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A look at the future of Apple’s Smart Connector tech

Rumor claims Apple wants to build an ecosystem of devices around its currently iPad-only Smart Connector tech. What is Smart Connector, what can it do, and what’s next for the tech?

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How IT can prepare for VR, AR and MR in the enterprise

Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality tools are coming to the workplace sooner than you think. Is your IT department ready?

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Smartphones make people distracted and unproductive

A smartphone can sap attention even when it's not in use or turned off and in your pocket. That doesn't bode well for productivity.

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Apple TV: The comeback king

Apple’s one-time “hobby” is a bit like the White Walkers in Game of Thrones — it just keeps coming back, So, what's coming up in the next episode?

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How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

Apple’s cloud-based storage, backup and syncing service is the glue that connects iOS and macOS and makes everything work seamlessly. For those times when problems arise, we have the answers on how to fix things.

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Slack moves to integrate with EMM for enterprise security

Slack will allow corporate admins to integrate its collaboration service with 21 different enterprise mobility management software platforms, enabling greater security, provisioning and management features through familiar software...

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When will your phone get Android O? A data-driven guide

Wondering when Android O will make its way to your device? Let data guide your guess.

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Apple's ARKit needs a CMS to reach its potential

I spoke with a developer of content management systems for augmented reality (AR) to learn why ARKit developers will need to find one.

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The best Google Chrome extensions of 2017

From productivity-boosting timers to ad blockers and Android messengers on your desktop, these 25 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful.

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Winery uses custom-built mobile apps to consolidate insights

E&J Gallo Winery built mobile platforms for scheduling, irrigation management and real-time reporting to help improve grape cultivation and harvesting practices.

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Mingis on Tech: Android vs iOS – for mobile security, which one's better?

Apple's iOS has long been seen as a more secure mobile operating system than Android. Here's how to evaluate each side's claims about mobile security.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files from your Android device to a Windows PC or Mac (and vice versa) doesn't have to be difficult -- or dependent on any cloud services.

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iPad sales growth doesn't herald a tablet-as-PC rush

Though Apple posted a 15% sales increase in its last quarter, don't credit its campaign to replace computers with iPads.

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Update: How to get the macOS ‘High Sierra’ public beta

Apple's free preview, now up to version 5, lets all Mac owners try out High Sierra.

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Google's turning up the gas on its Android-Chrome OS alignment

The tales of two platforms are about to intersect like never before.

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Apple’s ARKit: Will networks cope with the bandwidth demands?

As developers introduce augmented reality (AR) solutions for Apple’s powerful iOS 11 platforms, will carriers be able to handle the bandwidth demands?

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As the iPhone turns 10, should we celebrate?

The iPhone just turned 10 and Apple sold 1.2 billion of the device, which has transformed our lives. Should we celebrate?

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The Apple Watch smartwatch is finally becoming smart

Claims Apple is about to put LTE inside the Apple Watch mean the device is finally getting smart enough to be a smartwatch.

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Android vs iOS: Which is more secure?

While all mobile devices have inherent security risks, Android has more vulnerabilities because of its inherent open-source nature, the slow pace with which users update the OS and a lack of proper app vetting.

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Why Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are the same thing

People are already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video and heads-up displays. It will get worse before it gets better.

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