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Cisco's Project Squared mobile collaboration app

Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Cisco will package and deliver enterprise collaboration capabilities via a mobile and Web app built to replicate the ease of use of consumer software but designed for ad hoc, workplace team interaction.

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How Apple, Samsung and BlackBerry are fighting to win the enterprise

Samsung Electronics' deal with BlackBerry and Apple's efforts to make it easier to configure and deploy massive numbers of iPhones highlight how the smartphone makers are battling for supremacy among enterprise users.

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Nexus 6 reviews: Google's Android 5.0 phablet is bigger, but better?

'Shamu' shows its enormous face: The Nexus 6, Google's huge Android 5.0 phablet is here, so it must be time for one of Richi's random review roundups. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers tread the thin line between love and hate.

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Top workplace tablet in U.S. runs on Windows

U.S. companies use Windows tablets slightly more than iPads and Android tablets, according to a recent Harris poll of IT decision makers.

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can.

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HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

Hewlett-Packard wants to make BYOD easier for small businesses through a new cloud-based service to manage and protect mobile devices and PCs.

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A surly Apple lets slip the bonds of iMessage

Tim Cook dances the skies on laughter-silvered wings: iMessage got ex-users of the iPhone in a tiff, sharing complaints and tales of woe: Texts irreplaceably lost, routed by iMessage to a divide-by-zero netherworld. But now...

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Employee-owned PCs are scaring enterprise IT

IT departments are worried about security risks when employees use their PCs for work purposes, but employees aren’t going to stop anytime soon.

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IT spending reality check: 2014's mixed message

Tech budgets and hiring are down from earlier optimistic projections, but IT's confidence is holding steady.

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Tech support’s NSFW problem

The help desk can be caught in the middle when users put not-safe-for-work (NSFW) material on their personal devices.

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Workers use their own devices at work, without boss's knowledge

Many workers use their personally owned smartphones and other computers for job tasks, but a new survey shows a big percentage are doing so without their employer's knowledge.

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Nexus 6 release date -- incept next week? (Time to die)

Big phone Real Soon Now: Here comes the Nexus 6 release date. Rumors are rife that Google is about to launch and ship its new Android L phablet, possibly as soon as next week. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers take a Voight-Kampf test. Do you...

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HTC Desire EYE -- a #selfie phone (SUCH a fake model)

“What should my caption be? I want it to be clever.” HTC unveils its 'selfie' phone: The HTC Desire EYE. It's got two equally-great cameras front and back. And it's got other flagship-like specs, even though it's priced like a...

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IT pros told to pay attention to 'shadow IT'

Rogue IT has existed for a long time, and can help IT professionals figure out what they're doing wrong.

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BlackBerry Passport: Hello, innovation. Goodbye, BYOD?

Square display is not for squares: We have seen the future, and it's square. At least, that's what BlackBerry would have us believe. Early reactions to its new Passport smartphone are... Well, read on to find out. In IT Blogwatch,...

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BlackBerry goes for qwerty keyboard, again, with Passport smartphone

BlackBerry announced its Passport smartphone today and bet large that there are users who will want a qwerty physical keyboard with a wider, square, 4.5-in. display.

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iOS 8 problems not so magical: Slow, Laggy, Bloaty, Crashy, Buggy, Drainy and Doc

99 iOS 8 problems, but The Witch ain't one: Bang on cue, early-adopting iMagicMirror owners are finding their devices suffering some seriously poisoned Apple. Here we go again. Every 'magical' update causes suspicious slowdowns in...

Samsung drops Knox prices and introduces Knox user portal

Samsung announced price reductions and updates for its Knox security and management software for IT shops and a free My Knox service that is directly available to professionals using ActiveSync.

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