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What’s selling right now, and what’s next?

At the heart of the resurgence in television makers lies the fact that television programmes are just so good now; from Homeland to Mad Men, the best actors, directors and writers are all making TV, rather than films. Live interactive TV like X-Factor lend themselves to communal home viewing. Add a sluggish economy to the mix, with people staying home more and you see the scene is set for more TV – and more of us watching TV together. Program makers are making better TV – so TV makers are going to make us something better to watch them on.

With Apple’s recent quarterly results showing a fall in profit, and recent research from Strategy Dynamics indicating Apple’s iPad market share may be down to 28%, we’ll be talking about Apple, what is a white box tablet and two years in to Tim Cook’s tenure as Apple’s CEO, is Apple still the world’s most innovative technology company?

3D Printing: what it means for small business
Last night I tweeted a link to the Press Release from NASA regarding their success with  testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing, or as we say these days,  3D printing. What surprised me was the reaction I got via re-Tweets, messages and people just saying ‘wow!’. I think what caught people’s attention was the potential highlighted by the success in NASA’s test, the potential for manufacturing and for business.
BYOD and the SME
In the Technology segment  on today’s Down To Business with Bobby Kerr on Newstalk, we’re looking at BYOD and the SME.  Ben Cranks from HP will be with us to talk about the HP ElitePad 900, an ideal BYOD device and we’ll also be joined by Mike Hughes from Microsoft to discuss how BYOD employees get the most from mobility?
BYOD checklist for the SME


We’ve been joined by great guests like Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes, SME owners, Microsoft, HP and Charles Arthur, Technology Editor of the Guardian. View All Podcasts

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