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Technology priorities seem to have settled into a predictable pattern: security, big data, mobile and cloud. Everyone seems to know the drill -- for now, a least.
Chinese search-engine giant Baidu has officially launched the advertising campaign for its Android-based smartwatch OS, which supports various devices including the Sony SmartWatch 3, Moto 360, and LG G Watch.
Did you know there are really two main versions of Android? The one Google controls is under fire for potential antitrust practices. Here's why.
The several-week delay in delivering the latest version of Cyanogen OS 12 to OnePlus One device owners is over.
The latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones made it into the hands of beta testers over the weekend. Although it boasts a few interesting new features, some very rough edges and key missing pieces make this release for diehard testers only
LG Electronics' soon-to-be-unveiled G4 smartphone will be the first to use the company's new UX 4.0 software.
Google continues to improve Android security at the app, system and store levels, and the approach seems to be working. Data says only 0.15 percent of Play Store apps have caused harm.
Third-party developers can now submit their WatchKit apps to Apple for review and few will want to be left out. Careful thought on what information should or shouldn't be on the wrist is required.
The United States government has given the public access to its massive analytics database, and the results are fascinating. What share does the Mac really have? Is Windows 8.1 a hit or a miss? Who's winning the browser wars? I've dug deep to get the answers.
Cyanogen's Lollipop version of its OS for commercial partners should be delivered as an over-the-air update within weeks.
Alongside its G4 and G Flex 2 smartphones, LG is preparing to launch a 'super' phone in the second half of 2015, according to mobile boss Juno Cho.
Zero Day Weekly: Lenovo's poison Superfish, Netgear vuln, SIM card spying, Obama's encryption follies
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 20, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, released yesterday, will install only on a handful of Windows Phone models. But even if your device is on the compatibility list, it might not be eligible for the preview. Here's what to look for.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 13, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Cyanogen, the company that backs the popular CyanogenMod alternative Android firmware, wants to take on Apple and Google for mobile operating system domination.
Last year brought with it a revolution of smartphones in India, none more so than those in the budget category. Here are the three best models currently on the market.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
The first Windows 10 release specifically targeted at phones is finally available. Here's what you'll find inside.
Want to get more out of your Windows Phone at work? Download the best of these apps and rev up your productivity in the workplace.
Google has released an update to its Translate app for mobile devices. We have made a side by side comparison with the Microsoft Translator app so you can compare and decide which is best.
With version 5.0, Android makes the work of enterprise admins much easier. Security is stronger and more standardized. Android fragmentation is crumbling.
Apps running in mobile operating systems must get permission from the user for all sorts of things. This can be confusing. Do some do it better than others?
Since its release, I've put iOS 8 to the test on a range of hardware, from the aging iPhone 4s to a brand new iPhone 6 Plus, and I've gotten to know the operating system really well, and this has allowed me to draw up a pretty good picture of what's right and wrong with this new release.
The new Apple software and new hardware for it have many features that could present problems for enterprises if IT doesn't prepare.
Amazon's Fire Phone has the design quality you might expect from Apple's iPhone, or Samsung's Galaxy S5. It's a strong contender in the Android space, even if it misses a few enterprise targets.
There is a world of operating systems beyond Android and iOS. Will any of them lock down third place? Can any of them give Google or Apple a run for the top spots?
Which are some of the best apps to help you organize your life and sync your files across Google services?
There's a huge range of productivity apps in the market, but which ones are deemed the best?
Check out these useful apps available on the Windows Phone Store to make your work life a little bit easier when you are out of the office.
Apple's iPad is an impressive piece of technology. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of it as a business tool.
At CES 2010 in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer takes the stage and highlights some of the key devices and technologies the company will be launching in the coming year. He demos a new slate PC from HP running Windows 7 as well as some new Windows Mobile phones. Robbie Bach, the company's president of Entertainment and Devices, also talks about Microsoft's plan for Natal and announces a ship date of Christmas 2010.
The Nexus 10 sets the standard for other tablet manufacturers. If Google can persuade developers to fill in the gaps in the app market, then it will deserve to be wildly popular.
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
With the choice of Bluetooth, infrared and USB connectivity, you'll have no trouble transfering photos and videos taken with this Symbian-based smart phone to your PC.
Should you buy a Palm OS or a Pocket PC handheld? First you need to know which OS does what. Our feature comparison chart will show you.
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