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Android
Hardware

5 Specialized Mobile Hardware Features You Can Only Get from Custom Devices

Today, even relatively basic off-the-shelf mobile devices can do some impressive things, like check whether a surface is level and record (albeit imperfectly) the ambient temperature of a room. Just twenty years ago, phones or tablets that offered these sorts of features would have seemed like the stuff of science fiction. Yet despite these advancements, […]

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Android
Hardware

Custom Mobile Use Cases: 6 Examples of Workers Who Can Benefit

When you think of employees and mobile devices, the image that probably comes to mind is of an office worker making and receiving phone calls. In other words, you think of basic, boring mobile features and use cases. For ordinary, off-the-shelf mobile devices, this image is fair. Employees with off-the-shelf mobile hardware don’t often use […]

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Android
Hardware

Android vs. iOS for Business: 5 Reasons to Choose Android for Your Device Fleet

75 percent of employees say that, when given a choice, they prefer iOS devices over Android. You may therefore think that iOS is the best mobile operating system for business. But the reality is that, despite what employees may prefer, building a device fleet with Android is often a better choice. From customizability, to hardware […]

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Hardware

Are White-Labeled Devices Right for You?

Do you want to deploy a certain mobile device internally or externally for your business, but you don’t want to use the device vendor’s branding? You can: through a process known as white-labeling, you can apply whichever branding you want to a device, even if the device is not customized in any other way. Keep […]

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Hardware
Software
Tech

The What and Why of Dedicated Mobile Devices for Businesses

By design, mobile devices are versatile. They can typically run a variety of applications and be used for many purposes at once. This is part of the reason why the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) principle has become so popular: it lets employees use the same device for both personal and work-related activities. But while […]

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Hardware
Tech

Make Your Mobile Devices a Strength, Not a Liability

The mobile device market has expanded rapidly in the last few years; more and more businesses are adopting remote-friendly cultures and offering mobile-specific solutions for their platforms. Meanwhile, an increasing number of people are working remotely, and governments are increasingly regulating remote work. This situation presents organizations with an opportunity (and a challenge) to solve […]

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Device Management
Hardware
Operations

Considerations When Maintaining Mobile Device SLAs

Device SLAs can be critical to a company’s success – starting with the physical hardware and data plan, the SLA should relate all the way to the mobile applications, which can be as critical to a company’s success as any backend finance or claims processing system.

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Device Management
Hardware
Software

Why and How to Apply DevOps Principles to Mobile Device Management

The challenges surrounding mobile device management resemble those of software delivery surprisingly closely. Learn why and how.

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Hardware

Are Custom Mobile Devices Right for You?

One of the major questions you’ll need to answer as you plan a mobile devices strategy for your business is this: Should you leverage custom mobile hardware, or stick with generic devices?

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