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Q&A: AppDynamics CIO sees SaaS as the future of mobile management

AppDynamics, which was recently acquired by Cisco for its application and business performance monitoring software, avoided mobile device management tools and turned to SaaS platforms to control access to corporate data.

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Mingis on Tech: Is the iPad Pro (finally) ready for the enterprise?

Apple's tablet hardware was already workplace worthy, but iOS still required workarounds for things to go smoothly. iOS 11 may be about to change that.

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Are Android bug fixes worth $510 when buying a phone?

There is, financially, a high price to be paid, by anyone who wants Android bug fixes. What is someone who doesn't need high end hardware to do?

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Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

Online sales are rising, but the Amazon Dash Wand could spur them even more.

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2 handy yet hidden Chromebook security features

Chromebook security gets simpler with these ultra-useful but off-the-beaten-path options.

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Take another look at wireless charging

The convenience and utility of wireless power is becoming hard to ignore.

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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