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Thu, April 17, 2014 - Good news: You're finally going to be getting that theft-deterring kill switch as a standard feature on your mobile device. But when that feature becomes available next year, it may not be in the form the wireless industry would prefer.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Samsung's Galaxy S5 Android phone follows a very popular predecessor, but the latest version doesn't stand out in a sea of thoughtfully designed competitors.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - Spend some time with a BlackBerry 10 device and you just might put your iPhone away for good. CIO.com contributor Paul Mah did. Here he outlines the nine steps it takes to move from an iPhone 5S to a BlackBerry Z30.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - The spotlight will fall on Project Ara this week when Google holds a big event for developers, but it's far from the first company to toy with modular smartphones.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - BlackBerry has asked a California court to immediately block sales of an add-on iPhone keyboard made by Typo, alleging the startup backed by TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest misled the court.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Microsoft released Windows Phone 8.1 today, and contrary to its label of "Windows Phone Preview for Developers," anyone can upgrade their current Windows Phone 8-powered handset.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of financial assistance, or various other incentives, is Windows 8 and especially Windows Phone development worth the effort?
Thu, April 10, 2014 - BlackBerry yanked its phones from T-Mobile stores after a T-Mobile ad campaign suggested customers should trade in their BlackBerry for an iPhone, but on Thursday, new BlackBerry CEO John Chen said he's not averse to snuffing out the iconic handsets completely if BlackBerry phones don't start making money once again.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Software asset management and software license management aren't just for on-premises assets. Find out how they can help you ensure compliance with software policies and agreements across mobile devices as well.
Tue, April 08, 2014 - A jury in Florida has decided in favor of BlackBerry in a patent dispute with NXP.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - BlackBerry is promoting an upcoming end-to-end encrypted messaging service called BBM Protected for industries that need the highest levels of security.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - Microsoft's App Studio beta test has been expanded to allow novice developers to build applications for Windows tablets and PCs, in addition to Windows Phone.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - T-Mobile's CEO John Legere said Thursday he was disappointed with BlackBerry's decision this week to split with the carrier, and offered credits to hold on to dedicated BlackBerry users among its customers.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Microsoft, which is far behind Apple and Google in the smartphone market, has introduced a number of security features in Windows Phone that are not groundbreaking, but necessary to attract businesses.