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Posts by Dick Applebaum

Even better, Apple should implement USB 3 using the Lightning connector (and blow away the Euro miniUSB controversy).
Yeah... insouciant newcomer seeks 1% market share...http://www.applegazette.com/iphone/apple-is-likely-to-hit-its-goal-of-1-market-share-in-2008/and this...http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/look-back-steve-ballmer-laughs-iphone
I think that using TouchID for iTunes Store purchases is the test bed and proof of concept for Online Payments.Apple can monitor, control and observe both sides of the transaction and mitigate any problems or deficiencies. After 6-12 months of refinement, Apple could expand the TouchID service as you note...And, Apple could have a proven, secure purchasing solution for merchants in place -- using the iTunes Store as the transaction processor and credit...
Here's an interesting read....http://************/2014/02/18/how-big-a-thing-could-touch-id-mobile-payment-be-china-hit-1-6-trillion-last-year/Seems like there might be an incentive to bring TouchID to lower-priced [all?] iDevices such as the iPhone 5C and iPad Mini (and whatever)This may be a bet the farm moment... where Apple, if supply constraints allow, eats the $25 (or so) to include TouchID in all iDevices.
  
Post some links please... Please!
You might be able to accomplish some sort of [semi-]automated PDF conversion by using AppleScript and the prior version of OSX Pages.Pages was scriptable and could save documents in PDF format!
Here's an article by a MS columnist: http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-office-on-ipad-its-alive-and-coming-sooner-than-most-think-7000026372/ Of particular interest are the comments -- from the perspective of MS Windows and MS Office supporters...
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I don't think it means that one way or another... there are political reasons, as well as practical reasons, for a company like Google to port its app to a competitive platform.I don't know any facts about why Google did what it did...I suspect that there was a larger and more receptive [to Chrome] market on Windows... and it one-upped Microsoft.In my example, Microsoft is porting their app to a competitive platform before upgrading it on their own platform... That has...
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