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  • Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And Education

    Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And Education

    Apple has been busy in the IT department. Today, it released a slew of improvements and alterations to its large-scale deployment tools for education and enterprise customers. Some of the tweaks get way out in the weeds of deployment strategies, so they’ll only be really exciting for the actual pros who deal with this stuff. But the big picture is that Apple is looking to make deployments at… Read More

  • Hop Brings Its Instant Messaging-Like Email Client To The iPad

    Hop Brings Its Instant Messaging-Like Email Client To The iPad

    Hop (formerly Ping), a mobile app that makes replying to email feel more like instant messaging, is now available on iPad, the company is announcing today. In addition, hop now also supports multiple email accounts – something users have been asking for since the apps’s fall 2013 debut. For those unfamiliar with hop, the idea is intriguing. The app basically turns email threads into… Read More

  • Apple Patents Pressure-Sensitive iPhone And iPad Displays

    Apple Patents Pressure-Sensitive iPhone And iPad Displays

    Apple has filed a new patent (via AppleInsider) for supplementary tech that adds pressure sensitivity to its iOS devices, via special pressure sensors located around the corners of the device or otherwise hidden beneath the display. The tech described in the patent would allow for detection of gestures coming from beyond the touch-sensitive regions of the display, so you could have swipes… Read More

  • Apple’s 51M iPhones, 26M iPads And 4.8M Macs In Q1 2014 Set A Record, But Growth Slows

    Apple’s 51M iPhones, 26M iPads And 4.8M Macs In Q1 2014 Set A Record, But Growth Slows

    Analysts had predicted that Apple would have a strong day with hardware this quarter, anticipating between 54 and 56 million iPhones shipped according to Fortune, as well as around 25 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs. The real results showed Apple missing on iPhones with 51 million moved, but beating expectations for the rest slightly with 26 million iPads and 4.8 million Macs. Remember that… Read More

  • iPhone 5s Owners Gobbling “Unprecedented” Levels Of Data, Study Finds

    iPhone 5s Owners Gobbling “Unprecedented” Levels Of Data, Study Finds

    A large-scale survey of mobile data consumption in 2013 conducted by JDSU has found flagship smartphone device users are continuing to outpace the data consumption rates of tablet users. But the most data thirsty phone users of all have an iPhone 5s burning a hole in their pocket -- and they are responsible for "unprecedented" levels of data gobbling. Read More

  • The Tablet Is The New General Purpose Computer

    The Tablet Is The New General Purpose Computer

    Apple’s latest iPad spot demonstrates that tablets have general purpose computing strengths that have never been exhibited by laptops. Laptops have had decades in the spotlight as our portable computers of choice and were on their way to eradicating desktop machines before tablets came along. But they’ve never managed to exhibit the flexibility of purpose that tablets can. Read More

  • Apple Gets Serious About The iPad’s Creative Power In New Ad

    Apple Gets Serious About The iPad’s Creative Power In New Ad

    Apple aired a new iPad advertisement during the NFL playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers today, and it’s all about creativity. It’s no secret that Apple wants to push the creative aspect of its mobile devices, which are still seen largely as consumption gadgets, and this new ad embraces a grand vision of iOS as fertile ground for inspiration and… Read More

  • Sunrise Adds iPad App And Week View In Its Quest To Build The Best Calendar Platform

    Sunrise Adds iPad App And Week View In Its Quest To Build The Best Calendar Platform

    Calendar app Sunrise released a major update today, completing two missing pieces of the complicated calendar puzzle — you can now use Sunrise on your iPad with a new design tailored for bigger screens, and there is a much-requested week view to get a better picture of what your schedule looks like. Finally, the company added background updates so that your calendar is always up to date when… Read More

  • Holiday Survey Indicates Strong Performance In The Tablet Space By Amazon, Microsoft

    Holiday Survey Indicates Strong Performance In The Tablet Space By Amazon, Microsoft

    This morning, online advertising network Chikita released a short report detailing the changes it saw in the tablet space after Christmas compared to the period directly before. The report shows a small decline in Apple’s tablet dominance, strong momentum for Amazon, and perhaps surprisingly, second highest in-class growth for Microsoft’s Surface line of devices. What Chikita found is… Read More

  • What The Data Says About How We Spent Christmas Morning

    What The Data Says About How We Spent Christmas Morning

    The kids woke up, the parents got called out of bed and for a few hours, shockingly, it looks like the family put down their mobiles on Christmas morning, according to data from Mixpanel, a mobile and web analytics company. Welcome to the data driven Christmas. A day that can be tracked in detail by mining the data on our phone and tablets. As proven by Mixpanel, data analytics can now tell… Read More