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Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

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Who is winning the race for dominance of the increasingly cut-throat mobile market? Can Windows Phone catch up? Is BlackBerry dead? What about Xiaomi? Stuart Sumner investigates
31 Jan 2014

Bye bye BlackBerry, it's software not hardware that will secure mobility, says Good CEO

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Christy Wyatt tells Computing why she believes a focus on securing the device rather than the data on it is the wrong approach
27 Jan 2014

Google and Samsung reach 10-year patent cross-license agreement

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Google and Samsung reach 'self-protection agreement' over patents
27 Jan 2014

Windows device shipments to jump by a third, says Gartner

Meanwhile Windows 8.1 is to get its first upgrade, according to screenshot leaks
09 Jan 2014

Computing's Christmas Tablet Roundup 2013

The best of the current sub-£200 Android tablet offerings. Are there any hidden gems a CIO should look out for?
18 Dec 2013

Android and Java vulnerabilities to be main targets for cyber criminals in 2014

Panda Security believes hacks will reach record levels next year
13 Dec 2013

Top 10 devices stories of 2013

The most memorable device-related stories of the past 12 months
11 Dec 2013

RBS and NatWest IT nightmare continues with glitch on Cyber Monday

Thousands of customers unable to access accounts or pay using their bank cards
03 Dec 2013

UK iPhone 5S sales three times that of iPhone 5C - but both fall well short of Android

Apple gets small sales boost, but still lags way behind Android in Europe while Microsoft is catching up
02 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

Patent infringement case revival shows Apple is 'running scared' of Samsung

Sam Jardine, partner at Watson Burton LLP Law Firm, tells Computing Apple could use the case to disrupt its main competition
20 Nov 2013

MSI Primo 81 tablet - review

A 7 inch Android tablet that looks rather similar to the iPad Mini. Can this budget model give the Apple tablet a run for its money?
08 Nov 2013

Microsoft's $2bn a year from Android patent licensing disguises big losses in Xbox, Skype and mobile – analyst

“Pure profit” from Android patent licensing covering up moribund Entertainment and Devices group, claims Nomura analyst
06 Nov 2013

Apple and Google should work together, says Wozniak

Apple co-founder believes together the two mobile giants could deliver a better experience for users
04 Nov 2013

Google Nexus 5 smartphone with Android KitKat goes on sale in UK

LG-built smartphone showcasing Android 4.4 released in the UK
31 Oct 2013

BlackBerry holds talks with Facebook over bid - report

Facebook met with BlackBerry executives in California, but its real interest in BlackBerry - if any - remains unclear
30 Oct 2013

Apple moving towards Android model of device proliferation, says IG

IG head of IT Ivan Gowan believes Apple is moving towards emulating Google's mobile strategy
30 Oct 2013

Energy Sistem Energy Tablet x10 Quad: Review

Cheap yet fully-featured, but are you buying an 10-incher filled with empty promises?
21 Oct 2013

Tesco Hudl tablet - Review

Is Tesco’s budget consumer tablet a happy choice for the price-conscious IT manager?
15 Oct 2013

Argos joins retailer tablet race with sub-£100 Android device

Undercuts Tesco by £20, and includes bags of pre-loaded software
14 Oct 2013

Google chairman Schmidt claims Android more secure than iPhone

'Not secure? It's more secure than the iPhone,' Schmidt tells analysts
08 Oct 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

Tesco launches Android-powered 7-inch Hudl tablet

Tablet built from the ground up targets those who might not usually consider buying such a device
23 Sep 2013

Open source Android alternative CyanogenMod hatches plan to take on Google

CyanogenMod's $7m in venture funding sees hobbyists go full-time
19 Sep 2013