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Report finds iOS apps riskier than Android apps

A study from Appthority of security and risky behavior in mobile apps yields some concerning results.

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Apple tops Android in business activations, but Surface claims the workday usage crown

A pair of reports from Good Technology and Chitika Insights reveal the differences between mobile business users and the consumer market at large.

Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

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Read this now: 7 clever mobile apps to conquer procrastination

More than nagging reminders, these apps help you break through productivity barriers so you can finish reading this and get even more done.

Twitter for Android, iOS apes Facebook in showing number of retweets in feed

Twitter is rolling out a new version of its Android app that shows the number of tweets and retweets in the main feed.

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Why a health-focused iWatch won't kill smartwatches like the iPod killed audio players

Nothing about current sensor technology or the wearables space in general tells us that Apple can roll in and dominate.

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VIPorbit now offering VIPsync and Backup My Stuff services for free

VIPorbit makes it easier to keep all of your contact and calendar data in sync.

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Push your way to fitness with the 'WellShell' from Tao Wellness

The WellShell is a compact, palm-sized device with an OLED display that you use to do isometric exercises with guidance from your smartphone and its app.

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Motorola Solutions buys IP push-to-talk vendor to span PCs, phones, radios

Twisted Pair’s Wave PTT system isn't not limited to one carrier or type of technology. It’s designed to let workers in offices and in the field join the same instant-calling groups.

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Taxi! Five free apps for hailing a legit cab

Stop waving your hand at every passing cab. Hail them with your phone instead.