The Ipad Effect on Job Creation

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Description: App developers increase staff thanks to the iPad. But how crucial is Apple to job creation? CNN’s Maggie Lake reports Source: cnn .com Date: March 9, 2012 Questions for discussion: Do you feel that iPad release results in more jobs? Explain Should Apple manufacture the iPad in North America? Why? Or Why Not?

As New iPad Debut Nears, Some See Decline of PCs

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Description: The chief executive of Apple, Timothy D. Cook, has a prediction: the day will come when tablet devices like the Apple iPad outsell traditional personal computers. Source: nytimes .com Date: March 5, 2012 His forecast has backing from a growing number of analysts and veteran technology industry executives, who contend that the torrid growth… Read more »

The ultimate tool for the ‘me’ generation

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Description: Martin Timusk uses his iPad for everything. From sending e-mails to reading the news, communicating with work and doing work, to following digital threads and playing on Google Earth, his iPad is something of an appendage. Source: globe and mail .com Date: Feb 2, 2012 Though the format hit the market only in 2010,… Read more »

How the U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work

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Description: Not long ago, Apple boasted that its products were made in America. Today, few are. Source: nytimes .com Date: Jan 21, 2012 When Barack Obama joined Silicon Valley’s top luminaries for dinner in California last February, each guest was asked to come with a question for the president.   But as Steven P. Jobs of… Read more »

iPhone 4S devours data twice as fast as previous model

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Description: Apple’s new iPhone 4S consumes on average twice as much data as the previous iPhone model and even more than iPad tablets due to increasing use of online services like the virtual personal assistant Siri, an industry study showed. Source: Date: Jan 6, 2012 When Apple rolled out the iPhone 4S in October,… Read more »

Once Wary, Apple Warms Up to Business Market

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Description: Steven P. Jobs never cared much for selling Apple products to big businesses.  A funny thing happened, though, in the last few years. Big companies started buying Apple products — a lot of them — for their employees. Source: Date: Nov 15, 2011 While corporate technology buyers say Apple does not try to… Read more »

So far, rivals can’t beat iPad’s price

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Description: The iPad 2, unveiled on Wednesday, offers several sleek improvements over its predecessor. But its most attractive feature is perhaps the same one its predecessor had: the price tag Source: Date: March 7, 2011 “There have been nearly a hundred competitive tablets that have been introduced since the iPad,” said Toni Sacconaghi, an analyst… Read more »

Business schools test drive the iPad

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Description: The main benefit of the iPad is portability and convenience, he says. “This is something I can easily pack, which doesn’t apply to textbooks.” It also helps with organisation. “I have stacks of material that fill up my entire small desk . . . I’m not even halfway through [the programme] and I’m drowning in text books.” Source:… Read more »