Apple boosts MacBook Air processor, slashes prices

The company’s smallest Macs are now a bit more competitive as Apple lowers the MacBook Air price and drops in a faster Intel processor. Apple reduced prices on all four preconfigured MacBook Air models and gave the line a minor processor upgrade. The 11.6-inch MacBook Air dropped to a starting price of $899 from $999 in the US and from £849 to £749 in the UK, while the entry-level 13.3-inch … Continue reading Apple boosts MacBook Air processor, slashes prices

Azerbaijan to hire consultant on ICT development

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and High Technologies is planning to hire a consultant in preparing a package of proposals, Azerbaijani Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ali Abbasov said at the board meeting on April 17 dedicated to the results of the first quarter of 2014. “A tender will be made in this regard,” Abbasov said. “The leading international and local experts will be … Continue reading Azerbaijan to hire consultant on ICT development

Nissan reinvents London’s black cab again, will launch all-electric model in 2015 [VIDEO]

When Nissan introduced us to its modern interpretation of London’s black cab more than a year ago, the compact diesel was all but ready to hit the city’s streets. However, the Japanese automaker decided it wasn’t quite finished with its final design, so it headed back to its London studios with feedback from the London Mayor’s office to make it little more, well, iconic. Earlier … Continue reading Nissan reinvents London’s black cab again, will launch all-electric model in 2015 [VIDEO]

Azercell launches LTE based voice communications services

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 2 By Huseyn Valiyev – Trend: Azerbaijani mobile network operator Azercell has launched voice communication service base on the Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, the company’s Director General Kiril Gaburich told journalists on Dec. 2. He said that currently there are devices in the market supporting the LTE standard. “Currently, the LTE network covers Baku and Absheron peninsula. There are some 252 … Continue reading Azercell launches LTE based voice communications services

Apple Reportedly Developing Curved iPhone Screens

Apple is developing iPhones with curved-glass screens and enhanced sensors that detect different levels of pressure, according to a new report. Two models — with screens of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches —are in the works, and both would use glass that curves downward at the edges, Bloomberg reported, citing an anonymous source familiar with the plans. These screen sizes almost rival that of Samsung’s … Continue reading Apple Reportedly Developing Curved iPhone Screens

LinkedIn unveils mobile recruiting tools

SAN FRANCISCO — LinkedIn is putting its recruiting tools into the hands of the mobile masses. LinkedIn on Wednesday in Las Vegas unveiled Recruiter Mobile and Mobile Work With Us, two popular desktop services adapted for on-the-go use. Recruiter Mobile will enable recruiting professionals to search for candidates, allowing them to send InMails, call or text. Also, recruiters can take notes on candidates and forward … Continue reading LinkedIn unveils mobile recruiting tools

Microsoft Announces Updated Creative Apps for Windows 8.1

They’ll all be available for Windows 8.1 on October 18 Just a couple days ahead of Windows 8.1’s release, Microsoft is unveiling its new built-in creative apps for photos, movies and paint. Microsoft announced the new and improved apps today for Windows 8.1, which include Photos, Camera, Movie Moments, and Fresh Paint. In Photos, Windows 8.1 will allow for editing improvements like the ability to … Continue reading Microsoft Announces Updated Creative Apps for Windows 8.1

Square Cash lets you send money over email, now open to US residents

That Square Cash service that was unveiled as invite-only about five months ago? Well, it’s officially open to the public. As of now, anyone can send cold hard cash to anyone else just with a regular ol’ email address — well, an address in the US, anyway. To send money, simply send an email to the recipient with “cash@square.com” in the CC field and the … Continue reading Square Cash lets you send money over email, now open to US residents

4 Ways to Write LinkedIn Messages That Actually Get Read

Imagine you were at a networking event, and you spot someone you don’t know but would love to. Maybe she has your dream job, or maybe he runs a great business that you’d like to model yours after. Would you ever walk up to this person and blurt out a question or request for his or her time, sans context, gratitude or even introductions? Probably … Continue reading 4 Ways to Write LinkedIn Messages That Actually Get Read

Fox News reinvents tablet journalism with 55-inch slates

We’ve got to hand it to Fox News. We’ve not seen anything quite like this since Will.i.am’s short-lived career as a news-reporting hologram. And while the cable news station is sure that someone’s bound to, erm, swipe the idea, it admits that things might be a little rocky at first with the new technology. Hopefully those 55-inch inch tablets are ruggedized. There’s also a Twitter … Continue reading Fox News reinvents tablet journalism with 55-inch slates