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Apple Brand No Longer Inspiring Consumers

A recent report by the consultancy firm Added Value entitled ‘Cultural Traction’ suggests that Apple is perceived as less inspiring now than it was several years ago.  Over 62,000

Tablets for Business: How You Could Save Money

    If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably had to purchase IT equipment for your staff at some point and will be aware of the expenses that can

Four steps to a cloudier you: How cloud computing can help you

    Cloud computing is a big concept, offering all sorts of opportunities for businesses and communities, but what is cloud computing for you, personally? Well, it’s a way

Is Mobile Enough to Blog?

There’s been an explosion in the mobile blogging app marketplace. WordPress, Posterous, Blogger, SquareSpace…the list of providers rushing to push out a mobile-friendly app is sizeable, and growing. But

BlackBerry Messenger on your PC?

  BlackBerry Messenger is one of RIM’s stalwarts. It’s the origin of the ubiquitous BlackBerry PIN – the most important piece of information for certain teenagers, who guard it

Five Reasons You Still Need a Desktop

With all the hype about tablets, smartphones and ultrabooks, it’s tempting to think that the humble desktop has gone the way of the dodo, consigned to the dustbin of

BlackBerry’s best finance apps

BlackBerry prices are low right now. Anticipation for the release of BlackBerry 10 (RIM’s next big Operating System update) has kept prices down on blockbuster handsets such as the

The Top Five Cheap yet Powerful Laptops

Strapped for cash, but want a machine that can still plough through the latest PC games? Here’s a happy medium: cheap, powerful laptops. By taking hits to battery life,

More People Access Wi-Fi Hotspots with Smartphones than Laptops

A recent article in the Hindustan Times discusses an important milestone in global smartphone use, as published in a report by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WRA). For the first

Android Preview: Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition

Baldur’s Gate, developed by Bioware and released in 1998 by Interplay, is about as old-school as RPGs get. Featuring a classic fantasy style and a heavy emphasis on story