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Apple warns of possible data corruption for some MacBook Pros

Some 2015 models of the 15-inch, MacBook Pro Retina laptops may have firmware installed that could result in data corruption to their solid-state disks (SSDs). While this should only happen in "rare cases," Apple has quietly pushed out a storage firmware update that it is urging users with the relevant machines to install.

Are Google's Chromebooks a good fit for the enterprise?

Google's Chromebook is seeing increasing use across enterprises as workers employ its versatility and simplicity for a wide range of tasks.

Tablets struggle to find use case

While Apple launched its new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 last week to much fanfare, consumers aren't convinced that they a need the latest iPad or any tablet for that matter.

Today's best-dressed entrepreneur sports a smartphone

Perhaps it comes as no surprise, but the smartphone has just edged out the laptop as the top business tool among young entrepreneurs.

Release date for 12-inch Retina MacBook Air 'pushed back'

The release date for the much anticipated 12-inch Retina MacBook may be pushed back, according to the latest rumors coming out of Taiwan.

Today's schoolchildren will flood BYOD ranks, study reveals

If you thought BYOD programs were popular with today's workers, just wait. New research shows that virtually all middle school and high school students in this country now have access to mobile devices, and two-thirds supply their own devices for schoolwork.  

BYOD market becoming lucrative opportunity for device makers

Hang onto your BYOD devices. The BYOD device market is expected to soar to $238.4 billion in just six years, a three-fold increase from last year's figure, according to the latest forecast from Grand View Research.

When it comes to BYOD, 'Denial ain't just a river in Egypt'

As Mark Twain famously quipped, "Denial ain't just a river in Egypt." Unfortunately, some enterprises have not heeded Twain's admonition and are in denial about the reality of BYOD, an approach that will only lead to problems down the line.

Swapping tablets for laptops? Not until 2017

Corporate users like the idea of replacing their laptops with tablet computers, particularly Apple's iPad. But too many use cases just aren't possible with tablets today, and it will be at least three to four years before iPads will be capable of completely replacing corporate laptops, notes Forrester analyst David Johnson.

Laptop data breach can cost 70 times more than firm-wide encryption

A data breach from a lost or stolen laptop can cost 70 times more than the cost of putting encryption on all of an organization's laptops, related John Girard, wireless and mobile security analyst with Gartner.