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Apple releases the third public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

If you're in the beta program, it's time to update.

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Newcomer Cyanogen looks to disrupt Android and iOS

Cyanogen OS could have some staying power with prominent investors like Twitter, Qualcomm, and Foxconn

Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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Motorola launches revamped Moto X, Moto G smartphones

The U.S.-only Moto X Pure Edition phone starts at $400 unlocked, works on all major carriers


IDC cuts forecast for mobile management software sales

Sales of mobile management software are expected to slow, but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019

Samsung event in August portends new smartphone launch

The company is expected to launch a larger version of the Galaxy S6 edge curved smartphone at the event on Aug. 13 in New York

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Win this book: ‘iPad at Work for Dummies'

InfoWorld is giving away five print copies of 'iPad at Work for Dummies,' a how-to book for business iPad users -- enter today!

Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file

Vulnerabilities in the Android multimedia framework allow attackers to remotely compromise devices with ease, a researcher said

BlackBerry delves deeper into security with AtHoc purchase

BlackBerry continues to shift its focus from selling mobile phones to securing portable devices

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The messy truth about BYOD

It's jeopardizing your business! It's already a passing fad! It's the standard in business today! Why the claims don't add up

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How to ditch the iOS 9 preview and go back to iOS 8

If the beta version of Apple's next mobile OS is causing problems on your iDevice, there's an easy out

Oracle tries to beef up copyright case against Android

Google's mobile OS has come to 'permeate the fabric of our society,' Oracle says

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Write handsome, hybrid mobile apps with Ionic

Cross-platform mobile dev tools ensure your app works on multiple devices, but for a stylish and functional UI, check out the Ionic JavaScript framework

Microsoft presses 'Send': a new mobile app for quick office communications

Synced with Outlook, the messaging tool requires no subject line, salutation, or signature

Apple, IBM release 10 new enterprise apps incorporating analytics and iBeacons

The apps use technology like predictive analytics and are for business travelers and mortgage officers, among other professionals

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A world without Flash: The countdown begins

Adobe's much-maligned rich Internet technology could effectively be dead within five years, according to analysts

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6 flagship smartphones you can safely ignore

Though they get a lot of coverage in the press, these smartphones should not be on your list when it's time to buy

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 focuses on thin and light profile

The two new Android tablets will start arriving next month as alternatives to Apple's iPad Air 2

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