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iOS 9 Rumors: 5 Things We're Hearing
News  |  5/31/2015
Apple's WWDC 15 conference is coming up in June, and the rumor mill is already abuzz with news about iOS 9.
Windows 10 In July, Azure News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/30/2015
Microsoft news this week included updates to Azure, SQL Server 2016, Office for Android and, of course, Windows 10.
Android M: 5 Best Features
Commentary  |  5/29/2015
Android M may focus more on improving the user experience, but Google still added some impressive new features. Here's what we learned at Google I/O.
Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Commentary  |  5/27/2015
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
News  |  5/26/2015
Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
News  |  5/26/2015
Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015
Fujitsu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step closer to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
News  |  5/25/2015
Flaws in Google's Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Commentary  |  5/25/2015
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
News  |  5/24/2015
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/23/2015
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Commentary  |  5/22/2015
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
iOS 9 Rumors Point To 'Home' App For HomeKit
News  |  5/21/2015
Apple could be showing "Home," an app that integrates with home automation framework HomeKit and iOS 9, at WWDC next month.
Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Slideshows  |  5/20/2015
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
Apple Watch, Android Wear Updates Begin Appearing This Week
Commentary  |  5/20/2015
The first update for the Apple Watch makes performance improvements across the board, while Google is finally sending Android 5.1.1 to its line of Android Wear wearables.
iOS vs. Android: What’s Best For Enterprise Security?
Slideshows  |  5/19/2015
Among the major concerns of enterprises these days are data security and theft from mobile devices. Here's a look at whether iOS or Android offers better enterprise security.
Apple Debuts New MacBook, iMac Ahead Of WWDC
Commentary  |  5/19/2015
Apple adds Force Touch to its 15-inch MacBook Pro, intros a less-expensive iMac desktop, and reveals a new charging dock for the iPhone.
Microsoft's Solitaire: 25 Years of Wasting Time
News  |  5/19/2015
Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.
Google, Apple Urge Obama To Protect Phone Data Privacy
News  |  5/19/2015
The letter, signed by Google, Apple, and a number of tech companies and security organizations, is urging Obama to halt legislation that would allow government to access personal data stored on mobile devices.
Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile Strategy Promises Less Pain
Commentary  |  5/18/2015
Microsoft is borrowing a tactic from Apple's playbook and will be responsible for delivering system updates to Windows 10 mobile smartphones.
Apple Snaps Up GPS Specialist Coherent Navigation
News  |  5/18/2015
Apple's Maps service has been gaining traction in the years following its bumpy rollout, and the acquisition of Coherent Navigation could make the app even more precise with GPS technology.
Windows 10 Patch Strategy: IT Dream Or Nightmare?
Slideshows  |  5/17/2015
Here's what systems administrators and others in IT will love (and hate) about Microsoft's Windows 10 patch and upgrade strategy.
Windows 10 Mobile, Hyperlapse, Hyper-V: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/16/2015
News from Microsoft this week includes plans to bring cables under the Pacific, new Windows 10 Editions, and the latest Windows 10 mobile build.
Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
News  |  5/15/2015
Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
LG Lancet Sports Windows Phone 8.1, Low Price
News  |  5/15/2015
Verizon Wireless is planning to offer the LG Lancet, a budget smartphone that runs Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 plus the software company's Cortana digital assistant.
Windows 10 Mobile Update: Office Apps, Windows Store
News  |  5/14/2015
Build 10080 of Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones gives a first look at Universal Office apps, Windows Store Beta, and more.
Windows 10 Editions: Which One Is For You?
News  |  5/14/2015
Microsoft will release different editions of Windows 10 for various devices and user types, from consumers to large enterprises.
Microsoft Edge Browser Gets Security Boost
News  |  5/13/2015
The new Windows 10 browser, Microsoft Edge, is fortified with security measures to keep users safe.
Microsoft Undersea Cables Are Really About The Cloud
News  |  5/12/2015
Microsoft is now part of an international consortium of telecoms and cable manufacturers bringing 80TBps data speeds across the Pacific Ocean. The goal is to increase Microsoft's cloud capacity.
iPhone Still Owns The Enterprise BYOD Market
Commentary  |  5/11/2015
Despite a small drop in activations, Apple's iPhone owns the enterprise device space by a healthy margin. Despite small gains, Android is still far behind.
Windows 10: Microsoft's Last Operating System?
News  |  5/11/2015
After Windows 10 launches, future operating system updates will come from Microsoft as smaller incremental fixes instead of widely publicized launches.
Will $9 Linux CHIP Replace Raspberry Pi?
News  |  5/11/2015
Startup Next Thing is turning to Kickstarter to tap funding for its pocket-sized computer -- CHIP -- which runs Google's Chrome browser, uses Linux, and costs just $9 to start.
Windows 10, HoloLens, Office: Microsoft Details Its Vision
Slideshows  |  5/10/2015
Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.
Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates Galore: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/9/2015
Microsoft's Ignite keynote kicked off a week of news related to Windows 10, security, Office 2016, Microsoft Edge, and more.
Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Slideshows  |  5/6/2015
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
Microsoft Chief Slams Google As Lollipop Hits 10 Percent
Commentary  |  5/5/2015
The newest version of Android -- Lollipop -- is catching on slowly, and Microsoft had something to say about Google's mobile operating system.
Microsoft Ignite 2015: Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates
News  |  5/4/2015
Microsoft announced updates to its Windows 10, Office, cloud, and security offerings during a news-packed keynote at Ignite 2015.
Free Android Apps Secretly Talk To Ad, Tracking Sites
Commentary  |  5/4/2015
Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies.
Windows 10 Updates, Edge Browser: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/2/2015
Microsoft updated its eager customer base with more details on Windows 10, its new Edge Browser, Hololens, and more during its 2015 Build conference.


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