Hearing Aids – Back To The Future

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Kindle KDP takes me back to my hearing technology roots I have enjoyed a kind of Marty McFly hearing aids Back to the Future episode of my own this week. I spent quite a long time working in a variety…

Apple Pay Is A Huge Success

Apple Pay reaches 1 million activations in first three days it's available. That's more than all competitors combined in four years!

Tim Cook reports more than 1 million activations in first 72 hours When major retail businesses turn off their rarely used NFC terminals because new customers actually use them, it’s tells you in no uncertain terms that Apple Pay is…

Should You Upgrade Your iPad Air?

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iPad Air is good but iPad Air 2 is awesome Sometimes state of the art technology changes so fast you wind up asking yourself should you upgrade your iPad Air to an iPad Air 2. I find myself doing exactly…

iPhone 6 Demand Still Producing Lines

Sales of iPhones lead Apple to record breaking results in Q4 2014!

200 people lined up at Willowbrook Mall Friday morning There is little doubt about the ongoing strength of iPhone 6 demand here in the United States. Since the new iPhones launched on September 19, 2014, people are still lining up…

Drug Wars Over Apple Pay

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Walgreens embraces system while Rite Aid and CVS disable NFC There are brewing drug wars over Apple Pay ever since the service went live on Monday October 20. In a move clearly intended to disable Apple Pay, first Rite Aid…

AAPL Reaches All Time Highs

Apple is the most valuable company in the world. Beleaguered no more.

Shares reach $105.49 before closing at $105.22 On Monday Apple reported record breaking results for its 4th Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year and AAPL reaches all time highs. The share price is trading in a very active range. Day traders…

Batman To Star As Steve Jobs

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Christian Bale signs on to portray Apple iCon Christian Bale has taken on some mighty roles such as the DC Comics’ Dark Knight, The Bible’s Moses so why not select Batman to star as Steve Jobs? That is exactly what’s…

Apple Offers Huge Deals On iMacs

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Product refresh means big savings at Apple Online Store Apple offers huge deals on iMacs and other technology soon after the iMaker announces a product refresh. This week, you can save as much as $400 on a 27 inch 2.9…

iCloud Drive Operational

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Yosemite launch ushers in useful cloud storage options Like many iPhone and iPad users, I activated the option update to make iCloud Drive operational when I installed iOS 8 on my devices. As an active user of Apple’s Pages and…

Apple Inc Crushed All Records

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Record iPhones, Macs, Revenue and Earnings! After the markets closed yesterday afternoon, the once beleaguered Apple Computer posted results that showed Apple Inc crushed all records that matter. The iMaker blew past even the most optimistic expectations on Wall Street.…

Pre 2012 Macs And Yosemite

Apple introduces Yosemite today. Is your Mac upgrade ready?

Some features will be unavailable If you’re like me and have one of the pre 2012 Macs and Yosemite installed, there are a few features you will not have access to in that Mac. Like a lot of folks, I…

Thin Is In At Apple

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A picture really is worth a thousand words After watching the Fall Media Event, it was pretty obvious to me that thin is in at Apple. From iPads, iPhones, iMacs and the soon to be available Apple Watch, products are…

Where Is The New Apple TV?

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Set top box is a no show at Apple Media Event There was quite of bit of update and upgrade news except for the rumored new Apple TV. I for sure thought Apple would at least announce the followup device…

27 Inch iMac Retina Raises The Bar

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Apple delivers 5K Resolution with new high end iMacl Software updates and hardware upgrades were announced during Apple’s Media Event and the 27 inch iMac Retina was the highlight of the whole show. With its 5K display, this new iMac…

Your Mac And Yosemite

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If your Mac is too old, Apple’s new computer OS may not install Later today, Apple is expected to announce a number of new hardware and software products that may impact the future of your Mac and Yosemite. Depending on…

The EU Taxman Cometh

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The EU pressures Ireland to buckle on tax incentives For decades, Ireland has used its creative tax policies to lure high tech companies to its shores but now the EU taxman says the jig is up. Companies like Apple and…

New iPhones Dominate Sales

iPhone 5S is The Top Seller at All 4 Major U.S. Carriers.

Even iPhone 5S demand remains strong Based on data collected over the past month, it is absolutely clear that the new iPhones dominate sales at all four major U.S. Cellular carriers. Demand is so strong that even the one year…

The Funny Side Of Apple Ad Parodies

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YouTube is loaded with Laugh Out Loud Creativity As we all know, the Tech World would be awfully serious absent the Abundance of the funny side of Apple Ad Parodies. Apple itself ran a fantastic campaign for years with its…

iPhone 6 Is Officially On Sale In China

Bootleggers are enjoying big profits. But is the party about to end?

One million sold by three carriers in 6 hours The iPhone 6 Is officially on sale in China as pre orders began at China’s three national carriers. China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, China’s ‘Big 3′ carriers, reported sales…

GTAT Took The Apple Money Now Whines

Apple's Mesa Arizona Manufacturing partner.

Sapphire maker bites the hand that fed them I don’t recall any talk of ‘oppressive burdensome conditions last November when it was announced GTAT took the Apple money in the sapphire production deal. I also don’t recall reading any stories…

Philips Bundles Apple TV In New Products

Content deals and fees may delay Apple TV update.

Could Dutch CE Producer be partnering with Apple? There was a bit of confusion surrounding the news Dutch Consumer Products giant Philips bundles Apple TV with its new line of television’s being sold in India. Was this an official partnership…

Global Macintosh Sales Surged In Q3

If you opt for an iMac, consider the wired keyboard with numeric keypad.

IDC and Gartner surveys put Apple in Top 5 Worldwide Apple’s Back to School gains were the first sign that global Macintosh sales surged in the 3rd Calendar quarter of 2014. Those initial reports pegged the Mac share of Back…

Apple May Takeover Sapphire Production

The potential of sapphire display technology had profound impact on the future of smartphones and wearable devices.

Apple prepayment of $578 Million to GTAT was secured loan There was a lot of punditry in the aftermath of GTAT’s stunning Chapter 11 announcement on Monday, Speculation suggests Apple may takeover sapphire production at the Mesa Arizona facility. It…

What Happened To GTAT?

GTAT took Apple's money and now whines about those meanies from Cupertino.

Apple partner for Sapphire Display cover files Chapter 11 The stunning bankruptcy filing for Chapter 11 protection leaves mr wondering what happened to GTAT. The positive news over the last 18 months had the entire tech pundit class speculating on…

Experienced Mac Users Resist Change

Will Laptops keep 
Macintosh Computers rolling?

Progress can be most disruptive to long time Mac Users I became overtly aware of why experienced Mac users resist changes to the MacOS. Most changes Apple has made to its flagship MacOS these past three years have been ‘Under…

The Impact Of Steve Jobs

This first volume look at Apple covers the early years leading up to Macintosh.

3 years ago today, Apple’s Co-Founder passed away There is no doubt Apple has moved on since October 5, 2011 but there can be no denying the Impact of Steve Jobs. It can be seen In the company He left…

Stock Market Drop Blamed On AAPL Bears

The Ying & The Yang of Wall Street Speculators.

Price manipulation in options cited for volatility There is no doubt that the recent stock market drop has many investors spooked. Even casual followers of the stock market have heard the Wall Street adage ‘Buy on rumors. Sell on news.”…