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iOS7 Release Was 20 Percent of Web Traffic

December 17, 2013
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The recent iOS 7 release managed to use an incredible 20 percent of all web traffic during the time that it was being propagated to users. This is a phenomenal and unprecedented event, but it also has some interesting consequences for the world of high speed internet access.The Internet is becoming a global and unique […]

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Best of Both Worlds: How to Combine Traditional Customer Service with Social Media

November 15, 2013
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To many companies, social media appear as an attractive and trendy platform for customer service. Being constantly on social media allows them to quickly identify negative experiences that customers bring up while posting to their friends. Companies can voluntarily offer to address such problems and win points for being proactive. A social media presence also […]

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BlackBerry BBM Draws in Millions

November 8, 2013
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A new door has opened for BlackBerry users wanting to connect with those using Apple and Android devices. A new version of BlackBerry’s proprietary messaging platform was recently released and at first glance, is proving to be quite successful. In its first 24 hours of availability, the free instant messaging software app was downloaded 10 […]

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Apple reveals the most popular apps in the world

July 10, 2013
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Apple is currently celebrating five year anniversary with their App Store, and as part of that, Apple has revealed to us the biggest App Store successes so far. The king of them all, not surprisingly, is Angry Birds, which tops both the “free” and the “paid” list. Also at the top of the “paid” list […]

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Apple takes customer satisfaction crown on Samsungs home turf – and iPhone 5 outsells Galaxy S4 at launch

July 6, 2013
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Yet another top spot in a customer satisfaction survey has been given to Apple. This time, Apple came out on top in Samsung’s own backyard. More than 44,000 smartphone owners participated in the survey, giving Apple a 52% satisfaction rating, compared to Samsung’s 50% and LG’s 46%. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone 5 estimated to have sold […]

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Flickr: 1 terabyte free storage

May 23, 2013
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Yahoo bought Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars yesterday, and now they have relaunched their photo-sharing site, Flickr, and now offers all users a free 1 terabyte (TB) worth of storage. Back in 2004 when Google launched Gmail, they offered users 1 gigabyte (GB) of free storage, saying users would never have to delete an e-mail […]

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The best browser against Malware, is…

May 21, 2013
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… Microsoft Internet Explorer! That’s what NSS Labs claims. In a test, they fired malware against five popular browsers to see which browser holds up the most. The five browsers in the test were: Internet Explorer 10, Google Chrome 25/26, Apple Safari 5, Mozilla Firefox 19 and Opera 12. In the test, Internet Explorer managed […]

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Yahoo buys Tumblr?

May 20, 2013
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American news sites reports that Yahoo has purchased micro-blogging platform Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. Apparently the board at Yahoo approved the deal Sunday evening and it’s expected that Yahoo will announce the deal during Monday. This will be the biggest purchase Yahoo has made, since Marissa Meyer took over as CEO in June of […]

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What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains [video]

May 17, 2013
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Most of us are on the Internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, the Internet is affecting us. It changes how we think, how we work, and it even changes our brains. Now, a video has surfaced, based on an interview with Nicholas Carr (the author of “The Shallows: What […]

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How to block annoying EU cookie alerts in 3 simple steps

April 22, 2013
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As the topic of the online tracking and privacy becomes increasingly sensitive, some national governments try to regulate this. However, as it often happens, the implementation of new laws leaves much to be desired. EU Cookie Law An EU cookie law is a good example of a poor implementation of a great idea. Since the […]

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HTC One Specifications & Impressions

April 4, 2013
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HTC’s latest flagship entrant is stamped with a seal of perfection, metaphorically speaking. Its brimming with top of the line features and has that all rounded appeal. HTC has garnered unending appreciation in recent times, for its devices that truly give you what the Taiwanese company promises. HTC has a lot of repute which the […]

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How does the Galaxy S4 measure up?

