Author Archive for Sam

Teacher, writer, composer, and family man. Maker of delicious Halušky. Contact me via Twitter: @Sam_Denver

Angela Ahrendts Reportedly Stalling Her Start with Apple in Attempt to Land More Money


New Apple Retail executive Angela Ahrendts is able to officially take up her post in Cupertino having completed the six month transition period required by her contract but may postpone the move until early summer to receive substantial bonuses. How much are money are we talking about? £8 million!! ($13.4 million) Apple seems to be doing okay with its retail business, in spite of being without a permanent head since 2012, yet it will be interesting to see what changes will trickle down after Ahrendts takes over.

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Microsoft Drops Price of Office 365 Subscription by 30% with New ‘Personal’ Plan for iPads and Computers

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A new subscription option called Office 365 Personal has been announced by Microsoft for its Office 365 service and while it is cheaper, it may not have the features you need. The biggest difference is that you can only use the apps on one computer and tablet, which is reduced from the 5 of the full service. Those who are going to benefit from this are those of you who only need it for yourself on a single device.

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Newly Leaked iPhone 6 Photos Show Front Panel of Rumored “Big Screen” iPhone

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The rumor mill is ramping up for the iPhone 6 and it looks like it’s going to be all about size this time around. A photo has emerged that claims to show the new iPhone 6 case and if it is accurate then it seems instead of a new iPhone, Apple might actually just be releasing a smaller iPad Mini with phone capabilities.

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Apple TV Rumored to Get Motion Detection

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The Apple TV is one of my favorite products and it’s likely the most used Apple product at my house. It has proven itself as a popular media streamer and Apple has consistently added new features over the past few years. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, the Apple TV is on the verge of receiving its biggest update since its initial release.

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Microsoft Office for iPad Team Shows True Colors – Calls Clippy Lame

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‘Ask me anythings’ (AMAs) are all the rage right now and mostly because they are often interesting and entertaining. Thanks to we are getting to know people that otherwise might have remained a mystery and today a fascinating exchange took place with the Office for iPad development team. Here’s what we learned about them.

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Adobe Lightroom Comes to iPad

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Adobe has released a mobile version of its flagship photo enhancing and organizing software Lightroom 5. Comparable to Apple’s Aperture, Lightroom is the perfect companion to Photoshop for the digital photographer. Adobe Lightroom Mobile is free to download, but requires one of two subscription options to access its features.

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Shopify Tweaks Product to Gain Market Share on Square


An indication that mobile devices are continuing to change the shape of point-of-sale transactions is the increased interplay between multiple providers. Shopify has announced a revised price model in order to more closely match with Square, which is a good sign of healthy competition.

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Samsung Allowed to Present ‘Misleading’ Opening Statements


News about the current legal proceedings between Apple and Samsung is very exciting and I’m sure you are scouring the web for updates this fine Friday afternoon. The truth is that most of us would be sleeping if we had to sit through all of those hearings, in spite of the fact that what is taking place involves groundbreaking precedents that are being established and will likely affect corporate patent litigation for years to come.

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Kensington Releases New iPad Cases Designed for Business Users


iPads in the marketplace are growing more and more popular because they are relatively affordable and very flexible. While they can easily do more than traditional cash registers, they are also more fragile and if not protected they can easily be dropped and broken. A new product line from Kensington is designed with point of sale applications in mind.

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Apple Announces WWDC 14 to be Held June 2-6


The 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference is officially set for June 2 – 6 at Moscone West in San Francisco. The WWDC is a yearly highlight for developers who are navigating freshly announced software and hardware offerings, and has been an increasingly popular event each year. Tickets are will be made available through random selection to those who apply before April 7th at 10:00.

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