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The best calendar apps for Android

Strengthen your Android calendar experience with these standout selections for serious professionals.

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Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

Improvisation and partnerships are the name of the game, municipalities struggle to provide wireless internet access to those who don't have it but need it.

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Rethinking PCs and smartphones in a post-COVID-19 world

We are still early into the COVID-19 disruption, but I have little doubt the world will be dramatically changed as a result. The tech hardware world that will exist post-pandemic will have a lot to do with what emerges at Blackberry,...

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802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

To help clarify the many Wi-Fi standards, here’s an update on these physical-layer standards within 802.11, as well as standards still in the works and the new naming scheme that includes Wi-Fi 6.

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How Wi-Fi 6E boosts wireless spectrum five-fold

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a chunk of wireless spectrum called the 6GHz band for unlicensed use by Wi-Fi 6, and gear that supports it could be available by the end of the year.

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Contact tracing via Bluetooth could help track COVID-19 transmission

MIT scientists may have a way to quickly – and privately – follow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Pandemic leads to surge in video conferencing app downloads

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt business, employees are turning to mobile business apps to ensure productivity remains high.

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What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

Google's Project Treble promised to pave the way for faster Android upgrades — so what exactly is it? Two years in, how well is it working?

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16 time-saving Android shortcuts

Give your mobile productivity a boost with these easy-to-master Android shortcuts.

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Android file management: An easy-to-follow guide

From managing files on your phone to seamlessly syncing folders with your computer, this guide will turn you into a certified Android file master.

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FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

What is CBRS? Here are the basics on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (i.e., CBRS) shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. Yeah, thats a mouthful, but this tech could have big implications for building private LTE networks and for...

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CBRS wireless can bring private 5G to enterprises

Citizens Broadband Radio Service could be a boon for enterprise mobile edge computing and help supplement wireless coverage where Wi-Fi falls short.

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Anker's PowerCore Essential 20000 power bank is $39 today, an all-time low

With a huge 20,000 mAh capacity, this power bank can service a wide range of power-hungry devices, and now it's dropped down to $39 from its $60 list price.

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8 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2020

Mobile malware? Some mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these eight issues.

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 11

Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2020's Android 11 release.

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Apple joins industry effort to eliminate passwords

Apple has joined a veritable who's who of tech vendors in the FIDO Alliance who see standardized, two-factor authentication as the way forward for device log-in.

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MIT researchers say mobile voting app piloted in U.S. is rife with vulnerabilities

The flaws could let a hacker alter, stop or expose how a person has voted.

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BlackBerry says its new Digital Workplace eliminates need for VPN, VDI

BlackBerry has integrated its Desktop and Access Browser with partner Awingu's secure browser-based workspace and AI-driven security software from its acquisition of Cylance.

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