Tuesday, May 26, 2015

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: iGPS and an Android Galaxy concept

The 7 things we're looking for at Google I/O 2015 | Newer technology pushes out CDMA in Africa, bringing faster speeds

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iPhone 7 rumor rollup: iGPS and an Android Galaxy concept
How could Apple resist buying a company with technology dubbed iGPS? It fits right in along with the iPod, iPhone and iPad, no? Read More

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Navigating Operating Costs and Roadmap Uncertainties for SAP
Listen to this discussion about new innovation and updates in core ERP lag as SAP focuses all its attention on a long-term, high-risk "re-platform" strategy with its newly announced S/4HANA suite. Learn More

The 7 things we're looking for at Google I/O 2015
A look ahead to next week's Big Google Thing in San Francisco. Read More

Newer technology pushes out CDMA in Africa, bringing faster speeds
A variety of technologies, LTE in particular, is making CDMA obsolete in many parts of Africa, bringing faster mobile communication to people throughout the region.This month, Orange, which operates LTE networks in Mauritius and Botswana, said it is moving its Kenyan subscribers off CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) and that it will launch five LTE networks in Africa this year. CDMA can no longer favorably compete with 3G and LTE, CEO Vincent Lobry said in February.On its part, Telecom Namibia shut down all its CDMA sites on March 31 after moving its customers to faster HSPA+ and LTE networks. It said it wanted to repurpose spectrum and offer mobile voice, data, and video services over a more modern platform.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

First look: Windows Server 2016 goes on a cloud diet
Windows Server 2016 is both an evolution of the current Windows Server 2012 R2 release and a revolution in the making. If you plan to use Windows Server 2016 in the same way you’ve used Windows Server all along, you’ll be able to pick it up and work with it with very little learning curve. But if you are ready to abandon the old ways and embrace the new world of cloud servers, containers, and microservices, Windows Server 2016 has something new for you.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

How BlackBerry got blindsided by the iPhone
Apple in 2007 introduced the world to the iPhone and the smartphone industry would be the same. In an instant, Apple's take on what a phone should look like and how it should operate became the de-facto standard amongst all manufacturers hoping to compete in the burgeoning smartphone market.And while some companies, like Samsung, ably adjusted their products accordingly, others, like BlackBerry, were completely blindsided by the new consumer-oriented smartphone market that had been created.It almost seems like ages ago, but BlackBerry devices in the early to mid-2000's were incredibly popular and represented the gold standard amongst smartphones. Yet once the iPhone was introduced, BlackBerry's fall from grace wasn't too far behind.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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Sharp phone cameras play slow-motion video at 2,100 fps
Electronics maker Sharp is showing off smartphones that can play back video at rates up to 2,100 frames per second (fps) for a smoother slow motion effect.The struggling manufacturer’s latest Android flagship phones, Aquos Zeta, Aquos Xx and Aquos Serie, have cameras that can record at 210 fps in 854 x 480 pixel resolution (FWVGA mode) or 120 fps in full HD mode.When combined with frame compensation technology, the phone can play back video in slow motion at 2,100 fps in FWVGA or 1,200 fps in full HD. Sharp calls it the world’s highest-rate super slow motion playback for smartphones.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

BlackBerry cutting staff in smartphone unit
BlackBerry plans to lay off an unspecified number of staff in its devices unit, as it attempts to make that business profitable, while expanding in other areas.The smartphone company in Waterloo, Ontario, said in a statement over the weekend that it had decided to consolidate its device software, hardware and applications business, “impacting a number of employees around the world.”The company said that as it moves into the next stage of its turnaround, it aims to reallocate resources in ways that will “best enable us to capitalize on growth opportunities while driving toward sustainable profitability across all facets of our business.”The company had 6,225 full-time employees as of Feb. 28 this year, the end of its last fiscal year.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Connected cars will overload mobile networks, report says
Look for gridlock on the airwaves along with your traffic jam. A new report is projecting a massive increase in data traffic over the next few years, caused not by smartphones, but by M2M and automobiles. Read More

How the cloud helps fight cancer
The man with stage 4 bladder cancer thought he'd run out of options. He had tried multiple treatments to fight the cancer, which had spread throughout his body. Every treatment was unsuccessful. Hope dwindled.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

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New products of the week 05.25.2015
New products of the weekOur roundup of intriguing new products. Read how to submit an entry to Network World's products of the week slideshow.Persistence Technology for Dell Android DevicesKey features: Absolute has introduced its Persistence technology to Dell Android devices, allowing IT to remotely manage, track, and secure devices on or off the corporate network. More info.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Patent shows Apple's interesting mobile Wi-Fi hotspot idea
A patent application filed by Apple in 2013 suggests an interesting mobile hotspot idea that sounds like a good fit for the Apple Watch. Read More

No, I do not believe this steak was cooked by an iPhone, but I'll bite anyway
But I couldn't escape the attendant curiosity: What in the name of Steve Jobs might allow a marketing professional – no, make that EVEN a marketing professional -- to suggest such a preposterous feat might be possible. Read More

Hot stuff: The coolest drones
From unmanned aircraft swarms to space systems, drones are hot. Read More


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