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TECH(talk): Is the smartwatch market dead?

Ahead of the latest Apple smartwatch rollout, the panelists debate whether vendors made a mistake introducing smartwatches to consumers first, rather than pursuing the enterprise market.

How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 2
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How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 2

In the second of two parts, Meir Machlin of Trust Digital continues his demonstration of a smartphone hack. In this demonstration, Machlin turns of security settings remotely and wipes the device.

How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 2
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How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 1

Meir Machlin of Trust Digital demonstrates how to hack a smartphone using SMS.

iPhone Vs. Android: 12 key ways they differ
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iPhone vs. Android: 12 key ways they differ

From customization to voice assistants to battery life -- a quick look at the key differences between Apple's iPhone devices and Android phones.

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse
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8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

Follow these eight steps, and your Android phone will be primed for productivity and ready for business.

Mingis on Tech: The future of Enterprise devices
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Mingis on Tech: Why companies are turning to 2-in-1s

Your next corporate computer may not be a traditional computer at all: it may well be a tablet or a hybrid laptop/tablet combo. Here's why.

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The latest on Azure Stack, cyberattacks, the next iPhone and ... keyboards

Get the details on Microsoft's new Azure Stack, why cyberattacks never seem to end, the fate of Apple's Touch ID and why QWERTY keyboards are now tech relics.

Mobile management acronyms explained
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Mobile management acronyms explained

Confused by the jumble of acronyms surrounding mobile device management? This video simply defines three key concepts: Mobile application management (MAM), enterprise mobility management (EMM) and unified endpoint management (UEM).

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Low-cost Android phones to get iPhone features with new Qualcomm chips

Low-cost smartphones like the Moto G5 introduced a few months ago are now shipping with Qualcomm chips that will soon be outdated.

iPhone 8 may be released in October

Apple seems to have ironed out production kinks it was previously facing and will likely release the iPhone 8 earlier than we thought.

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US device searches at borders ignite resistance

In CBP's fiscal year 2015, the agency searched just 8,503 devices during 383.2 million border crossings. But in fiscal year 2016, the number of device searches jumped to 19,033, and in the first six months of FY2017, CBP searched...

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the US border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 is coming in phones midyear

If you hate waiting for your smartphone to charge up, relief is coming soon. After some hiccups, Qualcomm's superfast charging technology, called Quick Charge 4, will be in smartphones around the middle of this year.

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iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Tim Cook cites rumors; LTE shortfall; envisioning a function area

If you think you’re sick of the iPhone 8 rumors, pity Apple CEO Tim Cook, who acknowledged during a Q&A following the company’s earnings results announcement this past week that “earlier and much more frequent reports about future...

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BlackBerry returns with a surprisingly decent business phone: The KEYone (with video)

BlackBerry's new Android, the KEYone, comes complete with a real keyboard and is strictly for business. According to our reviewer, it's also not bad at all.

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Qualcomm may consider asking US to ban iPhone imports

Qualcomm, in a smartphone chip licensing spat with Apple, will reportedly ask a U.S. government agency to ban the import of iPhones into the country.

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Majority of U.S. households now cellphone-only, government says

For the first time in history, U.S. households with landlines – such as mine -- are now in the minority, according to survey numbers from a federal government report released this morning.

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The BlackBerry KeyOne - a surprising phone with a hardware keyboard

For the first time the iconic BlackBerry hardware keyboard has been married with Android in the BlackBerry KeyOne.

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Review: BlackBerry's KEYone phone brings back the keyboard

BlackBerry's new KEYone Android phone, complete with a real keyboard, could win back some of its enterprise customers.

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Phone smarts: 6 essential tips for Android users

Boost your Android IQ with this practical guide to making your phone more useful and less annoying

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