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Android in 2020: Trends and predictions

Foldables, 5G, new Android phone options – watch as Computerworld blogger (and Android expert) JR Raphael joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp to discuss what we can expect for Android phones in 2020.

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Is the Huawei ban finally over?

The U.S. Commerce Department announced it would begin approving licenses for some of the companies to resume business with Chinese tech giant Huawei. After a monthslong freeze on many transactions between U.S. tech companies and...

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Useful Google apps you aren't using

Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive — we all know the main titles. But if you're only using the obvious ones, you're missing out. Google's got some great stuff out there that's under the radar and all too easy to miss.

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Smartphone innovation: How iOS and Android 'borrow' from each other | TECH(talk)

Computerworld’s Ken Mingis, Android expert JR Raphael, and Apple expert Michael Simon are talking about Smartphone innovation – How iOS and Android “borrow” from each other.

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Android 10's gestures: How they work, what Google changed | TECH(talk)

Android 10 delivers new gestures for quick navigating around your phone. But not all gestures are created equally, and some can be downright confusing at first.

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AI and your smartphone: How AI is transforming mobile apps

Computerworld’s Ken Mingis and Michael Simon from PCWorld and Macworld talk about how more mobile apps use artificial intelligence and how it improves features.

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Coming soon: Huawei's new OS | TECH(feed)

Although the Huawei ban is no longer in full effect, U.S. companies still need a license to work with the Chinese tech company. And Huawei may be slowly preparing for life without U.S. vendor support by developing its own mobile...

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How the U.S. ban on Huawei is affecting business | TECH(feed)

The U.S. ban on Huawei business has already affected small telecom carriers in rural areas. And, unsurprisingly, Huawei responded to the ban with increased legal pressure. This fight is far from over, and Juliet has the latest updates...

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Android swipes right on Apple's iOS gestures | TECH(talk)

At this year's Google I/O, the company highlighted new gestures for navigating in Android Q – gestures that will look surprisingly familiar to iPhone users. Computerworld's JR Raphael and Ken Mingis talk about what's changed and why...

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Android Q's new 'Bubbles' feature | TECH(talk)

Google has added a new multi-tasking feature in Android Q: Bubbles, which will allow users to perform tasks across different apps without having to actually switch apps.

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Why Android updates are so late | TECH(talk)

The yearly release of a new version of Android always causes a hopeful stir among users. But most of them have to wait months, or even longer, to get the update on their devices.

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The sad state of the smartphone market | TECH(talk)

With smartphone sales slowing – even for the iconic iPhone – have we reached 'peak smartphone'? And if so, how does the industry innovate its way out of the funk?

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Mingis on Tech: All about the Google Pixel 3

The Pixel 3 (and the larger Pixel 3 XL) arrive this week, and after a few days of hands-on time with the new device, Computerworld's Dan Rosenbaum has some thoughts. He joins Executive Editor Ken Mingis and IDGE video producer Chris...

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Mingis on Tech: 3 big slices of Android Pie

The newest version of Android is rolling out for Pixel devices already and – eventually – it'll arrive on other Android phones. Computerworld's JR Raphael details what users can look forward to, and why it matters.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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CIO Digital Magazine, September 2016

Cover story: Big data on campus. Facing federal and state pressure to raise retention and graduation rates, dozens of colleges and universities are developing analytics tools to help students make better decisions about everything...

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