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Apple used to lag behind in the general business community - but it's changing.
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The true cost of a Raspberry Pi is more than you think | ExtremeTech

The true cost of a Raspberry Pi is more than you think | ExtremeTech | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
As the Raspberry Pi craze sweeps the internet, you might have found yourself wanting to purchase the little computer to see what projects you can use it for.
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BYOD Boosts Macs vs. PCs

BYOD Boosts Macs vs. PCs | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The emergence of BYOD policies and virtual desktop platforms, plus new integration and management tools, have removed the final barriers to widespread Mac adoption in the enterprise.
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The punchline? "...management thought the Mac would be more expensive, but the truth is.... we found that it's actually cheaper." #toldyouso #Apple

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The internet as a diagnostic tool ...

The internet as a diagnostic tool ... | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The internet can be used as a diagnostic tool, for peer-to-peer healthcare, and for self-tracking. We look at the statistics behind these activities.

Via Richard Meyer, Giuseppe Fattori, dbtmobile, Fabrice Vezin, Caroline Crousillat, Antoine POIGNANT, MD, juandoming, Gust MEES
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✿ Planetnurse ✿'s comment, February 21, 2013 10:31 PM
It never replace the Doc...
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It never replace the Doc...
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It never replace the Doc...
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Sir Jonathan Ive honoured with exclusive gold Blue Peter Badge

Sir Jonathan Ive honoured with exclusive gold Blue Peter Badge | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
CBBC’s Blue Peter presents Sir Jonathan Ive with the show’s highest accolade, the gold Blue Peter badge, in a gadget special to be screened on the CBBC channel at 10am on Saturday 16 February.
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At last Jony Ive's work recognised for his influence on childrens education....

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Adobe investigating attacks on PDFs using zero-day flaw • The Register

Adobe investigating attacks on PDFs using zero-day flaw • The Register | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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Watch your Ps and Qs......sorry Ps, Ds and Fs.

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Using Scratch to teach programming and literacy : North Yorkshire County Council

Holy Trinity CE Junior School in Ripon wanted to develop their teaching of programming and decided to use the Scratch software provided by the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Build it, and they will come.....

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About to outsource your IT? Read this first • The Register

About to outsource your IT? Read this first • The Register | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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Don't be a pussy, be fussy.  Outsourcing can be a bigger step than you want to make.

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Businesses smart to accommodate Apple products powering BYOD trend | TechRepublic

Businesses smart to accommodate Apple products powering BYOD trend | TechRepublic | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Erik Eckel offers his perspective on Apple’s rise in business over the years, and its success in driving the BYOD trend.
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Smart?  If you don't you'll be left behind.  We know a few left behind, don't we?

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HMRC to roll-out 7,000 mobile devices including iPads

HMRC to roll-out 7,000 mobile devices including iPads | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
HMRC is to roll-out 7,000 consumer devices, including MacBooks and iPads, as part of a move toward mobile working.
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My opinions of HMRC suddenly snap into the positive. So many would be frightened to make the move. "Way to go" HMRC.  Definitely the "way to go"

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Why Do Americans Hate Android And Love Apple?

Why Do Americans Hate Android And Love Apple? | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Worldwide, Android rules. But here in the U.S., Android gets derided as a "ghetto" product. And you know what that means, nudge nudge wink wink.
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Well, maybe it is obvious?  No..... read on....

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Nottinghamshire Police buck mobile failure trend

Nottinghamshire Police buck mobile failure trend | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Nottinghamshire Police has saved over £1m and increased front-line policing since launching a programme to give police officers mobile devices to connect with back-office systems in 2007.
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Sadly, most did not return savings, but did they return benefits?  Are we assessing the wrong things?

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Education Technology News: Apple's iPad Seeing Huge Growth in Education Sector

Education Technology News: Apple's iPad Seeing Huge Growth in Education Sector | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
When talking about the education technology field, there are a number of companies that are making a name for themselves when it comes to moving the field sector forward.
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and iPadAcademyUk is one of them!

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Readers' Choice Awards 2013: Laptops and Desktops

Readers' Choice Awards 2013: Laptops and Desktops | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
It's a new year, and with it comes a new set of survey results. We start with your picks for the best makers of personal computers with the best service and support.
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Apple does it again, again.  You can't argue the figures.  Nor argue the facts.

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Surprise, surprise, surprise. NOT!

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The Incredible Evolution Of App Design

The Incredible Evolution Of App Design | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
After five short years, your favorite apps now look completely different.
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Of course, some people can't see the possibilities - Their ability to see potential is barren.

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Microsoft Could Make Billions From Office for iPad

Microsoft Could Make Billions From Office for iPad | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Microsoft is leaving money on the table by not releasing Office for iOS. A lot of money.
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Just like we knew they would.......but it must still be galling.

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Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad

Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The New Zealand Police picks Apple -- over BlackBerry, Google, and Microsoft -- to hand out 6,000 smartphones and 3,900 tablets to its officers. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
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Russell Ackoff, "Einstein of Problem Solving," Has Died

Russell Ackoff, "Einstein of Problem Solving," Has Died | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Russell L. Ackoff, Professor Emeritus of The Wharton School, transformed the world of problem solving just as Albert Einstein transformed he world of science.
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What is so fantasitic about this, its that it stamps Ackoff, Thinking, and Thinking Different with Systems Thinking. Someone will feel sore, and everyone should dwell on the losses of the last couple of years.

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Home Depot Ditches BlackBerry For iPhones

Home Depot Ditches BlackBerry For iPhones | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Home Depot will replace roughly 10,000 BlackBerry phones with iPhones.
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harmon.ie: A BYOD iPad app for SharePoint users | TechRepublic

harmon.ie: A BYOD iPad app for SharePoint users | TechRepublic | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Will Kelly reviews harmon.ie: SharePoint Mobile Client, an iPad app that’s BYOD-friendly.
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Government departments get go-ahead to use iPhones for sensitive data

Government departments get go-ahead to use iPhones for sensitive data | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Government departments have been given the go-ahead to use iPhones to send and receive sensitive emails, as part of moves to reduce the public sector's reliance on BlackBerry devices.
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Just a reminder......

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Is Android really crushing iPhone, or is it hype? - SlashGear

Is Android really crushing iPhone, or is it hype? - SlashGear | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Here at the start of 2013 we're seeing some rather conflicting messages coming from analytical sources across the web, this week's message appearing to be that
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Apple Sets Sights On Microsoft Surface With 128 GB iPad

Apple Sets Sights On Microsoft Surface With 128 GB iPad | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
Apple's newest iPad is not a reaction to the Android Army. Cupertino has Microsoft's Surface Pro dead in its sights.
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"Boom" Steve would say.  

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Met Police to equip officers with 30,000 mobile devices

Met Police to equip officers with 30,000 mobile devices | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
The Metropolitan Police aims to roll-out 30,000 mobile and tablet devices to officers this year, the force's assistant commissioner Mark Rowley told Computer Weekly.
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Lets hope the Met look carefully at the options.  This is the sort of rough and tumble, day in day out application that iPad has served schools well in. Yes, schools.

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10 Great Annotating Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Annotating Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apple in Business | Scoop.it
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