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8 reasons why you should strengthen your iOS passcode today

June 23, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Every enterprise IT manager knows the ghastly truth: the biggest security weaknesses in any system are the humans using it. So, if you are one of the nearly one-in-ten iOS users (or even the one-in-three Android users) who don’t use […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 11 beta 2 update released by Apple

June 22, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

A couple of weeks after introducing iOS 11 and rolling out the first beta release, Apple today unleashed another beta update. iOS 11 beta 2 is now rolling out to registered developers. If that’s you, then you can grab the […]


Android, Operating System

Android Market was still a thing, but it’s no more, as Google pulls the plug on Android 2.1 and lower

June 21, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Even after years of trying various ways to reduce Android fragmentation, Google’s most notorious mobile OS issue appears to be getting worse, as Marshmallow literally just surpassed the three year-old Lollipop’s popularity while Nougat is barely looking to break the […]


Android, Operating System

Sony starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia XA Ultra

June 16, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Although slower than other Android OEMs, Sony continues to push the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update to many of its smartphones. Fans who own the Xperia XA Ultra will be pleased to know that their handsets are the next to […]


Android, Operating System

Android O listed as Android 8.0 in Developer Preview 3 update

June 9, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

There may not be any huge, user-facing additions in the Android O Developer Preview 3 release that came out today, but there is one interesting tidbit of info contained within the update. In the new Android O Dev Preview 3 […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 11: What IT Pros Need to Know

June 9, 2017

Via: TOMs IT Pro

If MDM is part of your IT department’s role, the announcements Apple made about iOS 11 at WWDC are probably on your mind. The new mobile OS will launch sometime in the fall, and these are the most notable features […]


iOS, Operating System

The Evolution of iOS

June 9, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Just as a computer would be useless without an operating system, so would a phone. In 2007, Apple changed the game with the introduction of its smartphone and first-ever mobile operating system. The iPhone sure has evolved over the past eight years, […]


Android, Operating System

Nougat nears 10 percent adoption, Marshmallow finally beats Lollipop in June Android distribution figures

June 6, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

It’s not really fair to compare the “installed base” of the latest iOS version with Android distribution numbers, and Apple knows that full well, but at a dev-focused conference where macOS High Sierra debuted (for real), we shouldn’t be surprised […]


Android, Operating System

BlackBerry begins rollout of June Android security update

June 6, 2017

Via: CrackBerry

Keeping updates on schedule, the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team has now announced they have begun the rollout of the June Android security update for BlackBerry smartphones. As per normal, once downloaded and installed, you should see your security patch […]


iOS, Operating System

Last-minute leaks offer quick taste of several important iOS 11 enhancements

June 5, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Someone prematurely left the faucet running over in Cupertino, perhaps reckoning we’re too close to the formal start of the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to be still paying attention to or caring very much about last-minute iOS 11 leaks. […]