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

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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.”…

4 Million Chinese iPhone 6 Orders

Giant cellular carrier has now reached 500 million potential G4 LTE subscribers

Apple’s 1st Fiscal Quarter roars out of the gate If there was ever any doubt about enthusiasm for iPhone 6 around the world, it was erased by news that 2 million Chinese iPhone 6 orders were placed in the first…

PayPal Out Of Apple Pay

When Apple executives learned PayPal had partnered with Samsung, Apple ended the discussions.

Deal with Samsung leaves PayPal odd man out It seems that the ongoing battle between Apple and Samsung has resulted in leaving PayPal out of Apple Pay. In addition, it appears a few key executives left PayPal as a consequence…

Bigger iPad Coming For Business Users

The rumored 13 iPad may be just the product Apple needs to bridge the tablet laptop divide.

Enterprise Deal with IBM drives large format iPad Reports have circulated for more than a year that Apple was developing a bigger iPad. The diagonal dimension often referenced has been 12.9 inches. Such a product could prove to be a…

Hi Tech Class Action It Pays To Register

Court after court is beginning to bring the gavel down on Samsung.

iPhone Warranty repair Class Action suit pays off These days It seems there are Hi tech class action lawsuits filed over just about everything. Usually, the only winners are the lawyers. Recently, I discovered that is not always the case.…

Apple Ends Its 4th Quarter, Fiscal Year

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

Record launch of iPhone 6, Back to School Mac Growth drives sale Except for a few complaints about the September 9 Live Stream and an overblown YouTube Inspired BendGate, It looks like Apple ends its 4th quarter and fiscal 2014…

BendGate Much Ado About Not Much

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Apple and Consumer Reports debunk contrived YouTube videos Apple responded to the so called BendGate controversy by announcing only 9 customers who purchased an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus had notified Apple. Apple also release a technical video taken…

Derek Jeter Really Is Mister Baseball

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Yankees Shortstop ends his Stadium career in a class by himself I’ve been a Yankees fan since I was six years old and never saw anything like Derek Jeter. The 7th Game of the 1960 World Series was the start…

Carrier Update To iOS 8 Pulled By Apple

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

Apple removes buggy iPhone 6 update After reports surfaced that there were numerous bugs associated with the cellular carrier update to iOS 8.0.1, Apple removed the update completely. In a press statement, Apple indicated an update, iOS 8.0.2 would be…