Mac News: UK MPs to get iPads in £200,000+ scheme
Westminster has no doubt that a iPad can replace a laptop. MPs are getting their laptops upgraded to iPads at a cost to the taxpayer of at least £200,000. All 650 MPs will be eligible, although to qualify for the iPad they need to hand in their old laptop or computer. As a result the cost will be offset by around $50,000. The old laptops will then be passed on to staff in the House Service.
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Technology News: Most computer users unsure about social media safety, report says
Even though there are 800 million users on Facebook, many of them might be more scared than we’d expect when it comes to the safety of their information on that social network and others. A new report from IT security solutions provider Avira found that four out of five users are worried about their personal information being stolen or misused on social media sites.
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Other News: Target will stop selling Amazon’s Kindle e-readers
Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said Wednesday that the decision to stop selling Kindles this spring came after an “ongoing review” of Target’s merchandise that evaluates quality and prices of the chain’s offerings. The move coincides with the discounter’s plan to create mini shops of Apple products in 25 of its stores this year.
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