Monday, June 08, 2015

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Feeling left out at Apple WWDC, but design concepts cheer us up

5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100 | New products of the week 06.08.2015

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iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Feeling left out at Apple WWDC, but design concepts cheer us up
The world of Apple prognosticators expect a Beats-infused streaming music service, support for native Apple Watch apps and a first look at iOS 9 at this week's Worldwide Developers' Conference. But iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 are expected to gain nary a mention by Apple big shots at the annual San Francisco confab. Read More

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Infographic: The PBX Dilemma: Hosted or Premises-Based?
This infographic weighs the pros and cons of hosted and premises-based PBX solutions and shows you why more businesses of all sizes are choosing to go hosted. Learn More

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The World's Only Self-Diagnosing Connectivity Solution
Losing mobile connectivity is a productivity killer. Work stops while IT tracks the problem: is it the firewall? The VPN? The device? There is a better way. Join this on-demand webcast to learn how to diagnose connectivity problems faster, and track these issues to build an intelligent framework for a smooth-running mobile environment. Learn more >>

5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100
Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when simply checking channel usage on the wireless bands. Read More

New products of the week 06.08.2015
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as eZuce and ipSwitch. Read More

Please take our Mobility survey
IDG Enterprise (which includes NetworkWorld, Computerworld and other news websites for IT pros) is in the process of fielding a survey with the objective of gauging strategy, challenges and drivers with regard to mobile technologies. You can expect to see articles across our publications based on the results in late summer. Read More


Collaboration 2.0 Death of the Web Conference
This new study from Ovum and by LogMeIn is based on a survey of over 3,900 full time professionals worldwide regarding their collaboration and meeting-related behaviors and activities. Learn More

Does Fortinet's Meru buy mean we're in for even more Wi-Fi industry consolidation?
Cybersecurity firm Fortinet's purchase last week of wireless network manufacturer Meru Networks for $44 million is the second major acquisition of a Wi-Fi hardware vendor in three months – and, potentially, the start of a broader pattern. Read More

Shopping for 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi? Don't rush into it
New Cisco 802.11ac access point puts fresh focus on speedy Wave 2 Wifi Read More

iPhone laser dongle makes measuring a snap
The low-power laser works with a camera app to measure distance as well as objects such as wall hangings Read More


Re-Evaluating the Role of "Traditional" Audio Conferencing
The audio conferencing market is changing and buyers are starting to move from traditional audio conference providers to integrated audio and web conferencing solutions. Learn More

What apps sell or steal your data or take over your phone? PrivacyHawk can tell you
30% of free mobile apps capture and sell personal info from your phone, but a free app dubbed PrivacyHawk can identify risky Android apps that leak, sell, or steal your personal data, as well as those that can take over your phone. Read More

More of Google's Project Loon internet balloons will crash into U.S. backyards soon
Google is bringing Project Loon to the U.S., which means we'll get to deal with more of the internet balloons' crash landings. Read More

Microsoft isn't giving up on basic phones, upgrades the Nokia 105
Microsoft made the move even though people all over the world are increasingly choosing smartphones Read More

Faster Wi-Fi is coming soon to a device near you
Qualcomm's QCA9994 and QCA9984 Wi-Fi chips tap into the higher 160MHz spectrum Read More

How to train your Surface Pro 3: Tips, tricks, hacks
We've collected several tips for Microsoft's popular tablet computer. Read More


Windows 10: Which classic Microsoft default apps should be killed?

Based on what we've seen in Microsoft's Windows 10 preview editions, here's our take on which classic apps should be kept and which should be killed when the final version of Windows 10 ships.


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1. Intel Security scares ransomware script kiddie out of business

2. Cisco announces new CEO's executive team, more departures

3. Yahoo does Spring Cleaning: Shuts down Maps, Pipes & more

4. US reports massive breach of government personnel data

5. What apps sell or steal your data or take over your phone? PrivacyHawk can tell you

6. Does Fortinet's Meru buy mean we're in for even more Wi-Fi industry consolidation?

7. Google kicks Google+ off its homepage

8. 7 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Macs

9. Shopping for 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi? Don't rush into it

10. Reserve your free Windows 10 upgrade, download available on July 29

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