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41 min ago | Examiner.com

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 looking to become a favorite of students

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has been on the market for barely several weeks, but is making a very bold statement with its unique features.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Ipad, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

West Australian

RF Micro forecasts strong second-quarter as mobile chips sales rise

RF Micro Devices Inc forecast quarterly results above market expectations, helped by higher demand for its chips that connect devices such as Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co's smartphones to networks.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, RF Micro Devices, Apple, Startups, iPhone

Globe and Mail

Facebook becomes mega-cap, valued more than AT&T and Coke

A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Dell laptop in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, August 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Starmine

ComputerWorld

The other Apple economy: $2B in devices on eBay

While Apple just announced its second quarter numbers, there's another economy, not a shadow economy either, linked to the Cupertino, Calif.

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Related Topix: eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, iPhone

Gadgetell

HP Pavilion 10z Touch mini-laptop with AMD Mullins inside available for $250

Starting to find it difficult to differentiate all the inexpensive, unpretentious mini-laptops built around Intel's low-cost, low-power Bay Trail processors? Then maybe you'll be interested in an alternative AMD Mullins contraption.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel

Tom's Hardware

Maingear Intros Pulse 15 Thin and Light Gaming Laptop

This gaming notebook also provides an mSATA SSD with 128 GB of storage, a 7200 RPM 2.5-inch hard drive with 1 TB of storage, an external 8X Asus DVD burner, and a 7-in-1 SD card reader.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CIO

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.

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

Examiner.com

Beware Of Using Handheld Devices With Nickel Contents

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

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CIO

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.'

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Related Topix: CIO News

InfoWorld

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)

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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.

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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.

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

Nag.blog

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)

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

ZDNet

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.

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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.

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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.

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

CIO

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.

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

ComputerWorld

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.

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

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