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5 ways the Smartphone is Conquering the Tablet

After nearly five years of growth, the tablet market has officially stalled. According to research firm IDC, tablet sales fell 3.2% year over year in the 2014 holiday quarter, with even bigger drops coming from market leaders Apple and Samsung.

What to Watch Out For in 2015: EY

Milan Sheth, partner and technology sector leader, Ernst & Young, says there’s a lot of reason for the IT industry to be positive about 2015.

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How-To

3 Free Alternatives to Windows for Desktop PCs

It's an increasingly mobile world -- and the mobile future of Windows is dubious. To better accommodate end users, CIOs would be wise to consider these three alternatives to Windows on the desktop -- Chrome, Android and Ubuntu.

How to Transfer Contacts from BlackBerry to iPhone

We show you how to transfer contacts from a BlackBerry to an iPhone, whether it is from a new BlackBerry 10 device or from an older BlackBerry phone.

Samsung Galaxy S III: 10 Must-Know Tips and Tricks

The new Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the hottest Android phones on the market. Al Sacco shares a pile of valuable SGS3 tips and tricks that will help new owners customize the device, take screen shots, watch video while using other apps or surfing the Web, launch voice-activated features and more.

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Computerworld Tech Update 06 - 10 Jan, 2014

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 06 - 10 January, 2014, we talk about the status of Microsoft's CEO search, NASSCOM appointing a new president, wearable tech making a strong showing at CES 2014, Intel dropping the McAfee name, and Tablets out-shipping PCs in the current year.

ComputerWorld Tech Update: 09 - 13 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 09 - 13 December, 2013, we talk about Dell's enterprise mobility management,Microsoft trying to lure Gmail users, Original Design Manufacturers seeing increased demand for their direct servers, and smartphones making a serious entry into the enterprise.

Computerworld Tech Update: 11 - 15 Nov, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 11 - 15 November, 2013 we talk about Edward Snowden, Twitter, Microsoft and Android.

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News

Microsoft to Simplify Azure Migration with Bigger VM drives

Microsoft has increased by a factor of eight the maximum size of OS drives that can run on its Azure cloud, hoping to get enterprises to migrate more workloads.

Palo Alto Networks Discovers Android Vulnerability

Palo Alto Networks has discovered a widespread vulnerability in Google's Android mobile operating system that allows attackers to hijack the installation of the Android Package File (APK) app on user devices and replace it with an app of the attacker's choice.

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Opinion

Wearable Tech's Dilemma: Too Much Data, Not Enough Insight

When people learn that I run marathons in addition to covering healthcare IT, they ask, "Where's your fitness tracker?"

Why Android Wear is the New iPad

Columnist Mike Elgan tested a smartwatch with Android Wear and said he has experienced a culture-changing platform.

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Slide-Show

17 Hot New Wearable Computers

From cameras to physical fitness gear, computers are getting attached to your body.

10 Bizarre Apps for Your Smartphone

From the ridiculous to the might-be-interesting, the app market has some strange surprises in store for consumers. We picked up the 10 apps that can make your phone the center of attraction for all the weird reasons.

A Closer Look at the iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5 is longer and thinner, more powerful, and boasts LTE.

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