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A Behind -The-Scenes Look At How We Cover Apple Earnings

Apple earnings day is always a spectacle in Business Insider offices, and today's earnings release did not disappoint.<p>Take a look at how SAI Senior Editor Jay Yarow and Business Insider Executive Editor Joe Weisenthal react to the news of Apple's surprising earnings report:<p><i>Produced by Business</i> …

VIDEO REVIEW: The BlackBerry Q10

BlackBerry is in the midst of an effort to rebrand itself as a modern phone maker to compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung.<p>Earlier this year, BlackBerry released the Z10, a touchscreen-only smartphone similar in design to the iPhone and Galaxy S III.<p>BlackBerry's newest phone, though, features …

BlackBerry Q10 Review: The Keyboard Is Back

How would you type? How would you dial?<p>But the huge wave of touchscreen phones that started with the original iPhone proved that was what most consumers really wanted.<p>BlackBerry largely missed that trend and is only just recently catching up with its new touch-friendly mobile operating system …

VIDEO REVIEW: The Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung's ultra-hyped Galaxy S4 has finally arrived.<p>You can check out our video review of the phone below, and read the full written review of the Galaxy S4 right here.<p><i>Produced by Robert Libetti</i>

If You Want A Job At LinkedIn, You Can Increase Your Chances By Applying At The Right Time Of Year

Danielle Bermond is the senior human resources business partner at LinkedIn in New York. She spends a lot of time recruiting for LinkedIn's various ad sales and marketing teams.<p>She sat down with us recently and revealed that there are actually certain times of the year when you can maximize your …

Facebook Home May Not Be A Total Dud, But It's Certainly Not Doing That Well

Home may not be a massive dud, but it's certainly not a hit.<p>After peaking at No.50 on April 19, it's started fading back in the rankings.<p>Greenfield says the average rating is 2.2 stars out of 5.<p>Facebook is ambitiously trying to take over Android. This initial reaction is discouraging, but in …

Apple and Volkswagen team up on iBeetle, but it's no iCar

Steve Jobs never got around to building the iCar, but Apple has worked with Volkswagen on its new iBeetle. The German carmaker teamed up with Apple to design what it calls a "genuine integrative interface" for the smartphone, pairing them using the peculiarly named smartphone app <i>Volkswagen Car Net</i> …

Nokia unveiling Lumia 928 for Verizon next month, says Bloomberg

Nokia's new flagship Lumia 928 for Verizon is reportedly scheduled for a launch in May. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Verizon will "unveil a plan next month" for the Lumia 928, which reportedly features a "metal body" alongside a 4.5-inch screen, an 8-megapixel camera, and wireless charging. <i>The Verge's</i> own …

Nokia's WhatsApp QWERTY phone to take on BlackBerry

Nokia has continued its trend of introducing low-cost, social Asha smartphones with the launch its new Qwerty Asha 210. Taking a cue from the HTC ChaCha and Salsa, Nokia has embedded a dedicated social button, offering Facebook integration in Europe and Latin America (similar to the Asha 205), …

Discovery, TLC apps for iPad add 'Plus' second screen experience

While Discovery and TLC have offered some show-specific second screen content before, the latest updates to their apps put a new spin on it. Referred to as Discovery Plus and TLC Plus, the new features are currently iPad-only (coming soon to iPhone), bringing behind the scenes info, photos, quizzes …

Digital Storm goes after DIY gaming PCs with its $699 Vanquish (video)

Dear rig builder, before you go shopping for your next PSU, Digital Storm would like a word. The company's new line of Vanquish PCs is aimed at gamers who want the price of a self-build, but without the worry that they've mistakenly jammed a 12V ATX cable into a Blu-Ray drive. The base unit offers …