The dark side of folding-screen and dual-screen smartphones

Everybody’s talking about folding-screen and dual-screen smartphones. Here are 7 reasons to ignore the hype.

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Apple's little iOS is rapidly changing the retail industry

'We are seeing industry-wide adoption of iOS at thousands of retailers, from neighborhood boutiques to many of the best-known retailers in the world,' says Apple CFO Luca Maestri.

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Apple's place is in the enterprise

With powerful new hardware, an increasing number of large-scale deployments and the ability to easily manage and support those deployments, Apple's place is in the office.

OK, why is my PC so slow AGAIN?

IT support pilot fish at a research organization gets a call from a Ph.D. candidate who complains that her PC is slow. Turns out it's really not hard to see why.

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Why Apple’s Siri is already an enterprise product

The usual suspects love to spend time claiming Siri lags other voice assistants; they don’t seem to understand that Apple’s voice assistant is an enterprise product. It's all about the data – and privacy.

It's a powerful machine, but not THAT powerful

It's a dark and stormy night when this IT pilot fish gets a call from an older customer with a departmental system -- and a fear that he has done some serious damage.

Little IT Shop of Horrors III: The eyes! The eyes!

Flashback to the mid-1960s, when the Control Data 6600 supercomputer is the fastest thing going -- and for programmers using it, the console has one very creepy feature.

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What is the future of the Mac?

Apple will set the fate of both of its main creative platforms – the Mac and iPad Pro – at its event in New York today. The future of both is at stake.

Little IT Shop of Horrors II: Another fine mess

Pilot fish figures it's safe to store four pumpkins under the mainframe room's raised floor for a month before Halloween. What could possibly go wrong with that plan?

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Apple in the enterprise? It’s nice, but you may need bigger change

No matter how many Macs, iPads, iPhones or even Surface devices you roll out at work, if you’re not prepared to change how you do business you’re probably on borrowed time.

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Why augmented reality has surpassed virtual reality as the potential next big thing

An initial focus on business offerings, even with some missteps, has allowed augmented reality to have success.

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AT&T leads 5G race with Millimeter Wave mobile browsing

5G wireless milestone has been reached last week by AT&T with their successful Millimeter Wave mobile browsing test. Their 5G services are now ready to roll out. That means we can expect them in the marketplace with their fast 5G...

Little IT Shop of Horrors I: Ghost in the machine

It's the late 1970s, and this pilot fish's personal data center contains a massive, three-cubic-foot monster of a desktop computer that seems to have a mind of its own.

Well, do you trust 'em or don't you?

At this PC company, call center agents can see customer credit card numbers right on their screens. But a supervisor's approval PIN? That's a carefully guarded secret.

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For device management, JAMF underpins Apple's enterprise role

At this week's JAMF Nation User Conference, the EMM company shone a spotlight on what it's doing to help integrate and manage Apple hardware and services in the corporate world.

Throwback Thursday: Urgent, redefined

Pilot fish is on-call for the weekend but he wants to spend time with a friend, so he gets a co-worker to cover for him. That's fine -- until something urgent comes up.

Scope creep, redefined

Pilot fish is a couple months into his new job when he's given the task of "re-skinning" an existing e-commerce site for a client. How much work could that take?

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Share your ideas for battling wireless telemarketing scam calls

Share your ideas for battling the escalating threat of wireless telemarketing calls, which are growing rapidly. An interesting new study shows that by next year, half of all calls on our wireless phones will be from telemarketers.

What's missing from this picture?

Sysadmin is tapped to take over the lead on patching this company's Linux systems, but something he needs seems to be missing -- in fact, almost EVERYTHING is missing.

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It was the iPad that put Apple in the enterprise

Apple’s iPhone is pervasive in the enterprise, but it’s important to note how the iPad helped reinforced Apple's workplace presence.

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