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The apple is the pomaceous fruit of the apple tree, species Malus domestica in the rose family (Rosaceae). It is one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits, and the most widely known of the many members of genus Malus that are used by humans. The tree originated in Western Asia, where its wild ancestor, the Alma, is still found today. There are more than 7,500 known cultivars of apples, resulting in a range of desired characteristics. Cultivars vary in their yield and the ultimate size of the tree, even when grown on the same rootstock. At least 55 million tonnes of apples were grown worldwide in 2005, with a value of about $10 billion. China produced about 35% of this total. The United States is the second-leading producer, with more than 7.5% of world production. Iran is third, followed by Turkey, Russia, Italy and India. The apple forms a tree that is small and deciduous, reaching 3 to 12 metres (9.8 to 39 ft) tall, with a broad, often densely twiggy crown. The leaves are...

Nov 15 2013

Netflix-Comcast Deal is NOT Going to Kill Roku and Apple TV

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I was reading a very interesting story the other day, less interesting, actually, more provocative than anything. The base of the article was that the deal that Netflix and Comcast is whittling out, to put Netflix as an application/channel onto a set top box that Comcast would provide, would essentially kill Roku and Apple TV. …

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Sep 13 2013

Apple Customer’s Confidence In The Brand-name Is Breaking Down

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I heard something other day from a friend of mine that absolutely floored me. He’s been using Apple products for years and has been a diehard iPhone user since the very beginning. I’ve had many conversations over the comparisons between android and the iPhone, but it wasn’t until the other day that I heard a …

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Aug 09 2013

Have people really had enough of Windows?

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I know, seems like a silly question right? It’s not. The Windows operating system is strongly established itself in the corporate working environment. If you work in an office, most likely the chances of you working with any other operating system besides Windows is unlikely. While Microsoft’s revenue is up, they’re still having a very …

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Jul 03 2013

Windows 7 Recovery Sucks

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A few weeks ago, I was reminded of how fragile Windows operating system really is. My machine crashed, and I wasn’t able to log into the operating system. Because of one operating system file, my computer became a huge hunk of nothing more than a paperweight. Windows operating system is the most dominant operating system …

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May 22 2013

4 Rules of Thumb to Follow Before Posting on Facebook

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Staying connected and interacting with customers on Facebook has become commonplace in the business world. However, it’s easy to get yourself in trouble if you’re not careful about the things you’re posting. So, here are four rules of thumb to follow to protect your reputation when posting on Facebook.

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

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So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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Mar 08 2013

The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

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Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

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Mar 06 2013

Voice Recognition Software Can Make You More Productive

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Voice recognition is here to stay and it’s only going to get better. The days of entering data in to a computer with a keyboard are quickly coming to an end. The infiltration of voice recognition in to just about everything is upon us.

Feb 25 2013

Smartphones: Giving Ubuntu A Solid Chance In The Market

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Over the past couple weeks, I noticed that there’s been several articles and information about the introduction of a Firefox phone and a Ubuntu phone. I think it’s pretty bold that other companies would want to enter into a market that was already dominated by android platform, as well as Apple. It’s pretty hard imagining …

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Dec 12 2012

Learn New Words With Google And Voice-Recognition

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Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you’re reading an article and the article that you’re reading has this fancy word in it; a word you never seen before and don’t exactly know the definition? Some people might know better to go to a website that has an online dictionary and to look …

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