10+ ARKit apps you’ll want to use today

If you’ve upgraded to iOS 11 you may want to take time to explore some of the more interesting ARKit apps we’ve come across.

Can Amazon truly become a mobile payment power?

One longtime Wall Street financial analyst tracking retail thinks that Amazon may indeed be positioned to disrupt mobile payments just as it has disrupted retail. Our columnist isn't so sure.

Google’s HTC move borrows from Apple’s playbook

Google's $1.1 billion acquisition of HTC’s smartphone engineering arm is a recognition that to produce a quality device you need to control over the hardware and software -- just like Apple.

Where we stand with messy September Windows and .NET patches

Bugs galore -- IE won’t start or looks odd, custom controls turn black, Edge goes AWOL -- with Windows 10 Creators Update getting more than its fair share.

Keybase takes on Slack with new end-to-end encrypted team messaging tool

Keybase Teams is one of a variety of collaboration tools that sees secure communications options as a selling point.

Personalized iPhone healthcare for the rest of us? Doctella has an app for that

Doctella hopes to help health providers create iOS-based personalized healthcare plans to improve medical outcomes.

Microsoft Security stopped being an oxymoron with the acquisition of Hexadite

How Microsoft shifted from thinking security was someone else's job to making it a strategic part of their Windows platform.

How Windows 10 S is different from the Windows 10 you know

Windows 10 S isn't just for education; Microsoft hopes the new Windows edition will find its way into homes and enterprises, too. But beneath the familiar user interface are some significant differences.

Apple upgrades Safari for older versions of macOS

Version 11 of the browser adds Intelligent Tracking Protection, a feature that has drawn the ire of the online advertising industry.

Mingis on Tech: Android vs. iOS – How the two mobile OSes compare

Android blogger JR Raphael and Apple expert Michael deAgonia compare and contrast Android and iOS to see how they stack up on security, updates, app stores, customization and innovation.

Coming soon to the office: iOS 11's augmented reality

With the official launch of iOS 11 this week, Apple not only introduced a more PC-like feel to its mobile devices, but included an SDK supporting augmented and virtual reality, which has enormous potential for enterprise use.

Tower of Babel Outlook 2007 security patch KB 4011086 yanked, replaced

Microsoft replaced its buggy Outlook 2007 September patch with KB 4011110 -- manual uninstall required. Unclear if Babel bug in Outlook 2010 is fixed.

Developers race to support iOS 11 and its Files app

iPhones and iPads just became far more productive, as apps, storage and NAS system developers rush to support iOS 11 and its Files app.

Mingis on Tech: All about Android 8.0 'Oreo'

Android's latest version, Oreo, has been out since late August. We get the rundown on cool and useful new features from Android blogger JR Raphael.

What is Trello? A guide to Atlassian’s collaboration and work management tool

The ‘highly visual’ work management app has some 25M users and is seen as a viral enterprise success. Here's what it does and how much it costs.

8 free SharePoint tools to make IT admins smile

These highly useful products help administer and configure SharePoint farms of various sizes. (Free reg. req.)

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 16291, released on Sept. 19, 2017.

You WILL pay a grand for the iPhone X

You’re being unconsciously manipulated to do so, a trick Apple mastered years ago.

What Android's notification snoozing needs next

Android's new system for snoozing notifications is a fantastic framework, but a key piece of the puzzle is conspicuously missing.

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1708 (Build 8431.2079), released on Sept. 18, 2017.

Outlook security patches intentionally break custom forms

While the language-changing bug in KB 4011089 wasn’t intended, Microsoft now says the part that breaks VBScript printing in custom forms is a feature, not a bug.

Apple’s silicon design team is taking control

Apple’s slick silicon design teams have a growing responsibility for the future of Apple’s platforms.

How to restore an iPhone and use recovery mode

To restore a balky iPhone, you’ll need iTunes on a computer, a backup of your device’s data and apps and -- if you want get really granular -- a downloaded .ipsw file. Here’s how to proceed.

The Evolution of iOS

iOS 11 is finally available. Here's a look at the evolution of Apple's mobile operating system.

Can these tools help you write more good? Maybe even better.

4 writing guides take different approaches to streamlining, improving and honing your style.

