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Top five smartphone disappointments of the year

New iPhones should have had a better front camera and the Moto G should have had LTE, among other disappointments

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The four Mac security options everyone should know

By default, the Mac is pretty secure. But with the help of a couple of built-in options, you can make it even more so

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Review: Alpha Anywhere aces offline mobile apps

Database-oriented rapid app development tool shines at creating Web and hybrid mobile apps that work offline

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Apple-IBM partnership off to 'impressive' start

App and business sector choices reveal strategy of 'foundational' apps that can be customized for customers, say experts

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How to secure Apple and Android mobile devices using 802.1X

Understanding all the 802.1X client settings can certainly help during deployment and support of an enterprise network

Android apps exploit permissions to access personal info, researchers find

One Android app in three accesses users' locations, and two in three track users' identities, a study found

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IBM's Design Language is no Bootstrap killer

IBM's newly unveiled Design Language for Web and mobile doesn't lock users into templates, but it's also much less immediately functional

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The best office apps for Android

Which office package provides the best productivity experience on Android? We put the leading contenders to the test

Microsoft acquires cross-platform mobile app power with HockeyApp

HockeyApp will provide analyze app crashes and distribute beta releases for Visual Studio Online users

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Apple, IBM deliver first fruits of mobile business app collaboration

MobileFirst for iOS apps use IBM's analytics and Apple's design polish to resolve pain points in telecom, banking, retail, travel businesses

Microsoft delivers Office mobile management in Intune update

Microsoft offers tools to manage not just devices but the apps running on them and the services they connect to

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Ho ho no! While you shop this season, beacons will spam you

Marketers have found a new channel to abuse, but it doesn't have to be this way

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Android's Jack and Jill compilers head uphill to developers

Android's new, largely undocumented compilers are still works in progress, but aim to speed up the compilation process

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Keep out hijackers: Secure your app store dev account

Stolen credentials are blamed for a fraudulent App Store offering -- and could easily have been prevented

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When iPhones fly? Don't put it past Apple

You can have your bigger screens and better battery life -- Apple is too busy taking future iPhones to the skies

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iPhone 6 Plus boosts U.S. 'phablet' share, but the smaller iPhone 6 is what sells

Sales of 5.5-inch and larger smartphones jump from 2 percent last year to 10 percent this after Apple entered the big-screen sweepstakes

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Fraudulent apps stalk Apple's App Store

Angry support queries fly, citing problems with mystery iOS apps -- that turn out to be scamware

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Phablet deathmatch: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Note 4

Whether you think of them as superphones or microtablets, the two main contenders are closely matched

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