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44 min ago | Seattle Times

The keyboard and the app are mightier than the pen

I first realized this last week when my girlfriend asked to borrow a pen to sign the back of one of those paper check things.


Related Topix: National Parks, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone

4 hrs ago | The Item

Northern Valley board signs on with Apple for consulting

The Northern Valley Regional Board of Education approved a consulting contract proposal with Apple Inc. for its 1:1 computer program, though some board members expressed they should have had more information on the specifics of the $22,500 contract.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Google tried to buy music giant Spotify

Google reportedly tried to buy popular music streaming service Spotify late last year, but the talks broke down and the deal didn't go through.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Larry Page, Apple, iPod

Beware Of Using Handheld Devices With Nickel Contents

Smartphones, tablets and laptops are the prevalent products in the electronics market these days.



s in Europe Say BYOD Is Stalling

Think CIOs in the U.S. are struggling with how to handle BYOD? IDC's John Delaney says it's much worse in Europe where employees simply 'don't like BYOD.'


Related Topix: CIO News


Apple unwraps Os X Yosemite public beta Thursday

First OS X preview available to the public in 14 years will be based on the latest developer build, released this week Redemption codes for the beta, the first OS X preview available to the public in 14 years, will go out via email tomorrow to those who have registered with the program, which Apple unveiled last month at its annual Worldwide ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

Silicon Alley Insider

Apple Blatantly Ignored The Basic Rules Of Retail When Opening Stores

Traditionally, retailers put store prototypes in their core markets to see how they fare.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Silicon Alley Insider

The 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Will 'Cannibalize The iPad, Which Is A Good Thing'

There was one thing that stood out, though: The iPad was worse than expected, and the Mac was better than expected.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups

Windows 7's death knell beckons

Gaze upon yonder picture, little ones. It may be the last time that you ever see a fresh install of Windows 7. Microsoft very quietly and very sneakily ended retail sales of Windows 7 last year, warning users that stock of the OS licenses on shelves would be returned on 30 October 2013, despite it being officially the most popular desktop operating ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, PC, Hewlett Packard


Six months with the Asus Transformer Book T100: Still a top Windows hybrid

I was impressed with this 2-in-1 when I bought it six months ago and it still meets my needs.


Related Topix: Keyboards

CNet News

Startup Octoblu Promises IoT Platform for Connecting Devices

Company executives say the platform will offer a heterogeneous way to connect and manage the billions of devices that will make up the IoT.


Related Topix: Cameras

Tue Jul 22, 2014

International Business Times

Apple MacBook Air With Retina Display Exected in October, 12 inch...

The MacBook Air may finally have its Retina makeover within the next few months.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Science, Computer Science


ARM develops second wave of 64-bit processors

ARM is developing its second wave of 64-bit processors as it tries to maintain its edge over Intel in smartphones and tablets.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, iPhone


Jonny Evans: Apple results: Don't expect new products until September

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to talk about "new product lines" the company "can't wait" to share, but these promises couldn't disguise relative flatness in the company's Q3 results.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Wall Street Journal

Tim Cook on Apple's iPad Declines: 'This Isn't Something That Worries Us'

While the iPhone and Mac computer registered growth of more than 10%, iPad sales fell 9% in unit terms to 13.3 million units - coming up well short of analysts' expectations of 14.4 million units.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Computers, iPhone

Sys-Con Media

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router;...

Following its preview at CES 2014, ASUS is excited to launch the ASUS RT-AC87, the world's first Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router and the fastest 5 GHz with speeds up to 1.73Gbps.


Related Topix: Quantenna, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Computers


Apple's 'iTime' Patent Hints at Possible iWatch Features

A new patent granted to Apple by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a device called "iTime" reveals what we might see in the company's much-anticipated smartwatch device.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, iPod, Wireless, Emerging Technology

China Eastern set for high-speed onboard connectivity trial

China Eastern will trial its high-speed onboard connectivity service on an A330, making it the first Chinese airline to pilot such a solution.


Related Topix: Airlines, China Eastern Airlines Corporation

The Medina Gazette

Medina Schools buys $300K worth of Apple laptops for hands-on learning

The Medina school board expanded the district's Project-Based Learning program by agreeing Monday to buy 265 Apple laptop computers at a cost of $300,729.60.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Computers, Education Etc.

UK shoppers paying more for TVs and computers

UK shoppers are paying significantly more for technology products such as televisions and computers than people in the US, a consumer watchdog has found.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Computers, Headphones