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Apple and IBM to sell business-optimized iPad and iPhone devices

Although Apple’s iPad media tablet and iPhone smartphone are rapidly gaining popularity among business users, these mobile gadgets are still not true business-optimized solutions. On Tuesday Apple and IBM announced that they will jointly develop IBM MobileFirst platform for iOS that will bring IBM’s apps, big data and analytics capabilities …

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Apple iWatch could threat luxury Swiss watches – LVMH exec

Apple’s iWatch device is expected to revolutionize the market of wearable electronics, just like the iPhone transformed the market of smartphones. Apparently, that is not all. At least one high-ranking executive from a Swiss watch maker believes that tech smart-watches have to be taken seriously and they may be a …

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Apple hires executive from Tag Heuer as iWatch approaches

Apple has hired yet another executive from the fashion world to boost its team responsible for development, sales and marketing of the iWatch device due to be released later this year. The hire once again confirms that the iWatch will not be just a health and fitness tracker, but likely …

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Apple’s iWatch to enter mass production next month

Quanta Computer, a contract maker of electronics from Taiwan, plans to start mass production of Apple’s iWatch device next month, according to a news-agency. It is believed that the iWatch will be released this October and Quanta will be the exclusive maker of the smartwatch. Reuters reports that the watch …

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Sales of Apple iOS devices exceed 800 million units

At the worldwide developers conference (WWDC) on Monday Apple said that shipments of its mobile devices based on the iOS operating system have exceeded 800 million units. According to Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, around 130 million customers bought their first Apple mobile gadget in the past 12 …

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Apple to add split-screen multi-tasking to iPad with iOS 8

Apple’s mobile devices feature very advanced application processors as well as operating system, but they still cannot run two apps on the same screen at once, something that greatly limits functionality of such devices. According to unofficial information, starting this Fall, when Apple releases its new iOS 8, the iPads …

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Apple hires senior Nokia PureView camera specialist

Although sales of Nokia smartphones have been on the decline for quite a while, many market observers agree that the company’s handsets feature the industry’s best cameras. Select smartphones from Nokia even provide better imaging capabilities than many mainstream cameras. Apparently, not all people who developed the know-hows that are …

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Apple and Samsung retain lead as tablet market stagnates

It is not a secret that the market of media tablets is not growing like it used to just a couple of years ago. Apparently, many people are satisfied with their current devices, whereas some other prefer hybrid devices, i.e., phablets. According to International Data Corp., shipments of tablet and …

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Hearthstone now available on iPad worldwide

Hearthstone has finished its soft-launch and is now available on the iPad worldwide. Blizzard’s free to play card game currently has over 10 million registered players, a number that is likely to grow now that it is available on more platforms. Hearthstone spent quite a long time in closed beta …

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Microsoft Office apps for iPad hit 12 million downloads

Microsoft Corp. has announced that its Office applications for Apple iPad were downloaded more than 12 million times in just one week. At present, the Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint applications are top free apps in Apple’s AppStore. But is 12 million really a lot? “More than 12 million downloads …

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Hearthstone has started rolling out on iPad

Blizzard’s popular free to play collectible card game, Hearthstone, has begun rolling out to iPads. The developer is referring to this as a ‘soft-launch’ as it is currently only available in select countries in order to test the app’s stability but global availability is expected to come soon. Right now …

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