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My Apple Watch Review: 5 Reasons It Works

Jason Yormark

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Apple products. I’m usually an early adopter no matter what the product is. However with the Apple Watch, I actually held back longer than usual for a few reasons. There are a plenty of Apple Watch reviews out there, most of them favorable, and plenty of ones saying it’s not worth it. Apple TechnologyUncomfortable?

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Apple Should Not Buy Twitter

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I was just reading a GigaOm article titled, “ Should Apple Buy Twitter? But now there is speculation Apple could buy the social networking giant with some of their cash reserves (it’s also said they have so much money, they could buy Facebook and  Research In Motion ). . But Apple is a computer company. Apple does do hardware and software really well.

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Top 5 Apple Maps Fail Photos

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#5: Happy Little Clouds. +. =. #4: Major Landmarks are in Wrong Locations. #3: Welcome to the Twilight Zone. #2: Dude, Where’s my Campus? #1: “Siri, where is the nearest Apple Store?” iPhone Apps Tech & Gadgets apple maps fail apple maps fail photos apple maps troll face fry apple maps futurama apple maps siri troll face troll face siri

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An ‘Apple’ a Day Keeps the PR Critics Away

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Apple holds the top spot on the   Forbes  most valuable brand list this year, showing us just how fruitful a company’s brand can be. There is no doubt their PR machine has been effective at creating that strong brand—and those in the PR industry can stand to learn from Apple as it stays innovative in an ever-changing world. We associate Apple with the experience. Exclusivity.

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Crisis Communications Lessons from the FBI and Apple

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Not every brand is Apple and not every brand will be asked by the FBI to work on anti-terrorism, but there are crisis communications lessons to be had. The post Crisis Communications Lessons from the FBI and Apple appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories How Crisis Communication is Like Blood The Secret Behind Crisis Communications How Red Lobster Flopped Their Social Media Gift.

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More Proof Apple Moving to.Apple TLD Soon?

Bill Hartzer

Is Apple going to finally move to their new TLD (Top Level Domain).Apple Apple soon? Apple recently registered 10 new domain names that all end in their brand name, Apple. As part of a defensive domain name registration move, it would make sense for Apple to register these names and redirect them to the new location, the new URL. checkrepairapple.com.

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Six Things You Can Learn about Blogger Relations from Apple

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In the chapter about direct marketing , we closely examine Apple and how well they use that approach to get people excited about their new products. But, if you follow the formula Apple has created for blogger relations, you won’t fail. Any organization – small or large – can use the Apple formula to their advantage. Today is the day! Direct Approach.

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Where to Find Affordable Apple Parts and Accessories

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Are you searching for high quality Apple parts? You can easily buy them from Apple’s retail stores. Still, Apple sells them at high prices and makes a killing. If you are willing to shop around, it is possible to buy screen protectors, power cords, batteries, cases, logic boards, and additional memory for your Apple devices without burning a hole in your pocket.

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Copying Apple

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Some will make the argument that Apple is loosing a little bit of its luster. While I am an Apple consumer (and a fairly recent one), I'm hopeful that you won't misconstrued this blog post as someone who is a biased and loyal customer trying to defend a brand (Apple Fanboi!). What makes Apple such a fascinating brand, from my perspective, is how the brand is managed. thought that the Apple people had jokingly replaced the white, glowing apple sign with the Windows logo. Their stores do look and feel like an Apple store. apple. it's there.

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The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc

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The Apple I was released on April First and sold for $666.00 at the local electronics store. Within a few short years, Apple would revolutionize the computing world. Apple II, released a year later in 1977, improved several aspects of the original model as well as offering features to make it more attractive to non-computer users. Key Products in Apple Today. and abroad.

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Apologies in a Crisis and Other Lessons from Apple

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On Saturday morning, Mr. D and I made our way to Michigan Avenue to visit the flagship Apple store. full hour before they opened to the public. I’d heard rumblings that the Apple geeks (geniuses, customer service reps, what are they called?) Something else interesting is happening with the leadership at Apple. Apple seems to be learning that lesson. Just a Rumor?

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How Do You Like Them (Infographic) Apples?

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What it says is: what’s true for my apples isn’t true for Erin’s oranges. How do you like those apples? How Do You Like Them (Infographic) Apples? Guest post by Jim Dougherty. There’s a line in the chorus of Nicki Minaj’s song “Starships,” where she sings “hands up and touch the sky.” HANDS UP!” ”  .

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Apple Announces the New iPad

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Apple Registers 682 More Nonsense Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

Again, on January 9th, Apple register another 682 (six hundred and eighty two!) Registrant Organization: Apple Inc. Admin Organization: Apple Inc. Tech Organization: Apple Inc. nonsense domain names. I’ve been following these nonsense domain name purchases since they started purchasing them a while back. agruimjfsklcyp.net. ahxvhghwqihkvtd.com. ahxvhghwqihkvtd.net.

