Google vs Apple – Round two goes to Google!

“The price that most developers will pick is free,” said Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, when he launched a store for iPhone applications in 2008. Apple and software developers had “exactly the same interest, which is to get as many apps out in front of as many iPhone users as possible,” he said.

Five years later, the gadget goliath has proved there is money to be made in shunting out goods for nothing. Since its inception, more than 50bn apps have been downloaded by iPhone and iPad owners, generating $9bn (£5.8bn) for software engineers. Apple, which takes a 30% cut of all paid-for applications, has pocketed $3.9bn.

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Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Different Types of Printers for Home or Office

The most common way to tell printers apart is to know the difference between home and office models. Office printers are built to meet the higher-volume printing loads of a workplace, where one printer may be used by a workgroup or an entire office. Printers designed for large places of work may have duty cycles (the maximum number of pages you can print in a month without risking damage to the printer) in the hundreds of thousands of pages.

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Originally posted 2015-05-21 04:35:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

High-tech Greenhouse Ideas

Having a personal Greenhouse is a great way to grow flowers, fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables all year round.  Now new Greenhouse technology is making it even easier to grow and care for own plants. Here is a list of incredible high-tech Greenhouse ideas for both personal and commercial greenhouses.

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Originally posted 2016-03-29 17:58:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

How Apple uses Ireland to avoid tax – And doesn’t care.

Within hours a terse reply had been dispatched across Ireland’s second city. In the memo, dated September 15, 2004, an E&Y partner explained that the company was not trading and, in any event, was not technically resident in Ireland for tax purposes. “In the circumstances, there is nothing to return from the corporation tax standpoint,” the bean-counter wrote.

The company in question was not some doomed venture established by a foreign investor on Ireland’s wild southern coast. Rather, it is one of the most profitable companies the world has known.

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Originally posted 2013-08-31 19:17:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

The 5 New Advancements Breathing New Life Into Old Tech

Old tech is dead forever? Right? Wrong. Old tech finds a way of coming back again and again. Sure you can still throw out your PC from 1996, but I bet you a lot of the technology pioneered then is still present inside your computer today. Technology is iterative. Here are a few examples of what we’re talking about. Continue reading “The 5 New Advancements Breathing New Life Into Old Tech” »

Originally posted 2015-07-09 02:57:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter