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  • BYOD is as entrenched (and complicated) as ever

    The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been around for years now, and even though it's become a fixture at many companies, some IT shops are still grappling with how to make it work.

    Written by Matt Hamblen16 Oct. 15 20:24
  • Android 6.0 M Marshmallow -- will it finally kill off Apple iOS?

    Google has confirmed the name of Android M -- Marshmallow. The new version will first make it to the expected new Nexus devices due for release later this year. Soon after, it'll be available for OTA upgrades for older pure-Android shinies. But after that, who knows?

    Written by Richi Jennings17 Aug. 15 23:51
  • How to deploy tablets to your mobile workforce

    When Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor for Castrol in Canada, set out to replace the tablets used by their sales team, it went right to the source to figure out what to buy: The people who would be using them in the field.

    Written by Jen A. Miller01 July 15 23:57
  • Microsoft's money pit: Surface has lost $1.2bn

    Microsoft has lost more than $1.2 billion so far on its Surface tablet business, an expensive experiment that makes tomorrow's revelations of new hardware an important milestone for the "devices" side of its corporate-refashioning strategy.

    Written by Gregg Keizer19 May 14 21:35
  • Are iPads Making the Grade on College Campuses?

    Apple has made a big push to get iPads in the hands of college students -- and productivity apps such as iWork and now Office for iPad are helping. But one university professor says tablets 'fall far short' of meeting the prerequisites for serious college coursework.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 May 14 06:58
  • Intel vs. ARM: Two titans' tangled fate

    Intel has barely made a dent in the mobile market, while ARM has been wildly successful. Does that spell doom for Intel -- or is ARM's triumph overblown?

    Written by Jim Turley27 Feb. 14 14:22
  • 18 great uses for an old Android device

    We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 18 superb ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

    Written by JR Raphael16 Jan. 14 12:06
  • Three smart tablets for business pros on the go

    Tablets are taking over the enterprise. According to a recent IDC report, PC sales will drop by an all-time year-over-year record of 10.1 per cent. That's a nose dive by any standard.

    Written by John Brandon09 Jan. 14 15:17
  • How BYOD Puts Everyone at Legal Risk

    If your BYOD policy goes too far you may be prosecuted for unfair labor practices. However, courts expect you to produce all relevant data in discovery proceedings. Meanwhile, your employees may fear retaliation if they don't sign draconian BYOD policies. CIO.com talks to attorneys to better understand the legal side of BYOD.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige21 Nov. 13 17:25
  • Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2013

    From audio gear to gadgets, smartphones to stocking stuffers, we've rounded up the best tech gear to give and get this year.

    Written by Computerworld Staff08 Nov. 13 11:38
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