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unexpected twist

Tablet adoption could give flip phones new lease on life

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In an unexpected twist, some tech-savvy customers are supplementing fancy tablets with simple phones. [Read more]...
Tablet adoption could give flip phones new lease on life

"Bring Your Own Device" Evolving From Trend to Requirement

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Here’s an unexpected twist in the growing trend at companies that support employees who bring their own devices to the office: By 2017, more than half of companies will require their employees to supply their own devices on the job. The finding comes in a new report from Gartner containing...
"Bring Your Own Device" Evolving From Trend to Requirement

Apple iTV detailed: It’s like a 42-inch iPad

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In a rather unexpected twist, Canada’s largest newspaper and newspaper of record — The Globe and Mail — has published details of Apple’s upcoming iTV. According to the paper, Rogers and Bell — Canada’s two largest telcos — are already testing the Apple iTV in their labs.The Canadian paper, citing...
Apple iTV detailed: It’s like a 42-inch iPad

It’s getting even better to be a geek, new survey finds

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Mark your calendar, because May 25 is Geek Pride Day. And geeks have even more to be proud of this year, according to the results of a new survey. In advance of this very special day, IT staffing services firm Modis is back with a new survey on the state of geekdom,...
It’s getting even better to be a geek, new survey finds

New Glasses Thwart Facial Recognition Scanners, Marking Trend In Privacy Wearables

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In an unexpected twist against the rising tide of image-capturing technologies, an engineer has created glasses that thwart facial recognition scanners. Tokyo’s National Institute of Informatics Professor Isao Echizen’s “Privacy Visor” emits an infrared light source that reportedly confuses facial recognition software. Last week, another designer announced a stealth hoodie...
New Glasses Thwart Facial Recognition Scanners, Marking Trend In Privacy Wearables

Microsoft hints that Windows 8 will run Windows Phone 7 apps

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In an interesting but not unexpected twist, it looks like Microsoft might allow Windows 8 to run all 70,000 Windows Phone 7 apps, and possibly all Windows Phone 8 apps as well.The rumor stems from I’m A WP7, an app that helpfully reports the version numbers of operating systems that...
Microsoft hints that Windows 8 will run Windows Phone 7 apps

The holiday traffic slump is here, but major sites are learning to make the most of it

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For the last few years, articles about holiday web traffic loss have been the norm. With everyone from web power players to casual bloggers, and their audiences, (thought to be) enjoying holidays with loved ones, the world’s typical two week break from daily life—including the Web—has been blamed for drops...
The holiday traffic slump is here, but major sites are learning to make the most of it

Two Reasons Apple Will Make A Television, Not Just A Little Apple TV Box (AAPL)

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The most recent round of reporting on Apple's television project centered on the idea that it would just make a suped-up version of the current Apple TV. Jessica Vascellaro and Shalini Ramachandran at the Wall Street Journal reported, "Apple Inc. is in talks with some of the biggest U.S. cable...
Two Reasons Apple Will Make A Television, Not Just A Little Apple TV Box (AAPL)

Milking it: Apple supply chain says iPhone 5S (6) will come in a range of colors and screen sizes

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In an interesting but not entirely unexpected twist, Apple’s China supply chain is indicating that the iPhone 5S (or iPhone 6) will come in a range of screen sizes and colors. The same sources also indicate that production of the new iPhone 5S will begin in March/April, with an expected...
Milking it: Apple supply chain says iPhone 5S (6) will come in a range of colors and screen sizes
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