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Apple has become a leading consumer electronics company by reinventing the smartphone with the iPhone as well as the MP3 player with the iPod. Now Apple is looking to revolutionize computing with the iPad. And of course there's the Mac. Simply put, the company is firing on all cylinders.

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DIY-IT Project: Software business crash course

DIY-IT Project: Software business crash course

David Gewirtz was a director of the Software Entrepreneurs' Forum, an executive at Symantec, had the title of "Godfather" at Apple, and ran an award-winning tech company for 20 years. Now, he's here to help you start your own software business. Buckle up!

August 4, 2016 by in SMBs

The iPhone 4S(teve)

The iPhone that experts told us no one would buy has flown off of the proverbial pre-order shelves in the US. This week's Nerdcam looks at why this happened.

October 10, 2011 in Apple

Tim Cook takes the stage as Apple's CEO

At a press event in Cupertino, Calif., the newly appointed Apple CEO takes the stage. Tim Cook says, “I consider it a privilege of a lifetime to have worked here for almost 14 years, and I am very excited about this new role."

October 4, 2011 in Apple

First hand from Foxconn

If you're reading this, you're probably one of the many people who's excited to see what's just around the corner for Apple, but have you ever stopped to think what went into making that product? Monologist Mike Daisey has, and he's here to share.

September 29, 2011 in Apple

Do Apple lawsuits suit Samsung?

Samsung has been caught in a legal back and forth with rival technology giant Apple for what seems like an age now, but could such a situation suit Samsung going forward?

September 8, 2011 in Apple

Steve Jobs: will he be missed?

You've likely heard that Steve Jobs has stepped down as lord and master of the iCult. In this week's Nerdcam, we reflect and ask the multibillion-dollar question: will Steve Jobs be missed?

August 30, 2011 in Apple

Why are we stuck on Census 1.0?

Millions of Australians sat down this week to give the government a snapshot of what the country looks like and what its citizens are up to, but I don't think the census went far enough with its line of questioning.

August 11, 2011 in Apple

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, mid-2011)

Following months of fervent speculation, Apple has updated its MacBook Air laptop with new Intel Sandy Bridge CPU options, a data port for high-speed Thunderbolt peripherals and a backlit keyboard. Not included, however, were other rumoured changes, such as a black-coloured chassis or a mobile broadband antenna.

July 20, 2011 in Apple

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils iCloud

At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, CEO Steve Jobs announces the company's cloud service, iCloud. The service will store content in the cloud and then push it wirelessly to all of the user's devices. Apple is not charging for the service at this time.

June 6, 2011 in Apple

ZyXEL NWA3160-N

ZyXEL NWA3160-N

ZyXEL's NWA3160-N is a very flexible 802.11n access point that's capable of performing all the roles required in a managed wireless LAN, making it a very cost-effective choice.

July 11, 2011 by in Reviews

ZENworks 11

ZENworks 11

A comprehensive endpoint management suite, ZENworks 11 can manage a mix of Windows and Linux systems from a single console using just one client agent. It takes time to deploy, but once up and running is easy to use.

March 17, 2011 by in Reviews

AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390

AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390

As a domestic or small-office telephony gateway, the Fritz!Box 7390 delivers evolutionary improvements over its 7270 predecessor. It has all you need to set up a small yet powerful PBX system, and its impressive ease of use makes it eminently suitable for non-specialists.

October 25, 2010 by in Reviews

Netgear ProSafe GS110TP

Netgear ProSafe GS110TP

Whether used in 'dumb' or 'smart' mode, Netgear's ProSafe GS110TP offers good value for smaller businesses looking to add traffic management and/or power-over-Ethernet capabilities to their networks.

October 7, 2010 by in Reviews

Lancom L-320agn

Lancom L-320agn

With impressive flexibility, a small footprint and good performance, Lancom's L-320agn is suitable for a wide range of deployment scenarios, particularly where low visibility is required.

July 6, 2010 by in Reviews

HP ProCurve 1410-24G

HP ProCurve 1410-24G

There's nothing not to like about the ProCurve 1410-24G, which will prove a highly useful addition to any SME network that requires a zero-admin device.

July 1, 2010 by in Reviews

Funkwerk Bintec RS120wu

Funkwerk Bintec RS120wu

Outstanding configuration flexibility makes this a great internet gateway for use in complex or unusual SME networks, and where 3G broadband is required for primary or backup WAN connectivity.

June 15, 2010 by in Reviews

Backup Exec 2010

Backup Exec 2010

The 2010 version of Backup Exec offers a huge range of options, including protection for both Microsoft and VMware virtual environments and deduplication, which could help rein in storage spending.

March 10, 2010 by in Reviews

System Center Essentials 2010

System Center Essentials 2010

A highly recommended management tool for SMEs, Microsoft's updated System Center Essentials is much easier to deploy and now comes fully equipped to manage virtual as well as physical resources.

March 3, 2010 by in Reviews

Cisco 891 Integrated Services Router

Cisco 891 Integrated Services Router

Small businesses or branch/remote offices seeking an easily managed unified security, routing, switching and wireless network system should short-list the Cisco 890 family of Integrated Services Routers.

September 7, 2009 by in Reviews

BT Business Hub

BT Business Hub

BT's Business Hub is a competent wireless ADSL router, with the added attraction of supporting a separate Openzone hotspot that your business can use to raise revenue or attract customers.

May 13, 2009 by in Reviews

vOptimizer Pro 2.1

vOptimizer Pro 2.1

This suite automatically reclaims over-allocated and under-utilised storage in Windows virtual machines. With SAN storage costing around £10/GB, Vizioncore's vOptimizer Pro could quickly pay for itself.

April 30, 2009 by in Reviews

Panasonic PT-LW80NTE

Panasonic PT-LW80NTE

Despite suffering from an ugly exterior and lucklustre inputs, the Panasonic PT-LW80NTE projector produces bright and colourful images.

February 26, 2009 by in Reviews

Fritz!Box 7270

Fritz!Box 7270

The Fritz!Box 7270 is well designed and packed with features. DECT and 802.11n are major additions, but the real value lies in the detailed features built around those functions. The 7270 should prove extremely useful as a small office or home gateway.

December 2, 2008 by in Reviews

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