March 24, 2013
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Now that the [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]Samsung Galaxy S4[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]Samsung Galaxy S4[/tp] has finally been unveiled, tech fans have been discussing its merits and analysing its specs in forums all over the internet. Following the huge success of the S3, Samsung must know it needs to have something impressive up its sleeve to wow the smartphone community all […]

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Apple vs Android: Battle of Statistics to Find the Ultimate Winner [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 24, 2013
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Android and Apple are at the top of the smartphone OS food chain. Other players like BlackBerry, Windows and Symbian can’t compete with these two giants. If you are planning to develop an application or launching a mobile advertisement campaign, you need to know some facts about the popularity and reach of different operating systems. […]

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SimCity: Crashed & Burned! Also, Mac compatiblity, server issues, bugs and more…

March 15, 2013
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SimCity, also known as SimCity 5 and SimCity 2013, has crashed & burned. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s take a look. I’ll begin with the lesser important ones first and build up to the big issues further down. 1. PC license compatible with Mac? Yes? No? Maybe? Don’t know? You can buy […]

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Android users, watch out for malware!!

January 28, 2013
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1 million pieces of malware. That is how much malware Trend Micro expects to see for the Android platform this year. The amount of malware has, according to Trend Micro, increased more in 3 years for Android, than malware did for PC’s in 14 years. Last year, Trend Micro predicted that the amount of malware […]

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Tablet Vs. Smartphones – See how the figures stack up against each other [infographic]

January 25, 2013
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Hundreds of millions of people use all kinds of smartphones and tablets. It is not just iPhone and iPads – there are almost half a dozen major smartphone manufacturers and almost than many mobile operating systems in the market. For businesses planning to develop mobile apps, it is important to know which operating systems and […]

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Apple will not make a cheap iPhone

January 11, 2013
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Apple’s guy in charge of marketing, Phil Schiller, said in an interview recently that Apple has no plans of making a cheap iPhone: “At first, non-smartphones were popular in the Chinese market, now cheap smartphones are more popular and non-smartphones are out,” Schiller added later. “Despite the popularity of cheap smartphones, this will never be […]

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App Store reaches 40 billion downloads

January 10, 2013
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Some impressive App Store numbers: 40 billion downloads since launch. Almost 20 billion downloads in 2012 alone. More than 2 billion downloads in December 20102. More than 500 million active iTunes accounts associated with App Store. Developers have combined built more than 775,000 apps and been paid over 7 billion dollars. Apple emphasizes that the […]

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UseNeXT Software – Reliable Downloading with Speed!

January 9, 2013
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UseNeXT with its remarkable features have grasped the position of leading and highly functional providers of Usenet. In simple words, UseNeXT gives an ad-free contact to above 2,500 terabytes of the data. It also offers an unbelievably fast access to about 60,000 Usenet discussion boards including the data and newsgroups. There is almost 6,000 Gigabytes […]

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Infographic: Smartphone users by the numbers

January 4, 2013
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How many active smartphones are there in the world? Which smartphone operating system has the most market share? Before iPhone, which manufacturers dominated the mobile phone market? Find the answer to the questions above, and much more, in this infographic below. If you want to share the infographic on your own website/blog, just scroll to […]

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The NetBook is dead and soon gone!

January 2, 2013
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As of January 2013, Asus and Acer will no longer be making netbooks. Asus launched the first netbook, Eee PC, back in 2007, but now it’s over. Asus did try to revive the netbook market last year with its Eee PC 1024 Flare Series with Intel Atom processor, which was able to boot from sleep-mode […]

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Apple rolls out iPhone 5 ads – and a parody…

September 24, 2012
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Four new iPhone 5 ads has been rolled out by Apple, the first one “thumb” shows why the screen is the size it is (and why it’s not bigger), because you need to be able to use it with just one thumb, still. “Thumb” “Cheese” Cheese is about taking panorama photos… “Physics” The new iPhone […]

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iPhone 5 to have 4″ 16:9 display? [photos]

August 21, 2012
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According to website uBreakiFix.com, the next iPhone (iPhone 5 or “The New iPhone”?) will have a 4″ display and 16:9 aspect ratio. If you compare to the competitors, 4″ isn’t huge, but it is still a noticeable difference compared to the existing 3.5″ displays on the iPhones up until now. Personally, I think 4″ would […]

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Amazon to make an iPhone competitor?

July 9, 2012
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Less than a year ago, Amazon released their cheap 7″ tablet, Kindle Fire, which enjoys great success. Now, new rumors, according to Bloomberg, says that Amazon is about to make their own smartphone in order to compete with the iPhone. According to the rumors, it is supposed to be Foxconn in China who will be […]

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