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Windows takes early lead over Android in Cherry Trail tablet battle

Acer said it will launch a tablet with Cherry Trail later this year


Apple acquires Metaio with a view to augmented reality

The German company has supplied the visual interface technology to retailers and others

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Google Android M focuses on a better user experience

The upcoming version of Google's mobile OS will include simplified app data permissions, fingerprint support, and deeper app linking

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3 no-bull points about Android Pay versus Apple Pay

Google's taking on Apple's mobile payments system with one of its own. Here are the three most crucial things to know about how they stack up

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Why the boring Android M is good news for IT

The few changes at worst do no harm to IT and in some cases may make things a little easier or safer

Lenovo shows smartphone that lets users interact with projected content

Smart Cast concept smartphone displays its content on a table or wall and reads the gestures of users so they can interact with projected images

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4 strategies to distribute your data between front end and back end

Where you store and process your data has a significant impact on issues such as privacy or performance, but also on the ability for apps to access and deliver relevant data

U.S. sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted

Here's how Android apps can track you without asking permission

Android phones can be tracked via Wi-Fi -- even if the Wi-Fi is turned off and apps are denied permission to track your location

Microsoft developing Cortana app for iOS, Android

The versions for iOS and Android won't have all the functionality of the Cortana app for Windows

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7 things we’re looking for at Google I/O 2015

Here's a look ahead to next week’s Big Google Thing in San Francisco

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5 mobile management questions you should stop asking

Android, the iPhone, and the iPad are well established in business, so it's time to stop thinking about them as new issues

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Objective-C is the past, Swift is the future

How far does Swift soar over Objective-C? Let us count the ways

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Google IDs are creeping into your identity management

Microsoft and Google are both expanding their policy management tools' reach, and IT may be caught in the middle

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies

Bing joins Google in favoring mobile-friendly sites

The changes will prioritize mobile-optimized sites in Bing's search results

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Apple Watch on the road: The good, the bad, the odd

What works -- and what doesn't -- on the Apple Watch for road warriors

Free tool reveals mobile apps sending unencrypted data

Datapp is designed to help users see what mobile data isn't protected

Apple mobile devices still dominate at companies, but Windows and Android gain

Windows and Android tablets decrease Apple's share on business tablets by double digits, according to a new report

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