Apple Acquires Personal Assistant App Cue

Apple Acquires Personal Assistant App Cue. Apple has purchased Cue, a personal assistant app that had mysteriously shut down service on Wednesday. Apple Insider, which was the first to report the deal, cites an anonymous tipster who claimed the company was purchased for between $35 million and $45 million. Apple confirmed the deal — but not the […]

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Apple Buys a Personal Assistant App

Apple Buys a Personal Assistant App. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Apple’s latest acquisition is a personal assistant app called Cue, and rumors peg the purchase price between $35 million and $45 million. While we’re on the subject on Apple, users are reporting some major errors with the internal sensors on the iPhone 5S. Lastly, amidst Twitter filing for […]

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Google Patents a Wireless Photo Frame That Syncs With Your Phone

Google Patents a Wireless Photo Frame That Syncs With Your Phone.Google is snapping itself into your photos. The company secured a patent Tuesday for a wireless photo frame that would work much like the digital one you may already have. So what sets this one apart from the rest? It would connect directly to your mobile device. The frame, which […]

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Apple Patents Incredible Glass Architectural Design

Apple Patents Incredible Glass Architectural Design. Apple has found a new niche in the world of architecture. The company secured a patent Tuesday for the cylindrical glass entryway to its Shanghai store. The patent includes the design, method of construction and materials used. Glass has always been a staple in the construction of Apple stores, but the Shanghai locationtakes that […]

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What Does Your Facebook Profile Really Say About You?

What Does Your Facebook Profile Really Say About You? In a study published last week at PLOS ONE, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania examined the language used in 75,000 Facebook profiles. They found differences across ages, genders and certain personality traits. This allowed the group, led by computer and information scientist H. Andrew Schwartz, to make […]

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Delta Pilots Will Use Surface 2 Tablets Instead of Flight Bags

Delta Pilots Will Use Surface 2 Tablets Instead of Flight Bags. Delta Air Lines announced Monday that it would purchase up to 11,000 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets to replace pilots’ flight bags. Starting with Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 aircraft, pilots on 700 planes will leave behind their 35-pound flight kit in favor of the second generation of Microsoft’s […]

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iSketchnote Makes Digitized Copy of Work on Paper

iSketchnote Makes Digitized Copy of Work on Paper. iSketchnote works as an iPad cover that digitizes a hard copy of words of drawings on paper. That separates it from other modes of sketching on an iPad which normally require a specificstylus that interacts with the screen. iSketchnote uses a classic ballpoint pen with a metal ring inside that […]

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Facebook Can’t be Access by 20% of Americans at Work

Facebook Can’t be Access by 20% of Americans at Work. American employers who block websites in an attempt to boost productivity at work are most likely to start with Facebook.   One in five Americans can’t access the social media site while at work. Twitter is a close second, with 15.1% reportedly blocking the site. Using data […]

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Apple Updates iMac With New Intel Processors and New Graphics

Apple Updates iMac With New Intel Processors and New Graphics. Apple has updated its entire iMac line of products with Intel’s latest quad-core processors, new graphics, next-gen Wi-Fi as well as faster PCIe flash storage. The 21.5-inch iMac now starts with a 2.7GHz, quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics. The 21.5-inch can also be had with […]

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