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  • Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

    The Mozilla Foundation wants to make sure that the Web remains a platform where anyone can create content, rather than just a place to consume information and services created by others.

    Written by Joab Jackson18 Aug. 15 04:25
  • Microsoft tests app that will read you the news

    Microsoft is quietly testing an app that seems designed for people who feel overwhelmed by the media's endless stream of news stories and who wish they had a helper app that reads them article summaries.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank15 Aug. 15 07:04
  • Google's Niantic Labs to become independent company

    Two days after announcing a sweeping reorganization, Google has detailed its first departure. Niantic Labs, an augmented reality unit of Google, will be spun off into an independent company.

    Written by Zach Miners13 Aug. 15 09:37
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  • How to take a screen shot on your Apple Watch

    Last week, I finally received my Apple Watch. I plan to write a number of related Watch tips and tricks stories, and I like to be able to provide visual aids in my posts whenever possible, so one of the first questions I asked myself was, How do I take a screen shot on the Apple Watch?

    Written by Al Sacco19 May 15 00:24
  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

    Written by Zach Miners24 May 14 04:00
  • Secure location sharing with smartphone app

    Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

    Written by Nick Barber12 July 13 19:45
  • Control your TV with your smartphone, tablet

    Using your smartphone or tablet to control your Tivo box is easy and offers a lot of flexibility in recording shows and channel surfing.

    Written by Nick Barber22 Jan. 13 18:49
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  • 5 things you need to know about Apple's Volume Purchase Program

    Apple hopes to bolster its position in the enterprise mobility management (EMM) market in September with its new iOS 9 software, which packs key features and overdue enhancements for IT administrators. Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP), a specialized App Store and service that lets businesses purchase software licenses in bulk and then distribute apps to multiple users, will soon give admins more options to install, update and remove business apps.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 Aug. 15 23:44
  • Will hotel room keys and front-desk checkin soon be obsolete?

    After traveling all day, the last thing you want to do is wait in a long line to check into your hotel. And when you finally get to the front desk, it seems like the hotelier has to type a million keystrokes into the computer before finally handing you your room key.

    Written by Lauren Brousell03 Aug. 15 23:51
  • Two Snapchat features you probably don't know about

    Many social media apps have features that show up when you swipe in different directions, or functionality that isn't visible at first glance. But Snapchat might have ‘em all beat because it has a handful of hidden features and gestures that are only discovered through frequent usage or word of mouth. Frequent users of Snapchat may have noticed several places within the app that display numbers and emoticons, but most people either don't know these features exist or don't know what they mean.

    Written by Lauren Brousell28 July 15 23:48
  • CIOs say AppleCare for Enterprise is lacking

    Apple's budding partnership with IBM culminated in the release of AppleCare for Enterprise, the company's business-specific support service, but for the vast majority of organizations that use Apple products the initiative is nothing more than a glorified Genius Bar. CIOs and IT professionals welcome Apple's recent interest in the enterprise, but many are still unclear on the levels of support and services the consumer giant offers -- and few are satisfied with Apple's commitment.

    Written by Matt Kapko24 July 15 00:02
  • The BYOD debate is not over

    While a recent U.S.-based poll of 375 IT professionals showed the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) fad is fading, there's new evidence showing that BYOD still has plenty of life.

    Written by Matt Hamblen18 July 15 00:00

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