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Verizon to add mobile videoconference links to clinicians for treatment of colds, flu

If youve ever been sick with a cold or the flu on a business trip, Verizons new Virtual Visits videoconferencing technology could help quickly reach a clinician from a smartphone or tablet.

Motorola XPRT: A great BlackBerry alternative

If you're an Android fan who needs BlackBerry-like functions, you'll be happy with the XPRT.


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Mobile management: Expert guide

InfoWorld.com has put together a free, 20-page "Mobile Management Deep Dive" PDF special report that explains the innate security capabilities of the key mobile platforms (BlackBerry, iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Windows...

Malibal Nine X7200

What can you say about a laptop that ships with a 300W power supply and weighs more than 14 pounds? The Malibal Nine X7200 is an exercise in extremes: it's big, heavy, and gets loud under heavy use, but it's very, very fast on games...

HP to buy struggling Palm for $1.2 billion

Hewlett-Packard plans to buy struggling phone maker Palm for US$1.2 billion.

Tablet roundup

All the information you need about available tablets: price, display size, weight, links to reviews and more.

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Haiti text donations overwhelm Red Cross

Haiti earthquake relief donations made by text may not constitute a miracle, but the American Red Cross says it is overwhelmed by the millions of dollars it has received through $10 gifts sent via mobile phones.

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MDM tools: Features and functions compared

Looking for an enterprise mobile management suite? Look here first.

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Is it bad to give employees too many tech options?

When it comes to technology, offering "employee choice" can help attract new employees and keeping current workers happy. But is there a downside to offering too much choice?

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The awkward thing about Android 13

Google's latest and greatest Android software isn't quite what it seems on the surface.

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Apple's latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

Apple may be ramping up opportunities for developers to reach customers via its App Store – or building its own business at others' expense.

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7 Google Pixel settings you should change this second

Got one of Google's Pixel phones? These easily overlooked adjustments will unlock some of your phone's most impressive advanced powers.

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Apple, the move to renewable energy, and why it matters

Apple's decision to pivot to services and subscriptions means that 40% of its gross revenues after costs in the last quarter came from those sources. But what about the energy needed to drive them (and build on them down the road)?...

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Apple’s Q3: Services, iPhone, loyalty help company (narrowly) beat estimates

Apple's earnings in the past three months beat estimates, while its services income shows it is getting pretty good at boosting per-user revenue, giving the company protection in uncertain times.

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What Microsoft’s results might tell us about Apple’s business

Microsoft confirmed slowing PC sales, attributing this to COVID-19. But could Apple Silicon be eating into the edges of the PC business?

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Upgrading cell towers could save enough energy to power entire cities

Artificial intelligence can create massive efficiencies in the management of telecom cell sites, and with hardware and software upgrades, the power consumed by the sites could be cut by 40%.

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What is Apple Stage Manager and how is it used?

Coming in iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, Stage Manager is Apple's latest attempt to improve multitasking on M1 iPads. What is it and how does it work?

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