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A.R., A.I. and 5G to help drive mobile spending through '21

Companies are expected to boost their deployment of augmented reality software and hardware this year as they bolster efforts to enable employee mobility.

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Microsoft sets May kill date for OWA apps on iOS, Android

The move riles enterprise users who still rely on older apps to access email because Outlook apps don't cut it for them.

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California eyes 'right to repair' smartphone law, may join 17 other states

California could join a growing number of states seeking to enact "Right to Repair" laws that let consumers take smartphones and other devices to third-party repair shops or fix them at home without voiding warranties.

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iOS vs. Android: When it comes to brand loyalty, Android wins

Android smartphone and tablet owners tend to be slightly more loyal to their brand than do Apple iOS device users.

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Latvian mobile operator invites cyber attackers to have a go

Security researchers wanting to test the kind of malware that could break public networks now have a place to do so in safety

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Tech Talk: The fate of developers (and the future of mobile)

These could be the best of times, or the worst of times to be a developer, given how fast technology (and skills) change. Our experts weigh in on that conundrum – and on what we learned from Mobile World Congress.

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Feds move to secure mobile devices with machine learning, biometrics

As mobile device use increases among U.S. government workers, IT and security officials are scrambling to better secure devices, leaving behind traditional anti-malware tools in favor of mobile threat detection and role-driven access...

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Microsoft’s Cortana speaker will go the way of the Zune

The what, you say? Exactly!

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Get ready for an explosion of smartphone innovation

Smartphones are fragile, bulky, distracting, insecure and hard to type on, and they don’t last long on a charge, right? Well, not anymore!

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Share your earbuds to hold a conversation in a foreign language

Waverly Labs has added a new conversation mode to the software driving its Pilot earbuds

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BYOG (bring your own glasses) will bring headaches for IT

Starting this year, employees will start wearing ‘smart glasses’ to work. Are you ready?

Smartphone sales grew last year despite historic quarterly decline

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw a decline in smartphone sales globally -- the first year-on-year decline since Gartner started tracking the global smartphone market in 2004 -- but the full-year result was one of growth.

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Google touts 21 Android phones it recommends for business use

For the first time ever, Google has published a set of standards it says smartphones must meet to be business friendly, highlighting those that get regular security patches and at least one major OS update.

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What to Expect at MWC 2018 from Samsung, LG, HTC, Nokia, Huawei & More

MWC 2018 starts on Monday, though most of the big press conferences we've been waiting for will be held on the Sunday before everything kicks off. We outline what new products to expect from the consumer tech scene's biggest names.

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$29 For Two Etekcity Smart Plugs With Alexa Compatibility - Deal Alert

Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in...

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28 ways Google Assistant can make you more efficient

Google Assistant has some genuinely useful productivity tools for professionals — and it's up to you to learn how to use them.

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HP expands its Device-as-a-Service offering to include Apple

HP has added Apple smartphones, tablets and laptops to its list of hardware it now supports under its managed service.

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming up at Mobile World Congress?

This year's MWC gets under way Feb. 26 in Barcelona, and while hardware announcements are a given, attendees are more likely to be hearing a lot about 5G networking.

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Mobile app management is being driven by unmanaged devices

The growth in unmanaged devices owned by employees or contractors is driving adoption of stand-alone mobile application management (MAM) software and services, according to a new report.

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Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

Pay attention to the technology malady of our time. It's making your employees miserable — and unproductive.

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