Day: May 7, 2012

How Apple comes to work: Gradually, then suddenly

How Apple comes to work: Gradually, then suddenly Today’s Apple announcements — two big new iPhones that will ship on September 19, an NFC-based payment system that will launch in October, and the first glimpse of the design and UI for an Apple smart watch that will ship next year — are all riffs on well-worn ideas. The iPhones will probably have the least impact on the workplace, yet will probably be the most important products for Apple itself, given that the iPhone is now the company’s biggest source of revenue. The iPhone 6 is still a one-handed device,...

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BundlesForMac cut price Mac OS X software offer ends tonight

BundlesForMac cut price Mac OS X software offer ends tonight BundlesForMac are still offering what the company insists are 12 great applications at a saving of 87 per cent off. The $49.99/£31 bundle is offered until late tonight, 15 December 2010 at 11:59 pm. The following applications are part of the Fall 2010 Home & Family Bundle deal, followed by the developers’ description. * skEdit skEdit is an all purpose Text/HTML editor includes features to assist in the editing of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python, ASP, Ruby/Rails, SQL, ActionScript and ColdFusion. skEdit offers powerful search and replace on...

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Foxconn to rely more on robots for manufacturing

Foxconn to rely more on robots for manufacturing Foxconn, the maker of Apple’s iPhone and iPad, plans to rely more on robots for manufacturing over the coming years, allowing the company to invest more in research and development and save on labor costs. Foxconn CEO Terry Gou made the remarks in a speech last Friday at the company’s campus in Shenzhen, China. But while Foxconn confirmed some of the contents of the speech, the company declined to offer specifics on the level of automation Foxconn plans to deploy. Local Chinese media, however, reported that Gou had said the company...

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