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Spotlight: Samsung pilloried for smartphone bloatware in China

Samsung is facing a lawsuit in China for preinstalling too many apps on its smartphones, a practice known as bloatware.

Tablets becoming the go-to device for many British, French and German employees

While the enterprise mobility trend took a while to take off in Europe, it is now gaining traction across the continent. In fact, tablets are becoming the only devices that many employees at British, French and German companies are using to do business.

How Wakefield Canada decided on which tablet to get their sales team

When deciding which tablets to get for its sales team, Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor of Castrol products in Canada, took the radical step of asking them which one they wanted.

Janam launches new handheld RFID tag reader to improve supply chain efficiency

Janam Technologies, a provider of rugged mobile computers, launched Wednesday its latest RFID tag reader – the XM2-RFID UHF – designed to improve supply chain efficiency for the retail, transportation and logistics, manufacturing and defense industries.

Spotlight: Apple fixes bug that enabled pranksters to restart iPhones by spending a specific text message

With its latest iOS 8.4 update Apple has fixed the bug that enabled people to send text messages with specific Unicode characters that caused iPhones to restart, reported The Mac Security Blog.

FAA cracks down on NFL teams for flying drones without approval

The Federal Aviation Administration is cracking down on the New England Patriots, the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys for flying drones to record practices and rookie minicamps without agency approval, Bloomberg reported.

Report: Samsung plans to launch more Tizen-based smartphones this year

Samsung is planning to launch more Tizen-based smartphones across a range of prices points later this, according to an unnamed source cited by Reuters. What this will mean for business users remains unclear.

OnePlus unveils fingerprint sensor for its latest smartphone that's 'faster than Touch ID'

Mobile security is an ongoing IT concern when it comes to BYOD, while convenience is a priority for users. To address both of these concerns, Chinese firm OnePlus has added a fingerprint sensor to its Android-based OnePlus 2 smartphone that it claims is faster than Apple's Touch ID.

Tablet market sees largest quarterly drop ever, says ABI

Tablets shipments declined by the largest amount since the category's inception in 2009, according to ABI Research. Shipments of branded tablets declined by 35 percent quarter-over-quarter and 16 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of this year.

Spotlight: Good Technology launches Good Work app for Apple Watch

Enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology launched on Monday a version of its Good Work secure enterprise email and collaboration app for the Apple Watch.