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iPhone 6 May Be Available Through AT&T Payment Plan

iPhone 6 May Be Available Through ATT Payment Plan 300x168 iPhone 6 May Be Available Through AT&T Payment PlanWant a new iPhone 6 next month but need some time to pay it off?

You may be in luck this time around.

Apple, we’re told, is following the lead of other major hardware makers and wireless carriers by helping to make it easier than ever to buy a new iPhone and pay it off over time.
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School’s in Session for iPads in Minnesota

Schools in Session for iPads in Minnesota 300x191 Schools in Session for iPads in MinnesotaAccording to local media reports out of St. Paul, Minnesota, Apple’s iPad is at the core of the largest program of its kind for a state school system.

The St. Paul School District is prepared to equip tens of thousands of students with iPads, which are “provided by taxpayers of St. Paul for students of St. Paul public schools.”

“This will be a great year of exploration,” Superintendent Valeria Silva tells the Star Tribune.
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Infographic: Getting Serious About Driving Safety and the Dangers of Texting Behind the Wheel

Infographic Getting Serious About Driving Safety and the Dangers of Texting Behind the Wheel 300x200 Infographic: Getting Serious About Driving Safety and the Dangers of Texting Behind the WheelOnly people who have been victims of car accidents recognize with utter gravity how devastating they can be. Some accidents are unavoidable due to auto defects, weather conditions, or other factors. But most are not.

What can drivers do to stay safe on the road? This infographic from Adams Davis P.C. makes it simple to see:

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Report: iPhone 6 Sales Can Withstand Supply Chain Shortages

Report iPhone 6 Sales Can Withstand Supply Chain Shortages 300x175 Report: iPhone 6 Sales Can Withstand Supply Chain ShortagesiPhone 6 sales may prove to be impervious to troubles from the supply chain and manufacturing channels.

On Monday, J.P. Morgan told investors that there will be “no impact” on iPhone 6 sales resulting from rumored component shortages.

According to J.P. Morgan analyst Rod Hall, if speculation surrounding iPhone 6 display shortages is legitimate, it doesn’t amount to a hill of beans.
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Social Media Marketing Gets ‘Pinned’

Social Media Marketing Gets Pinned 300x225 Social Media Marketing Gets PinnedWhile rarely if ever discussed in the same breath as other social media marketing giants like Facebook and Twitter, Pinterest is no pushover as a powerful platform for mobile social marketing.

And the popular pinboard-style social sharing platform knows it. Consequently, the company is reportedly planning to step up their advertising offerings next year.
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Good News and Bad News for Apple and Samsung

Good News and Bad News for Apple and Samsung 300x217 Good News and Bad News for Apple and SamsungNew research from Strategy Analytics isn’t painting an entirely promising picture for Samsung and Apple, the top two titans in the smartphone and tablet hardware business.

According to data shared with MMW, global tablet shipments reached 52.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Tablet shipments from both Apple and Samsung were down on Q2 2013 volumes.

Second quarter 2014 Global Tablet shipments were up 5% at 52.4 million units, with Asus and Lenovo the only top 5 ranked vendors delivering shipment growth over Q2 2013.

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Wearable Band Shipments Explode 684 Percent

Wearable Band Shipments Explode 684 Percent 300x225 Wearable Band Shipments Explode 684 PercentCanalys, an independent analyst company, says wearable band shipments are growing at a rate much faster than previously anticipated by many,

The wearable band market grew 684% on a worldwide basis in the first half of 2014 compared with the first half of 2013, the firm reports.

“Fitbit and Jawbone have very successfully grown and strengthened their relationships with channel partners internationally to grow global shipment volumes. They took first and second place respectively in the basic wearable band market in the first half 2014,” said Canalys VP and Principal Analyst Chris Jones.
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