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  • iOS VPNs: Which option is best for your enterprise?

    Virtual private networks (VPNs) play an essential role in enabling staff to use mobile devices to securely access corporate resources, and when it comes to Apple devices, the VPN options have evolved with time.

  • Mingis on Tech: Mac guy gaga over a Dell; wireless charging for the iPhone

    Dell's XPS 15 9550 Touch laptop impresses Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie with its 4K screen connectivity options. And recent reports indicate that Apple's iPhone might finally get wireless charging this year.

  • Seven Swift 2 enhancements every iOS developer will love

    Apple makes good on Swift’s emphasis on performance, approachability, and ease in latest update

  • Interest in smartphones is flattening

    Both Apple and Samsung this week predicted slow growth for smartphone and mobile phone sales in early 2016, making investors queasy.

  • Seeking new revenue, AT&T and Verizon eye the Internet of Things

    AT&T and Verizon, the nation's two biggest carriers, are seeing their traditional U.S. wireless businesses shrink, having suffered from an ongoing price war and declining buyer interest in new smartphones.

  • A Microsoft Surface Phone sure to come, but unlikely at MWC

    Microsoft plans to show its latest smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in late February, but don't expect much news about the much-rumored, business-oriented Surface Phone.

  • Sony to sell Xperia Z5 and Compact in U.S. on Feb. 7

    Sony is signaling that it again wants to be a bigger player in smartphones, especially in the U.S., after announcing a partial retreat more than a year ago.

  • The Exchange Server settings you must get right

    Ensure a solid foundation for your on-premises Exchange Server installation with these essential setup tips

  • What you need to know about HaLow, or 802.11ah Wi-Fi

    Here’s a primer on the new low-power 802.11ah Wi-Fi standard that’s designed to make a splash in the Internet of Things.

  • Audi drives repairs with telepresence robots' help

    These robots are catching on for a variety of uses -- telemedicine, to help remote employees and, now, car repair. But it's still early going, and there are some technical and cultural bumps to watch out for.

  • The smartphone upgrade path may be fizzling

    After years of fantastic growth in smartphone sales, the pace of growth is slowing overall. There is even talk that the latest models don't have enough compelling new features to lure customers to a competitor's device. Others say smartphone buyer's fatigue has set in.

  • The most innovative and damaging hacks of 2015

    The year's most significant attacks highlight how hackers are changing tactics -- and how IT security must evolve in the year ahead

  • Wi-Fi’s whipping boy complex

    Even when a Wi-Fi deployment is handled perfectly, Wi-Fi still tends to get the blame when anything goes wrong

  • 10 more Raspberry Pi projects primed for IT

    Network monitoring, traffic analysis, VPN servers -- DIY-minded IT pros can hack together heavy-duty solutions as cheap and easy as Raspberry Pi

  • Mingis on Tech: Pushy Microsoft, 2016 disruptors, Gates goes green

    Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Computerworld's Tracy Mayor and Lucas Mearian weigh in on Microsoft's aggressive Windows 10 plans, DevOps, and tech's role in helping to spur clean-energy research.

  • Apple's iPad Pro deserves more than iOS provides

    Apple's iPad needs its own OS to become, as CEO Tim Cook said, "the clearest expression of our vision of the future of personal computing," some analysts said.

  • Cool Yule Tools for Work

    We offer up our humble list of products and technologies that may impress someone on your holiday gift list.

  • Cool Yule Tools for the Home

    Some of the stuff on our holiday gift list is ultra-techie and ultra-geeky, some of the stuff you may look at and go, “what kind of gift is that?”. Quite simply, it’s stuff we’ve tried out this year, stuff we’ve liked, or stuff that we think can help you (or someone you know) live a better life in this crazy, tech-obsessed culture.

  • Cool Yule Tools for Play

    Network World's gift guide is ultra-techie and ultra-geeky, some of the stuff you may look at and go, “what kind of gift is that?”. Quite simply, it’s stuff we’ve tried out this year, stuff we’ve liked, or stuff that we think can help you (or someone you know) live a better life in this crazy, tech-obsessed culture.

  • Apple's P2P mobile payment service would 'create a shockwave' in the industry

    If Apple creates a mobile person-to-person payment service as recently reported, it could rock the banking and payments world as never before, some analysts believe.