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Keep your VIPOrbit apps in sync

A new service from VIPOrbit helps keep your contacts synced between your iPhone and iPad.

Finally, your laptop can charge your tablet

A new dongle from Digital Innovations solves the problem of underpowered USB ports.

App Spotlight: Speek brings hassle-free conference calls to iOS

This fast and easy conferencing service goes mobile, offering iPhone users quick tools for setting up and joining calls.

App Spotlight: Insightly for iOS makes CRM mobile

If you spend more time out of the office than inside it, this free app keeps your CRM tools close at hand. And it's free.

The five best productivity apps of 2012

Before you flip the calendar to 2013, make sure to stock your smartphone with this time- and efficiency-boosting apps.

Apple can benefit from lukewarm Windows 8 reception

The tepid launch of Windows 8 and the reluctance of many to embrace the new OS could lead SMBs to switch to Mac OS X.

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Samsung to be charged by EU over Apple patent battle

Europe's top regulatory authority is to charge Samsung over abuse of patents.

UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

This free app for Android and iOS lets you create and manage calls with amazing ease, but it's hobbled by one major flaw.

App Spotlight: Automatically track your mileage with TripLog

Still writing down odometer readings and creating mileage reports by hand? This free app handles all that hard work for you.

Print to Dropbox, Evernote, or an actual printer from your iPhone or iPad

Collobos Software's updated FingerPrint software makes it easy for business users to print to virtual printers as well as real ones.

Gmail for iOS relaunches with sleeker interface, new features

Google on Tuesday relaunched its official Gmail app for iPhone and iPad, redesigning it with a sleeker user interface and an overall increase in, well, the app’s Googleness.

iPhones chipping away at BlackBerry enterprise stronghold

iPhones will beat out BlackBerries in the enterprise this year, IDC says, thanks in part to the "Bring Your Own Device" trend. But judging from your corporate-issued BlackBerry sitting idle in your desk drawer, has it happened already?

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Senate bill to allow warrantless government access to your online services

A Senate bill that, at one point, would have protected e-mail privacy has gone the opposite way, and would allow government surveillance of online services without a warrant if passed into law.

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