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Microsoft's inconsistent Windows Phone 8.1 strategy stumbles forward

iPhone 6 will not be delayed by Chinese wheel hub factory explosion | Mobile security: A mother lode of new tools

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Microsoft's inconsistent Windows Phone 8.1 strategy stumbles forward
New phones for some, no updates for others. No wonder Windows Phone is at 3% market share. Read More


Top Mobile Management Questions Answered
How can IT provide seamless and secure mobile communications and collaboration for all? Take a look at this on-demand Webcast where IDG asks an expert panel pressing questions surrounding mobile security and management. Prepare to have with your mobility questions answered! Learn more

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for ADCs
Citrix is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers for the seventh consecutive year: the Gartner Magic Quadrant Report focuses on vendor's ability to solve complex application deployment challenges. Don't miss this chance to learn from Gartner's independent research. Learn More

iPhone 6 will not be delayed by Chinese wheel hub factory explosion
An explosion Saturday at a Chinese factory that electroplates aluminum wheel hubs will almost certainly not cause a delay for Apple’s iPhone 6, despite anguished speculation on a range of news, technology and Apple-focused websites. The connection between wheel hubs and the iPhone, a connection not immediately obvious to the masses, was traced in a series of alarmist headlines and web posts that were short on facts but not fantasies. The online reaction is reminiscent of the venerable parable that traces how a missing horseshoe nail leads to a lost horseshoe and thence inevitably to the loss of a kingdom: “for want of a nail….” But in the case of Apple products, it’s often a chain-of-unreasoning.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Mobile security: A mother lode of new tools
You may know your smartphone, but pretty soon the question will be: How well does your smartphone know you? Read More

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Selecting the Best Translation Options for Your Business
Smartling's guide reviews the advantages and disadvantages of common translation options and provides guidance on optimal use cases. There are many translation options to consider including professional human translation, computer-generated translation with human editing, and more. Learn More

Identify Wi-Fi thieves with this simple app
Recently, I was delving into my router’s settings menu, looking for a web-slowdown cause, when I came across something startling. There were about 25 attached wireless devices listed there. I only own about a half-dozen wireless gadgets.A bit more detective work and I found that a bunch of morally-bankrupt, low-life freeloaders had hacked into my 5 GHz Wi-Fi signal. I live on top of a hill. The unfettered signal possibly propagated some distance; and the password was an easy-to-crack set of numerals.Resetting the 5 GHz password kicked the poachers off. But now I regularly eyeball the Attached Devices list for imagined hoards of bandwidth pirates.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Windows Phone communicates better via upgraded Facebook, Viber apps
Microsoft is working to increase the number apps available for its OS, but device sales are shrinking Read More


The Significant Threat of Advanced Evasion Techniques
Advanced hacking methods, like advanced evasion techniques (AETs) have become more prevalent and harder to detect. Yet many network security vendors have downplayed the threat they pose as purely theoretical. Learn the false sense of security many IT professionals are under View Now

New ad-supported 2G free call app launched for Android
The app will shortly be avialble for iOS and Windows phone, Nanu said Read More

How to troubleshoot Mac Wi-Fi problems
It happens to all of us: Suddenly, the wireless connection to your Mac slows down or disappears completely. When that happens, here's what to do. Read More

FTC's in-app purchasing cases ignored consumer benefits, critics say
The agency's recent cases against Apple and involve legitimate business decisions, critics say Read More

Android vulnerability still a threat to many devices nearly two years later
Many apps that use the Android addJavascriptInterface API are still vulnerable to JavaScript code injection, researchers from Bromium said Read More


Black Hat 2014: How to crack just about everything

From cell phones and cars to IPv6 security researchers have turned their skills against a world of technology.


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