ComputerWorld: Apple's iOS 6 Maps mess in Pictures

ComputerWorld has pictures of some of embarrassing maps found in iOS 6 Maps app.

The slide show is available here.

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10 Ways To Get More Done at Work

Baseline magazine has an presentation with 10 tips for getting more done at work.  The principles espoused would work equally as well for school and home projects.

The presentation is here.

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Facebook and DropBox Join Forces

Dropbox announced today that they had joined forces with Facebook to provide a way for Facebook users to more easily share files with their groups.

The post here has more information about how the integration works.

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WAPO: iPhone 5 sales above 5 million, Apple says, surpassing iPhone 4S

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iPhone 5 sales hit 5 million in first week, surpasses iPhone 4S 4 million showing.  Analysts think it could hit 10 million by end of the month.

Source.

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Computerworld: 5 Enterprise Alternatives to Dropbox

After the recent stolen password issue at Dropbox, IT professionals are looking for alternatives to Dropbox.  In this review John Brandon looks at 5 alternatives.

  1. Syncplicity (EMC)
  2. Cubby
  3. Huddle
  4. Egnyte
  5. Sharefile (Citrix)

The full review of these alternatives is abailable here.

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CNET: iPhone 5 Preorders Indicate Hot Demand

Apple website sells out pre-order iPhone 5 phones in an hour.  Website orderers will have to wait 2 weeks minimum now.  The other option is to stand in line for one on release day.  This video covers the pros and cons of the iPhone on each carrier.

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