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Steelcase Gesture chair adjusts to support our smartphone slump (video)

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As advanced as office chairs can be, they're still based on one increasingly bad assumption: that we're sitting upright in front of a traditional computer. Steelcase's upcoming Gesture chair at last acknowledges that we're living in a world of smartphones and tablets. Its back and seat shift in tandem...
Steelcase Gesture chair adjusts to support our smartphone slump (video)

Smartphones top PCs for time spent on Facebook

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A new analysis undertaken by comScore, using its new Mobile Metrix 2.0 tool, has shown that mobile apps are driving most of the time spent on social networks like Facebook, overtaking traditional computer-based browser access. The typical Facebook users was found to spend 441 minutes of their time accessing the...
Smartphones top PCs for time spent on Facebook

Lenovo adds BlueStacks Android player to Windows 8 PCs

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BlueStacks, a maker of software that runs Android apps on Windows computers gained another big partner: Lenovo. Announced on Monday at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, BlueStacks says its new partner will install the Android player software on the Lenovo Idea-branded consumer PCs. Lenovo, one of the top PC...
Lenovo adds BlueStacks Android player to Windows 8 PCs

Study Tells Why We Can't Resist Facebook Games

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Revenue from social networking games is expected to top $4.5 billion this year, up from $3.2 billion in 2011, and it looks like online-game sales could surpass retail sales as soon as next year. A Chinese study tries to figure out why these games are the fastest growing segment of...
Study Tells Why We Can't Resist Facebook Games
CHART OF THE DAY: Where The iPad Fails In Comparison To A Normal Computer (AAPL, MSFT)

Forget Bring Your Own Device - Try Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled

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As consumer devices and services increasingly outstrip their corporate competitors in power, productivity and cachet, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has become the latest so-hot-you'll-melt trend in the world of corporate IT. But plenty of IT departments see it as a demon to be exorcised from the cubicle farms...
Forget Bring Your Own Device - Try Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled

Tablet enthralls CES 2013 by treading thin line between computers and paper

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Creators of PaperTab claim ultra-slim, flexible invention will change the face of personal computing foreverA flexible, paper-thin tablet which looks and feels like a sheet of paper is being touted as a revolutionary advance in computing.The PaperTab, a high-resolution plastic display PC prototype, was unveiled on Monday at the Consumer...
Tablet enthralls CES 2013 by treading thin line between computers and paper

Forget Bring Your Own Device - Try Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled

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As consumer devices and services increasingly outstrip their corporate competitors in power, productivity and cachet, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has become the latest so-hot-you'll-melt trend in the world of corporate IT. But plenty of IT departments see it as a demon to be exorcised from the cubicle farms -...
Forget Bring Your Own Device - Try Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled

The New Microsoft Office: 20 Things to Like, Not Like and Worry About

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When Steve Ballmer took the stage in San Francisco on Monday to reveal the next step in the evolution of Microsoft's most important application, he gave the world's 1 billion users of Microsoft Office plenty to look forward to - but also some things to worry about. Here's a sampling...
The New Microsoft Office: 20 Things to Like, Not Like and Worry About

HetNet step 1: More LTE microcells than base stations by 2014

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By 2014, you might be using an LTE network, but the signal may not come from the towers we’re so used to seeing. ABI Research estimates that there will be more LTE microcells in place than actual LTE base stations as early as 2014. These network devices typically supplement coverage but...
HetNet step 1: More LTE microcells than base stations by 2014

Researchers break record, keep quantum computing qubit alive for 3 minutes

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Quantum computing has been making big promises for a number of years now, but there is still very little in the way of practical applications for the technology. Sweet physics will only take you so far, which is why a new discovery from John Morton at the University of Oxford...
Researchers break record, keep quantum computing qubit alive for 3 minutes
CloudOn raises $16M to unleash the power of MS Office on tablets
Apple Patents A Convertible MacBook Design, And Street View Navigation That Can Go Inside Buildings

Apple releases Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3 update

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Apple has released Mac OS X Lion version 10.7.3 and while there doesn’t seem to be any new goodies for iPhone or iPad users, if you’re running Apple’s desktop OS, it’s waiting for you via Software Update. OS X Lion was first shown off at Apple’s Back to the...
Apple releases Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3 update

Nearly 1 in 4 computers sold last quarter were tablets

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On Monday, research firm IDC reported that 27.8 million tablets were sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2012 with Apple holding the majority even as other vendors, such as Samsung and Amazon, are catching up. But that’s not the story: Tablet sales have already approached nearly 25 percent of PC sales....
Nearly 1 in 4 computers sold last quarter were tablets

