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Best and funniest Apple iWatch design concepts
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Navigating the New Wireless Landscape
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BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance
In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.It's the perfect analogy for what's going on with mobility and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) mega trend, says CIO Ravi Waran at Albemarle, a global manufacturer of chemical supplies. The debate over whether companies should issue corporate-owned devices or allow for BYOD has been heating up lately. Adding a new twist to the debate (and potentially new costs to BYOD programs), late last week the California Court of Appeal ruled that companies must reimburse employees for work-related use from personal mobile devices.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

The 5 most anticipated smartphone launches coming in September
Vendors are going head-to-head with new bigger and better screens Read More

CIOs reveal their must-have mobile apps
Business-focused apps help CIOs stay on top of their game. Read More

Hands on with Sprint's skinny bezel Aquos Crystal phone
Sprint users won't get the sweet speaker deal offered by SoftBank in Japan Read More

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The 5 most anticipated smartphone launches coming in September
September is shaping up to be a very exciting month for smartphone buyers around the world: We know that Motorola Mobility, Microsoft, Sony and Samsung Electronics will all launch new smartphones, and it looks like Apple will join the party too. So what new devices are we looking forward to the most? Here’s our countdown:5. Sony Xperia Z3There is no rest for the weary: After launching the Xperia Z2 in February, Sony is already reported to be working on a successor. The company has scheduled a launch event on Sept. 3 ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin.The new Xperia Z3 is expected to use a faster Snapdragon 801 processor, but most of the other specs will be shared with the Xperia Z2. That includes a 5.2-inch screen with a 1920 by 1080 pixel resolution and 3GB of RAM.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Sprint slashes shared data plan prices
It offers four lines and 20GB of data for about $160 a month, beats other carriers Read More

Verizon is tops in network performance, reliability, speed in 2014 tests
RootMetrics finds AT&T close behind, with T-Mobile making big gains over Sprint Read More

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending Aug. 15
Some were reassured that "next generation" iPhone models have been approved for sale in, of all places, Thailand. Others think, or hope, that the long-rumored wearable wrist thing, sometimes called iWatch, will be announced at the same September 9 event as the iPhone 6. Still others entertained the idea of a Lightning connector cable with a reversible USB connector…or something. And sapphire remains the crown jewel of rumors: gleaming, elusive, and, for many, deeply confusing. Read More


Optimize Your Wi-Fi Network
Designing wireless networks for coverage is no longer enough. They must be built for capacity and performance, which makes Wi-Fi optimization best practices crucial. Learn more.

Review: Citrix Xen Mobile rates a spot on your MDM short list
XenMobile 9.0 delivers topnotch features, granular security policies. Read More

Windows Phone isn't dead, but it needs a new reason to live
As Microsoft chases the low-end phone market where Android already dominates, it could be neglecting one of its own core strengths: productivity. Read More

Who is Xiaomi? Meet China's hottest smartphone maker
Xiaomi has its sights set on international expansion and becoming a global brand Read More

BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance
Is BYOD coming to a crossroads? Workers don't want to be tied to a cubicle and demand the freedom that comes with mobility. However, BYOD has come under fire due to privacy concerns, security measures that ruin the user experience, hidden costs and other unforeseen issues. Read More


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