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20 best iPad productivity apps

20 best iPad productivity apps | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
The iPad can help you get more work done in less time. Here are 20 great apps to increase your mobile productivity.

Via Ilkka Olander, Timo Ilomäki, John Evans, Felix Jacomino
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A great selection, missing a couple of gems though.

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Kathy E Gill's curator insight, January 6, 2013 5:44 AM

Not specific to publishing; the usual suspects plus a couple.

BYOD in Business
BYOD has become a growing trend in business, but it is polarising opinion.
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How one man built his own iPhone out of spare parts

How one man built his own iPhone out of spare parts | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Simple phone repairs, like a battery or a screen unit, are easier than people think. Thanks to guides like iFixit and the magic of eBay, information and spare parts are cheap and plentiful, and arguably more convenient than fighting your way to the Genius Bar.
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Maybe NOT your ideal BYOD candidate?
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Incidents Happen! Management in a BYOD Environment

More and more users are bringing their own devices into education and research organizations, presenting complex challenges to network security. In thi
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Take heed...but not impossible at all. IT Managers sometimes listening to outdated opinions.
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iPhone in Business Kimberly Clark Adopting a BYOD Program 2014

Apple, Apple Logo, are Trademarks of Apple Inc. I do not own any of these.
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Kimberley Clark found it difficult at first, but didn't shy away from BYOD.
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iPhone Touch ID 'Error 53' issue may result in class-action lawsuits against Apple

iPhone Touch ID 'Error 53' issue may result in class-action lawsuits against Apple | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it

Touch ID functionality on the iPhone is incredibly powerful and convenient. Not only does it make the unlocking process much more efficient, it also powers Apple Pay which enables users to pay for goods and services using only a fingerprint.

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Not a problem....

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Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights

Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
The ad-blocking wars were already damaging, but Apple is pushing it to an alarming level
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What happens when a Mac devotee tries Windows 10?

What happens when a Mac devotee tries Windows 10? | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Can a Mac diehard love Windows 10? I sought to find out.
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"All of that said, I won't be trading my Mac for a PC anytime soon"

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OneNote 2016 for Mac deserves wider adoption

OneNote 2016 for Mac deserves wider adoption | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Users frequently employ Office applications incorrectly, such as using Word for note-taking and brainstorming. OneNote 2016 for Mac helps eliminate those errors.
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...and me being an Evernote fan and I still think OneNote needs looking at.  Neat and quite effective..

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Bin your Android phone: 1 BILLION mobes can be infected by text message

Bin your Android phone: 1 BILLION mobes can be infected by text message | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Good luck getting it patched on non-Nexus kit any time soon – may as well just buy a new one
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So, that investment in Android really paid off eh?  Let's hope they get this sorted out sooner rather than later.

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MOUNTAIN of unsold retail PCs piling up in Blighty: Situation 'serious' • The Channel

MOUNTAIN of unsold retail PCs piling up in Blighty: Situation 'serious' • The Channel | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
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If you are a PC reseller - you'll have piles they claim?  When will the world get its joint heads around this.  Cheap PCs for all?  Maybe give everyone a free PC to heat their homes this Christmas?

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Testing Windows 10 on Surface 3: Perfect combo or buggy embuggerance?

Testing Windows 10 on Surface 3: Perfect combo or buggy embuggerance? | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Desktop friendly release makes you wish for Windows 8
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Not quite the match made in heaven?

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Apple just kneecapped Google's smartwatch efforts

Apple just kneecapped Google's smartwatch efforts | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
n 2014, all manufacturers using Google's smartwatch operating system — including Motorola, LG, and Samsung — sold 720,000 units.

In contrast, Apple sold an estimated 957,000 Apple Watches on the first day the devices were available for preorder.

These figures do not bode well for Google's app ecosystem.
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In 2014, all manufacturers using Google's smartwatch operating system sold 720,000 units.

Apple sold an estimated 957,000 Apple Watches on the first day the devices were available for preorder. These figures do not bode well for Google's app ecosystem.


