Foldable ThinkPad Coming to Retailers

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ThinkPads are the notebooks of choice at many large businesses, but it’s all but impossible for small businesses and consumers to check them out in person before they buy. That changes a bit as the Lenovo ThinkPad  YOGA 14 is set to hit store shelves later this month. The foldable notebook is geared towards small business […]

Why the iPad is the Ultimate Business Tool

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The Apple iPad is the ultimate business tablet. Android tablet makers would like business users to think they work as well as the iPad for business, but there’s a number of reasons that the Apple iPad beats even great Android tablets like the Nexus 7 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, both of […]

Microsoft Confirms Satya Nadella as New CEO

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After searching for a new CEO for the past five months, Microsoft has confirmed that Satya Nadella will be the software company’s new chief executive, making him only the third one in the company’s history. Reports of Nadella taking over the helm surfaced late last month, so we’re certainly not surprised by today’s news. Nadella has […]

Zynga Lays Off More Staff, Acquires Clumsy Ninja Developer

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The makers behind the once-popular Facebook game FarmVille is laying off approximately 15% of its workforce so that it can use that money to acquire the development studio behind Clumsy Ninja. Zynga announced during its quarterly earnings call yesterday that it would acquire NaturalMotion, while also lay off 15% of its workforce, which is a […]

Apple Sold 51 Million iPhones Over the Holiday Season

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Apple announced its first-quarter earnings for the company’s fiscal year, and as always, the numbers don’t disappoint. The most impressive number we’re seeing in the earnings release is how many iPhones Apple sold in the three-month period from October to December, which mostly makes up the holiday shopping season. Apple sold a whopping 51 million […]

Apple SnappyLabs Buyout to Bring Faster Burst Speeds to iPhone Camera

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Apple has acquired the developers behind SnappyCam, an iPhone camera app dedicated to taking burst photos. According to both Recode and TechCrunch, Apple confirmed the SnappyLabs acquisition, but didn’t say anything as far as what the Cupertino company has planned. The iPhone 5s can already shoot photos at 10 frames per second, but the SnappyCam […]

Apple Confirms PrimeSense Acquisition

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Last week, it was reported that Apple was in talks to buy PrimeSense, which was the company responsible for the technology inside of the Xbox 360 Kinect. According to AllThingsD, Apple has confirmed the acquisition, saying it purchased PrimeSense for around $360 million. Apple says that it “buys smaller technology companies from time to time, […]

Apple Reportedly in Talks to Buy Company Behind Kinect Tech

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Apple is currently in talks with PrimeSense, the company behind the Xbox 360′s Kinect, for the possibility of an acquisition by the Cupertino-based company, according to Israeli publication Calcalist (via AllThingsD) The deal is said to be pretty much complete, but isn’t official quite yet, with the only thing blocking the way being end-game issues like who gets paid […]

Apple “Confident” About New Product Categories for Next Year

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Apple held its fourth quarter earnings call today where it detailed its financial standing and other sales figures for the company’s iOS products and Mac computers. Of course, towards the end, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked what we can expect come next year, and he says that other product categories is an interest for […]

HTC and Beats Break Up, Will Still Remain Friends

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Headphone company Beats has bought back the remaining 25% stake that HTC had in its company — some $265 million. This means that Beats is now on its own and has severed ties with HTC. Both companies had a tight relationship, where HTC bought a majority 50.1% stake in Beats back in 2011 in order […]

iPhone Business Larger Than Microsoft and Intel Revenues

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It’s not secret that the iPhone is one of Apple’s top sellers, but when you put iPhone revenues into perspective, it paints an entirely new picture. Reported by Businessweek, if you were to compare Apple’s iPhone business alone with other top companies, the iPhone would do fairly well. It turns out that iPhone sales alone […]

Google Acquires Wireless Data-Sharing App Bump

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Bump, the popular wireless file-sharing app for smartphones, has been acquired by Google. The startup company announced the buyout on their blog, saying that it “couldn’t be more thrilled to join Google.” Both Bump and Flock will continue to work as usual, according to the company, but it seems they may undergo some changes at […]

Griffin MultiDock Securely Charges Up to 31 Devices at Once

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Griffin’s PowerDock 5 may be the best solution for charging up all of your devices at home, but the company just unveiled a similar solution for enterprise use. It’s called the MultiDock and it’s essentially a series of anodized aluminum boxes that can fit 10 devices each, and they can be closed and locked up […]

MobileDemand Talks Tablets: What’s Out There & Total Cost of Ownership

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Tablets are a big part of business, and while many businesses are looking first at the iPad and cheap Android tablets, there are many factors to consider when adding tablets to your mobile team’s array fo tools. For businesses that work in the field, a rugged tablet is often the best fit as it can handle drops, […]

GM and Ford Partner Up to Make Advanced Transmissions

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GM and Ford have announced a joint collaboration to help develop the latest automatic transmissions. These units will feature 9 and 10 gears, and will be available to both manufacturers. Work has already begun on these transmissions. The new designs will “raise the standard of technology, performance and quality for our customers,” according to GM’s Vice […]

Tesla In For Service? Receive a Tesla as a Loaner!

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Is there anything worse than taking your vehicle in for service and receiving a crappy loaner car? Tesla Model S owners won’t have to worry! According to USA Today, Tesla is readying a fleet of 80 Model S loaner vehicles. CEO Elon Musk wants his customers to have top notch service. He plans on providing […]

Mustang Rocks Flat Rock with 1 Million Ford Mustangs

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The Ford Mustang began production at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan 9 years ago. On the 49th anniversary of the launch of the first Mustang, the Flat Rock Assembly Plant rolled off the 1 millionth Mustang produced there. “Mustang is one of the most beloved nameplates in the industry, with fans around the […]

BlackBerry Z10 Available Today for T-Mobile Business Customers

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While consumers in the U.S. are still awaiting the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, business customers on T-Mobile USA’s network can begin buying the BlackBerry 10-powered smartphone starting today. The carrier says that the phone will launch by the end of the month for non-business customers. According to a statement given to Engadget, the BlackBerry […]

iPad Primarily Still Used Just for Consuming Content

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Despite many tablet manufacturers’ best efforts at producing a tablet that lends to increased business productivity to target the enterprise market, the market-leading tablet, Apple’s iPad, is still mostly used for consuming content rather than producing content. The latest research conducted by the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveal that the iPad is still being used […]

Verizon MiFi 4620L Review: Perfect for Travel

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The Verizon MiFi Jetpack 4620L is the perfect travel companion, delivering a fast 4G LTE connection, long battery life and overcoming areas where the early MiFi units struggled. We’ve already reviewed the MiFi Jetpack 4620L, but this past week I took a trip to San Francisco, where I put the MiFI 4620L through the paces […]