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Google Pixel Chips

Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution.

Android Widgets - iOS

How Apple (yes, Apple!) could revive Android's missed opportunity

Android widgets seemed to be on the brink of extinction — but in a crazy twist, Apple's late adoption of the concept could end up bringing them back to life.

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Should IT buy the new iPhone 12 Pro? Almost certainly not

When it comes to whether enterprise IT should seriously consider this purchase — for those operations where BYOD hasn't yet alleviated the need to buy phones ever again — it doesn't make sense for most.

5G Phones

Why 5G phones aren't a smart investment in the future (yet)

Should you spring for a 5G phone today based on the possibility of what it might do for you tomorrow? Yeah — about that...

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USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it keeps getting better)

At the office, home or school, USB-C has arrived. We’ve got tips on how to take advantage of those new ports, along with a peek at the future of data transfer and video.

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WFH? Tips for better Wi-Fi network performance

Here are a few tips (mainly for Mac users) that should help improve wireless network performance in your at-home office.

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Signal intelligence shows strong iPhone 12 demand

Businesses hoping to deploy fleets of Apple’s first 5G phones may have a wait on their hands

Pixel 5, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G

The Pixel purchasing puzzle of 2020

Pixel 5? 4a? 4a (5G)?! Gesundheit! Time for some straight talk about Google's perplexing new Pixel lineup and how to figure out which phone is right for you.

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What's next for 5G now that Apple supports it in the iPhone 12?

The iPhone 12 supports 5G, but problems remain and all parties should avoid setting unrealistic expectations.

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How Apple’s iPhone 12 may boost your business

It's time for 5G, LiDAR, and details about how your business can exploit the new Apple smartphone's Neural Engine.

Android 11 Power Menu

How to add practically anything into the Android 11 power menu

A standout Android feature can be made even more valuable — if you know the secret to unlocking its full potential.

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Apple is working to make AR part of everyday life

Here's how the company wants to use the U1 chip inside iPhones and Apple Watch to support connected AR experiences (and more).

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An iPhone a day keeps the doctor away

Apple's iPhone is becoming an essential tool for medical care as smart medical devices enter use.

Apple Health Records

Apple is introducing iPhone Health Records to UK and Canada

Health Records are now available to some patients in the UK and Canada with coverage to be extended in the next few months, Apple says.

Google Pixel 5

The beauty and the shame of Google's Pixel 5 gamble

Google's latest Pixel pivot could be a revelation — but the shift to a more value-minded flagship phone doesn't come without a cost.

mobile computing / devices / connectivity / mobile management / BYOD

How Jamf fits into the enterprise device management landscape

Should you consider Jamf to manage your company’s Apple devices? Here’s what you need to know.

Android Smart Lock Trusted Places

How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

A 60-second workaround to make Android's location-based Smart Lock start working again.

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5 HomeKit-compatible solutions for working from home

These HomeKit tips can help optimize your work-from-home experience.

Android Gestures

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android gestures

Get around your phone faster than ever with these easy-to-miss advanced shortcuts for Android's current gesture system.

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The Nvidia-Arm merger could change how we work

With Arm dominant in mobile devices and IoT, and Nvidia dominant in both graphics and AI training, the deal could re-shape everything from mobile security to video collaboration.

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