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    Why Nokia and Microsoft Can Challenge Apple and Beat Google

    Why Nokia and Microsoft Can Challenge Apple and Beat Google
    Nokia and Microsoft announced a strategic alliance that could define the futures of both firms. They had no choice because, right now, Apple is the company for both to beat. It isn’t Google with its Android offering, and you can confirm this by looking at the drama at Verizon and how T-Mobile positions itself against AT&T and Verizon. Revisiting the Unbeatable ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    IPhone Contractor Sued by 44 Employees Over Poisoning

    IPhone Contractor Sued by 44 Employees Over Poisoning
    It seems as though Chinese electronics manufacturing contractors are having a few issues lately with poisoning their workers. In April, DailyTech reported on a case involving Samsung workers developing leukemia while working in semiconductor plants. Today, we're learning that iPhone contractor Wintek is being sued by 44 workers in China over reported poisoning. The workers claim that they were poisoned by ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Why CIOs Shouldn't Waste Time With Tablet Strategies - Plus 12 Hot Tablets!

    Why CIOs Shouldn't Waste Time With Tablet Strategies - Plus 12 Hot Tablets!
    Apple has always been considered a consumer technology company, not an enterprise one. Yet the success of its iPad has just about every enterprise-oriented hardware vendor out there, from Research in Motion to HP to Lenovo, introducing tablets to compete with the iPad. It isn't clear yet whether tablets will be a real game changer as laptops and PCs before them ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: -8
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    Obama Test Drives Volt, Affirms Commitment to U.S. Car Makers

    Obama Test Drives Volt, Affirms Commitment to U.S. Car Makers
    Two years ago, General Motors and Chrysler stood on the verge of collapse.  No bank in the country was capable of undersigning such a huge bankruptcy.  The only possible resolution appeared to be complete liquidation to repay the companies' lenders, which would have decimated the American auto parts industry and left Ford Motor Company as the only major surviving America auto company.Instead U.S. ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Web-enabled Devices Quickly Gobbling Up Current Supply of IP Addresses

    Web-enabled Devices Quickly Gobbling Up Current Supply of IP Addresses
    When the internet protocol  IPv4 was developed, mobile phones were not in heavy use and personal computers were not yet commonplace. Now computers, phones, automobiles and even appliances are connected to the web -- and the number of IP addresses that are readily available is dwindling fast.   IP addresses are unique numbers assigned to all devices that connect to the internet.  The IPv4 ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    The Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid Price Comparison

    The Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid Price Comparison
    So you've read the earlier stories on the Android-based Nexus One phone and you're thinking about buying it. The extensive specs inside the beautiful hardware are taking over your mind, like a slow advancing army from the great Gadget Lust Nation (that you know exists). But before you take out your wallet and give in, you need to let the rush ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Sony Unveils "Rolling" Screen

    Sony Unveils "Rolling" Screen
    Sony has long been working on a new generation of displays that are flexible enough to be bent and shaped around an object. The first of these flexible OLED displays to be seen from Sony surfaced in 2007. The display offered 16.7 million colors and was 0.3mm thick with a resolution of 160 x 120 and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio.Sony has now ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Why Tech Gadgets are Vital to Entrepreneurs

    Why Tech Gadgets are Vital to Entrepreneurs
    Small-business owner Julie Ruvolo is certainly tech savvy. She worked in ad sales and strategy for digital media companies AdBrite and DivX, and as a freelance writer for interactive media publisher iMedia Communications. In 2008, she co-founded Solvate, which helps folks find "virtual assistants" online that help with administrative tasks such as bookkeeping and travel planning. Ruvolo uses many gadgets to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    FTC Discusses 5 Percent Federal Tax on Computers, Phones, and Consoles

    FTC Discusses 5 Percent Federal Tax on Computers, Phones, and Consoles
    The U.S. government has compiled some creative ideas to "save journalism" or more aptly to save newspapers.  Among their feel-good suggestions to help preserve the free press (paper) is to institute a 5 percent tax on all consumer electronics. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has submitted a multi-faceted list of suggestions for public review and to the appropriate officials - President Obama ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Foxconn Offers Performance-based Pay Raise of 66 Percent

