an unlimited number of small photos in Amazon Cloud Drive.
Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
News  |  11/5/2014
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
Google Nexus 6: Restocked Each Wednesday
News  |  11/5/2014
Nexus 6 smartphone is in short supply, but Google says it will make more available.
8 Innovative Health IT Startups
Slideshows  |  11/5/2014
Investors keep pouring money into health IT startups, and that's good news for patients set to benefit from time- and life-saving inventions.
Has Android Peaked?
News  |  11/4/2014
Having hit 84% of the smartphone market in Q3, Android likely has nowhere to go but down.
Nixie Nabs Intel Wearable Prize
News  |  11/4/2014
Intel contest judges are won over by a wearable, flying drone, award it $500,000.
Google Calendar Redesign: 3 New Features
News  |  11/4/2014
Google's updated Calendar app automatically adds appointment and event details from your email to your schedule and updates them in real time.
Health Wearables Going Big In 2015; Questions Loom
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
Tired of your uber-healthy co-workers crowing about their calorie intake and steps at the office? A new wave of health wearables might make you feel better -- if companies can clear the regulatory hurdles.
Windows 8.1: On The Rise?
News  |  11/3/2014
Windows 8.1 achieves big market-share gains in October, just as Windows XP starts to plummet. But is Win 8.1's momentum sustainable?
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