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Apple May Introduce It’s First Retail Stores In India

Apple May Introduce It’s First Retail Stores In India

India is a very lucrative market for tech companies with a population well over a billion. This stands true for Apple too. Apple has been trying to make a real presence in India in the past but couldn’t do so due to certain conditions presented by Indian officials. However, a latest report states that Indian officials may relax the conditions for Apple. And because of this, Apple may launch it’s own retails stores in India very soon. Read more to find out what exemptions Indian officials may grant to Apple.

By On January 21, 2012 Respond
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Kno, Startup Company, Welcomes Apple’s Competition in the Education Field

Kno, Startup Company, Welcomes Apple’s Competition in the Education Field

While for outside observers, Apple seems to act like the top of the food chain crushing any competition, when it comes to educational content for tablets, even startup companies welcome the competition with the tech giant. Officials speaking on behalf of Kno, a young company working on developing e-textbook software, are now appreciating iPads impact on the market. “Apple will raise a lot of awareness about digital textbooks and how education is going digital,” explained Osman Rashid, the company CEO.

By On January 21, 2012 Respond
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TOUGHBOT: The Advanced Robot For Surveillance, Reconnaissance And Inspection

TOUGHBOT: The Advanced Robot For Surveillance, Reconnaissance And Inspection

Inventions of new technologies force to lag behind the old technologies. But the Robotic technology has created such a new Robot being called ‘TOUGHBOT’ that can not lag behind no matter how fast the technology advances. In fact, Toughbot has especially designed for surveillance, reconnaissance and inspection. This article contains some details of the new robot and the technology. Have a look.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Currently Only Eight Apple Textbooks Available

Currently Only Eight Apple Textbooks Available

Apple has finally entered the realm of digital textbooks. We reported earlier that Apple has taken board many major textbook publishers and intends to transform the textbook industry. However, surprise is being expressed over the fact that currently, only eight Apple textbooks are available. Is this too meagre a number to start with? And are the publishers still taking this as a test venture or are they serious about it and intend to take it as a long-term project?

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Smartphones, The Major Stress-Trigger According to British Psychological Society

Smartphones, The Major Stress-Trigger According to British Psychological Society

Granted the new survey published by British Psychological Society doesn’t have a wide base of respondents with only 100 Britons answering to the question about the relation between stress causes and smartphones, but we all can figure out the study’s conclusions. The survey reveals that the stress is only indirectly caused by smartphones as people are always checking e-mails and notifications form their smartphones.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Symantec Buys LiveOffice For $115 Million

Symantec Buys LiveOffice For $115 Million

Security giant Symantec has acquired cloud base email archiving company LiveOffice. LiveOffice founded in 1998 and it has approximately 20,000 clients. Per day this company process million of messages.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Updates Kindle Fire with Bigger Browser, Better Email

Amazon Updates Kindle Fire with Bigger Browser, Better Email

As the next generation iPad approaches to the release date, rumored to be in February or March, Amazon decided to offer more appeal to its much praised tablet, Kindle Fire, believed to be one of the main challengers to iPads’ supremacy. Amazon announced a new version, 6.2.2 of software that powers Kindle Fire, which comes with a set of important improvements.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Apple Announces E-Textbooks Priced $14.99 Or Less, Major Publishers Already On Board

Apple Announces E-Textbooks Priced $14.99 Or Less, Major Publishers Already On Board

Finally, Apple has revealed the big secret it has been guarding. Everyone has been eagerly apprehending what will Apple reveal at the event today. Apple certainly has revealed some major plans which may as well revolutionize the entire realm of education! For one, Apple announced that it will be publishing textbooks in collaboration with some of the major international publishers. And that these interactive textbooks with 3D Graphics will be available for a mere $14.99 or even less.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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T-Mobile And Walmart Upgrade The Family Mobile Plan

T-Mobile And Walmart Upgrade The Family Mobile Plan

The new Family Mobile Plan delivered as a consequence of the partnership between T-Mobile and Walmart comes with good news but also with a catch. The new plan costs $40 for a single line per month and for any additional line customers have tp pay $35. Walmart stores and the official website Walmart.com are the places where customers can request information that is more detailed and ultimately they can agree to subscribe to the service.

By On January 20, 2012 Respond
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Steve Jobs In 1996: ‘What’s Wrong With Education, Can’t Be Fixed With Technology’

Steve Jobs In 1996: ‘What’s Wrong With Education, Can’t Be Fixed With Technology’

News of the upcoming Apple event tomorrow have been making waves around the tech world. It is highly expected that Apple will introduce an e-book creation tool at the event tomorrow and that this tool may be the first step in revolutionizing the world of textbooks. But how effective will that be in furthering educational goals? In this interview given in 1966, Steve Jobs said that the main problem was with the educational policies and socio-political factors involved, and that technology can’t solve all these problems.

By On January 19, 2012 1 Response
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Jerry Yang Leaves Yahoo!

Jerry Yang Leaves Yahoo!

One intriguing page in the history of Silicon Valley has been written recently after Jerry Yang, former Yahoo CEO and director, suddenly decided to leave the company he helped founding. The move has been anticipated by many industry observers who noticed the intensive turmoil at the top of Yahoo management.

By On January 19, 2012 Respond
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Toshiba Proves The TransferJet Technology To Be Viable

Toshiba Proves The TransferJet Technology To Be Viable

Toshiba the world famous TV maker made an interesting appearance at this year edition of Consumer Electronics Show. Besides expected high end products, Toshiba also demonstrated the practicality of its new technology known as TransferJet. This new wireless protocol from Toshiba allows transfer speeds of 560Mbps, which makes it faster than the average Wi-Fi connection. In addition, Toshiba’s new technology is believed to use less battery than Bluetooth.

By On January 19, 2012 Respond
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Apple To Enter The World Of Digital Textbooks Through E-books Creation App?

Apple To Enter The World Of Digital Textbooks Through E-books Creation App?

January 19 is an important day for Apple as it has scheduled an ‘education announcement’ on that day. Media analysts are speculating what that can be. The first thing that comes to mind from the word ‘education announcement’ is the fact that Apple has long been planning of entering the realm of digital textbooks. It was mentioned in Steve Jobs’ biography that he was working on it and apparently, Apple will be releasing an e-book creation app on January 19 and finally make it’s debut.

By On January 18, 2012 Respond
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iPad 5 With 4G, iPhone 4S Wi-fi Only And Other Fake Apple Products

iPad 5 With 4G, iPhone 4S Wi-fi Only And Other Fake Apple Products

What would be your reaction if you were handed an iPad 5 while Apple still hasn’t released an iPad 3? And to top it, what if that iPad supported 4G? This is exactly what is happening at Laos. Laos is well-known for producing counterfeit products of some of the most notable companies in the world. In it’s latest attempt, Loas has churned out fake copies of Apple products. These include a 4G-supporting iPad 5, and iPhone with only wi-fi and an iPhone clamshell device.

By On January 18, 2012 2 Responses
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AMD to Get Ahead Intel with Lightning Bolt

AMD to Get Ahead Intel with Lightning Bolt

Apparently, Intel’s Thunderbolt believed to be the next standard in the business received a response from AMD: Lightning Bolt technology. The news was published on AnandTech with all the necessary technical explanations that can persuade the customers to adopt the new brand on this market.

By On January 18, 2012 Respond
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