Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

BYOD news, trends, analysis and practical advice

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Apple touts the iPad Pro as built for business senior writer Matt Kapko visited Apple headquarters yesterday to talk about the iPad Pro the company’s strategy for positioning it as a tool for business.

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Tablet shipments are down, but they're gaining ground at work

Overall tablet shipments may have dropped in recent quarters, but workplace uses for the devices are still growing in the U.S.

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Half of U.S. businesses have no formal BYOD policy for security

Years after the widespread adoption of workplace smartphones, more than half of U.S. companies said they have no formal BYOD (bring your own device) policy to safeguard their enterprises, according to a survey.

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Apple iPad Pro: Release date and reviews and general foolishness. Oh, my! [u2]

The Apple iPad Pro is released, and the reviews are in. It’s a mixed bag, as usual, but there’s definitely a lingering confusion about whom and what this thing is for...

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Apple's iOS just became a secure SharePoint client for enterprise IT

This is a sea change in enterprise IT, and the old excuses of technological or application incompatibility are losing power.


Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, the tablet that can finally replace your laptop

With the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft builds on the previous generations of the Surface line, getting them closer than ever to their goal of creating a tablet that will replace your laptop.

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Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 820—new high-end is “faster and cooler”

Qualcomm launches its Snapdragon 820 system on a chip. After months of whispers and hyperbole, we can finally expect to see it in top-end devices early next year...

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Apple iPad Pro—who’s it for? Tim vs. Eddy in public

Apple’s iPad Pro gets its release date tomorrow. But your humble blogwatcher isn’t clear it’ll be the runaway success that Cupertino is hoping for—for two reasons...

Toronto schools back BYOD (to class) with $14M Wi-Fi network

The largest school district in Canada is rolling out a $14 million Wi-Fi network that embraces a bring-your-own-device approach for students.

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HTC One A9: an evil Apple iPhone clone (No it's not! Yes it is! ...etc...)

HTC's new flagship smartphone, the One A9, is just an Apple copy. Critics accuse the company of ripping off the iPhone 6 design. But HTC has hit back, accusing Cupertino of stealing the Taiwanese designs...

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iOS 9.1 -- download now, for 150 magical emoji (and longer battery life)

Apple releases iOS 9.1. The update includes now-obligatory new emoji -- 150 of the little blighters. It improves Live Photos and Messages. It also lets Sprint users join the Continuum party. And it squashes some nasty security bugs...

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Tim Cook hides Apple Watch sales but bigs up Music numbers (and fanbois)

Tim Cook, Apple top chef, talks turkey. At the WSJD conflab, Cook was interviewed by Gerry Baker, who grilled him about many and various savory topics. F'rinstance, the Apple TV 4 release date...

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Android flagships Google Nexus 6P & 5X reviewed. Release date RSN

Here come the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P reviews. The Google embargo expired, so the usual suspects are keen to let us know what they think. Release date is at month-end...

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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.

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Jailbreak! iPhone iOS 9.0.2 hack is here, claims Pangu Team

Now you can jailbreak your iOS 9.0, 9.0.1 or 9.0.2 iPhone or iPad. Are you ready to escape from Apple's pomaceous walled garden of parody-free, sexless, family friendliness? Pangu Team delivered, so here are the best jailbreaking...

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Fed jury: Apple lifted Warf's IP. Now U. Wisc. wants $400,000,000

Apple infringed six patent claims, says a U.S. jury. The technology, invented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, improved the performance and power-efficiency of CPUs...

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This smartphone gives you diabetes (Pepsi P1: China's $205 Android)

Sugary-drink dealer PepsiCo is making a phone. The Pepsi P1 is expected to launch next Tuesday, with a reasonable set of specs -- looks pretty decent for $205...

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iPhone App Store malware alert: YiSpecter hid in plain sight for 10 months [u2]

iPhones are vulnerable to malware distributed via the Apple App Store. YiSpecter is the latest malicious app that Apple's crack security team let slip through the net -- despite being warned about the problem in February...

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