Archive for March, 2014

BBM on the Blackberry Playbook

Posted on 18. Mar, 2014 by .

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Blackberry’s first and only tablet, the Playbook has had a long and tough life. Launching before the release of the Blackberry 10 OS, the Playbook was orphaned from the start due to it’s lack of apps, compatibility, and software updates.  While the Playbook itself is a sturdy and reliable tablet, the lack of a native […]

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University Compulsory Anciliary Fees

Posted on 09. Mar, 2014 by .

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Next to tuition, textbooks have always been one of the most expensive aspects of attending university.  The biggest complaint from publishers is students buying and selling used books instead of purchasing new copies. In recent years though, publishers have started integrating online content with their book publishings as a way to augment the physical offerings. […]

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The Failure of Mobile Payments

Posted on 08. Mar, 2014 by .

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US consumers alone purchased $38.8 billion worth of goods using their mobile devices in 2013, a number which is only expected to rise. While consumers are eager to make payments with their mobile devices few of these purchases were processed through traditional payment terminals due to the lack of compatible infrastructure. This lack of support is not […]

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Breaking Down the Sochi Olympic Results

Posted on 07. Mar, 2014 by .

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With the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games having finished on February 23rd, now is a good opportunity to analyse some of the results and highlights from the games. Medal Count While something like the final medal count should be a simple matter, it seems the USA has once again managed to complicate matters. Taking a […]

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