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Mobile security forces difficult questions

As governments consider COVID-19 contact tracing and its privacy implications, it's not a bad idea for companies to take the opportunity to look more closely at their mobile agreements with employees.

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Apple rejects flawed claims about its contact tracing tech

Apple has been forced to reject damaging claims against its contact tracing tech now circulating on Facebook.

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How to make the most of Android's new Assistant add-on

Google's got a spectacular new system for interacting with Assistant on Android — but you really have to go out of your way to uncover its potential.

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Apple’s big iOS 14 leak is just business as usual

Given that iOS 14 has been in the wild for months, why don't we know more about it?

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How will Apple replace FaceID now we’re wearing masks?

Apple needs to find a way to make FaceID actually useful when wearing masks, and manual passcode entry isn't it.

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3 must-have Google Meet add-ons

These standout enhancements will supercharge your virtual meetings and make Google's videoconferencing service more effective than ever.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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The Pixel phone's Motion Sense mystery

Google's latest Pixel phone had what should have been a killer new kind of mobile technology. But we may never get to experience its full potential.

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Will Apple's AR glasses revolutionize accessibility tech?

The company’s long-expected AR spectacles may well support prescription lenses.

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How an iPhone can monitor COVID-19 infections

Butterfly Networks has developed an ultrasound scanner for iPhones that is being used in the struggle against the pandemic.

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The best Android apps for business in 2020

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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How to use Apple’s iPad Magic Keyboard

Here's what you need to know to get the best out of Apple's new Magic Keyboard for iPad.

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Work-from-home hack: The calendar-connected 'busy light'

Stop those irritating work-from-home interruptions by implementing an intelligent "busy light" that automatically activates whenever you're in a meeting.

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The best calendar apps for Android

Strengthen your Android calendar experience with these standout selections for serious professionals.

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Could 5G spell trouble for Android flagships?

5G is shaping up to be the Achilles' heel of Android's top 2020 phones — and no, not because of the conspiracy theories. (Come on...)

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Mobile payments may soar, thanks to COVID-19

One of the most frequently asked questions these days is "When will things get back to normal?" And the fair and valid answers are generally "They won't. Good-bye handshakes" and "In stages, ending when a vaccine is approved and...

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It looks like Apple is developing new iCloud products and services

Apple seems to be recruiting key cloud services talent and is now looking to 'entirely new' web services.

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From Surface to Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3: The evolution continues

When Microsoft unveiled the Surface, the portable landscape was a much different place. Now, with the the Surface Go 2 and the Surface Book 3, Microsoft can be proud of how its hardware has evolved.

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