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Apple Working Toward Greener Policies

Apple Working Toward Greener Policies

In an attempt to become a better steward of the world's ecosystem, Apple will soon offer free recycling of its products. Also, renewable energy sources will soon power its stores, offices and data centers. Recently, Apple debuted a new environmental section on its website, highlighting the company's efforts to become more green and reduce electronic junk in the word's landfills.

Operating 420 stores worldwide and selling over 1 billion tech products over the past 7 years, Apple has changed its practice of giving gift cards in trade for consumers' still-working devices. Now all Apple devices,including the iPhone 5S, will be eligible for free recycling, whether they work or not.

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Using EvasiOn To Jailbreak IPhone 5

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After a long wait, there is already a released process to jailbreak io6 device, which includes the new iPhone 5. If you are looking for steps on how to jailbreak your iPhone, then the answer is already at hand. This answer is in the form of a tool called the evasiOn. This tool is actually a lot easier to use compared to the iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak. Aside from this, it is also faster since it only has a few simple steps. If you have a computer at home, all you have to do is to click a few buttons and tap the iOS phone in order for you to qualify in operating evasiOn.

However, you should be careful with jailbreaking because there are times that things would go wrong. It is not the intention of Apple to have this kind of process. This may eventually end up causing you to restore the device through the DFU mode. So before starting with the jailbreak, it is necessary to have a recent back up of your iOS device. This is necessary in order not to lose any of your important data.

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Lycos Produces Wearable Technology

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Lycos was a search engine in 90s that is now a news and entertainment site with a brand new wearable technology side. Ybrant purchased Lycos in 2010 and is using the name now to brand its new digital products, the Lycos Ring and Band. The fitness band will run $125 retail with the smart ring costing users $60. They both utilize near-field communication to provide data to your smart phone or allowing the transfer the transfer of data to other devices.

The fitness band tracks your steps, watches your heart rate and monitors your sleep. A couple features that make it different include a 14 day battery and security features to store passwords and unlock your phone. The Ring has the tap-to-transfer features and the security options.

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Training For Apple Watches Starts On April 24

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Beginning on April 24, Apple will offer training for its new Apple watch to potential customers.  These workshops will take place at various Apple stores all over the world.  This should help buyers understand how to use their new watches and encourage additional sales.

You can find out where classes are held by looking at the "Stores" section of the Apple Store app.  This information will also be listed on the websites of the locations that are offering the classes. However, please note that only a few Apple stores will offer these classes. The classes will start every one and a half hours beginning on April 24. They will also be available to customers over the weekend.  Some Apple Store locations will have longer hours to accommodate more customers in higher traffic spots.

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Apple Watch Coming in March

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Reports are putting March as the month that Apple will release the Apple Watch. Sales people at stores across the country will be offered training on the new wearable device in mid-February. Testing and function training will be a part of the store involvement. The first round of training will happen early February in the companies headquarters. Software changes and supplier issues have kept the device from being released early 2015, according to reports.

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Nintendo Profits on Mario Kart 8 and Wii U

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Surprising analyst, Nintendo turned in a profit for the most recent quarter on Mario Kart 8 and Wii U sales. The release of the new game led to the purchase of the newer game console for consumers who had previously been reluctant to make the change. Analyst  watching the company had expected a loss of 3.7 billion yen for the 2nd quarter. But the company announced a profit of 9.3 billion yen or 86 million US dollars.

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Apple Pay With IPhone 6

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Apple’s new IPhone 6 along with iOS 8.1 features the latest feature from the technology company, Apple Pay. Touch ID combined with passbook makes Apple Pay something to take a look at. The iOS version was available for download Monday night. The feature is available on the phones and also newer versions of the iPad (air2/mini3). Apple Pay makes purchasing items on the phone easier by simply tapping the screen at/on over 200 thousand stores. If you are outside the US, you will need to wait longer for the feature but American consumers have it now.

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Don't Fall into the Data Disaster Trap

Deutsch: Micro USB Ladekabel für Mobiltelefone

Deutsch: Micro USB Ladekabel für Mobiltelefone (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Ever-Increasing Importance of Properly Securing Your USB Devices.

The digital world we now find ourselves in proposes the many benefits of being able to hold important information in multiple places at any one time. Gone are the days of clinging on to singular hard paper copies, with their safety being most imperative. Our modern digitalization of information truly has made it faster and easier to communicate, create documents and transfer data with the click of a mouse.

However, as with most perks there are also major disadvantages. In this instance its data security. The news is bombarded with stories of large corporations and governments misplacing these technological wonders, creating a huge market for data protection.

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Upgrade An Old PC To Make It Work Like New

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The 536,870,912 byte (512×2 20 ) capacity of these RAM modules is stated as "512 MB" on the label. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Upgrade An Old PC To Make It Work Like New

Talk to anybody who owns an old PC, and the first thing they will ask you is what parts of PC should I upgrade? The problem with old PCs actually lies in their configuration, because these PCs use old components which only would have been available in the market when these old PCs were assembled. With new innovations taking place with changing times, these Old PCs are soon rendered incompatible with new software and programs that are designed to suit the latest component configurations running in the market. This incompatibility is indeed the prime cause behind the slowing down of older PCs.

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