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Review: Lighter iPad Air narrows gap with Mini

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad Air in San Francisco. (AP photo) When Apple came out with a smaller iPad last year, the original version suddenly seemed heavy and bulky. The iPad Mini fit more easily in pockets and bags, and it felt mor...
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Historic demonstration proves laser communication possible

In the early morning hours of Oct. 18, NASA's Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) made history, transmitting data from lunar orbit to Earth at a rate of 622 Megabits-per-second (Mbps). That download rate is more than six times faster than pr...
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BBM – An Incredible First Week on Android and iPhone

One week ago we launched BBM for iPhone and Android. What a week it’s been! With the addition of more than 20 million new users on BBM, we are now at over 80 million monthly active users* of BBM across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone, and #teamBlackBerry is thrilled. During its first week, BBM was the […]
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Intex Aqua i7 vs Micromax Canvas 4

The Intex Aqua i7 was once launched in September 2013, about three months after the June 2013 unencumber, Micromax Canvas four. Alternatively, even with this...
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Review: Curved phone falls flat, literally

A model holds Samsung's first 'curved' smartphone Galaxy Round, a 5.7-inch handset with a display that is slightly rounded on both sides, at the Electronics and IT Industry Fair in Goyang, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP / Jung Yeon-Je The Galaxy Round...
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Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results; iPhone Sales Grow 26 Percent to Set New September Quarter Record

Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ended September 28, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $37.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.5 billion, or $8.26 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $36 billion and net profit of $8.2 billion, or $8.67 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 37 percent compared to 40 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue. The Company sold 33.8 million iPhones, a record for the September quarter, compared to 26.9 million in the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 14.1 million iPads during the quarter, compared to 14 million in the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 4.6 million Macs, compared to 4.9 million in the year-ago quarter.
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Apple Is Making Inroads in the Business World

In a recent Los Angeles Times story, technology reporter Chris O’Brien highlights examples of how businesses are using iPad and describes how the device is becoming a force in the workplace. He notes that iPad “helped Apple stake out a commanding lead for mobile devices in business markets long dominated by PCs and laptops running Microsoft’s Windows.” O’Brien talks to industry analysts including IDC’s Tom Mainelli, who says, “Apple has become the de-facto standard in a lot of commercial enterprises in terms of tablets.” Companies are creating their own apps, too. According to one report, O’Brien writes, “90 percent of custom tablet apps created by businesses for internal use or for their customers were written for the iPad.”