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HTC One M8 Called a Good Looker and Genuine Rival to the Galaxy S5

A 'solid high-end phone,' but with more incremental upgrades than innovation

Microsoft's 'Go-Low' Play Puts Windows Revenue on the Line

Analysts were uncertain whether the recent stretch of "go-low" moves by Microsoft means that the company has tweaked its strategy to emphasize services at the expense of devices.

Nokia's X Phone Line: What Will Microsoft do With it?

Views differ on whether Microsoft will hold on to Nokia's new X phones once its deal to buy the phone maker closes.

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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

Google Details Its Ambitious Project Ara Modular Smartphone

Ara is an ambitious idea: a basic exoskeleton into which standard-sized modules can be connected to produce a personalized smartphone.

BlackBerry Plans to Renew Enterprise Focus to Lure Back Customers

BlackBerry is not going to bail out of the handset business, but needs to return to its enterprise roots to reverse its slide, according to CEO John Chen.

Google Glass to Go on Sale for One Day Next Week

If you've been waiting impatiently to get a pair of Google Glass, mark your calendar and grab your checkbook.

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Opinion

Four Reasons Why Microsoft is a New Company under Nadella

Here are four surprising things Microsoft has embraced publicly in the past week or so that reveal a new and better company.

Secure Smartphones are Nice, but Not Enough

Everybody talks about smartphone security. But who's going to do something about it?

How Wearable Tech Will Change the Smartphone as You Know It

The current popularity of smartwatches, smartglasses and other wearable gadgetry raises a number of intriguing questions about how these newfangled gizmos will affect the smartphones in so many of our pockets and purses.

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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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