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Keeping up with an event-driven mobile workforce

Keeping up with an event-driven mobile workforce

For event management business Cattleyard Collective, success hinges on its ability to mobilise staff quickly and effectively on behalf of clients. The transition from traditional IT infrastructure to a robust cloud-centric setup was essential in keeping staff responsive and agile.

published May 17, 2015 by

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Siri and Wolfram: friends with benefits

Once you've found out what the weather's like in Ukraine, and asked what the meaning of life is, Apple's Siri assistant can seem pretty useless — doubly so, if you're in Australia. But if you team it up with Wolfram Alpha, you can get some nice results to questions with substance.

published December 1, 2011 by

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Microsoft's Ballmer mocks Android phone

At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."

published October 19, 2011 by

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Remembering Steve Jobs: Launching iTunes on Windows

A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.

published October 5, 2011 by

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iPod Nano gets new features

At Apple's headquarters, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, unveils new iPod Nano features, including a new multitouch icon screen, new sensors for runners, and the ability to wear the device as a watch. The Nano comes in 7 colors, in an 8GB version for $129 and a 16GB version for $149.

published October 4, 2011 by

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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.

published September 29, 2011 by

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Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones

At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.

published September 13, 2011 by

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HTC One (M8) review: The flagship smartphone to beat

HTC One (M8) review: The flagship smartphone to beat

The HTC One (M8) ticks most of our boxes: design, build and performance are all excellent, there's no app overload, and HTC Sense is improving with every iteration. Battery life could be better and some of the camera tools may seem unnecessary, but overall it's a winner.

published April 11, 2014 by

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Dell Latitude E7240 review: A nearly-great ultrabook

Dell Latitude E7240 review: A nearly-great ultrabook

The Latitude E7240 is solidly made and well connected, delivering impressive performance in a thoughtful design. It's let down by the keyboard and a lack of configuration options, turning what could have been a superb business ultrabook into merely a very good one.

published January 15, 2014 by

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Google Nexus 5 review: Great value for money

Google Nexus 5 review: Great value for money

Given its specification and performance, the Nexus 5 delivers great value for money — if you can live with its (few) drawbacks. The middling-quality camera and uninspiring chassis design don't worry us, but the lack of MicroSD card storage expansion and moderate battery life are more serious minus points.

published November 15, 2013 by

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