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  • White Paper

    3 Steps for Enterprise Mobility Success: Strategy, Roadmap and Policy

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

    Having a mobile strategy is as essential as having a business plan or mission statement. A mobile strategy communicates to stakeholders, IT and customers the vision of where the organization intends to go and why.
  • White Paper

    Mobile Expense Management--Picking up the Money on the Ground

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 3:00 pm

    Integrating and managing mobility expenses across multiple carriers can generate savings and improve organizational decision making.
  • Do a factory reset on your Android phone

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 2:53 pm

    Here's how you can do a factory reset on your Android phone.
  • Encrypt your stock Android device to protect your data

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 2:42 pm

    Here's how you can set up encryption on stock Android tablets and phones. Encryption will help protect the security of the data on your Android.
  • White Paper

    Mobile Policy Checklist

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    Here's what to consider when putting together a mobile policy designed to support a highly productive workforce.
  • White Paper

    The Case for Mobile Apps

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    Today's mobile apps turn handheld devices into e-book readers, portable navigation systems, digital wallets and more. And for organizations with mobile workers, they boost productivity by allowing easy access to resources and applications.
  • White Paper

    Securing BYOD

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    Mobile computing is becoming so ubiquitous that people no longer bat an eye seeing someone working two devices simultaneously. Individuals and organizations are responding to the capabilities and flexibility that mobile devices provide.
  • Apple fires back at China state media allegations of location tracking

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:18 pm

    Apple's certainly no stranger to accusations of location tracking, but the latest allegations come from what may be a surprising source: China's state-sponsored media. As reported by the Wall Street Journal over the weekend, China Central Television called the iPhone a "national security concern," suggesting that it could even compromise "state secrets" if the device is being used by Chinese state officials. On Monday, Apple responded to the charges.
  • Chromebook sales explode in the workplace

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:05 pm

    Tablets may be all the rage, but there's a significant turf war brewing in the U.S. PC market. Between January and May, Chromebook sales to U.S. businesses and other large institutions rose by more than 250 percent compared to the same time last year, according to a new report from market research firm NPD Group.
  • Motorola unveils speech input tool for warehouse workers

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:01 pm

    Motorola Solutions on Tuesday unveiled a speech technology upgrade targeting mobile device workers in warehouses and distribution centers.
  • PicNet completes large-scale deployment for Terry White Chemists

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:59 am

    PicNet has completed deployment of over a hundred wireless access points and a central management system for Terry White Chemists.
  • 5 apps that will make Windows users feel at home on a Mac

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:23 am

    Switching to a Mac can be a challenge--even if your reliance on an Apple computer is only part time. And while the chasm between Windows and Mac OS computers and their devotees remains deep and wide, bridges between the two camps are more readily available than ever. These five apps can help even the most die-hard Windows user (like me!) feel comfortable and productive on a Mac.
  • 7 essential apps for international road warriors

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:20 am

    I rarely take real vacations, but I do travel often. Since I'm a freelancer, my work can, and does, travel with me.
  • How AT&T, Verizon Force Smaller Carriers to Keep Prices High

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:14 am

    You may not be an AT&T or Verizon wireless customer, but part of your monthly cell phone bill likely winds up in their coffers. That's because the two mobile giants charge sky-high roaming rates when competitors' customers access the AT&T and Verizon networks as they travel out of range of their smaller networks.
  • Android Wear apps already outnumber Google Glass apps

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:05 am

    Google Glass may have captivated our imagination for a few years, but Android Wear is what has developers excited. Just two devices are currently available running the wearables platform and already the number of explicitly Wear-supporting apps exceeds the app catalog for Google Glass, a statistic first reported by Android Central.
  • The worst security SNAFUs this year (so far!)

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 10:57 am

    Security SNAFUs? How bad is it so far this year? Well, let's start with Snapchat's 4.6 million user database SNAFU, followed by a parade of retail stores including Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty Holdings, telling their customers how their payment card information had been hacked. The hacker group Syrian Electronic Army was also busy tormenting Microsoft, among many others. And there's plenty of other mischief, such as denial-of-service attacks and cyber-espionage to round out what's only the first half of the year.
  • Your smartphone contains more data about you than you realize

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 6:00 am

    Researchers find that by touching our phones all the time we’re leaving our biological mark on them
  • Question

    How to stop kids from making in-app purchases?

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm

    Amazon has been fighting with the FCC over regulations to limit the ability of kids to make in app purchases. Other than the obvious answer, to wit, don’t let kids have access to your smartphones and tablets, how can parents make it harder (or better yet impossible) for children to make unwanted in-app purchases?
  • Question

    Is sapphire glass better than Gorilla Glass for smartphones and tablets?

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 11:19 pm

    Some companies have started talking about using sapphire glass instead of Gorilla glass in mobile devices. Is there really a difference between the two, and if so is sapphire glass a superior material?
  • Seattle city council legalizes Uber, Lyft, Sidecar without caps

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 7:55 pm

    Seattle city council members voted Monday to legalize ride-hailing apps like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, despite concerns from one council member about the adequacy of insurance coverage provided by the companies.
  • Secret, an app for posting anonymously, lets users tap into Facebook

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 4:55 pm

    How can something be a secret if all your Facebook friends see it?
  • Slideshow

    The Black Hat Quiz 2014

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 3:23 pm

    How well do you know the security conference’s revelations about NSA, pwned cars, spying cell phones and more?
  • White Paper

    Putting Social To Work For Your Business

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

    If you want to influence the online conversation about your company, you need dedicated brand advocates who can participate in social media on your behalf.
  • White Paper

    Secure Your Social Organization

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

    Teams throughout your enterprise are creating new social media accounts and adopting their own platforms to manage them.
  • White Paper

    Social Customer Service: The Future of Customer Satisfaction

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

    Learn how enterprises must organize themselves around the customer, leveraging shared technologies, policies, and processes.

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