How to Set Up iCloud for All Your Apple Devices

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With Apple’s recent innovate creation, iCloud, users now have the ability to access their documents, photos and music anywhere. It stores information securely and effortlessly on your Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC and has the ability to connect up to 10 devices. iCloud: The New Way of Storing. How to Set Up iCloud. iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation.

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Path's Privacy Problems Aren't Path's - They're Apple's

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Technology social ios loopt Apple Path iphone privacyThe world is up in arms about how the mobile application Path, which I covered here as one of the next social networks to watch, has been sending users' phone directory data back to the service. As someone that knows the founders and trusts what they'll do with the data, I didn't give it a second thought, but the concern is valid.

Apple’s New OS: Mac OS X Lion-O

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Apple Deletes Over 500 Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

Apple has deleted over 500 domain names this week, and decided not to renew these domain names. Most of these domain names were registered by Apple exactly one year ago, and after coming up for renewal they have not renewed them. To be exact, 527 domain names owned by Apple were not renewed on December 11th, when they came up for renewal. Registrar Status redemptionPeriod.

Did Apple Miss The Boat With The iPhone 4S?

Jason Yormark

It doesn’t go without notice that it’s probably a little unrealistic to expect Apple to reinvent the iPhone every single year.  The iPhone 4s is of course a great phone period.  I think where I was most surprised is more around the fact that I felt with all the added pressure of competitors heating up, I was really expecting Apple to pull out some heavy hitting features. 

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Upcoming Apple Products

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Apple and Firebelly: How These Two Opposites Go Hand In Hand

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One may wonder how a small, locally owned social media marketing firm like Firebelly can have so many similarities to a global technology conglomerate like Apple. While Apple creates the software and hardware, Firebelly employees creatively put them to use for design and management purposes. Blog Apple Social Media Marketing

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Apple: A Case Study in Why Brands Should Control Their Stories

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Apple. Apple doesn’t play on Facebook or Twitter. So it lets the Apple legions do all the heavy lifting. Apple don’t coordinate this, to my knowledge. For years this was a huge benefit for Apple. Often Apple surprised people by showcasing products different than the buzz would have you believe, but they were still so wonderful that no one cared.

Welcome To The Future: Apple And Google Cars, Anyone?

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If you were wondering what, exactly, Apple is going to do for it''s next act (after it releases the watch that we''re all waiting for)? There were a lot of rumours floating around two weeks ago ( including some from the Wall Street Journal ), but things got real and tangible last week, that Apple is working on an electric car. So, is Apple building a car or are they really just looking to make the applications and user experience for cars? App of the week: Google Translate  (download the app from the Apple or Google store for you mobile device). . apple.

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Will the New Apple Car Have Windows?

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Apple Car. The maker of “iProducts” has quietly announced a project under the code name “Titan,” and many are speculating this could result in the first-ever Apple Car. apple — Chris Neumeyer (@Chris_Neumeyer) September 23, 2015. jrfm if Apple is coming out with a car, will it have windows ? Social Fresh. We have a prize for the winner! link].

Apple Registers Another Set of Nonsense Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

And it’s been a while since Apple has registered a set of nonsense domain names. Certainly this could be something used for backup purposes, or testing purposes, but at this point no one has definitively been able to tell us why Apple continues to register nonsense domain names from time to time. I’ve written about this before. abolfvfpvyma.net. bfdtbecbdegoinl.com.

Apple's Marketing Secrets

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If you ask veteran marketing professional, Ken Segall , what made Apple so great, he can sum it up in two words: insanely simple. This is a fascinating conversation not just about Apple and their marketing strategy but how to think differently. apple. advertisingpodcast apple blog blogging brand businessbook davidusher digitalmarketing facebook imac insanelysimple itunes kensegall marketing marketingblogger marketingpodcast onlinesocialnetwork podcast podcasting socialmedia stevejobs thinkdifferentIt's also the title of his recent business book, Insanely Simple.

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Technology in Education and the Dominance of Apple [Infographic]

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Interesting stuff from OpenColleges.   Are you incorporating iPads or other similar tools into how you work with your members? An Infographic by Open Colleges. Potluck

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Apple Pay Supplies Coming for Merchants?

Bill Hartzer

Apple Pay image courtesy of App Advice. Based on several domain names that have been registered by Apple in the past 24 hours, it appears that Apple could soon offer Apple Pay supplies to merchants. Apple registered domain names like applepaysupply.com and applepaymerchantsupplies.com, along with a host of other similar domain names: applepaymerchantsupplies.com.

Apple iPhone Doesn’t Recognize New gTLD Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

Now today I have discovered that Apple’s iPhone email does not recognize the new gTLDs, as well. But it’s actually even worse with Apple: they don’t recognize.biz,info, and.tv as real domain names, either! What really surprises me is that Apple doesn’t recognize the gTLDs. IPhone email doesn't recognize gtlds either. Amazing. billhartzer.net.

If You Can’t Afford It Apple Doesn’t Want You

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In this live-from-an-abandoned-warehouse edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with  Kyle Lacy  of  ExactTarget  about Apple’s new iPad announcements, and the fact that they really don’t care whether the masses buy their gear. Apple Sauced. I was neither overwhelmed nor underwhelmed by the new versions of the iPad. I was just whelmed. Apple Pi. Whoops! But guess what?

