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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 Work

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

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Half of U.S. businesses have no formal BYOD policy for security

Emergence of biometric smartphone security is rare, survey finds

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Let us now finally bury the BlackBerry

BlackBerry can't survive with poor-performing hardware and a privacy phone that doesn't protect your privacy


4 old-school BlackBerry features in Android-powered Priv’s Al Sacco demonstrates four distinctly BlackBerry features in the new Priv, BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone.

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Google tries to woo enterprises with new Android for Work initiatives

But will a free smartphone for testing be enough to get IT to give Android at Work a chance?

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With the iPhone, Apple schools the market in economics

A high-priced product dominates a market full of cheaper options -- Apple's advantage is that it solved the Innovator's Dilemma

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Windows 10 on Windows Phone: Not bad!

After five years, Microsoft finally has a reasonable smartphone platform, but it still trails the competition

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My Kafkaesque nightmare with the iPhone Upgrade Program

Getting an iPhone through Apple's new subscription-based upgrade program is supposed to be easy. It doesn't always live up to that promise

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Survey shows 68 percent of US adults now own a smartphone

The percent of American adults who own a PC held steady over the last decade as tablets and smartphones made inroads

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How the mobile revolution really played out

Although smartphones and tablets are now everywhere, the manner in which they're used doesn't match all initial expectations

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iPhone owners sue Apple for Wi-Fi Assist data usage in iOS 9

In a complaint filed Oct. 23, William and Suzanne Phillips charged that Apple did not notify iPhone owners that the upgrade to iOS 9 included the Wi-Fi Assist feature, designed to switch to a cellular connection if a local Wi-Fi...

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2015 technology industry graveyard

Cisco, Microsoft, Google, and others bury outdated technologies to move ahead with new ones

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Priv, BlackBerry's first Android phone, goes on sale for $699

The slider handset, with a 5.4-inch display, will start shipping Nov. 6

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BYOD is as entrenched (and complicated) as ever

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been around for years now, and even though it's become a fixture at many companies, some IT shops are still grappling with how to make it work.

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It's time for BlackBerry to kill the BlackBerry

CEO John Chen keeps saying he may kill the now-obsolete smartphone pioneer; it's time to actually do it


BlackBerry CEO may kill off BlackBerry phones

If they don't make money next year, BlackBerry's CEO said he’d think about giving up on handsets


Lumia 950: What you need to know

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL can connect to a full size monitor and keyboard to run like a desktop.

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