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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.
September 05, 2019
Researchers say many -- if not most -- Android smartphones are at risk of SMS-based phishing attacks that trick users into installing malicious OTA provisioning settings.
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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
Mobile admins must understand the nature of the most recent Android security threats so they can protect users, but it's crucial to know where these verified threats are listed. Continue Reading
The Knox Service Plugin helps Samsung smartphone admins roll out security features through EMM tools more quickly. The program lowers the programming burden for EMM vendors as well. 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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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
Google's OEM Config program incentivizes Android smartphone OEMs to help EMM vendors quickly support device-specific management features by uploading APIs to the Google Play Store. Continue Reading
IT should get to know the latest Android Q features set to release with the new OS, but they also must learn about key features that Google will deprecate such as Device Admin. 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