How Much Power Does Your iPad or iPhone Actually Use? (New and Updated Apple Stats)

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Apple reported their quarterly earnings earlier this week and they were nothing short of amazing. Between the data included in that report, info about the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and the release of iOS 8 (among a bunch of other recent Apple announcements), I figured now might be a good time to spend a little time updating my various Apple stat posts.

Here are some of the more interesting Apple stats from this round of updates and additions…

4 Ways to Use Siri for Better iPhone Experiences

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Siri; it’s a name you’ve probably heard before, even if you’re not an iPhone user.

The digitized voice that almost seems to live in modern-day iPhones, Siri is designed for the purpose of helping smartphone users with various tasks. Do you want to know where the nearest Chinese food place is? Siri will be able to locate it. Are you hazy on the exact day Halloween falls on? Siri has you covered. To say the least, she’s a capable feature that Apple has been able to integrate into its devices. Unfortunately, those who aren’t tech-savvy may find themselves struggling to utilize her services.

Can You Copyright a Tweet?

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We were recently quoted in an online magazine article; our picture, our name and our original tweet. In fact, it was a screen shot of what we had written on a fairly controversial topic! We were never informed that we had been quoted and would never have seen it if it wasn’t for Google Alerts. In short, our permission was never sought. In the journalism world, this would have been a sure no-go; quoting someone on a controversial subject without their knowledge, could get them into a sticky situation.

So, this led us to the million dollar question…..can you copyright a tweet?

How are Women Making Their Mark in the Tech Industry? (Infographic)

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Today, women are more a part of the technology industry than ever, but we still have a long way to go.

For example, did you know that although women hold 57% of all the jobs in the workforce, they only hold 25% of the jobs in the computing/technology industry? Or that women are employed in STEM professions (Science, Technology, & Math) half as often as men, even after graduating with a degree?

Is a Facebook Phone in the Works?

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Business Insider recently posted an article that went into detail about how a Facebook phone may be created with the help of Samsung. The story said that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg met with the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Jay-yong. While reports like these do not necessarily confirm that Samsung will help Facebook create a phone of its own, the reports in question certainly do not make this story any less legitimate. If anything, this particular story might indicate positive news for not only Facebook but a strong portion of its user base as well.

How Many Teens are Using Vine? (New and Updated Vine Stats)

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For a long time, Twitter was relatively tight-lipped about Vine usage. That trend seems to have changed quite a bit as more and more data is sneaking out about how many people are using the micro-video sharing service, how they are using it and where they are, and the stats are pretty impressive. Because of this, I was able to just about double the size of my Vine stat post.

Here are a few of the most recent stat updates and additions.

How To: Motivate Your Employees (Infographic)

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With the job market heating up and a dramatic, millennial-led shift in workplace attitudes and expectations, building a strong, positive culture has become a very challenging imperative for employers.

Back in the day, employees were motivated by the prospects of working their way up the corporate ladder and earning potential monetary rewards. It was not uncommon for employees to stay at one place for many years, if not their entire careers. That has all changed.