Google is coy on mobile, says CEO Page 'lost his voice'

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Google offered few details about search advertising on cell phones even while noting that 400 million people are now using mobile devices that use its Android software. Meanwhile, Google’s CEO was unable to speak about the topic at all as another executive said that “Larry [Page] has lost his voice.”...
Google is coy on mobile, says CEO Page 'lost his voice'

Mobile chip wars rage on as Samsung debuts its quad-core

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Samsung introduced its next generation mobile chip, the Exynos 4 Quad, on Thursday, with claims of faster speeds and lower power consumption. The company is planning debut the Galaxy S III smartphone next week, which Samsung says will be the first handset to use the new chip. The new Exynos...
Mobile chip wars rage on as Samsung debuts its quad-core

Facebook Home Isn't a Stateside Hit on Launch Day -- Here's Why That Doesn't Matter.

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24 hours later, and it looks like Facebook Home isn’t exactly going gangbusters. The new software — which users can download to turn their regular Android phones into Facebook phones — was released to the Google Play store to the United States on Friday. Not more than a day has...
Facebook Home Isn't a Stateside Hit on Launch Day -- Here's Why That Doesn't Matter.
Nokia’s tablet plan: A 10-inch Windows 8 ARM slate by year end

Chart: Windows 7 is almost bigger than Windows XP

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August is already a big month for Windows 8, with Microsoft announcing this morning that it has finished the new version of its operating system and shipped it off to computer makers. But it’s shaping up to be a milestone month for Windows 7, as well. The current version...
Chart: Windows 7 is almost bigger than Windows XP

Is this why Apple keeps saying “post-PC”?

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Looking at the numbers, it’s difficult to argue that the iPad is anything less than a success for Apple. The company sold more iPads — 15.4 million — than any traditional computer maker sold PCs in the final quarter of 2011. What is debatable, however, is whether the iPad will...
Is this why Apple keeps saying “post-PC”?

How to Do Spreadsheets on a Tablet

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Q: In your review of the new iTunes, you mentioned that it’s possible to restore the old left-hand sidebar that’s now hidden by default. How do you do that? A: You turn the sidebar back on by going to the View menu and clicking on “Show Sidebar.” This View menu...
How to Do Spreadsheets on a Tablet
Google Pixel Chromebook: Bold, Beautiful And Very, Very Expensive
IDC: Smartphones now more popular than feature phones

Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

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Laptop makers not focused on producing attractive tablets may want to re-evaluate that strategy. According to an IDC report on Monday, tablets will begin to outsell portable PCs in 2015. This forecast further emphasizes the massive shift toward mobile, which has been underway for several years: Smartphones began outselling PCs...
Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now
Windows RT demystified: Microsoft finally gets tablet computing right

Apple making a $799 Air in fear of ultrabooks? Nope.

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With the next iPad model at least a year away and the next iPhone a few months off, the Apple rumor mill is pondering a new Apple product line: the MacBook Air. On Monday, Digitimes reports that Apple is considering selling a MacBook Air for $799, which would be $200...
Apple making a $799 Air in fear of ultrabooks? Nope.

Tablet Usage Edges Past Mobile On BBC's On-Demand iPlayer For First Time: Record 41M Tablet Requests In March Vs. 40M Mobile

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Another sign of the swift rise of tablets today: last month tablet usage of the BBC’s on-demand online TV service iPlayer edged past mobile for the first time, with 41 million programme requests by tablet vs. 40 million on mobile, according to BBC stats for the month. There were 200,000 more...
Tablet Usage Edges Past Mobile On BBC's On-Demand iPlayer For First Time: Record 41M Tablet Requests In March Vs. 40M Mobile

CES 2013: Lenovo 27" Tablet and Nectar Fuel Cell iPhone Charger

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The Consumer Electronics Show can get a bad rap from bloggers and journalists who have become jaded by seeing the same products over and over. So, it can be particularly satisfying to see new classes of products that haven't quite hit the mainstream, even if there may be some practical...
CES 2013: Lenovo 27" Tablet and Nectar Fuel Cell iPhone Charger

Chart: This is what the 'Post-PC Era' looks like

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  Worldwide PC shipments declined by 8 percent in the third quarter, in advance of the Windows 8 release, according to numbers released by the IDC and Gartner research firms this week. Looked at in the most favorable light for Microsoft, the dip suggests that the industry, businesses and home...
Chart: This is what the 'Post-PC Era' looks like
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