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Apple's Black Friday for 2014

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Fastest LTE speed -- 450Mbps -- will be out of reach for most users

LTE's theoretical maximum download speed will increase to 450Mbps next year -- but many mobile operators simply don't have enough radio spectrum to offer it.

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7 Apple iOS apps to save you dollars this Black Friday

This Black Friday you'll be able to find the best deals online or on the high street and better offers too as retail IT moves to improve your "digital customer journey".

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Windows tablets now available for less than $100

For those who want Windows on the cheap, your time has come.

Use Uber? Snapchat? Google Maps? Twitter wants to know

Twitter, hungry for new data to fuel its targeted advertising, will start looking at what other apps its users have downloaded.

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Amazon’s Fire sale: Phone is now just $199 unlocked

Amazon has cut the price for its unlocked Fire smartphone, on sale for just four months, by 69%.


10 great gifts for iPhones and iPads

There's a host of accessories for iPhone and iPad owners -- this collection suggests just some of the solutions you'll find.

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Microsoft Band customers get scrooged even before holidays start

Three days after saying stock of its new Band smart wristband would be replenished throughout the coming holidays, Microsoft changed course.

The tablet boom is over

Tablet shipments will increase by just 7.2 percent this year, compared to 52.5 percent in 2013, according to IDC.

Mobile broadband modems lose their appeal with consumers

Modems are one example in a long line of products that have been hurt by the popularity and functionality of smartphones. Cameras, handheld navigators and portable game consoles have also seen their fortunes wane as smartphones have...

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Doing digital right

When it comes to going digital, companies often make three big mistakes.

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OK, BlackBerry, what else have you got besides security?

The once-dominant mobile-email player’s latest pitch is irrelevant for today’s smartphone buyers. Can the company’s BYOD pitch save the day?

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Google to Apps users: Take time to protect your accounts

To get employees more involved in securing their Apps accounts, Google has simplified how they monitor log-in activity and configure security settings.

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New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

With mobile devices rapidly becoming the tools of choice for enterprise work, IBM wants to help IT departments make sure they can serve all users.

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Yoga Tablet 2 and Tablet 2 Pro review: Innovative but imperfect

Lenovo's new Yoga Tablet 2 and Tablet 2 Pro have innovative designs and unusual features but are held back by some unnecessary flaws.

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Samsung needs more than a new top mobile guy

Things are out of whack at Samsung, starting with the company's crown jewel, the Galaxy S5 smartphone, and a number of fairly drastic changes are in store.

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Apple turns 25 apps (Red) in campaign to fight AIDS

Apple has launched a two-week fund-raising campaign to mark World AIDS Day, promising that proceeds from the sale of 25 limited-edition apps and a portion of online and retail sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday will go to the...

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Why Apple's (RED) campaign is so important

Apple's latest campaign to raise money for AIDS treatment comes at a critical tipping point in the struggle against the disease.

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How to create seamless mobile security for employees

If your organization’s security procedures are disruptive and clunky, frustrated employees will figure out how to get around them. Here’s how three companies created a secure and seamless experience for end users.

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