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The death of the OS (Part 1)

With the successful introduction of mobile devices into the enterprise, apps have slowly been taking the place of the operating system in driving usage and creating the user experience. Apps are supplanting and moving the focus off...

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6 Things iPhone 6s Plus does that Galaxy S6 edge+ can't

Apple's iPhone 6s Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ are two of the hottest 'phablets' available today, and though both smartphones are worthy options for discerning gadget geeks, they have distinct strengths and weaknesses. Here...

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6 Things Galaxy S6 edge+ does that iPhone 6s Plus can't

Samsung's Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Apple iPhone 6s Plus are two of the hottest 'phablets' available today, and though both smartphones are worthy options for discerning gadget geeks, each has distinct strengths and weaknesses. Here are...

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How to choose the right mobile hotspot

Mobile hotspots can save you when you're in a pinch and need Wi-Fi, but there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to data. Here are four tips to determine what the right mobile hotspot is for your needs.

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15 times when people totally judge you for using your phone

Checking your phone in a movie theater? We see you, and we do not approve.

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Quick iPhone 6S case review: Ballistic Tungsten Tough

I risked carrying around my new iPhone 6S for a week before finally stopping by Best Buy to pick up a case: the Ballistic Tungsten Tough model.

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We now know when Windows 10 Mobile will 'launch'

Microsoft appears to have clarified when Windows 10 Mobile will formally be released, both on new devices and on updates for older phones.

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AWS Mobile Hub streamlines app dev

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier, faster app delivery and adds Python support to AWS Lambda

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Verizon will tack on $20 monthly fee to unlimited data subscribers

The new fee is coming in November for those still clinging to their old plans.

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Qualcomm unveils intelligent protection component of Snapdragon security suite

Qualcomm has marshaled cognitive computing and machine learning to give a security program that runs entirely on a smartphone the ability to respond to zero-day attacks by monitoring applications' behavior rather than looking for...

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Microsoft hopes to wow with Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

Every vendor likes to claim it’s ‘reinventing’ technology, but with the Surface Book, in particular, Microsoft may really change the way you view notebooks.

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Survival of the fittest: Platforms beat products

The role isn’t uncommon in software companies: the notion that the basis of competition is a platform and that platform’s ecosystem rather than a stand-alone product has been familiar terrain for a long time. Digital is enabling the...

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Wacom Bamboo Spark elegantly digitizes handwritten notes, drawings

If you still like sketching and writing by hand, but also want quick digital backups of your notes, you'll find a friend in Wacom's new Bamboo Spark. However, plenty of alternatives exist, and some are significantly cheaper and have...


The Times’ need for speed on smartphones drives interest in Google’s latest project

At The New York Times, as with its rivals, speeding up web page load times on smartphones is a priority. That's prompting a lot of interest in Google's new Accelerate Mobile Pages Project.

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Hackers who targeted Samsung Pay may be looking to track individuals

The security breach at Samsung subsidiary LoopPay was probably more about spying than about gathering consumer data for profit, and the worst could be yet to come, a security analyst said Wednesday.

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The 13 things the perfect laptop has to have

From Microsoft's Surface tablets to Apple's MacBooks and iPad Pro, laptops keep getting better and better. But we're still a long way from perfection.


Wearable ring sports tiny trackpad

When worn on your finger the ring connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and offers gesture controls of apps.

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Google, WhatsApp integration lets users back up messages on Android

Google and WhatsApp announced Wednesday that users of the popular messaging service will be able to back up their data through Google Drive in the near future.

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