03/05/2014, In the old days a deceased person’s belongings didn’t use to include mobile devices, so there was never really the question of figuring out how such devices will be unlocked if they were bequeathed to someone but they didn’t know the password. Over the last decade or so this has become a problem, as most people nowadays have multiple mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. A similar issue is […]
03/04/2014, The Nanyang Girls’ High School in Singapore is one top public schools in the city-state, and in the world’s most expensive city to live in, this history educational institution that is three years shy of its 100th anniversary, is a modern campus located on a nine‑acre facility that has high tech resources including technology‑equipped classrooms alongside broadband Internet access. With more than 1,700 students in the school today, it goes […]
03/03/2014, When it comes to tablets, Apple’s series of iPads have long reigned supreme, but it looks like that reign has come to an end, that’s if you were to follow Gartner’s recent stats which has shown that Android tablets have finally managed to overtake the iPad in terms of sales. According to the recently released figures which are based on worldwide sales, they have shown that out of the 195 […]
02/16/2014, We have been hearing rumors that Apple could be working on a larger iPad which could sport a 12.9-inch display called the iPad Pro. Rumors being rumors, it’s hard to tell if the tablet will ever see the light of day or if it even exists at all. In the meantime if you were looking forward to seeing it in 2014, you might be disappointed to learn that the tablet […]
02/14/2014, For years we have been hearing how Microsoft could be developing a version of Office for the iPad. Given the popularity of the iPad and how Microsoft’s Office suite is just as popular and used by students, office workers, and government officials around the world, the combination of both hardware and software does make sense. However last we heard, Office for the iPad would only arrive once the touch-friendly version […]
02/13/2014, The iPad 2 is almost three years old, though it did become one of the most popular tablets that Apple has ever released. It was a major change over its predecessor, the original iPad, which came out back in 2010. iPad 2 brought a whole new design that wasn’t just thinner and lighter, but also packed a mean punch under the hood. However since then it has been succeeded by […]
02/13/2014, When it comes to making a purchase decision, there are many factors taken into consideration, like price, design, features, and so on. Then there are some who take it even further by making their decision based on where the product is made, whether it is made by workers who are working in good conditions (e.g. not sweat shop workers or mistreated workers), and also if there are conflict minerals being […]
02/12/2014, Apple’s iPad has always been a popular choice amongst consumers as personal purchases or even as gifts, but at the same time with powerful and affordable Android tablets like the Nexus 7 and the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, we’re sure that some Android OEMs are definitely giving Apple a run for their money. However thanks to a new Chitika report, it shows that Apple’s iPad still remains dominant as far […]
02/11/2014, Valentine’s Day is upon us, while its may not rival the holiday season, people around the globe do spend quite a bit of money on this day to buy presents for their loved ones. Chocolates, flowers, teddy bears and jewelry are just some of the items that are in demand the most, but a survey of British adults conducted by Play.com reveals that in 2014, most Brits want a break from […]
02/05/2014, Apple reported a fairly strong previous fiscal quarter, witnessing record sales of many of its products. The company’s market share in the global PC and tablet market also surged to 19.5 percent, this according to a new report by a research firm called Canalys. The firm estimates Apple shipping 30.9 million Mac and iPad units combined in Q4 2013, which accounted for 19.5 percent of the global market.
01/30/2014, Apple has filed for a new patent related to iPad smart bezels. The idea is to transform the bezels on its tablet into areas that are capable of recognizing touch input, thus extending the range of functions and gestures available to users. This would certainly make the bezels much useful, though in the filing indicates that the tablets will have larger bezels. The iPads have had larger bezels in the […]
01/28/2014, Apple’s fiscal 2014 first quarter ended on December 28, 2013 and soon after trading closed for the day, the Apple Q1 2014 earnings were officially announced. The company had a record quarter as far as iPhone and iPad sales are concerned, even if it didn’t exactly meet Wall Street’s expectations. An all-time quarterly record was established in Q1 2014 as Apple sold 51 million iPhones and 26 million iPads. During the […]
01/27/2014, After trading on the markets closes today, Apple is going to report earnings from the first fiscal quarter of 2014. Many Wall Street analysts have already made their predictions, some believe that Apple might have shipped over 55.3 million iPhones and over 25 million iPads in the quarter ending December 2013, whereas more bullish analysts believe that combined, iPhone and iPad shipments might have crossed 80 million units.
01/24/2014, One thing is undeniable – Apple’s products are extremely popular to say the least, although the pricing of their devices have placed it out of reach for a fair number of people who earn very little – just enough to scrape by each day, and that’s about it. Having said that, there are some folks out there who would not mind playing the role of the devil’s advocate by being […]