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How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 2
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How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 2

In the second of two parts, Meir Machlin of Trust Digital continues his demonstration of a smartphone hack. In this demonstration, Machlin turns of security settings remotely and wipes the device.

How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 2
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How to Hack a Smartphone, Part 1

Meir Machlin of Trust Digital demonstrates how to hack a smartphone using SMS.

iPhone Vs. Android: 12 key ways they differ
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iPhone vs. Android: 12 key ways they differ

From customization to voice assistants to battery life -- a quick look at the key differences between Apple's iPhone devices and Android phones.

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse
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8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

Follow these eight steps, and your Android phone will be primed for productivity and ready for business.

Mingis on Tech: The future of Enterprise devices
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Mingis on Tech: Why companies are turning to 2-in-1s

Your next corporate computer may not be a traditional computer at all: it may well be a tablet or a hybrid laptop/tablet combo. Here's why.

Mobile management acronyms explained
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Mobile management acronyms explained

Confused by the jumble of acronyms surrounding mobile device management? This video simply defines three key concepts: Mobile application management (MAM), enterprise mobility management (EMM) and unified endpoint management (UEM).

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A deeper look at Samsung's Galaxy S8

Is it time to trade in your mobile device? If you're considering an Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S8 seems to be the popular favorite but is it the right phone for you? Here, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White takes a more...

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What users could expect from Apple's homegrown GPUs for iPhones, iPads

Apple has one big reason to move to a homegrown GPU: it wants full control over the hardware and software in its devices.

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What you should really expect from Samsung’s facial recognition

Biometrics is neither a silver bullet nor a foolish approach. The trick is to understand what you’re securing, and not pretend you’re getting more than you are

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IoT is going to kill your smartphones

I haven't used my phone for a week now, and I haven't missed it

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Apple to drop Imagination's IP for graphics chips, is working on its own designs

But Imagination contests Apple’s ability to design a GPU without infringing its IP and patents

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Apple wins China patent battle over iPhone 6 design

Apple has fended off a lawsuit in China that claimed the iPhone 6’s design had infringed a design patent from a little-known local vendor.

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Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.

Ken Mingis discusses the Moto G5 Plus
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Mingis on Tech: A closer look at the new Moto G5 Plus

Looking for an Android phone that won't break the bank but still has the features you need? The Moto G5 Plus is a real bargain buy, says reviewer Dan Rosenbaum.

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Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe millions of iOS devices in two weeks if Apple doesn't pay them $150,000

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Samsung unveils Bixby voice assistant for upcoming Galaxy S8

Feature will work using a special physical button on the side of the smartphone, set to be announced March 29

Ken Mingis recaps the Mobile World Congress
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Mingis on Tech: A Madcap Mobile World Congress recap

Computerworld's Matt Hamblen, just back from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, details the big announcements from the show. Hint: It's about more than just smartphones.

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How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

Ken Mingis discusses Wifi Lightbulbs
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Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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This tiny chip could revolutionize smartphone and IoT security

The tiny chip generates truly random numbers -- the basis for cryptography

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