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Apple May Have Edged Out Samsung To Become World's Largest Smartphone Maker

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.29.2015 | Technology

For years, Samsung has sold more smartphones than Apple. The Korean electronics giant makes dozens of different types of handsets, many of which cost ...

An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

Tammy Kahn Fennell | Posted 01.29.2015 | Parents
Tammy Kahn Fennell

We want to use your products, we just don't want our children to keep losing them... because looking for something nearly as thin as a credit card amongst transformers, books, blankets, shoes, backpacks, crayons, and snacks... well... it might just make us lose our minds.

PCs Were the Triumph of the Nerds; iPhone is the Revenge of the Cool Kids

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 01.29.2015 | Technology
Druce Vertes, CFA

Microsoft's triumph was driven by standards and economics. Corporate IT picked IBM and hence Microsoft. Clone competition drove costs down. Scale and platform effects made PCs and eventually Windows ubiquitous. The iPhone is driven by the consumers. No IT folks pushed iPhones. End users demanded it.

If Your iPhone Is Tight On Storage Space, Try The New iOS Update

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.29.2015 | Technology

The latest version is about 25 percent smaller. Good luck!

Apple Rides iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to Strong Quarter

Michael R. Levin | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

The strength of the September 2014 launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus fueled Apple's dominance in US mobile phone sales this quarter. Apple had virtually double the sales of Samsung, and five times that of LG.

Apple's $178 Billion in Cash Would Buy SO MUCH WEED

Paul Ollinger | Posted 01.28.2015 | Comedy
Paul Ollinger

Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts on the earnings call, "The volume is hard to comprehend." No sh*t it's hard to comprehend! Can you imagine -- $178 billion worth of weed? It's totally blowing my mind -- and I'm not even high right now.

Timothy Stenovec

How Apple Got Us To Spend Even More On iPhones

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.28.2015 | Technology

Apple got millions of you to buy a more expensive iPhone. The average price of an iPhone during the three months that ended in December was $687.30...

The iPhone Just Obliterated Sales Records

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.28.2015 | Technology

If there's one takeaway from Apple's latest earnings report, it's that the iPhone 6 is king.

Weed App Companies Want Apple to Change App Store Policies

The 420 Times | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
The 420 Times

It seems that tech companies which develop marijuana-related apps are having difficulties obtaining authorization from Apple in order to release their creation to consumers via their App Store.

If You're an Innovator, You Should Be Using Microsoft Windows

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

In 2012, Microsoft released the most radical innovation in personal computing in over 40 years. Not Apple. Not Google. Microsoft.

Keeping Your Data Safe and Synchronized Across All Devices

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

The online security industry is getting all shaken up. You might have avoided the Cyber Monday promises that we wrote about some weeks ago, but since ...

The Problem With David Cameron's 'Schizophrenic' Cyber Security Request

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Last week, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron asked for the U.S government's help in preventing companies like Facebook and Google from encrypting mess...

Silence in the Time of the Apple Watch

Nish Gera | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Nish Gera

But, have I also lost something? Have I lost my ability to create a space of solitude while sitting on that Central Park bench, making restaurant reservations and ordering movie tickets? And have I lost something in my inability to get lost in the back lanes of Seville looking for that flamenco bar?

Apple Wants To Beam Your Fingerprint To New Devices

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.15.2015 | Technology

Apple may be envisioning a world where buying a latte is as easy as holding up your index finger.

The Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's finally 2015, and this year promises to be a spectacular one for New Yorkers and visitors who love to shop! Among top news, the first stores will open at Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center - and I'll have more on those in the future.

Unity Amidst Terror

Sister Jenna | Posted 01.14.2015 | World
Sister Jenna

It is January 11, 2015 at the time of this writing and world leaders from over 40 countries gathered in Paris, linked arm to arm to march in peace for unity.

A Mobile App to Save Our Lives

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

As I walked around the massive convention center at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas, I heard three words echoing in my head. These three words, "Make it practical," have become something of a litmus test for me when it comes to technology innovation.

Why 2014 Was a Groundbreaking Year in Digital Health

Rosina Samadani | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Rosina Samadani

What do we need in health care? Fewer people who get ill in the first place. When they do, they should receive better care, tailored to who they are and the specifics of their disease, delivered at a lower cost. The challenges notwithstanding, we moved a step closer to this fantastic vision for health care in 2014.

How Intel and the Internet of Things Will Change Marketing as We Know It

Ira Kalb | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

At the CES Show, Intel announced innovative technologies that will be used to create amazing new wearable products to help to power the Internet of Things (IoT). In turn, the IoT has the capability to improve our lives and make the job of marketers so much easier, accurate, and transparent.

You Might Control Future Apple Devices With Hand Gestures

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology

The company's new patent brings us one step closer to "Minority Report."

The One Time When Age Is Really NOT Just A Number

Phyllis Sues | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

About 10 years ago a good friend, who I totally respected and who is publishing a book on his philosophy of living called 'Presence Is Power' (love the title), told me that if I didn't get a computer there was no way I could keep up, understand, or live in this world of electronics. Finally, I gave in.

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is Real

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.09.2015 | Technology

You might think you're doing yourself a favor if you leave your phone behind when you head to an important meeting or dinner with the in-laws, but a n...

Companies Need to Innovate or Risk Dying

Ira Kalb | Posted 01.08.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

That's right. How companies react to failure is an important part of their success. And, if companies fail to innovate in our increasingly competitive world, they risk dying.

A Different Kind of Drink

Sister Jenna | Posted 01.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Sister Jenna

The new year is about more than ritualistically setting resolutions before the clock strikes midnight. This annual transition of time is an opportunity for our stage of consciousness to transition from dark to light; to let go of our past and invest in our future by living fully and lovingly in the present.

Apple's iOS Is In 'Rapid Decline,' Says Prominent Programmer

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Technology

Apple's desire to constantly push new products on consumers is hurting its software performance and threatening its future, an influential programmer ...