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Apple and Samsung make closing arguments in (latest) patent case

The iPhone 4v and the Samsung Galaxy smartphone
Apple argues for $2bn in damages over "slide to unlock" and other patents
30 Apr 2014

BYOD: businesses embracing Apple iPhone, shunning BlackBerry

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Computing research reveals the iPhone is the most favoured device for business use, while organisations are most likely to avoid BlackBerry
24 Apr 2014

Cabinet Office completes trial of Google Apps, Evernote, Libre Office, Android and iOS devices

The Cabinet Office in London
Staff were 'extremely reluctant' to return trial equipment, according to Cabinet Office
10 Mar 2014

Microsoft ‘has to support use of iOS, Android’ admits Microsoft Business Solutions chief Kirill Tatarinov

Software giant realises that 'the world is not all blue' - IDC analyst
06 Mar 2014

Does Nokia X mark a new chapter for Microsoft?

What does the arrival of the Android-based Nokia X family of smartphones mean for the Finnish firm’s new owner, Microsoft?
03 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: Will Blackphone change the Android security game?

A Spanish startup and some ex-military security experts are planning the last word in mobile defense.
28 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: How will Nokia X's Android leanings benefit the enterprise?

Computing hits the show floor to ask Nokia to explain itself.
28 Feb 2014

Google SVP Pichai defends Android smartphone security

"Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is used more than any smartphone platform by a pretty substantial difference"
28 Feb 2014

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils "back-to-basics" Galaxy S5 smartphone

Pared-down phone still features biometric PayPal option, however
24 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Microsoft-owned Nokia unveils Google Android-based Nokia X smartphones

'Affordable' devices revealed at MWC 2014 will have access to apps including BBM, Facebook, LINE, Skype and Twitter
24 Feb 2014

Microsoft to slash price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent - report

Manufacturers of lower-priced laptop and tablet devices to pay only $15 for licence, sources say
24 Feb 2014

Bored of Android and Apple? Sailfish version 1.0 is finally launched...

Linux-based smartphone operating system to be fully launched in March
21 Feb 2014

Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

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

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

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