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NYC Flagship Opens, Outlook Mobile Redesign: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/31/2015
This week brought Microsoft's NYC store opening, a facelift for Outlook on iOS and Android, and the general availability of Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
Apple TV: Nifty Siri Interface, Limited Apps
Commentary  |  10/30/2015
Looking to tune into a new television paradigm? Apple's fourth-generation Apple TV box reaches stores today and promises to change how you interact with your television set.
Windows 10 PC Shrunk Down To Smartphone Size By Kangaroo
News  |  10/29/2015
The Kangaroo from InFocus puts the world's smallest Windows 10 PC in your pocket for an affordable $99.
Windows Tablet Sales Boosted By Enterprise Demand
Commentary  |  10/28/2015
Microsoft's Surface tablets are bucking overall market trends by meeting enterprise needs, even as Apple iPad and Google Android-based tablets continue to fight for market share. Here's why CIOs and other IT leaders are embracing the Microsoft mobile devices.
iPhone Demand Drives Strong Apple Earnings
News  |  10/28/2015
Strong demand for iPhone in China drove Apple's earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2015.
Microsoft Store: First Look Inside NYC Flagship
Slideshows  |  10/26/2015
Microsoft opens the doors of its massive NYC flagship store the same day it releases the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 to the public.
HTML 5 Vs. Native Apps: What's Best For Developers?
Slideshows  |  10/26/2015
Debate rages on about whether an HTML5 Web application or a native platform application is the best solution for your project team. We've put together this list of arguments -- five for HTML5 and five for native apps -- to help frame the debate.
BlackBerry Priv Smartphone Pre-Orders Start At $699
News  |  10/25/2015
The Priv smartphone will be BlackBerry's first Android device, and it features a slew of security enhancements, as well as a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
10 iPhone, iPad Apps Optimized For iOS 9
Slideshows  |  10/25/2015
Apple packed several new features into iOS 9. Here are 10 apps upgraded to make the most of them.
Facebook iOS App Update Fixes iPhone Battery Drain
Commentary  |  10/24/2015
Facebook releases an update to its iOS app that will stop the excessive drain on iPhone batteries that users were reporting.
Windows Phone Fail, Surface Enterprise Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/24/2015
Microsoft added to its Surface Enterprise Program, released its quarterly earnings, dealt with its Windows Phone failures, and quietly slashed 1,000 more jobs this week.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Rises, Hardware Falls
News  |  10/23/2015
Cloud computing continues to give Microsoft strength amid declines in hardware sales.
iOS 9.1 Leads Apple Software Updates
Commentary  |  10/22/2015
Apple delivered system updates across its product line on Oct. 20, adding new features and fixing bugs along the way. The updates included iOS 9.1, watchOS 2.0.1, and Mac OS X 10.11.1.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: What Critics Are Saying
News  |  10/21/2015
Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 is an improvement upon Surface Pro 3, reviewers claim, but still not a laptop replacement.
Lenovo Yoga 900, Home 900 Sport Windows 10
News  |  10/20/2015
The Lenovo Yoga 900 notebook and the Home 900 AIO run Windows 10. Their adjustable screens and improved battery life put an emphasis on portability and flexibility.
Microsoft Enhances Surface Enterprise Program
News  |  10/20/2015
Microsoft aims to accelerate enterprise adoption of Windows 10 and Surface Pro 4 with additions to its Surface Enterprise program.
Nexus 5X, 6P Review: Marshmallow OS Shines
Slideshows  |  10/19/2015
Google's updated Nexus line of smartphones, from LG and Huawei, shows Android 6.0 Marshmallow at its best. Google provided us with one of each model for review. Here's what we discovered.
Top Windows 10 Apps To Boost Your Productivity
Slideshows  |  10/18/2015
Whether you're working on a Surface Pro 4, a Surface Book, or an upgraded Windows 10 laptop, here are 10 apps to take your productivity to the next level.
Surface Book Sells Out, Microsoft Offers $300 MacBook Bounty
Commentary  |  10/17/2015
Pre-orders for Microsoft's Surface Book kicked off last week and have blasted through the early supply. In addition, Redmond is looking for customers to trade in their MacBooks.
Apple iWork Refresh Updates iOS 9, OS X 10.11 Apps
Commentary  |  10/17/2015
Apple's new support and features for the iWork suite of apps refine usability.
Windows 10 PC, Mobile Builds, Skype For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/17/2015
Microsoft released preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. Skype for Business came to iOS. Acer launched new Windows 10 PCs.
Red Hat Acquires Ansible For Hybrid Cloud IT Automation
News  |  10/16/2015
Red Hat said that open source cloud management provider Ansible's technology will enhance its lineup of IT automation tools and help enterprises deploy and manage public, private, and hybrid cloud. Here are the details.
