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David Tom

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David is a freelance writer.He is passionate about the technology field, especially the latest gadgets to enter the computing scene.

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BaaS Providers Simplify Enterprise App Development

With employees eager to bring their own smartphones and tablets to work, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement is as strong as ever. Unfortunately, employee-owned devices can expose a corporation to subpar security and privacy. This problem is made worse by carelessly ...

iPad Mini Has Vast Business Appeal

There is no denying that the Apple iPad has reinvented the corporate industry. A delicate balance of productive applications, an attractive user interface, long battery life, and a high resolution screen have led to its strong business success. Even more ...

Google Apps Battles Office 365 in Cloud Computing Market

Google has earned recognition in the enterprise industry through its Google Apps software, a series of cloud-based applications that permit collaborative document writing, slide show construction, and text and video messaging. When the program began six years ago, Google anticipated ...

Google Unleashes Enterprise App Store

One of the major downfalls of the BYOD movement is that employees are often careless when it comes to downloading mobile applications. These seemingly harmless tools and games can harbor key-loggers, viruses, GPS trackers, malware, and so much more. Although ...

Slow Windows 8 Sales Indicate Growth of Touch-Optimized Industry

With the Windows 8 operating system released just a couple of months ago, most experts would expect an increase in Microsoft sales. However, this does not seem to be the case; a paradigm fueled by the public's transition to mobile ...

HTC to Develop Windows 8-Based Tablets

There is no arguing that Apple and Google have dominated the growing tablet market space, a $63.2 billion industry that Microsoft desperately hopes to break into. After releasing their touch-optimized Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft is well on its way ...

BlackBerry Balance Draws the Line Between Home and Office

It's no surprise that Research In Motion's future is heavily dependent on the upcoming release of the BB10 smartphone line. Recognizing that the company's main appeal is with the corporate community, RIM is focusing its efforts on mobile application management ...

Pirated Apple and Android Apps Pose Major Security Threat

Pirated apps are nothing new and have been immensely popular despite the security risks. Consumers are eager to get their hands on the latest mobile apps from the Apple and Android app stores--a process that they would rather do for ...

Evernote Unleashes Business Version of Popular Note-Taking App

The BYOD movement has largely been propelled by the vast number of applications available for the smartphone market. IT has recognized these applications as a way to simplify tasks, save time, and increase employee productivity. An app that meets all ...

BYOD Adds 20 Hours to the Traditional Workweek

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been at the forefront of the business industry. Its popularity has grown due to the mass production of mobile devices, the allure of flexible hours, and the perceived increase in productivity. That being said, few ...

HP to Battle iPad for Business Tablet Niche

Hewlett-Packard has been noticeably absent in the land grab for the tablet market, until recently. Realizing that the consumer market is dominated by the Apple iPad, HP has decided to target the corporate community instead. To make the transition into ...

Microsoft Unveils Trial Version of Windows 8 Enterprise

For most businesses, the transition to the Windows 8 operating system will be a difficult task. The upgrade will not happen overnight, requiring significant planning, relentless testing, employee re-education, and finance management. In an effort to convince IT professionals that ...

McAfee Update Creates Headaches for IT Departments

Usually acknowledged for its excellence in security software, McAfee began to receive numerous complaints about a faulty update that they released last Friday. The McAfee update exposed several consumers and enterprises to online threats, and even left some users without ...

Mobile Payment System to be Developed by Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and Target

Mobile payment systems are undeniably in the future of smartphone technology. However, few technology companies have capitalized on this currently untapped market with the exception of the Android-based Google Wallet. Anxious to attract smartphone-wielding customers, more than a dozen retailers ...

RIM Makes Blackberry 10 Prototypes Available to Mobile Carriers

Research In Motion (RIM) has undeniably entered a downward spiral; highlighted by a $500 million first quarter loss and a 70-percent dip in share prices over the past 12 months. Trading hands at below $8 a share, this figure is ...

New Investment Helps HTC Target Corporate Community

As Research In Motion (RIM) slowly fades into obscurity, other smartphone manufacturers will undeniably capitalize on its decline. Although RIM became a hit with the general public, its main allure was with the corporate community, an audience that loved its ...

AT&T Tablets Are No Longer Subsidized

Smartphones and tablets are fundamentally two different devices. However, with smartphones doubling as a web surfing tool and an all-inclusive entertainment package, this distinction has begun to blur. Not surprisingly, smartphones and tablets have been historically sold in the same ...

IT Admins Prefer Apple iOS to Blackberry OS

A new study has revealed that IT administrators now consider Apple's iOS to be the most secure mobile platform, even better than the esteemed Blackberry. This news comes just days after the National Security Agency (NSA) announced that it had ...

Android Malware Triples in Second Quarter. Or Has It?

Android malware has been a widely discussed topic in the past year, with news reports fueling most of the public's privacy concerns. In a press release, Kaspersky Labs, a trusted antivirus maker, warns users of a threefold increase in malware ...

Deciding Between iPhone and the Blackberry? Why Not Use Both?

As corporate-issued handsets become an outdated practice, business users are beginning to embrace the BYOD trend. Employees are granted the freedom to choose a handset from any smartphone manufacturer, and are often torn between the stylish iPhone and the professional ...

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