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Making The $35 Raspberry Pi Mini Computer: Quickly And Carefully Does It

Leaked Roadmap Reveals BlackBerry's Second Attempt At An iPad-Killer

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A leaked BlackBerry roadmap, first uncovered by TechnoBuffalo, suggests the Canadian company is gearing up to launch a new tablet, and two "phablet" devices within the next year.  According to the roadmap, BlackBerry will release a tablet, dubbed the B10, around Q3 of this year. Before Q1 2014, it looks...
Leaked Roadmap Reveals BlackBerry's Second Attempt At An iPad-Killer

10 Embarrassing Gadgets And Apps You Should Stop Using

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You have a lot of choices with the tech you use. Some are better than others.  Some are really, really bad.  And some are just downright embarrassing and worth avoiding at all cost. BlackBerry phones are about to become even more irrelevant Not only is your BlackBerry under featured and underpowered...
10 Embarrassing Gadgets And Apps You Should Stop Using
Watch this: Sony assembles three of its hottest gadgets in just five minutes
Steve Jobs on programming, craftsmanship, software, and the Web
Michael Cronan, marketing executive behind TiVo and Kindle brands, dies at 61
Intel, HP, and Apple leading the fight against conflict minerals, report finds

As BYOD explodes, IT managers learn to cope

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Five tech departments share strategies for navigating the exploding demand for consumer gadgets at work. Insider (registration required)...
As BYOD explodes, IT managers learn to cope

Apple's Size Clouds Market

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In analyzing U.S. corporate earnings and stock-market trends, apples-to-apples comparisons may now require tossing out the Apple. Apple Inc.’s success selling consumer gadgets has pushed its share price above $500, cementing its place as the U.S.’s largest company, with a market capitalization of $475 billion. But its gargantuan size is...
Apple's Size Clouds Market

Making mobile enterprise apps cool

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Taptera is one of many startups -- and large enterprise players --hoping to tap into the demand for user-friendly mobile apps in the workplace. FORTUNE -- About a year ago Chris O'Connor and Dan McCall left their cushy IT jobs at pharmaceutical powerhouse Genentech to launch Taptera, a company that...
Making mobile enterprise apps cool

NPD: Apple dominated consumer electronics sales in 2011

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The NPD Group has a report out Monday that says consumer electronics sales in 2011 saw basically zero growth over the previous year. Yes, Amazon sold a lot of Kindles, Samsung shipped a lot of phones and Apple sold as many iPhones and iPads as it could, but still, in...
NPD: Apple dominated consumer electronics sales in 2011
NASA set to launch cheap Android-based satellites with Nexus hardware later this year

Zigbee and Z-wave are out. Broadcom's new chips bet on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for IoT

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There is nothing that hardware nerds love than a good old-fashioned standards battle. LTE versus WiMAX, VHS versus Betamax, Ethernet versus InfiniBand … the list goes on. The internet of things is another battleground with different factions fighting over protocols for sending wireless signals, sending data between points, security and...
Zigbee and Z-wave are out. Broadcom's new chips bet on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for IoT

As Apple and Samsung vie over tablet patents, judge at center of a tech storm

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As Apple and Samsung escalated a multibillion-dollar war over one of the hottest consumer gadgets of our time, the tablet computer, a little-known judge did for Apple what the company couldn't do on its own: She shut down the competition. Read full article >>...
As Apple and Samsung vie over tablet patents, judge at center of a tech storm

Lenovo's Quarterly Net Climbs 59 Percent

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Lenovo Group Ltd. bucked the tough times in the personal-computer business with a 59 percent rise in fiscal fourth-quarter net profit, and the company said it expects profitability to improve as it increases its efforts in consumer gadgets such as smartphones. The world’s No. 2 PC maker by shipments after...
Lenovo's Quarterly Net Climbs 59 Percent
Spending on consumer electronics will climb to $1.1 trillion in 2013

7 CES announcements IT pros should know about

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The Consumer Electronics Show is not only about consumer gadgets, as enterprise vendors such as Dell and Intel tend to announce major new technology advancements as well. CES 2013was no different. Here are the top business tech announcements from Las Vegas. Sysomos MAP The Sysomos data analytics tool could...
7 CES announcements IT pros should know about

As demand for tablets rises, so does dangerous tin mining

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Yesterday, we brought you the story of the new federal rules that will regulate the disclosure of “conflict minerals”—which include cassiterite, wolframite, coltan, and gold. Today, Bloomberg Businessweek has released a massive investigative story on the awful conditions of tin mining in Indonesia. Tin, as it turns out, is also another key element...
As demand for tablets rises, so does dangerous tin mining
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