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Samsung has just launched a new app as part of its enterprise and business themed KNOX mobile security division called My KNOX, designed to offer better protection for employees who use their own smartphones for work.

In a world where government snooping is becoming normal, companies are finding new ways to combat the invasion of privacy. One of the simplest ways to do this is by offering encryption for the contents of a device. Google has been offering encryption on some Android devices since 2011, but it’s always been shut off by default and hasn’t been easily accessible to turn on, leading very few to take advantage of it.

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Beware of driving with a smartwatch!

With all the excitement concerning the flood of smarwatches, everyone may have overlooked an important question: is it legal to drive with a smartwatch?  We’ve all seen states across the country enact laws that penalize distracted driving.  But, do those laws carry over to the use of wearables? An article from The Telegraph has some very… Read more »

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We’re podcasting live today at 4 p.m. EDT!

We’re gonna have the gang back together for this one. We’ll wrap up our reviews of the Moto 360, Moto G and Moto X, check in on the latest with the Galaxy Note 4, see if there’s any movement on the Nexus front, and of course we’ll answer your questions live on air.

Join us at this link at 4 p.m. EDT — that’s 9 p.m. in London — as we get it done. See you then!

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In addition to a the U.S. market, today marks the official start date for Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders in the UK. Per the company’s announcement a couple of days ago, eager Note 4 buyers can now pre-order the device from Samsung’s ten retail stores across the country before general sales begin on Oct. 10.

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While I haven’t had an opportunity to do a side-by-side comparison, yet, the LifeNSoul BM209 looks to be a formidable alternative to the Beats Pill — at a fraction of the cost.

This little speaker is lightweight and easily transportable. Compatible with both Bluetooth and NFC technology, the BM209 promises big bass and banging sound in a compact size. With a built-in mic, the party can  [Read More...]

We’ve dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there’s something you’ve been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below. As always, if you find any discounts out in the world that isn’t listed, let us know in the comments!

And in other don’t-need-to-line-up news, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is available for preorder today on a couple of U.S. carriers. (Two others go up next week.)

Here’s the deal:

AT&T — $ 34.42 monthly, $ 299 on contract, $ 850 outright (preorder) Verizon — $ 34 monthly, $ 299 on contract, $ 699 outright (preorder) Sprint preorders start Sept. 26, which indeed is not today. You can give Sprint your email address here if you want. It’ll  [Read More...]

This Galaxy Note 3 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while providing you with a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior.

The Amzer Hybrid Kickstand Case is available for just $ 6.95; 54% off today only. Gets yours while supplies last!

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Whether you want to stay connected with your pets, keep an eye on your belongings, or be alerted of temperature/sound/motion variations in your home, the Motorola Focus S66 is the best bang for your buck. You’ll be able to enjoy two-way communication thanks to the built-in microphone. Stream and record in 720p straight to your device or to the cloud with Motorola’s free Hubble app. $  [Read More...]