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Applesauce: All Thing Apple – June 16, 2012
2012-06-16 09:22:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com So, what have we learned this week? We´ve learned that Apple still has it, releasing some impressive updates to their MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines, not to mention the beautiful, unrepairable MacBook Pro with Retina Display. We´ve learned Apple hasn´t been resting on their laurels, as they announced some updates and improvements to their Mac OS X and iOS platforms. Predictions before WWDC were a dime a dozen, and while some of...

Not So Fast! GPS Maker Harman Says Apple Is More Partner Than Rival
2012-06-14 05:08:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com For as much as Tim Cook talked about doing “great things” with their products and the apps which run on them, Apple sure does have a tendency to squash other products and services underfoot. Take, for instance, text messaging. Or pocket cameras. Or GPS units. Sure, Apple isn´t solely responsible for slowly rendering these technologies obsolete. RIM used BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) long before Apple introduced iMessage, and as technology...

Apple iPhone GPS
2012-06-13 07:52:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Apple has yet to stray from their upward trajectory, and Monday´s Keynote proved they´re likely to remain on this path for the next several years. Not every company is able to hang with Apple at this altitude, however, and sometimes Apple must step on a few shoulders in order to achieve such great heights. After all, Scott Forstall announced on Monday Apple has sold more than 365 million iOS devices as of March. With that kind of weight, Apple...

2012-06-12 12:39:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Apple didn´t only announce a brand new Maps application during their WWDC 2012 Keynote: They also announced their independence from Google. For years, Apple had relied on the search giant´s cache of data to power the maps app on every iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch sold. Now, after years of making acquisitions and shoring up their servers, Apple is ready to step away from Google´s data umbrella and move their Maps app in house. Or are they?...

TomTom GPS Now Helping Drivers Get Lower Premiums In The UK
2012-02-08 13:12:20

GPS manufacturer TomTom announced a new partnership with insurance broker Motaquote on Wednesday. TomTom said it teamed up with the insurance company to launch Fair Play Insurance, which is a product that rewards "good" drivers with lower premiums. The insurance provider will use data from a TomTom GPS, such as harsh cornering and sharp breaking, to determine whether the driver deserves a lower premium. "We offer a unique combination of navigation, traffic information and telematics...

2012-01-30 14:00:00

Additional Seed Funding Brings Total Financing to $750,000; Capital will Accelerate Feature Development, Geographical Expansion and Facilitate Partnerships for Goodzer´s B2B Strategy Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Goodzer (http://www.Goodzer.com), the best way to find all sorts products from all kinds of stores anywhere in the country, announced today the closing of its second round of financing. The new funding will support company growth through business development, feature...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'