Platform as a Platform


The platform land rush is definitely on. You can’t swing a dead cat, as the saying goes, without finding an announcement about some new platform or some established vendor’s attempt to enhance its existing platform. Some sorting out seems to be in order. What’s not a platform these days? Well, if it’s easy to substitute the word “application” for “platform,” then you should use “application,” because it will be more accurate. We’re suffering from word inflation all over the place.

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Rounding up the best Apple MacBook, iMac, iPad, and Apple Watch deals of Black Friday 2015

Article Image With the 2015 shopping season now officially in full swing, finalized Apple Black Friday deals are now live. We’ve curated the creme of the crop in this roundup that highlights $50-$100 off Apple Watch, $25-$150 off current iPads, up to $650 off MacBooks, up to $500 off iMacs, and much, much more.

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The best tech for your summer trips

Vacation season is in full swing and tech companies, like most businesses, are trying to appeal to our wanderlust. The biggest pitch so far has come from wireless carrier T-Mobile, which will eliminate roaming charges (for voice—and data) in Canada and Mexico starting on July 15. But there’s plenty of other personal technology to consider, no matter where you’re headed this summer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/13/best-tech-for-your-summer-trips/

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Auto technology decades ahead of its time

Harley Earl taught Detroit how do get its Hollywood swing on. This innovator who created the Corvette has been compared to da Vinci — and even Steve Jobs. What can we learn from his legacy?

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Roundup: The best Apple ecosystem electronics spotted at day two of CES

The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing in Las Vegas, Nev., and AppleInsider offers a roundup of some of the best Apple-compatible devices we’ve spied at the event, including a unique car heads-up display, reversible USB plug Lightning cables, an iOS-connected asthma monitor, and more.



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Apple's hire of former Atlas Wearables software engineer hints at deep 'iWatch' activity tracking capabilities

With ‘iWatch’ rumors in full swing thanks to Google’s recent push into the market, a report on Thursday points to the recent Apple hire of Alex Hsieh, former lead engineer at sports training-oriented fitness device startup Atlas Wearables.



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