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The road warrior’s essential mobile toolkit: Summer edition

Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform


Microsoft gives Outlook for iOS, Android enhanced management features

The mobile email app will now allow sysadmins to control use of corporate data on mobile devices

Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Applications are on the way from partners including AirWatch and MobileIron

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Which approach to use for your data APIs: generic or specialized?

Common wisdom calls for a single, generic API to concentrate all interactions between frontend and backend. But the continuous increase in the diversity of client devices and objects makes architects rethink this design and take a...

Outlook for iOS and Android gives Office 365 users a more secure sign-in option

The changes add support for two-factor authentication, and don't require users give the app their password

Video: The top 3 reveals of WWDC 2015

This year's WWDC didn't have much new hardware, but it provides clues to Apple's next direction

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Find your next job with the Tinder-like Switch app

The Switch mobile app lets you -- and employers -- swipe left and right on potential jobs and candidates

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Sony Music chief confirms Apple streaming service unveils today

Sony Music Entertainment's CEO Doug Morris spilled the beans, calls the service 'Apple Music'

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Google's Firebase mobile platform accommodates offline usage

iOS and Android device users can still use mobile apps even when not connected to the Web

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Google Android developer advocate: Everyone's doing networking wrong

Colt McAnlis said Android developers are imposing needless costs in terms of performance and battery life

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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

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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

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

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

Cloud storage service offers new features for designers while promising better image handling

Tweets now appear in Google search results

Actual tweets, including photos contained in them, will appear on mobile devices depending on the search

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

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

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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

Top 10 tips for building better mobile apps

The differences in iOS and Android make all the difference; follow these tips for successful cross-platform apps

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