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Apple's indoor maps format is now a standard; here's why that matters

Adoption of the standard is a foundational step for new business opportunity and voice-first interface design.

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Apple is investing in 6G, but it doesn’t matter (yet)

We shouldn't get too excited that Apple is investing in next-generation 6G technology development.

Android Launchers

Android launchers are officially exciting again

The era of Android launcher innovation is back, baby. And man, has it ever been missed.

Android Features

10 handy hidden Android features you probably forget to use

Android is practically overflowing with options, and it's easy to lose track of some useful stuff along the way.

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Is there a human consequence to WFH?

Apple has done great business during the pandemic, with enterprise use of Macs up 23% and record iPhone sales. But is there a human cost to working from home?

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Android's underappreciated keyboard advantage

A moment of gratitude for a quietly important area where Android excels — and where it absolutely trounces that other smartphone operating system.

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Have a pacemaker and an iPhone? Could be a deadly combination

Apple itself has issued a warning that its newest iPhone could attack your heart — literally.

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Apple's December results: What you need to know

Apple achieved the most profitable quarter in its company history. Here's what we learned.

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What's the business case for UWB, which Apple supports in iPhones?

Apple seems to have kick-started development and implementation of the Ultra WideBand standard.

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14 items of office equipment replaced by iPhone

Thanks to software and the iPhone, the office experience now sits in your pocket.

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Galaxy reality check: 4 big reasons to avoid Samsung's Android phones

Samsung's Galaxy phones may have the best-known brand within Android, but they come with some underemphasized downsides every serious user should consider.

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Apple's COVID-19 response shines light on social responsibility

The world’s leading tech firm becomes a poster child for corporate social responsibility.

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Qualcomm and the smartphone as collaboration platform

Premium phones over the next year or two could become the ideal collaboration platform by making videoconferences easier and better.

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How to make more effective use of Mail on iPhone and iPad

Enterprise or consumer, most iPhone and iPad users want to get more from Apple's email app. Here's how.

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Apple's iPhone slowdown ploy was ridiculous, even by Apple standards

Now that Apple has agreed to pay $113 million to settle with iPhone users whose smartphone clockspeed was artificially slowed to boost hardware sales, it's worth examining why the move was so colossally stupid.

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Apple may put (self-developed) 5G modems in iPads next year

Apple’s world-class silicon design teams may be close to introducing internally-developed 5G modems inside iPads as soon as 2021.

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iPhone 12 Pro, Apple and LiDAR in the enterprise

The iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max carry Light Detection and Ranging LiDAR scanners. What is this, and why should it matter to your enterprise?

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Apple and Verizon put 5G iPhones closer to the (enterprise) heart

With ‘5G Fleet Swap’ and Verizon Business, Apple is pushing the 5G iPhone 12 hard into the U.S. enterprise market

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Why Verizon and Apple think iPhones are good for business

Verizon and Apple will showcase how iPhones and 5G networks can boost enterprise IT at a special event Thursday. What might they say?

Google Pixel Chips

Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution.

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