Google Chrome to target auto-playing audio in version 64

When Chrome 64 is released in late January 2018, it will largely mark the end of auto-playing audio on websites.

What is FinTech (and how has it evolved)?

Financial Technology has been around virtually as long as the financial services industry itself. But since the economic meltdown of 2008, a new breed of disruptors has displaced traditional ecommerce providers with more efficient services.

Running a Win10 beta build on a Surface Pro 3? Don’t shut down.

Apparently, there was no reboot testing on SP3 with the latest Win10 beta, and the Surface Pro 3 bricks on reboot. Some Surface Pro 4 owners have complained, too.

iOS 11 ARKit apps are appearing at the App Store

Now that Apple has put reality distortion inside every iPhone, we’ll get to explore new realities with apps like these.

Heads up: Malware found in Piriform’s CCleaner installer

If you installed the popular Windows registry scanner and cookie cleaner CCleaner after Aug. 15, you’re likely running a decapitated botnet.

The coming evolution of the conversational interface

To make this jump we have to overcome what killed Microsoft Bob: our resistance to change. Halo may make all the difference.

Apple’s clever strategy for forcing partners to use Face ID

To make sure that companies use Face ID in their apps, Apple simply didn't give them any practical choice.

5 top ways to run Windows on a Mac

With options ranging from Boot Camp to Parallels to VirtualBox and others, the big question is which one makes it easy to manage Windows-running Macs within your enterprise IT infrastructure.

There's no such thing as a 'remote' employee

When everyone is ‘remote’ at least part of the time, the whole idea of a remote worker is obsolete.

Google sets untrust schedule for Chrome over Symantec certificates

Beginning with Chrome 66, Google will remove trust for Symantec-issued certificates issued before June 1, 2016.

iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8: The battle of the $1,000 smartphones

Comparing the enterprise features in the Apple iPhone X with those in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, this blogger gives the edge to the Galaxy Note 8.

Why the telcos must drop the Apple Watch LTE connectivity tax

Carriers want to charge you an extra $10 for the privilege of adding your Apple Watch to your existing mobile account -- but they’re going to have to deliver better deals as connected devices proliferate.

The 3 keys to getting value from custom-built apps

Whether a company is building for mobile users, the desktop or the web, custom apps can solve a lot of enterprise problems – if IT does all the right things in the right order.

iOS 11 ARKit apps are appearing at the App Store

Now Apple has put reality distortion inside every iPhone, we’ll get to explore new realities with apps like these.

Outlook 2010 Tower of Babel patch KB 4011089 breaks VBScript print

In the second significant bug in Outlook security patches this month, installing the September Outlook 2010 security patch disables the VBScript print function in custom forms.

Must-have Slack apps for workplace collaboration

From Trello to WorkingOn, here are 10 of the best apps and bots you can integrate with Slack to supercharge team collaboration.

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1707 (Build 8326.2107), released on Sept. 12, 2017.

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 16288, released on Sept. 12, 2017.

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

What you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4038788, the latest release from Sept. 12, 2017.

iOS 11 vs. Android 8.0: Which is better? Well...

ICYMI: Plenty of people are pitting Apple's iOS 11 against Google's Android 8.0 Oreo release, but the true winner of this battle is rarely assessed accurately.

Is SAM for SaaS the same as SAM for On-Premise?

ICYMI: Ultimately, SaaS is not purchased or used like traditional software and cannot be managed like it.

iPhone X & Face ID: Everything you need to know

ICYMI: Here is everything we know so far about how Face ID on the iPhone X works, what it does, how to control it, and more.

What business leaders need to know about the Apple iPhone X

ICYMI: The iPhone X is expected to be a hot item in the office. The question is if the new features are worth the high price.

Microsoft moves fast to offer zero-day EMM support for iOS 11

ICYMI: Apple's new mobile OS has added key enterprise-friendly features that could make it a darling for business users and are already enticing EMM vendors like Microsoft to support.

Windows Hello for Business: Next-gen authentication for Windows shops

ICYMI: Microsoft has brought biometric sign-in to Windows 10 business and enterprise users with Windows Hello for Business. Here’s how it works and how to deploy it to your users. (Free reg. req.)

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