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Enterprise mobility 2019: Dawning of the age of UEM

What began as MDM has continued its evolution through MAM and EMM to unified endpoint management. While some enterprises have already moved to UEM, the complexity of the transition is holding most companies back — for now.

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Utah County to pilot blockchain-based mobile voting

A large Utah county is testing mobile absentee voting for military members and dependents living overseas, but some experts say online voting endangers the very democracy the U.S. military is supposed to protect.

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7 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2019

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

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The 5 best smartphones for business in 2019

With flagship phones topping $1,000, IT departments need more affordable options that deliver quality, speed and security. Here are the best midrange smartphones for enterprise deployment today.

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How hearables will drive the attention economy

A technology revolution in personal sound management will put you in control of your own attention in a noisy world.

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Microsoft delivers Defender ATP security service to Macs

Microsoft Defender ATP detects ongoing attacks on corporate networks, blocks those that are malicious, then provides response recommendations. It can be deployed to Macs using Microsoft Intune, JAMF or other MDM platforms.

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The LuminAID collapsible phone-charging lantern is 40% off on Amazon

This combo LED lantern and phone charger has a 2000 mAh battery and a 2.1 amp output port, and is imminently portable. Grab it for $29.95.

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Goodbye, tablets

Another form factor is about to bite the dust.

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Google needs to pull itself together

It could be a much greater company if it could only figure out how to combine existing technologies into killer apps.

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Mozilla previews next-gen mobile Firefox for Android

Mozilla has released a preview of its next-generation browser for Android. The new browser is twice as fast at rendering pages as Android Firefox and has anti-ad tracking turned on by default.

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Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

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Apple may be prepping to turn your iPhone into a crypto wallet

Apple's CryptoKit is likely the first step in enabling the exchange of private and public keys that will unlock the ability to make purchases using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on stored on your iPhone.

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When to use 5G, when to use Wi-Fi 6

5G is a cellular service, and Wi-Fi 6 is a short-range wireless access technology, and each has attributes that make them useful in specific enterprise roles.

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44 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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‘Sign In with Apple’ isn’t for business – yet

While Apple's new mobile authentication tool is targeted for consumers, not companies, it could eventually be used by enterprise MDM vendors to enable secure log-in. It was among several enterprise-focused announcements at WWDC.

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The best Android launchers for enhanced efficiency

Save time and make your Android home screen work better with the help of these eclectic tools.

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Five reasons why smart glasses mean business

Sorry, consumers. Smart glasses are for professional use only for the foreseeable future. Don’t try this at home.

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AT&T becomes first big mobile carrier to accept Bitcoin payments

AT&T joins a small list of e-commerce businesses who now accept cryptocurrency, a form of payment growing in popularity – especially among younger customers.

Qualcomm loses case about its mobile-chip licensing fees

As 5G technology gears up, a federal court has ruled that Qualcomm’s ‘onerous’ fees for its mobile chips violate antitrust law.

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