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5 Instagram Tools to Better Manage Your Marketing

Shares 8K<p>Do you need better tools?<p>Many marketers haven’t adopted Instagram because it doesn’t offer the right tools to help them use it …

This Is Twitter's New 'Curator' Tool For Media Outlets

Twitter pulled the covers off a new tool during the News:Rewired Conference in London last week. It’s called Curator.<p>The new web app is designed to allow media organizations to pull together embeddable collections of tweets and vines, and <i>TNW</i> is one of the first to get its hands on it.<p>You can see …

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Amazon Now Lets Anyone Create Your Own Giveaway Contests

Amazon has introduced a nifty new tool to allow customers to hold their own giveaways.<p>Anyone with an Amazon account can choose prizes from the company’s catalog and host a contest on the site for free.<p>To create a giveaway, you need to select up to 50 prizes – items have to ship from Amazon.com to …

Android Wear smartwatches are not really selling like hotcakes

New sales figures are in for Google-powered wearable devices, and the numbers aren't exactly staggering.<p>More than 720,000 Android Wear devices …

Why you should run a mile instead of a marathon

Good news: You can stop feeling guilty about not starting to train for it yet.<p>As it turns out, you can get some of the same benefits of long-distance running and other types of endurance training without ever passing the five-mile mark.<p>That's right. Running fast and hard for just five to 10 minutes …

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Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Why not learn a new skill in April? Get inspired with these fantastic new courses and tutorials.<p>Whether you need to perform site maintenance, close …

Graphic Design

Pebble Locker App Updated With Android Wear Support

Pebble Locker the third party Android application created by Luke Korth has received a new update this week which has brought with it support for …

Live Without Your Phone 10 Minutes and Help a Child Living Without Clean Water

To raise awareness of the millions of children going without clean water each day, Unicef is challenging you to see how long you could deny yourself …

Advertising Industry

Has Apple lost its edge? (video)

Adventures in Tech explains why -- despite a serious lack of innovative new devices -- Apple isn't about to die.<p>Has Apple lost its edge? It's the question bubbling up onto the tongues of tech fans across the globe. But in the newest episode of CNET's Adventures in Tech, we explain why Tim Cook and …

Smartwatches

Apple could sell 17M iPhones via China Mobile, analyst says

And the price of the iPhone 5C, in Piper Jaffray's estimation, could benefit from the deal reportedly reached with China's largest mobile carrier.<p>Apple could add as many as 17 million iPhones to its 2014 sales tally in a reported deal with China Mobile, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster<p>The …

Wall Street

Android's share of global device sales growing 14-times faster than iOS

Consumers continue to purchase more Android than iOS devices, the 3DS is less popular than the Amazon Kindle, and more than half of the mobile-gaming audience is women.<p>Market-research firm IDC and mobile-market-tracking company App Annie released a new report today that helps make sense of mobile …

iPhone 5s/5c Take 76% of Smartphone Sales in Japan for October

According to research firm Kantar Worldpanel (via <i>Unwired View</i>), the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c accounted for 76% of new smartphone sales in Japan during the month of October, including 61% of phones sold on NTT DoCoMo, the country's biggest carrier.<p>Availability of the new iPhone 5s and lower-cost …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

Apple makes $27B in China, but Cook wants ‘better’

This year, Apple made $27 billion from the Chinese market alone. Chief executive Tim Cook is happy with the results, but is looking for more in 2014.<p>“We had a good quarter in China. We obviously want to do better,” said Cook on today’s earnings call.<p>China is a huge market for Apple, where interest …

New iPhones help Apple claim a record 34% share of smartphone sales in Japan

Apple has become the first smartphone brand in a decade to cross the 30 percent mark in market share for mobile phone sales in Japan, according to Counterpoint Research.<p>The company accounted for a record 34 percent in market share in September. It is worth noting that even domestic brand Sharp, …

100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing by Roger Dooley

Brainfluence<p>100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing<p>by Roger Dooley ■ John Wiley & Sons<p>Written in an engaging and highly …

Apple reportedly cuts production of iPhone 5C as market opts for pricier 5S

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Apple(s aapl) has reduced its fourth-quarter orders for the new iPhone 5C due to relatively weak demand, according to …

Ion Glasses offer a discrete first step into wearables

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Ion<p>In a world where wearable devices are just emerging, albeit rapidly, is it too soon to start thinking about …

Thanks to China, Apple Sets Another iPhone Sales Record

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Apple sold a record breaking 9 million iPhone 5S and 5C models over the weekend, likely because of …

Apple’s Share Price Opens Up Over 6% On Strength Of Opening Weekend iPhone 5s And 5c Sales

Apple’s stock was up 6.15 percent, or $28.74 at market open this morning, on the back of news that its iPhone 5s and 5c have sold over 9 million units during opening weekend — a record for first-weekend iPhone sales. The stock surge follows a dip last week, which came when Apple launched pre-order …

What Apple won’t tell you: The iPhone 5s is outselling the 5c nearly four-to-one

So much for demand for a “cheap” iPhone. In the first weekend it was available, the iPhone 5s outsold the 5c by a factor of 3.7 worldwide, says mobile and app analytics company Localytics. Apple hasn’t released the breakdown of sales for the iPhone 5s and 5c, and has only announced that 9 million …

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Chinese Consumers Seem To Prefer The iPhone 5s

Apple’s latest iPhones announced last week — the iPhone 5s and 5c — don’t appear to have blown consumers in China away. Piling on top of the outcry and disappointment over the lower-cost colorful iPhone 5c expressed by the Chinese, apparently the numbers reported by China’s second-largest carrier …

iPhone 5S and 5C launch: Apple banks on fingertip scanner and colour

The iPhone 5S model, the more expensive of two 4G handsets unveiled by Apple, goes on sale on 20 September<p>It used to be the ultimate crime scene clue. Now Apple has transformed the fingerprint into a key to unlock the wealth of personal information that is stored on the iPhone.<p>The company's new …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …

iPhone 5S: Apple's new hope?

A fingerprint sensor and a model specially aimed at China could be among Apple's new plans for the iPhone announced this evening.<p><b>iPhone 5S and 5C release - live</b><p><b>Apple</b> will launch its new <b>iPhone</b> today amid a wave of rumours that the device will feature a fingerprint sensor, and could be accompanied by …

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Apple’s Untold History Reveals Why The iPhone 5C Will Be In Color

To Steve Jobs, the iMac’s trademark Bondi blue finish was a mistake. And his response echoes all the way to the upcoming iPhone 5C.<p>In 1998, at a special Apple event in Cupertino, then-interim CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the product that would herald Apple’s comeback: the iMac. But as Jobs went …

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New iPhone to include fingerprint scanner: WSJ

Ahead of Tuesday's event where Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the higher-end model will include a fingerprint scanner. The feature has been widely rumored by Reuters, the <i>WSJ</i>, and elsewhere; apparent references to the hardware have been found in the beta …