Steve Jobs Movie: 5 Myths, 5 Realities
Slideshows  |  10/16/2015
The latest Steve Jobs film hits most theaters this weekend. What did the movie get right, and what did it get wildly wrong?
Microsoft's Skype For Business Officially Lands On iOS
News  |  10/14/2015
iPhone and iPad users can now download Skype for Business, which Microsoft has rolled out to iOS devices.
Apple iMac Refresh: Powerful Processors, Prettier Graphics
Commentary  |  10/13/2015
Apple announced an update to its iMac to include Retina display and fifth- and sixth-generation Intel Core processors.
Motorola Moto 360 Review: A Worthy Second Act
Slideshows  |  10/13/2015
The Moto 360, Motorola's second-generation Android Wear smartwatch, makes exactly the right set of improvements.
Acer Aspire Convertible, Portable AIO Run Windows 10
News  |  10/12/2015
The Aspire R 14 notebook and Aspire Z3-700 AIO offer features to help maximize Windows 10 applications like Cortana and Continuum.
Microsoft Band 2: Why We Want One
Slideshows  |  10/12/2015
The updated Microsoft Band is sleek and powerful. It records more health data than you ever thought you needed.
7 Microsoft Improvements We Need To See
Slideshows  |  10/12/2015
Microsoft has demonstrated its commitment to building tech for the future, but there is still some room for improvement across Windows, Office, and hardware.
Windows 10 Device Bonanza, Lumia Struggle: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/10/2015
Microsoft this week debuted the Surface Book, the Surface Pro 4, Lumia handsets, and an updated Band. Can its new hardware compete and help spike Windows 10 sales?
Apple Regains Marketshare As PC Slump Continues
News  |  10/9/2015
The wobbly PC market shows some areas of growth in the third quarter of this year for vendors like Apple and Lenovo, due in part to a healthy appetite in the US, according to new reports from Gartner and IDC.
Microsoft Devices: PC Potential, Mobile Struggle
News  |  10/9/2015
Microsoft launched some impressive Windows 10 hardware, but the smartphone remains a weak link for the tech giant.
Andy Rubin: AI Is The Future Of Computing, Mobility
Commentary  |  10/8/2015
Andy Rubin, the man behind Google's Android operating system, thinks artificial intelligence will define computing in the future.
Microsoft Surface Book: Take A Deep Dive
Slideshows  |  10/8/2015
Microsoft built a laptop and the tech community is excited. Here's what we know about Surface Book.
AT&T WiFi Calling On iPhones Now Allowed With FCC Waiver
Commentary  |  10/7/2015
The FCC grants AT&T a waiver of its rules for the hearing impaired, allowing the carrier to roll out its WiFi calling on the iPhone and other devices.
Microsoft's New Lumia Phones Feel Like Failure
Commentary  |  10/7/2015
Microsoft's Lumia 950 and 950 XL are fine handsets, but they will ultimately be products for Windows-centric enterprise users.
Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Lumia 950: Microsoft's New Hardware Push
Slideshows  |  10/7/2015
Microsoft showcases its Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 family, Surface Book, and a new Microsoft Band.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 Lineup, Surface Book Debut In NYC
News  |  10/6/2015
At its Windows 10 hardware launch, Microsoft unveiled its Surface Pro 4, Lumia handsets, Microsoft Band, and surprise Surface Book laptop.
Apple iOS 9.0.2 Fixes App Slicing Bug
Commentary  |  10/6/2015
Apple's promise that iOS 9 would trim down memory use in iPhones and other devices can finally be realized with a newly rolled out iCloud delivery fix.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow Lands On Nexus Devices First
Commentary  |  10/6/2015
Google has started delivering the next generation of Android to Nexus-branded smartphones and tablets. Here are the details.
YiSpecter Malware Threatens iPhone Owners
Commentary  |  10/5/2015
The malicious YiSpecter code is able to infect jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhones, and it's being distributed through the iTunes App Store.
Surface Pro 4? Lumia Phones? What Microsoft Has In Store
News  |  10/4/2015
Specs for the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL have already leaked, but what else is in store for Oct. 6? Is it time for the Surface Pro 4?
Windows 10 Security, Exchange Server 2016: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/3/2015
Microsoft sheds some light on its Windows 10 security policies, releases Exchange Server 2016, and plans its flagship store openings.
El Capitan Hands-On: New Mac OS X Provides Better Security
Commentary  |  10/1/2015
The latest version of the Mac OS X, called El Capitan, looks a lot like the last version with some visual and functionality improvements. However, it's the added security that makes the upgrade worth it.


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