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Qamar Qrsh

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When moving towards a cloud environment, organizations – both large and small – have a lot of choices to make. There are a lot of vendors out there who are “capable” of hosting information, websites or other workloads directly in the cloud. However, remember that not all cloud providers are created equally. Cloud providers are able to offer more and more services as they grow their own underlying infrastructure. As an organization, you have the option of selecting the right partner with the right set of tools to support your business and its growth. In working with the right type of model, it’s important to understand what your needs are and what your growth plans will be. That means analyzing your infrastructure, determining your cloud/Internet presence, and deploying a platform which will support it. In selecting the right type of cloud provider, remember to look... (more)

Apple iPad Pro Review: Better than Average

Ultimately, the supersized iPad Pro$799.00 at Apple Store is a love letter to the creative types who have been Apple’s most faithful customers. The iPad Pro isn’t meant to sit on a desk with a keyboard attached; it’s made to be held with Apple’s spectacular new stylus, the Pencil (an optional $99 accessory), in your other hand. Its niche audience will surely adore it, but its very high price prevents us from endorsing it more heartily for everybody else. People who really need enterprise applications, in general, will be better served by the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, while everyda... (more)

Swappa Price is now available on iOS

This free app helps you figure out just how much your smartphone is worth. In July, Swappa released a stand-alone Android app called Swappa Price. The free appmakes the process of trying to figure out just how much a smartphone is worth when selling or buying, using data from sales completed on Swappa’s website. For the unfamiliar, Swappa is a marketplace where you can buy or sell used smartphones and wearables. The historical data of a device’s value has always been a metric I’ve found useful when trying to set a price point for a gadget I’m thinking about selling. You can view... (more)

Google reportedly paid Apple $1B to be default search engine on iPhones

The revelation of an alleged revenue-sharing deal between the rivals shows the importance Google places on having its search bar in front of as many eyeballs as possible. How important is it to Google to be the first place iPhone users go to for search results? Important enough that the Web giant reportedly pays its biggest rival in mobile big bucks for the privilege. The search giant paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep its search bar on iOS devices, according to a Bloomberg examination of a court transcript from Oracle’s long-running copyright lawsuit against Google. The payou... (more)

Online file storing: Got back up v/s iCloud

The online file storage audit looks at an encouraging new online document storacge organization Got Backup with Apple iCloud, effortlessly a standout amongst the most prominent distributed computing administrations on the planet. Everyone thinks about iCloud, which is Apple’s premier cloud service. iCloud is a part of Apple’s effective environment, thus you can expect a thorough coordination with Apple’s items with iCloud. Surely, you ought to have iCloud in case that you are a fan of Apple and have an iPhone, iPad and iMac. In any case, it’s not of much use to you if you have a... (more)