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Have you ever heard of the Sumsing Turbo 3000 Xi Multitask? No? Well, better educate yourself! This phone is the greatest invention to grace our presence since bottled water in a can. Now, not only can it take calls, it also wash your dishes, pump your tires, iron your clothes, and more! This is a definite steal, if you’re tired of your iPhone or Andorid only doing basic tasks like taking pictures and browsing the internet. Getting the Sumsing Turbo may be right for you. To watch the video advertising the Sumsing Turbo 3000 Xi Multitask, go here.   This post by SierraCobb was first published at CTOvision.com. ... (more)

Bing Ads, Now in Windows 8.1 Smart Search

By Kimberly Kelly When I first heard that Bing ads would become a standard in the new Windows 8.1 Smart Search, I was a little disappointed. But then I remembered that when I use a browser based search engine, I sometimes already see these ads. So while it may seem odd that there are ads in an OS-driven query, it is not something that we can’t get used to. When conducting a web search, the ads don’t usually take up the whole screen. This means that, normally, you don’t have to scroll horizontally to find the most relevant search result. To understand what is going on, you have t... (more)

Video From Samsung Knox Press Conference at Mobile World Congress 2014

By Bob Gourley At this link and embedded below is a video from Samsung which captures the new features of Samsung’s well engineered approach to enhancing mobile security. Look for my cameo appearance at 11:55 where say something I believe, but which must be totally obvious to you good readers. The real reason to watch is to get an overview of their well engineered approach and how it has evolved over time to the benefit of enterprise users.   ... (more)

Providing the On/Off Ramp for ITS

The dissemination of information plays a critical, even life or death, role in the defense, intelligence and law enforcement communities. Imagine a military unit or person in the field who needs to report back details of an impending attack, or a special forces operative in combat who needs to request authority to engage the enemy. In each case the timely, reliable, predictable, and secure dissemination of information is critical. In an attempt to accomplish this dissemination of information, agencies have developed complex, unique, organizational messaging infrastructures. Howev... (more)

Coming Events Of Interest To CTOvision Readers

Bob Gourley The following are some of the events we are tracking in our CTO Events Calendar. We maintain this calendar as reference for our readers and keep it up to date with events we believe to be of high value to technologists seeking to track emerging trends, learn what peers are doing and find new ways of doing things. Coming events include: Wearables TechCon July 18 - July 20 Wearables TechCon, July 18-20 in San Jose, focuses on both the hardware and software behind the coming generation of wearable technology. Classes and tutorials in the TechCon tracks will focus on embe... (more)