We've seen Apple buying back old iPhones, now Microsoft will pick up your old iPad for $200 of store credit to help you try a surface tablet. With the new models due to be announced, that might not be such a crazy idea.
Whatever the pros and cons of launching a Windows RT tablet to a disinterested market, Nokia is on the case with more details on its Sirius prototype coming to light. Will a full Windows 8 version follow to spark greater interest?
There doesn't seem to be much of a recession in the tablet space. According to figures just released by International Data Corporation growth in the market is estimated to be 142% year-on-year with Microsoft climbing into fifth position on the back of Surface.
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Microsoft’s Convergence conference got into full swing today in New Orleans, and with it came news of a number of releases and upgrades that are on their way for the coming year. But before the releases, the first key note speech from Business Solutions President Kirill Tatarinov, who outlined where Microsoft sees the Dynamics product going.
2011 was a crazy year when both HP and RIM threw their iPad-challenging tablets at the market, and then effectively in the trashcan. 2013 has seen both make comebacks, with HP's new Android Slate 7 a more humble competitor.
Despite having its launch event cancelled due to Blizzard Nemo, Microsoft managed to get people queueing for its new Surface Pro tablet. But, poor stocks left many users frustrated according to reports.
With all the financial controversy surrounding HP over the past few months -- including poor quarterly figures and Autonomy write-downs -- sometimes its core business gets overlooked. During this week’s HPDiscover conference in Germany, we got to see a lot of really interesting new products. The last one we will look at is the new HP EliteBook Revolve.
With the calendar fast ticking down to the holiday selling season, Apple is ready to counter Amazon and others on the budget tablet front, with reports suggesting the near-mythical iPad Mini is now in production. But, beyond price, what can Apple do to make it appeal to those not in the iOS family?
As we continue our editorial focus on making all your customer data actionable, we turn to you for your thoughts on how you are doing. Are you capturing the right analytics? Are you tracking customer interactions? Are you using that information to drive your marketing campaigns and strategies? Or are you struggling with the right tools and people to really take advantage of all that information?
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The easy part is collecting the data (even though that's not as simple as it sounds). The hard part is the analysis of that data that will provide you with the insights on how to better reach and serve your customers and prospective customers.
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Communications technology and services provider Alcatel-Lucent is launching a new practice focused on supporting a lifecycle methodology for application programming interfaces (APIs) which will be licensed under Creative Commons and available free to any developer.
Microsoft has claimed over a million sign-ups on the first day of its new Outlook.com email service, with the promise of a far great experience through improved interaction with attachments and wider links to social media. With plans to migrate the millions of Microsoft Hotmail users, will it attract users from Yahoo, Gmail and other services?
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