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How To

How to Switch From iPhone 5S to BlackBerry Z30 (and Why)

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. Full Story »
Advice & Opinion

Microsoft Gets Strategic with its Enterprise Mobility Suite

With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.

News

Making an iOS App About Steve Jobs? Think Different, Apple Says

Apple reportedly won't OK Steve Jobs-themed offerings for its App Store, and the mobile world is a gloomier place because of that.

News

Security Weakness Found in iOS 7

A researcher has discovered a weakness in iOS 7 that would enable an attacker to bypass a number of mechanisms Apple uses to prevent exploitation of the operating system's kernel.

Review

Hands on with iOS 7.1: A Few Good Improvements

Apple's latest upgrade to its mobile operating system, iOS 7.1, adds some useful touches and fixes some of the glitches that appeared in the previous version

Feature

A Clear-Eyed Guide to Mac OS X's Actual Security Risks

Apple has improved its security in recent years, but is it enough?

News

Apple CFO Oppenheimer to Retire in September

Apple financial conference calls will start to sound a little different later this year, as the company announced on Tuesday that chief financial officer and senior vice president Peter Oppenheimer will retire, effective the end of September.

News

Enterprises Advised to Exercise Care in Using Apple Products

While Apple's recent security flub could have happened to any vendor, enterprises should take note of the computer maker's shortcomings in fixing a flaw that heightened the risk of using Apple products.

News

Security Firm Discloses Apple iOS 'Malicious Profile' Vulnerability Impact on MDM

At the RSA Conference today, security start-up Skycure plans to disclose a vulnerability in Apple iOS devices that can impact mobile-device management (MDM) systems running on them.

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Apple Retires Snow Leopard From Support, Leaves 1 in 5 Macs Vulnerable to Attacks

Apple on Tuesday made it clear that it will no longer patch OS X 10.6, aka Snow Leopard, when it again declined to offer a security update for the four-and-a-half-year-old operating system.

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New iOS Flaw Increases Risk of Spying on Enterprises

A security vendor has uncovered an iOS vulnerability that an attacker could use to run a monitoring app on Apple devices and record all touches on their screens.

News

German Security Firm Offers Unauthorized Patch for Critical Encryption Bug in OS X Mavericks

A German security company has released an unauthorized patch for Apple's OS X Mavericks that it claimed closes the hole the Cupertino, Calif. giant left wide open in the operating system's implementation of basic Internet encryption.

News

Apple Tops Android in Business Activations, But Surface Claims the Workday Usage Crown

A pair of reports reveal the differences between mobile business users and the consumer market at large.

News

Apple Logo Welcome at Olympics After All?

Good news, Olympic athletes--if you whip out your iPhone at the Sochi games, you will not find yourself surrounded by a cadre of unsmiling officials demanding that you account for what you've done.

News

Apple OS X Surges in Enterprise with Maturing Security

For seven of the past 30 years that the Mac has existed, Apple has been reinventing itself as the "post-PC" company, with its mobile operating system, iOS, and iPhones and iPads to run it. Yet Apple's changes in the Mac's OS X operating system and a crystallization of recent management and security features are spurring a Mac surge in an unlikely market: the enterprise.