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Apple and the future of the insurance industry

Apple’s growing recognition as a provider of reliable, secure, high-end solutions means it is entering the insurance industry value chain.

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How to back up Android devices: The complete guide

Make sure all your important data is always synced and protected with this easy-to-follow Android backup guide.

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The most annoying iPhone change ever (plus a simple workaround)

An iPhone change a while back altered the ability to easily decline an incoming call when your phone is locked. This simple workaround addresses it.

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Another undocumented Surface Pro update — Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework

New undocumented driver updates for Surface Pro 2017 include “Intel driver update for Intel(r) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Generic Participant."

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20 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 20 clever ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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24% off Taotronics Universal Smartphone Bike Mount - Deal Alert

The Taotronics phone mount is easy to install and features a fully adjustable viewing angle, non-slip rubber grips and a one-button phone release mechanism. It's highly rated and currently discounted on Amazon.

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36% off Vastar 4-in-1 USB Charging Cable Adapter With Micro, Mini USB and Lightning - Deal Alert

The charging cable features micro and mini USB, 30-pin and lightning connectors, making it compatible with a very wide range of newer and older smartphones, tablets, USB devices and more.

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A look at the future of Apple’s Smart Connector tech

Rumor claims Apple wants to build an ecosystem of devices around its currently iPad-only Smart Connector tech. What is Smart Connector, what can it do, and what’s next for the tech?

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How IT can prepare for VR, AR and MR in the enterprise

Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality tools are coming to the workplace sooner than you think. Is your IT department ready?

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Smartphones make people distracted and unproductive

A smartphone can sap attention even when it's not in use or turned off and in your pocket. That doesn't bode well for productivity.

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Apple TV: The comeback king

Apple’s one-time “hobby” is a bit like the White Walkers in Game of Thrones — it just keeps coming back, So, what's coming up in the next episode?

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How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

Apple’s cloud-based storage, backup and syncing service is the glue that connects iOS and macOS and makes everything work seamlessly. For those times when problems arise, we have the answers on how to fix things.

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Slack moves to integrate with EMM for enterprise security

Slack will allow corporate admins to integrate its collaboration service with 21 different enterprise mobility management software platforms, enabling greater security, provisioning and management features through familiar software...

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When will your phone get Android O? A data-driven guide

Wondering when Android O will make its way to your device? Let data guide your guess.

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Apple's ARKit needs a CMS to reach its potential

I spoke with a developer of content management systems for augmented reality (AR) to learn why ARKit developers will need to find one.

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The best Google Chrome extensions of 2017

From productivity-boosting timers to ad blockers and Android messengers on your desktop, these 25 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful.

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Winery uses custom-built mobile apps to consolidate insights

E&J Gallo Winery built mobile platforms for scheduling, irrigation management and real-time reporting to help improve grape cultivation and harvesting practices.

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Mingis on Tech: Android vs iOS – for mobile security, which one's better?

Apple's iOS has long been seen as a more secure mobile operating system than Android. Here's how to evaluate each side's claims about mobile security.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files from your Android device to a Windows PC or Mac (and vice versa) doesn't have to be difficult -- or dependent on any cloud services.

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iPad sales growth doesn't herald a tablet-as-PC rush

Though Apple posted a 15% sales increase in its last quarter, don't credit its campaign to replace computers with iPads.

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