Tag Archives: Costs

Anything for this: The costs, benefits of life in elite sport

Mara Abbott on her way to a solo stage victory in Stage 9 of the 2015 Giro Rosa. If I had known as a college freshman — entering into adulthood of honing pure excellence in my tiny sphere, with errors and triumphs and struggles all rolled in — if I had known this fate lay ahead, would I have traded ... Read More »

64 Percent of Small Businesses Can’t Track Printer Usage or Costs — And They Really Should!

Almost two thirds, or 64 percent, of small businesses can’t track how much their print devices cost them nor can they track their usage. And if you are not able to track these basic stats in your business, you will not know how much is being wasted. The How to Optimize Your IT Budget With Smarter Document Management (PDF) report and The State ... Read More »

The costs of failing on the job creation front

The potential Indian labour force will continue to rise in the coming decades. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint Former Chinese president Hu Jintao had famously confided to his US counterpart George W. Bush that the one issue that kept him awake at night was creating enough new jobs to maintain social stability. It is a concern that has—or at least should have—resonated with ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Lightning-to-3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter Costs $9

  It’s official, there is no 3.5mm audio jack on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Apple wants people to move on from the 100-year-old standard to wireless ear buds apparently. However it knows that the transition cannot happen overnight, and for that purpose, Apple is bundling two accessories with the iPhone 7. There are Lightning-powered EarPods and the ... Read More »

WhatsApp gets Message costs and Replies

WhatsApp has were given a brand new function with a view to permit users quote messages when replying. even as earlier this week, the brand new characteristic turned into noticed in beta builds of WhatsApp for Android, it’s miles now rolling out for maximum users across Android and iOS strolling the overall launch builds from Google Play and the App ... Read More »

iPhone SE Costs Apple $160 to Build and Assemble: IHS

The iPhone SE is the cheapest iPhone you can purchase from Apple. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it also costs considerably less to manufacture compared to other iPhone models. According to research firm IHS, the iPhone SE roughly costs $160 to build and assemble. Folks at IHS cracked open the iPhone SE and analysed the innards to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Costs Roughly $255 to Make: IHS Teardown

Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 smartphone in India at a price point of Rs. 48,900 earlier this month. But do you know how much that device must have cost Samsung to put together? A lot less. According to an estimation, the components used in Samsung’s new flagship smartphone cost a total of $255 (roughly Rs. 17,200). According to research firm ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is the Cheapest Smartphone in the World, Costs Just Rs. 251

Ringing Bells is set to official unveil the Freedom 251 smartphone, delivering on its commitment of launching the cheapest smartphone in India. Bookings for the Freedom 251 – which is priced at just Rs. 251 (approximately $4), making it arguably the cheapest smartphone in the world – begin on Thursday at 6am. The Freedom 251, which Ringing Bells says has ... Read More »

Microsoft Lays Off ‘Dozens’ as It Cuts Costs in Mobile Division: Report

Microsoft is reportedly laying off many of its employees related to its mobile division in multiple countries including Finland, in an attempt to cut costs. The report comes courtesy Finnish publication Helsigin Sanomat, which says that dozens of employees have been let go from the company. The report claims that the company is handing out pink slips to employees in ... Read More »