July 2012 Archives
Tuesday, 24th July 2012
Between emailed hotel confirmations, boarding passes and driving directions, travel for many still means packing loads of paper. A slew of apps are aimed at eliminating clutter and organizing your itinerary in one place. Click to read about our favorite for getting you on the road or on the beach with minimal hassles.
Apple Q3 Earnings: Even Underwhelming Numbers Are Strong
Apple announced its fiscal 2012 third-quarter earnings Tuesday. There were no surprises; Apple continued to sell well across all its product lines. Even the iPod, which is down 10% over last year, sold 6.8 million units. Apple also announced that the new version of its operating system, Mountain Lion, will be released Wednesday.
[Infographic] What is Slowing Down Your Mobile Apps?
Ever try to launch a mobile application and get nothing but a spinning wheel? You're not alone. 74% of users will leave a mobile website if it does not load after five seconds, according to a survey conducted by Compuware, a software company. People are more patient with apps, as 50% of users will tolerate load times longer than five…
Amazon's Mobile Push Borrows From Both Apple & Samsung
Amazon apparently plans to unleash a series of mobile devices later this year. The ecommerce giant has five or six new tablets and a smartphone in the works, including a 10-inch Kindle Fire-style tablet, according to reports. This news suggests that Amazon is taking a page from several different playbooks. The company already has…
Google Partners Up to Sell Cloud Computing and Storage
Google is launching a new Cloud Partner Program that will formalize the ecosystem around its cloud compute and storage products and bring new ways for customers to tap into Google’s cloud offerings. They’ll also offer levels of service and support that might be difficult for Google alone to provide.