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Tech Reporters and Their Hairy Wrists

Tech Reporters and their Hairy Wrists - Matter - Medium
We are all gross apes wearing beautiful bits of metal and plastic.
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IT managers up and down the UK - how are you dealing with the wrist action (or is the question too early?) Policies involved?

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The next generation of tablets will have 3D displays

The next generation of tablets will have 3D displays | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
The next generation of tablet displays will not be 2D and flat, but rather will have self-actuated, physically re-configurable surfaces.
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...Once 3D "glasses-less" is here, there will be no limits.

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The Business of Bring Your Own Device Policies - The VoIP Report

The Business of Bring Your Own Device Policies - The VoIP Report | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Bring Your Own Device policies are on the rise with Gartner predicting that 50 percent of businesses will require employees to use BYOD this year.
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50%...but what is staggering is that some still say "No".
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BYOD: Understanding Bring Your Own Device Security Risks - eSecurity Planet

BYOD: Understanding Bring Your Own Device Security Risks - eSecurity Planet | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
<p>The Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, era has redefined the modern corporate landscape. Learn about the risks - and the tools you can use to securely embrace BYOD.</p>
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IT, not BYOD users, must control mobile device encryption

IT, not BYOD users, must control mobile device encryption | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
BYOD does not equal DIY. IT must maintain control of device encryption and other mobile security measures instead of letting BYOD users do it themselves.
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REMINDER: Apple's iPhone revenue is bigger than any other tech company's total revenue

REMINDER: Apple's iPhone revenue is bigger than any other tech company's total revenue | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Ahead of the presumed announcement of the iPhone 6S tomorrow, here's a reminder how important it is to Apple.
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If I'd been the IT who said Apple couldn't do it, I think I'd be rethinking my future.

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Apple's iPhone 6s event will blow up the Internet | Cult of Mac

Apple's iPhone 6s event will blow up the Internet | Cult of Mac | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO -- Just how big is Apple's next product reveal going to be? All signs point to it being a massive blowout of an event -- far bigger than the
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“It’s some special event!” one guard told the San Francisco Chronicle. “It’s bigger than a goddamned concert, I can tell you that.”

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Cybersecurity - now an everyday issue - but at what cost?

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Cybersecurity is a fast-growing business risk but it is still poorly understood

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Microsoft sinks in antivirus tests, as Avira, Bitdefender hit top scores | ZDNet

Microsoft sinks in antivirus tests, as Avira, Bitdefender hit top scores | ZDNet | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Windows Defender scraped through the tests with the worst score of all.
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Watch it Public Sector IT.  The best defence isn't always obvious!  

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Hold onto your hats and follow the BYOD generation

Hold onto your hats and follow the BYOD generation | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Resistance is futile
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"The report suggests 45 per cent of young professionals would accept a lower salary if they were allowed social media in the workplace"

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Are you pumped for iOS 9? 5 top reasons you should be -- AppAdvice

Are you pumped for iOS 9? 5 top reasons you should be -- AppAdvice | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Here are five of the best reasons to look forward to iOS 9 this fall.
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Pumped?  No.  What I am is ready.  Each step brings simpler, more productive, more efficient IT.  I just cannot imagine being a full time Windows user.  I see the issues daily and it makes no sense. 

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A member of the royal family has been spotted wearing an 18 carat Apple Watch

A member of the royal family has been spotted wearing an 18 carat Apple Watch | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
The royal was snapped with the expensive wrist wear at a Buckingham Palace event earlier this week
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It looks as though its all BYOD ready at the Palace. Was it my meeting with him that made the difference?

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Apple Watch Sold Out in Less Than 6 Hours as Shipping Times Slip on All Models

Apple Watch Sold Out in Less Than 6 Hours as Shipping Times Slip on All Models | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Apple has officially sold out of Apple Watch stock to be delivered within the April 24 launch day timeframe, as shipping times for all models have...
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Winner already.

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Intel's PC on a stick is now available for pre-order

Intel's PC on a stick is now available for pre-order | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Like the idea of Intel's Compute Stick turning your TV into a full-fledged Linux or Windows PC? You can finally plunk down some cash to get one. Online s
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Will this bring a whole new way to BYOD? OR why not consider a Mac Mini @£399? 

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