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

4 Simple Ways Of Using Your Computer To Earn A Living

If you’re not suited to working traditional jobs, you’ve come to the right place. Getting up at 7am every morning and spending an hour or so commuting to work isn’t for everyone. Using the bulk of your day to make money for other people can be rather disheartening. For that reason, you need to start looking at the possibility of making money online. There are thousands of different ways you can achieve that goal; you just need to select the one that works best for you. Presuming you’ve never thought about doing that before, the suggestions below might be useful. They have all been proven to work time and time again. All you have to do is make the decision to get on board. In most instances, you can reduce the time you spend working a lot by moving towards the internet. Continue reading “4 Simple Ways Of Using Your Computer To Earn A Living” »

Originally posted 2014-12-07 05:47:33. 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

How to Change Your Android Boot Animation

Booting your Android device may become more fun and entertaining when you know you can animate the process. It is now easy to create your own Android boot animation with the different available ways of doing it. If you want to bring out something new on your Android device booting process, adding some animation to it is something that you can do on your own. Here are some steps on how to change the Android boot animation on your device. Continue reading “How to Change Your Android Boot Animation” »

Originally posted 2013-10-20 17:45:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

4 Crucial Ways to Safeguard Your Smartphone

Smartphone theft is on the rise all over the UK. Our usage is now so prevalent and constant that we’re rarely without our trusty gadgets, whether we’re on the tube, at the pub and even eating out. This makes our costly technology the perfect prey for pickpockets, muggers and thieves; smartphones are small, seemingly everywhere and we tend to take them for granted – until that moment when we pop our hand in our pocket and find only air…

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Originally posted 2013-12-02 13:20:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter