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Coffee Shops' WiFi Ranked
News  |  9/30/2014
Starbucks ranks first in WiFi speed, but nobody is offering really fast connections, a new study says.
Myo: More Muscle For Wearables?
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Myo armband aspires to become the mouse of the mobile world, but it has a way to go to get there.
Cellphones OK For EU Airlines
News  |  9/29/2014
European regulators allow voice calls throughout flights.
Smuggled iPhones Not Hot In China
News  |  9/29/2014
Demand for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices smuggled into China slows dramatically, even as Apple prepares to start selling the devices there.
25 Years Of Health IT: A Complicated Journey
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.
Tech In Far-Flung Settings
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Technology is finding its way into formerly inaccessible places, often with amazing or beautiful results. But are you ready for drone selfies?
BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
News  |  9/26/2014
BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
News  |  9/26/2014
Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
Apple iPhone 6 Bendgate: Top 10 Tweets
News  |  9/26/2014
Apple says a bend in the iPhone 6 Plus is "extremely rare" but that didn't stop anyone from poking fun.
Geekend: Blackberry's Passport & Phone Design's Future
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
BlackBerry's chunky Passport begs the question: Is it time to ditch the rectangular phone for something new?
Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Won't Break iPhones
News  |  9/26/2014
Apple pushes out an update to its update that bricked new iPhones.
Maryland Police Boats Get Live Video Streaming
News  |  9/26/2014
High-speed wireless broadband network lets patrol boats on Chesapeake Bay send live streaming video to officers on shore to monitor real-time routine or crisis situations.
Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
News  |  9/25/2014
Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
News  |  9/25/2014
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
News  |  9/25/2014
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
6 Things Not To Do With iPhone 6
Slideshows  |  9/25/2014
Got a shiny new Apple iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Here's a tip: Don't bend, blend, shoot, drop, submerge, smash, or otherwise destroy it.
9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014
Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
News  |  9/23/2014
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
Apple iPhone Sales Break Record
News  |  9/22/2014
More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices were sold over the weekend.
Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
News  |  9/22/2014
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Analysis
News  |  9/22/2014
Teardown.com VP and general manager Joel Martin offers a cost analysis of Apple's new large smartphone.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus: My First Weekend
News  |  9/22/2014
After a few days of heavy use, Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 proves to be the right choice.
Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
News  |  9/22/2014
Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
News  |  9/20/2014
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
News  |  9/20/2014
Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
Apple Watch? No, Thank You
Commentary  |  9/20/2014
Apple has some convincing to do around its much-hyped Apple Watch: 67% of people are not eager to buy, according to our latest flash poll.
Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
News  |  9/20/2014
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
Apple Fans Line Up For iPhone 6
News  |  9/19/2014
Friday's launch of Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus draws customary crowds of early adopters -- who face activation issues.
Backlash Coming On Car-to-Car Talk?
News  |  9/19/2014
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.
Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
News  |  9/18/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
News  |  9/18/2014
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.
Amazon Revamps Entire Kindle Line
News  |  9/18/2014
Amazon drops five new tablets and e-readers just ahead of the critical holiday season.
iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Slideshows  |  9/18/2014
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On
News  |  9/17/2014
Lobbyists and legislators urge the FCC not to reverse its 23-year-old ban on using cellphones during airline flight.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
iOS 8: What You Need To Know
News  |  9/17/2014
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, arrives on Wednesday. Here's how to prepare your iPhone or iPad.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know
News  |  9/17/2014
The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well.
Meet Misfit's $50 Fitness Tracker
News  |  9/16/2014
Misfit Wearables unveils $50 Flash, setting a new low price for fitness trackers.
Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
iPhone 6 NFC Radio: Limited Functionality
News  |  9/16/2014
Don't expect to use the iPhone 6's new NFC powers for anything other than Apple Pay.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
Commentary  |  9/16/2014
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
Apple Lets Users Reject U2
News  |  9/16/2014
Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
News  |  9/16/2014
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Google Android One: India Play
News  |  9/15/2014
Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
We're Not All Nerds Now
Commentary  |  9/15/2014
Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.
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