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Apple is the top IT vendor, says Gartner

The Microsoft hegemony over enterprise IT is well and truly broken

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64% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger - Deal Alert

This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone at least 1-2 times over. It's discounted 64% to just $18.

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30% off Lexar Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader - Deal Alert

Leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology for high-speed file transfers, with a USB interface speed up to 500MB/s. Supports the latest UDMA CompactFlash (including UDMA 7), SDXCTM, and SD UHS-I/UHS-II (SD 3.0) card formats.

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Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

Tivo CIO Steve Palmucci faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage and, while he's managed that so far, he also has a wish list of features that could unite his mobile and desktop environments under one umbrella.

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The 5 surprising things to know about smart glasses

As you hear about augmented reality over the next few years, understand where it's going: straight into smart glasses to power enterprise applications.

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Apple is 'pervasive in the enterprise,' says IBM

IBM now has over 10,000 designers available worldwide to help enterprise users transform their business with iOS and the latest technologies, a senior IBM leader says.

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With iOS 11, Apple focuses on enterprise users

Apple's using its mobile OS to re-shape how enterprises use iPads for business, and it's finally getting the "Pro" part of the iPad Pro right.

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Google's Pixel 'sales numbers' don't tell the whole story

Focusing on (purported) sales figures for Google's first fully holistic phone is missing the forest for the trees.

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Apple's profound iPhone plans for healthcare

Apple's claimed work to make the iPhone the center for all electronic health data has profound consequences.

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Today's Your Last Chance To Buy Dad A Discounted Echo or Kindle Device - Deal Alert

Amazon's discounted their devices for Father's day, but time is running out. If you're in panic mode and still need a gift, check out the discounted Echo, Echo Dot or Kindle. Pull the trigger today for free Prime 2-day shipping (hint:...

Mobile security

Rogue cell phone surveillance gives rise to mobile threat defense

University of Washington researchers developed a system to detect cellular anomalies and pinpoint cell phone surveillance devices. The technology could be used to better protect enterprise users, especially when they're traveling.

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61% off Jackery Bolt 6,000mAh Power Bank with Built-in Lightning and Micro USB Cables - Deal Alert

With built-in lighting & micro-USB cable and an open USB port, Jackery Bolt can charge up to 3 devices at once. Charge your latest iPhone, iPad, Android phone, bluetooth speaker or other USB devices whenever & wherever with a powerful...

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New dock on the iPad is the first sign of the Mac apocalypse

Several features in iOS 11 stand out and are a sign that the iPad will replace the Mac someday.

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$71 Off Samsung Chromebook Plus Convertible Touch Laptop - Deal Alert

The Samsung Chromebook Plus adapts to whatever you’re doing. Use it like a laptop to reply to emails or to work on a paper. When you need a break, flip the screen so you can play games or catch up on your latest book.

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More enterprises are building their own custom mobile apps

Three-quarters of enterprises have now begun some level of mobile app development — a marked increase in just one year, according to Gartner.

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4 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your Android phone's Chrome browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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8 business card apps for smartphones: Scan 'em and store 'em

If you can't keep track of your business cards, one of these 8 smartphone apps will help you scan and store all those new contacts.

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Supreme Court to look at mobile privacy. Uh-oh.

A ruling favoring law enforcement’s argument that it should have access to information such as geolocation data would have implications for companies facing civil complaints.

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FTC vs. Qualcomm: No license, no chips

The court should refuse Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the antitrust suit.

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Apple takes on Facebook with its own Messages Bots

Apple's Business Chat alliance with Nuance opens up its popular messaging platform the bot-based enterprise customer support.

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