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  • Two Surprises in Fitbit's New Charge Fitness Tracker

    By James A. Martin | 26 November, 2014 02:15

    At long last, Fitbit released its successor to the ill-fated Force. The Fitbit Charge ($130) is a solid product, especially if you're already a member of the Fitbit camp. Charge and Fitbit's iOS and Android apps, also surprised me in two notable ways -- one of which has me considering some lifestyle changes.

  • Apple turns 25 apps (Red) in campaign to fight AIDS

    By Gregg Keizer | 25 November, 2014 04:36

    Apple today launched a two-week fund-raising campaign to mark World AIDS Day, promising that proceeds from the sale of 25 limited-edition apps and a portion of online and retail sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday will go to the Global Fund.

  • Lenovo REACHit Manages Files Across Cloud Accounts

    By James A. Martin | 22 November, 2014 02:23

    While doing research for a recent CIO.com article I wrote on cloud storage services, I confirmed something I'd long suspected. Lots of people use, say, Dropbox as their main cloud file depository; Google Drive for collaboration documents; OneDrive because of its integration with Microsoft Office; and so on.

  • Microsoft drops Dropbox into Office Mobile for Android

    By Gregg Keizer | 21 November, 2014 08:24

    Microsoft today updated the Office app for Android smartphones, adding support for Dropbox and further integration with the company's own OneDrive cloud storage service.

  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Devices Charged During Holiday Travel

    By James A. Martin | 21 November, 2014 01:27

    I'm at my local Starbucks, drinking a seasonal concoction. (A no-whip caramel brûlée.) I'm listening to tinkly piano music on Pandora while I work. And I'm charging my iPhone using one of Starbucks' new Duracell Powermat wireless charging "spots."

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  • Rebuilt Mobile Apps Help SeaWorld Make a Splash

    By Mary K. Pratt | 12 August, 2014 05:42

    After three years of poring over how customers used its first mobile app, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment recently rolled out a new set of apps designed to engage park visitors with a more personalized, interactive experience.

  • How CIOs can boost mobile app adoption

    By Tom Kaneshige | 16 July, 2014 02:23

    CIOs with an eye on mobility have probably spent a small fortune creating a private enterprise app store. They've spent countless hours tending to an environment where business managers plant seeds for app ideas and developers bring those ideas to fruition. Often, the number of mobile enterprise apps sprouts like weeds.

  • With Android L, Google makes pitch for enterprise users

    By Matt Hamblen | 26 June, 2014 06:59

    Google will provide enterprise-focused security and management features to its entire Android showcase of mobile devices, including features reserved only for Samsung devices running Samsung security software called Knox, a Google executive announced during the Google I/O keynote address Wednesday.

  • A closer look at the new technologies in Amazon's Fire smartphone

    By Matt Hamblen | 20 June, 2014 05:50

    Using the new technologies in its Fire smartphone, Amazon may eventually merge Google's new imaging technology with the Fire's Firefly and Dynamic Perception innovations to empower consumer buying further than before, an IDC analyst predicted.

  • Firefox risks irrelevance as mobile browsing booms

    By Gregg Keizer | 17 May, 2014 22:31

    Mozilla's Firefox is in danger of becoming irrelevant as more browsing originates on smartphones and tablets, statistics from Net Applications show.

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