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Thrifty tech gifts for IT geeks

These unusual gifts won't break the bank, and they'll surely please the geek in your life


Get to know the iPad Pro

Take a closer look at Apple's mega-tablet, the iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and Pencil.

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10 awesome gift ideas for Android users

Not sure what to get your Android lovin' pals for the holidays this year? We can help.


Awesome gift ideas for Android users

Can't figure out what to ask for, or what to get your buddy? We can help.

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Android Studio 2.0 zeroes in on improved workflow

A preview version of the IDE also highlights emulation and GPU profiling


How to buy a productivity tablet

Whether you're opting for an iPad or a Surface, here are five things to consider before you buy a tablet.

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Android Studio upgrade improves memory profiler

Android Studio 1.5 also fixes bugs and improves lint checks for static code analysis

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Having fun with HTTP status codes

HTTP status codes go way beyond the 404 and 500 errors we have all encountered. Let's look at what they mean for a non-developer -- and figure out some of the geek humor that’s hidden in their midst

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Android Marshmallow vs. iOS 9: Which has the better app permissions system?

Knowing what your apps are up to is more important than ever. How do the two leading mobile OSes stack up?


Future for Windows in smartphones is grim, Gartner says

Smartphone users will continue adopting Android phones and iPhones


7 wireless charging solutions

The world of wireless charging is about to get a lot more electric.'s Al Sacco presents several wireless charging options that make great, affordable holiday gifts for the techie on your list.

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Microsoft touts new, holistic approach to enterprise security

Microsoft combines the attack protection, detection, and response features built into Windows 10, Office 365, Azure, and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite

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How to create enterprise apps employees will actually use

Here are the most important items to consider if you want to build compelling internal mobile apps

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Apple CEO rejects notion of iOS-powered laptops

Tim Cook dismisses idea of imitating Microsoft's Surface Book with a laptop that runs Apple's mobile OS

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7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

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Cool Yule Tools for the Home

Some of the stuff on our holiday gift list is ultra-techie and ultra-geeky, some of the stuff you may look at and go, “what kind of gift is that?”. Quite simply, it’s stuff we’ve tried out this year, stuff we’ve liked, or stuff that...

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Cool Yule Tools for Play

Network World's gift guide is ultra-techie and ultra-geeky, some of the stuff you may look at and go, “what kind of gift is that?”. Quite simply, it’s stuff we’ve tried out this year, stuff we’ve liked, or stuff that we think can help...

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Cool Yule Tools for Work

We offer up our humble list of products and technologies that may impress someone on your holiday gift list.

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