Stop Carrying Two Cell Phones

More companies are letting employees bring their own technology to work

Not all gizmos are created equal. As the fall gadget season shifts into gear--Apple and rivals Amazon and Microsoft have all recently unveiled glitzy new smartphones and tablets--consumers are finding themselves shopping for tech they will use at home and for work. That's because an increasing number of workplaces are adopting bring-your-own-technology policies--BYOT, in the parlance of corporate types--that allow employees to work using personal devices. According to research firm Forrester, 53% of workers worldwide now do so.

The initiative, popular with those who don't want to lug two devices everywhere they go, is reaching a tipping point as new gadgets...

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