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June 05, 2020
The first quarter of 2020 brought a 20% decline in global smartphone sales. Analysts cited weak demand and pandemic-related disruptions as reasons for the drop.
March 10, 2020
Google's first developer preview of Android 11 highlights features aimed squarely at the enterprise, including bolstered security, a focus on compatibility and improved messaging.
February 28, 2020
The announcement of Microsoft antivirus software Defender on Android and iOS caused some puzzlement, but experts said the move recognizes the current security landscape.
November 06, 2019
At Ignite, Microsoft announced some improvements to its Office app and Outlook for iOS and Android. Learn about how it benefits both IT and end users.
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Android OS is a Linux-based mobile operating system that primarily runs on smartphones and tablets. Continue Reading
The Android Things program provides APIs that link atypical Android devices to Android smartphone management tools, so mobile admins must learn to manage Android Things devices. Continue Reading
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The new Windows Surface Duo device promises a marriage of Google Android and Microsoft hardware, and organizations should learn how the device could help their mobile users. Continue Reading
Constantly changing mobile device technology creates challenging decisions for enterprise buyers. Learn how to find the best smartphones and tablets for your staff. Continue Reading
Explore three criteria to look at when evaluating which mobile device is best suited for your organization. These include ease of use, as well as security and tablets vs. smartphones. Continue Reading
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Android 11's public beta has revealed several new features that IT admins should take note of, such as incremental app installs and more detailed information on app data access. Continue Reading
Don't get overwhelmed when managing Android devices in the enterprise. Check out this cheat sheet to understand and use features that make device management a breeze. Continue Reading
The Microsoft Launcher for Android functionality in Intune allows IT to provide a single UI for its Android devices. IT can configure it with JSON or Configuration Designer data. Continue Reading
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Android is just as secure as its competitors' OSes, but IT should still remain vigilant. Here are three ways to secure Android devices for the enterprise. Continue Reading
To tackle the issues of mobile user privacy and security at the same time, IT can deploy Android Enterprise Recommended devices and partition them with an Android Enterprise API. Continue Reading
Zero-touch enrollment can simplify the logistics of Android device provisioning for IT. This option has some restrictions, but some organizations can benefit from this method. Continue Reading