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Omnichannel
The need for purpose-built mobility in retail today
Yesterday
Against the backdrop of increasing competition, retailers are increasingly looking for ways in which they can take costs out of their business without sacrificing operational efficiencies.
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Malicious app downloads
Bitdefender finds malicious campaign active on Google Play
August 2022
Bitdefender has released research about a new Google Play campaign that bypasses the storefront's security checks to deliver potentially malicious content and advertisements.
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ThingsAt
Getting your IT fleet devices up to speed with ThingsAt
July 2022
The balance between hiring the right skills now and outsourcing functions businesses is a tough compromise. But ThingsAt argues outsourcing saves money, resources and time.
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Cloud
The forgotten security measures in Australia’s rush to the cloud
July 2022
With the ability to complete their jobs in a variety of locations and across devices, Australia’s employees have unlocked a raft of previously unconsidered conveniences.
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Apple
Your tools, your choice: why allow employees to choose their own devices?
July 2022
Jamf Australia says giving your team the freedom to work with their digital device of choice could help to attract and retain top talent in a tight labour market.
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Review
Hands-on review: GoDice
July 2022
In a world where we’re more connected than ever to our smart devices, startup company Particula believes that its innovative product GoDice is the answer to getting everyone reconnected with one another - by turning that smart device into an interactive board game.
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Cloud
Getac adds two new mobile workstations to growing portfolio
June 2022
Getac has added two new mobile workstations to its growing portfolio, hoping the devices will help increase performance and reliability when conducting complex operations in the field.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches the Surface Laptop Go 2 with new features
June 2022
Microsoft has introduced the new Surface Laptop Go 2, adding to the company’s growing portfolio of Surface Laptop devices.
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Cloud
IDC finds 3.9% decline in worldwide tablet shipments
May 2022
Preliminary data from IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker has found tablet shipments reached 38.4 million units during Q1 2022, a year-over-year decline of 3.9%.
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Rugged
How to ensure equipment will withstand harsh conditions
September 2021
Purchasing fully rugged devices can deliver significant savings when it comes to total cost of ownership, writes Getac business development manager Frank Baldrighi.
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AI
Lenovo unveils new high-performance AI, edge, and cloud services and hardware at Tech World
September 2021
Lenovo has unveiled a wave of new enterprise and consumer innovations at its 7th annual global technology event, Tech World.
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AWS
AWS launches Amazon Location Service
June 2021
“Our customers are excited to use location data to take advantage of the explosion of connected devices available today."
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Edge Computing
IOTech launches Edge Builder to manage edge systems at scale
May 2021
Edge software company IOTech has announced the launch of Edge Builder, its end-to-end, open solution for managing edge systems at scale. 
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Gartner
Global chip shortage to persist until second quarter of 2022
May 2021
The chip shortage started primarily with devices, such as power management, display devices and microcontrollers, fabricated on legacy nodes at 8-inch foundry fabs, which have a limited supply. 
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ExtraHop
Ripple20 threat could affect 35% of all IT environments – ExtraHop
September 2020
The vulnerabilities have the potential to ‘ripple’ through complex software supply chains, enabling attackers to steal data or execute code.
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e-waste
'They don't make things like they used to' - why devices aren't built to last
June 2020
“People lament the fact that things aren’t repairable, and that things don’t seem to last as long as they used to, and they’re right."
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Remote Working
How to stay ‘screen fit’ when working at home
May 2020
How do we avoid digital fatigue and stay connected? It starts with establishing a routine.
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Web Development
HP targets creatives with new additions to HP Create Ecosystem
April 2020
HP has released additions to its HP Create Ecosystem, with the HP ZBook Studio, HP ZBook Create and the HP ENVY 15, all designed for creators including consumers and professionals.
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Smartphones
Canalys: Smart devices to reach three billion by 2023
January 2020
"A lot of progress has been made in the past 12 months, and it will be the most important trend in consumer technology in 2020."
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Smartphones
IDC on used smartphone market: No signs of slowing down
January 2020
"In contrast to the recent declines in the new smartphone market, as well as the forecast for minimal growth in new shipments over the next few years, the used market for smartphones shows no signs of slowing down across all parts of the globe."
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Gartner
Gartner: A/NZ still outstripping the globe on IT spending growth
October 2019
However, both Australia and New Zealand are expected to mirror the global decline on device spending.
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Cybersecurity
Life changing or frustrating? New research looks into digital lifestyles
August 2019
The report shows that globally consumers overwhelmingly agree that online digital technology has positively impacted their lives, despite the issues around performance and security.
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Cybersecurity
Your mobile phone ain't as safe as it used to be
February 2019
If you ever believed your mobile device was less exposed to online threats, now’s the time to take another look.
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Malware
Hands-on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security simplifies how we get protected from cyber attacks
August 2017
Protecting your devices from cyber attacks has never been this easy.