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Comparing Apples To BlackBerrys

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Many think RIM is faltering because they aren't innovating like Apple or Google ( Android is a Google initiative). Comparing Apple to RIM is like comparing Jay-Z to The Beatles. Apple's Steve Jobs is a unique individual. Many people didn't think Apple (a computer manufacturer) could never successfully produce and market a smartphone and those same people probably questioned a search engine's ability to create a mobile platform like Android. Now, whether or not they can compete and innovate against companies such as Apple or Google? It wasn't last week. Hardly.

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Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8

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Besides Google Android, the tablet king Apple iPad is about to get a taut rival in Windows 8. A row of Windows 8-based tablets are to enter to the scene later this 2012. Maybe, Google’s Android might not have overcome Apple iPad in number of products sold. Apple has just unveiled its third generation iPad, called the new iPad. New iPad Vs Windows 8 tablets.

Apple Is Laughing All The Way To The Bank

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love Apple. You can have you own feelings and philosophies about the brand, but go into any modern shopping mall, and the two stores with the most energy, excitement and activity are - without question - the Apple and LEGO stores. About 10% admit to having used the gadget during sex." We live in this fascinating duality where technology is a must-have part of everything that we do, and - in the same breath - it is still a luxury, that is getting more and more expensive (did you see the pricing for the new Apple Watch ?). Apple Engineer Talks About The New 2015 Macbook.

Apple Owns Mystery Domains, Hosted on Amazon Cloud Server

Bill Hartzer

While doing some digging around today, I noticed that Apple, Inc. owns a bunch of nonsensical domain names that use Apple’s own DNS, but are hosted on Amazon’s cloud server. On January 29, 2014, Apple registered two different domain names that appear to make no sense (at least to me): hs76ksgxebfh2md.com. Both of these domains appear to be owned by Apple, Inc.:

Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

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Apple’s iBeacon technology is looking to accomplish both, and after a successful run with the MLB’s ‘At the Ballpark’ mobile app at Citifield , Apple has now installed the location technology into its own retail stores. Last Friday, the technology debuted in 254 Apple stores in the U.S. How is iBeacon different than using GPS for geo-location?

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. and… Apple?! Apple buys Topsy, a social media analytics firm – last week Apple acquired Topsy Labs, a research company that analyzes tweets; Apple would not disclose the “purpose or plans” behind the acquisition (The New York Times). Social Media News Ticker ad retargeting Apple Facebook Google mobile ads social media analytics Tailored Audiences Topsy Tumblr Twitter

Apple Turns Its i To Television

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Are you paying attention to Apple 's next move? It's also a feature that Apple apparently struggled to get into the iPad 2, but simply couldn't get it perfected in time (it's also important to note that all of these stories are based on hearsay as Apple never speaks publicly about product development, challenges, upcoming devices, applications or features). Beyond personal computers, mobile devices, the music and film industry, it seems clear that television could well be the next entertainment industry that Apple looks to re-invent (and own). What about Apple TV?

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Be Like Apple

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Don''t be like Apple. Apple is always the worst case study to demonstrate anything to any other business. Apple is always the best case study to demonstrate anything to any other business. You could say that Apple is an anomaly. You could also say that Apple is an inspiration and aspiration for all businesses. Apple to me is like any global rock star. I''ve told this story many times, so skip ahead if you''ve heard it already. Apple is like that. apple. apple watch. " Think different " was more than advertising slogan.

Apple And The Future Of Streaming

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Apple decided to offer it's new streaming service to everyone for free for the first three months. Only time will tell, but Taylor Swift is holding back her latest album, 1989 , unless Apple changes this rule. Apple has a lot of money. Apple? Swift posted on Saturday and Apple agreed to pay the artist on Sunday. Tags: apple. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. Can it crush Spotify ? So, who's right?

The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc

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The Apple I was released on April First and sold for $666.00 at the local electronics store. Within a few short years, Apple would revolutionize the computing world. Apple II, released a year later in 1977, improved several aspects of the original model as well as offering features to make it more attractive to non-computer users. Key Products in Apple Today. and abroad.

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Apple Announces the New iPad « idaconcpts

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Social Media’s Response to Apple vs. The FBI

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” Tech: Apple vs. the FBI. Earlier this week, Apple shared that a federal court ordered the company to help the F.B.I. While it has not been uncommon for technology companies to resist government demand, Apple’s letter is setting a new precedent. Business: Virgin America Launches #LetModFly. Calling all Mad Men fans! ” . See you next week! Realtime Today

Apple and Afilias Special Projects Register 1800 Nonsense Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

Ever since I originally noticed that Apple was registering nonsense domain names, I have been intrigued about why they would be registering and then not renewing nonsense domain names. The post Apple and Afilias Special Projects Register 1800 Nonsense Domain Names appeared first on Bill Hartzer. And it’s not just one or two domain names, or a dozen of them. aaqtrbkbphjjy.info.