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Android Work Profiles will expand in 2022, but questions remain

Android Work Profiles will expand in 2022, but questions remain

As part of a larger update on Android for enterprise users, Google revealed plans to expand Work Profile availability. The feature enables users to separate their work and personal lives on a single handset, but it is only available for managed devices at this time. That'll start to change next year when Google brings the feature to Workspace users with more to follow.

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Magic Leap 2 AR headset revealed: Dimming, larger FOV, smaller size

Magic Leap 2 AR headset revealed: Dimming, larger FOV, smaller size

Magic Leap has taken the wraps off its next-generation augmented reality glasses. Magic Leap 2 is scheduled for "general availability" in 2022, according to company CEO Peggy Johnson, who recently spoke about the latest AR headset in an interview with CNBC. According to Johnson, Magic Leap 2 will be the enterprise market's "smallest and lightest device."

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Android Enterprise Essentials expands to support SMBs in more countries

Android Enterprise Essentials expands to support SMBs in more countries

Android is the world's most-used platform for smartphones, which means it is also one of the most used platforms in the workplace. Employers, however, have often been reluctant to adopt and deploy Android phones as part of their system because of the security of the platform itself and the costs of managing such phones. Google has been steadily improving Android's security to satisfy the former and it launched its Android Enterprise Essentials program last year for the latter. Now Google is expanding the availability of this offer to better protect smaller businesses in key markets around the globe.

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Ubiquiti whistleblower claims security breach far worse than reported

Ubiquiti whistleblower claims security breach far worse than reported

A new whistleblower report claims that the Ubiquiti data breach announced back in January was much bigger and potentially more damaging than the company reported. The insider claims that Ubiquiti deliberately downplayed the data breach out of concerns about its stock price and that the incident was ultimately 'catastrophically worse than reported.'

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Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 ready for rugged phone future

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 ready for rugged phone future

The next Samsung smartphone is the Galaxy XCover 5, revealed for the first time this week. This device works with some of the most modern smartphone features and abilities and has a rugged exterior for protection against the elements and everyday hardcore life. It's not the most extravagant device in the world - but it doesn't need to be!

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Android Enterprise Essentials distills security for smaller businesses

Android Enterprise Essentials distills security for smaller businesses

There will undoubtedly be many people who will not equate Android with security. Despite that, Android phones are still a more economic option for businesses that have to communicate and operate via smartphones, especially during these times. Google's Android Enterprise mobile device management was created precisely to address the needs of businesses that are different from regular consumers. Now the Android creator is launching a new flavor of this system for small and medium-sized businesses that don't need all the bells and whistles or can't make room for complicated solutions in their budgets.

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Rugged Acer TravelMate, Chrome Spin 513, Chromebox CXI4 are ready for business

Rugged Acer TravelMate, Chrome Spin 513, Chromebox CXI4 are ready for business

Acer revealed new TravelMate laptops, a Chrome Spin, and a Chromebox machine all ready to roll for business in 2020. Three new TravelMate notebooks were revealed with with 11th Gen Intel Core processors, 4G LTE, and MIL-STD 810G military durability standards made with "commercial users" in mind. The Chromebook Spin 513 and the Chromebox CXI4 were revealed with both standard and Enterprise editions.

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Parallels brings Windows apps to Chromebooks for enterprise users

Parallels brings Windows apps to Chromebooks for enterprise users

Parallels is bringing Windows apps to Chromebooks with its new Parallels Desktop product. The Chromebook Enterprise software enables Chromebook enterprise customers to run Windows apps directly on the Chrome OS machines, bringing software like Microsoft Office and other software that businesses often rely on. Among other things, the Windows apps and Chrome OS apps can be run at the same time.

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Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook Enterprise arrives in striking Abyss Blue

Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook Enterprise arrives in striking Abyss Blue

Lenovo has introduced a new enterprise-tier Chromebook that packs a familiar ThinkPad design, but with one obvious exception: it features a striking Abyss Blue color instead of the typical black shade we've come to expect from the ThinkPad line. The new ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook packs the design of a ThinkPad, the flexibility of a Yoga laptop, and the lightweight Chrome OS alongside features tailored specifically for enterprise customers.

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HP Reverb G2 is getting a big upgrade, but not for you

HP Reverb G2 is getting a big upgrade, but not for you

HP today announced that the Reverb G2 VR headset will soon be the at the center of a new platform called the HP Omnicept Solution. The HP Omnicept Solution includes the Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition and a matching SDK that gives developers "an ecosystem to create hew hyper-personalized, engaging, and adaptive VR experiences for enterprises." Even though the Omnicept Solution is still some time off, the capabilities of the platform HP described today sound pretty impressive.

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HTC Vive Sync VR enterprise tool gets web browser and Android support

HTC Vive Sync VR enterprise tool gets web browser and Android support

HTC's Vive Sync, an enterprise tool designed to help teams interface with each other using virtual reality headsets, just received a big update. According to the company, it has added a number of features that users have requested, the biggest one being a new web browser. With this, users can directly access the web while participating in a virtual meeting.

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Google Currents’ launch next month marks the final days of Google+

Google Currents’ launch next month marks the final days of Google+

Depending on who you ask, the name "Google Currents" will mean something different. Most will have no clue about it while some will remember it as one of Google's failed social experiments focused more on full-length magazine articles. Last year, however, Google reused that name for what would practically be its replacement for Google+ in G Suite. Now it is announcing that this new Google Currents will be leaving beta testing in July, finally laying Google+ to rest for good.

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