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The pros and cons of an Apple-Intel divorce

There's no need for an OS X-iOS merger, but Apple could ditch Intel in its Macs -- or adopt Intel in the iPhone and iPad

on macworld.com

Ovum: iPhone, iPad in the lead as mobile business intelligence matures

Apple and Google's Android have the widest adoption among mobile BI (business intelligence) applications, as the products are becoming more mature, according to a report from market research company Ovum.

Fleksy's keyboard app means your eyes never have to wander (video)

Available for iOS and now in beta testing for Android, Fleksy's goal is to allow you to type without ever looking at your smartphone device's screen.

Phone add-on Mauz wants to put you in control of everything (video)

Mauz is a tiny accessory that plugs into your smartphone, turning it into a controller for everything from laptops to set-top boxes. A working prototype was on display at CES 2013; it's on track for a June release.

on techhive.com

App Spotlight: Speek brings hassle-free conference calls to iOS

This fast and easy conferencing service goes mobile, offering iPhone users quick tools for setting up and joining calls.

Apple's iOS edges Android in US during holidays, study says

A study from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports that Apple's iOS was the top-selling smartphone platform in the U.S. during the late 2012 holiday shopping season, although Android has the edge worldwide by most estimates.

on techhive.com

App Spotlight: Insightly for iOS makes CRM mobile

If you spend more time out of the office than inside it, this free app keeps your CRM tools close at hand. And it's free.

Another Apple patent in Samsung dispute questioned by U.S. patent officials

Another of the patents Apple relied on in a $1 billion infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics has been called into question by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. The move, if not successfully opposed by Apple, may help Samsung in its appeal against the judgment.

UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

This free app for Android and iOS lets you create and manage calls with amazing ease, but it's hobbled by one major flaw.

Print to Dropbox, Evernote, or an actual printer from your iPhone or iPad

Collobos Software's updated FingerPrint software makes it easy for business users to print to virtual printers as well as real ones.