    Foxconn Offers Performance-based Pay Raise of 66 Percent
    Foxconn is the company that manufactures some of the most popular gadgets on the market including the Apple iPhone and the iPad. Over the last several months, Foxconn has seen an uptick in suicides among its workers that have led to concerns over conditions at the factory.Bloomberg reported earlier this month that one worker at the Foxconn factory described life as "meaningless" and "very ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Apple and Others May Increase Prices as Wages in China Rise

    Apple and Others May Increase Prices as Wages in China Rise
    According to  The New York Times, increases in the labor costs of manufacturing in China may lead to price increases in the U.S. and abroad.The issue of Chinese workers' wages has been brought into the media spotlight following a string of deaths of workers at Foxconn's facility that manufactures the iPad and iPhone.  Most of the deaths were suicides, but at least one ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Apple Introduces iPhone 4

    Apple Introduces iPhone 4
    When it comes to the looks of the Apple's latest iPhone, everything seems old hat. The exterior of the phone was revealed nearly two months ago when Gizmodo gave a full shakedown on the device. While the fallout from that incident could be talked about for another 2,000+ words, we'd rather spend the time talking about the new features of the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    In the Future, You Will Use Your Phone to Save Energy

    In the Future, You Will Use Your Phone to Save Energy
    Apps designed to integrate with your electricity meter and help you save are just starting to hit the market. What's available, and what's on the horizon? Smartphones are energy hogs. Just think about how much longer the battery in your cell phone from five years ago lasted as compared to your Android or iPhone's battery now. But while smartphones quickly suck ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    The Top Tech Controversies of 2010

    The Top Tech Controversies of 2010
    This was a drama-filled year and I imagine a lot of people will look back on it and be very glad that it is over. Let’s revisit some of the big ones. And with each trip down memory lane, I’m going to suggest a title for a new reality TV or game show AppleGates: A Geeky Sitcom Over the last couple ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Why Google Android May Fail and Chrome OS Will Fail

    Why Google Android May Fail and Chrome OS Will Fail
    Android exists on a lot of products and appears to be successful, but the prognosis for the Chrome OS is dropping like a rock. This week, I thought I would go around and discuss Android with some of the folks who build and monitor the products and I got some interesting responses, which I will share here. There is an interesting ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: -25
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    Why Macintosh Skills Matter in Tech

    Once viewed as a plaything, the Macintosh is now the PC of choice for many hard-core technology professionals, and Macintosh skills are now an in-demand specialty among IT pros, rather than an afterthought. "The Mac will be coming soon to a company near you, if it hasn't already," says Brian Vaughn, executive vice president of Dataprise, a network support and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ubisoft Will Allow Gamers to "Beat It" With New Michael Jackson Game

    Ubisoft Will Allow Gamers to "Beat It" With New Michael Jackson Game
    Ubisoft  announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that it will release an interactive video game (currently unnamed) based on the song and dance moves of the "King of Pop" just in time for the holidays.  The motion-sensing game will be among the first to use Kinect and Move, the motion-detecting camera systems for Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's Playstation 3.  The launch of the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Starbucks Wi-Fi Goes Free, Unregistered

    Starbucks Wi-Fi Goes Free, Unregistered
    Back in 2008 Starbucks began offering iPhone owners free Wi-Fi.  Since that time, it has slowly expanded free Wi-Fi benefits to other groups, including Green card and Gold card members.  To get 2-hours of free Wi-Fi, you had to use your card and sign up for a complementary account from AT&T.Now Starbucks has posted some exciting news on its corporate Twitter account.  Representative Brad Nelson writes: ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    California Bill Proposes Digital License Plates with Advertisements

    California Bill Proposes Digital License Plates with Advertisements
    A staple of summer road trips for generations has players competing to find the strangest state license plates as the family travels the highways. This game could get a new wrinkle if California passes a bill that turns the states license plates into digital versions of the current metal plates.The California legislature is looking at a bill that would allow the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    New Suit Against Limewire Could Total 15 Times Music Industry's Yearly Income

    New Suit Against Limewire Could Total 15 Times Music Industry's Yearly Income
    Napster fell.  Kazaa fell.  And now the RIAA is waging an all out war to try to ensure Limewire follows in its P2P ancestors' footsteps. Even as the move industry turns its efforts to suing thousands of BitTorrent users, the music industry is waging its own hard-fought war against filesharers.  After a long and unprofitable legal crusade, the RIAA has largely turned ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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