Cycling goes high-tech with specialized 'iPadded' seats

Technology is rapidly changing sports design as well as customization, and it’s not just for the pros. Specialized Bicycle Components makes high performance bikes but it’s now using software from its Retül unit and an iPad to bring high tech offerings to the masses.

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Apple’s new dongle-happy MacBook Pros not fully compatible with Thunderbolt 3 peripherals

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Apple’s newest MacBook Pros don’t just feature dongles as an exciting accessory — they may not be compatible with any of the Thunderbolt 3 peripherals currently on the market.

The post Apple’s new dongle-happy MacBook Pros not fully compatible with Thunderbolt 3 peripherals appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239113-apples-new-dongle-happy-macbook-pros-not-fully-compatible-thunderbolt-3-peripherals?source=Computing

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Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers (Updated)

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Apple may have introduced new MacBook Pros last week, but 2016 — and most of the past few years, if we’re being honest — have been all about the dongles.

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Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers

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Apple may have introduced new MacBook Pros last week, but 2016 — and most of the past few years, if we’re being honest — have been all about the dongles.

The post Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238878-apple-now-officially-dongle-company-happens-make-smartphones-computers?source=Computing

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Trade in your old iPhone or iPad and get a 10% cash bonus to offset your new iPhone SE or 9.7" iPad Pro

Article Image Readers who are purchasing one of Apple’s iPhone SE or 9.7″ iPad Pros this week can lock in an additional 10% cash bonus on their old iPhone or iPad trade-in from BuyBackWorld, which offers some of the industry’s highest payouts on used Apple gear.

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Deals: $100 off iPad Pros, $200 off 1.2GH 12" MacBooks, and $300-$440 off all 15" MacBook Pros with AppleCare

Article Image This week marks the lowest prices for iPad Pros we’ve ever seen, with models starting at just $686 from an authorized reseller. Meanwhile, grab an upgraded 1.2GHz 12″ MacBook for just $1,399.00. Or save $300-$440 instantly on Apple’s latest 15″ MacBook Pros with AppleCare, plus a free printer, and no tax in most states.

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Apple offers free repairs for 2013 Mac Pros with defective video cards

Article Image Apple has launched a free repair program for 2013 Mac Pros dealing with faulty video cards, in some cases believed to be responsible for problems like distorted or non-existent graphics, as well as freezing, reboots, sudden shutdowns, or even a system failing to start.

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Deals: iPad Pros in stock, $150-$170 off iMac 5Ks, $150-$350 off 2015 MacBook Pros, 50% off water-proof iPhone 6 case

Article Image All silver and gold iPad Pros are shipping out next day at modest discounts. Plus the lowest prices ever on key 2015 MacBook Pros ($150-$350 off instantly), $150 -$170 off Apple’s new 2015 iMac 5Ks (or Free AppleCare and cash discounts), half off water-proof iPhone 6 cases and more.

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Monitoring the Sales Metrics That Matter Most


I recently conducted a simple, one-question survey, using sales pros as my target audience. The question was idiotically simple: What is the most important metric for people in sales? In this era of big data, deep analysis and predictive analytics, you might have thought that some new, performance-based metric would have surfaced as the new secret weapon — something that indicates revenue compared to time sales spends working, or deals in relation to the number of proposals written, or sales numbers in relation to the investment a company makes in incentives.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82326.html?rss=1

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Frustrated by customer service?

We asked career customer-service experts—including Consumer Reports “acquisition” pros, who pose as regular consumers to sign up for services and buy the thousands of products we test—what works …

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/29/frustrated-by-customer-service/

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Containing the Zombie Malware Outbreak


Malware has been turning computers into what security pros calls “zombies” since the turn of the century. Ever since, the security industry has struggled to keep pace with new malware variants to keep the threats in check. An approach called “containerization” adds a promising new way to control the zombie outbreak for good. Just as zombies in pop culture suck the brain power from their victims, certain malware can turn your PC into its own oblivious slave. It creates a zombie-like machine running in the background without you even knowing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82090.html?rss=1

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Coupons: Save $199 off all BTO early 2015 MacBook Airs & Force Touch 13" MacBook Pros with AppleCare

AppleInsider readers in the market for one of Apple’s new early 2015 MacBook Airs or MacBook Pros with AppleCare can combine instant discounts, rebates and exclusive $60 coupons to save $199 to $303 off every single new built-to-order configuration, with no sales tax outside NY & NJ. In every case, the end result is the lowest prices anywhere.



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Deals: Force Touch MacBook Pro Price Drop ($88 to $120 off) ; 256GB 13-inch MacBook Air for $899.99; 64GB iPad mini 2 for $320

The first set of price drops on new 13″ Force Touch MacBook Pros are here, knocking $88 to $123 off Apple’s 3 standard retail configs. Meanwhile, Amazon is blowing out a 256GB 13″ MacBook Air at $900, Apple’s lone 13″ MacBook Pro with CD/DVD can be had for $850, a 64GB iPad mini 2 is available for $320, and AI readers save 10% off all Apple-oriented Kickstarter-backed products from BiteMyApple.co.



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Deals: Force Touch MacBook Pro Price Drop ($88 to $120 off) ; 256GB 13-inch MacBook Air for $899.99; 64GB iPad mini 2 for $320

The first set of price drops on new 13″ Force Touch MacBook Pros are here, knocking $88 to $123 off Apple’s 3 standard retail configs. Meanwhile, Amazon is blowing out a 256GB 13″ MacBook Air at $900, Apple’s lone 13″ MacBook Pro with CD/DVD can be had for $850, a 64GB iPad mini 2 is available for $320, and AI readers save 10% off all Apple-oriented Kickstarter-backed products from BiteMyApple.co.



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Apple remains mum as complaints mount over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU failures

With an increasing number of early-2011 MacBook Pros suffering from what appears to be similar issues relating to built-in discrete AMD video cards, owners are now calling for a replacement program.



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