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10 Most Useful Productivity Apps for iPad | iPadable

10 Most Useful Productivity Apps for iPad | iPadable | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Today, iPad has become a very dominant “personal assistant” and is able to play a major role in increasing your productivity via some very helpful apps.

Via John Evans
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Seriously useful Apps here.  I know these tend to be repeated, but it shows these Apps a are well tested.

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, April 15, 2013 12:00 AM

For anyone who still finds these lists useful... I guess there's an analytic you can use - if an app is constantly mentioned it probably has something going for it.

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BYOD has become a growing trend in business, but it is polarising opinion.
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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.


Read more:  http://uk.businessinsider.com/android-wear-apple-watch-google-advantage-developers-2015-4?utm_source=alerts&nr_email_referer=1?r=US#ixzz3Xl2G8nA4

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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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New Microsoft Surface 3 cuts the price, keeps the killer keyboard - CNET

New Microsoft Surface 3 cuts the price, keeps the killer keyboard - CNET | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
The non-Pro version of the Microsoft Surface 3 is smaller and costs less, but uses an entry level processor.
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...Don't expect killer performance, but sounds like a worthy update, especially with the price cut. 

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Apple Watch: Getting ready for enterprise smart watches

Apple Watch: Getting ready for enterprise smart watches | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
The Apple App Store lists over 30 apps for the Apple Watch. Can Apple’s new wearable make it in the enterprise
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The Apple Watch offers challenges and opportunities for business. Are you building bridges or barriers?

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Google Joins the BYOD Party

Google Joins the BYOD Party | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
For a while it seemed that Google was so busy getting geeky with glasses and driverless cars that it was blind to the big opportunity directly in front of it — bringing enterprise level security to the nearly 1 billion Android mobile devices that, in some way or another, are used on the job or for work purposes every day. “For many, these phones have become essential tools to help us complete important work tasks like checking email, editing documents, reviewing sales pipelines and Topic: Mobile Enterprise.
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"Android devices are almost inherently less secure that their iOS counterparts, so Google had to build a new platform and collaborate with partners to make sure that everything worked."  

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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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New dirt-cheap Chromebooks: Team Google keeps jackboot on throat of PC titans

New dirt-cheap Chromebooks: Team Google keeps jackboot on throat of PC titans | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
But Microsoft may be about to strike back
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With the new battleground at the bottom end, who will win?  Can they sustain it?  Will the customer ultimately suffer or win?

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BYOD: Enterprise must brace for Apple Watch release

BYOD: Enterprise must brace for Apple Watch release | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Businesses should brace themselves to deal with a wave of wearables in the workplace, with people almost certain to use the Apple Watch for work tasks according to Telsyte analyst Rodney Gedda.
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"Is this the real life?
Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide,
No escape from reality."

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Resetting the score

Resetting the score | BYOD in Business | Scoop.it
Sometimes, an entire industry gets reset to zero, and all the entrenched
advantages and parameters go away. The iPhone had that effect, and so did
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How Microsoft lost the plot.....

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