iPhone Rules Smartphones

Apple has decided to deliver the ARM A9 fabrication contract to Samsung over TSMC.

No slowdown after 8 Years of record setting sales Despite the Apple naysayers quarterly predictions to the contrary, iPhone rules smartphones sales. Apple’s flagship product will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. That’s not to say that Apple…

Google Tops Market No More… Oops

And so, it begins again...

Google’s reign was short lived Well, it didn’t take long to cross out those Google Tops Market headlines. Apple finds itself back in familiar territory. The iMaker closed up fractionally at $96.38. That delivered a Market Cap of $534.4 Billion…

The Day The Music Died

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Rock & Roll Heaven got its first members Anyone remotely interested in music, particularly Rock & Roll music, knows why Don McLean sang about the day the music died. American Pie, McLean’s epic song, pays homage to lives cut short…

Google Tops By Market Cap

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Search Giant exceeds Apple as most valuable It’s no surprise to see the news that Google tops Apple as the world’s most valuable company by market cap. It doesn’t seem to matter that Apple makes more profit in a single…

Time Waits For No One

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Facebook is a bridge between Yesterday and Today Time is gone before we know it. I think our first awareness of how time impacts our lives happens when we become school children. Up until we (ok, some of us) get…

Apple Earns $18.4 Billion, AAPL Plunges

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Record revenue, record profits, record iPhone sales – Wall Street sells off Tim Cook announced records in Revenue, Profits and iPhone sales but even the biggest profit in business history couldn’t hold off Wall Street as shares in AAPL plunges.…

The Four Horsemen Of Apple Success

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iPod, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch created juggernaut 2001 was a watershed year that many point to when discussing the great turnaround resulting in the stunning magnitude of the Apple success story. There had been a few small victories that…

When Hackers Attack

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Macs4newbies was the victim of a malicious attack We instinctively know there is a dark underbelly to the Internet but when hackers attack, it usually happens to someone other than ourselves. Well, that someone else became me right after the…

Samsung Continues To Sink

Will Samsung ever do its own work? Not if Galaxy 6 is any indication.

South Korean tech giant profits sink chasing market share If anyone needed more proof that chasing market share for its own sake is a fool’s errand, one only needs to watch as Samsung continues to sink because of that strategy.…

Smartphone Subsidies Are Dead

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AT&T, Apple’s original carrier partner ends two year deals After T-Mobile kicked off its “Un-Carrier” campaign in 2013, it was only a matter of time before smartphone subsidies went the way of the Dodo. In a little less than a…

Apple TV Set For A Big 2016

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Daniel Eran Dilger looks at what’s in store for Apple TV I have been a big fan of Apple TV since the product was first introduced in January of 2007. The original device was really a stripped down Pentium powered…

Apple Devices Ruled Christmas Stockings

According to Flurry Analytics, Apple ruled device activations over Christmas.

Nearly 50% of activated devices made by Apple The numbers are coming in and it’s pretty clear that Apple devices ruled over the Christmas holiday. In a report published by Yahoo, Flurry Analytics concluded that Apple accounted for more than…

What Apple Gear Did Santa Bring You?

Santa was exhausted after delivering all those Apple goodies all over the world.

AppleTV and Apple Watch among big holiday gifts So boys and girls, what Apple gear did Santa bring you this Christmas? Our house got a fair share of Apple goodies. For starters, I received the charging base for my Apple…

Tim Cook Slams Tax Evasion Question

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Apple CEO calls Charlie Rose assertion “Pure Political Crap.” I was really pleased to learn Tim Cook slams tax evasion claims cited by Charlie Rose in this week’s 60 Minutes interview. The question by Charlie Rose dripped with contempt. Tim…

In Search Of The Next Big Apple Thing

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Daniel Eran Dilger takes a look at Apple’s future I always look forward to each feature published by Daniel Eran Dilger and his latest takes a look at the next big Apple thing. It’s a thorough look at how numerous…

Hey Apple Haters, Get Over It!

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PC and Android Users suffer from the same Apple Delusion Syndrome I have been paying attention to the iMaker since the early 1980s and it’s clear to me that Apple Haters need to get over it. If ever there was…

AT&T Offers BOGO On iPhone 6S

AT&T scored big with its Buy One, Get One Free promo on smartphones. If you're interested, act fast. The deal ends Thursday!

Apple’s original carrier partner offers best deal on iPhone I am so glad I put off upgrading our iPhones no that news broke that AT&T announced a BOGO on iPhone 6S. This is a no brainer for anyone who is…

Samsung Will Pay Apple $548 Million?

Judge Lucy Koh has had it with both parties in this big patent infringement case.

Don’t hold your breathe on Samsung’s phony settlement offer Shares on AAPL spiked significantly on Friday when news broke that Samsung will pay Apple $548 Million resulting from the guilty verdict in first patent trial the South Korean company lost…

Apple iOS Devices Rule Online Shopping

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iPhone and iPad account for nearly 80% of Thanksgiving Day orders It comes as no surprise to me to learn that Apple iOS devices rule online shopping. After all, it’s been that way since 2007 and the launch of the…

Apple TV 4 Is Just Kicking Butt

Apple TV 4 is a "game changer." Priced at $149 (32GB) and $199 (64GB) alongside the $69 entry level Apple TV 3, the iMaker has covered everyone who wants a quality streaming experience.

Amazon and Google boxes pale in comparison I received my 32 GB Apple TV 4 two weeks ago and I can confidently say that Apple TV 4 is just kicking butt. That’s not to say it’s perfect. It is not.…

iPhone 14.5% Market Share = 94% Profit Share

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Apple dominates smartphones where it counts The never ending unsolicited advice to slash prices in pursuit of market share at all costs that the tech pundits and analysts give Apple falls flat in the face of the iPhone 14.5% market…

Apple Scores Big Hit With iPad Pro

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12.9 inch tablet is latest bridge away from traditional PCs When Steve Jobs introduced the original iPad in October of 2010, most tech pundits dismissed it and could never imagine how Apple scores big hit after big hit with an…

Apple Knocks Out Samsung

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TSMC to be sole producer for iPhone 7 ARM A10 CPU The iMaker continues to demonstrate that revenge is a dish best served cold with news that Apple knocks out Samsung from producing the next generation ARM A10. The CPU…

AAPL Roars Back From August Low

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iMaker share rise from recent low of $103.12 to $121.18 The predictable Apple naysaying “Bears” are mumbling to themselves these days as the share price of AAPL roars back from August lows. The stock had been pummeled in the lead…

Apple Makes A $14 Billion Acquisition

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty is bullish on Apple Watch. Predicts 36 million units sold in first year.

iMaker invests aggressively in AAPL! While other cash flow positive companies go out buying all sorts of businesses that don’t necessarily make a good fit, Apple makes a $14 Billion acquisition in itself! Apple certainly knows a good deal when…

Apple Reported $234 Billion Fiscal 2015

It was truly an Apple iDevice Christmad Quarter.

$51.5 Billion Revenue, $11.1 Billion in Q4 2015 Apple had another record breaking quarter as Apple reported $234 Billion in revenue for the entire fiscal year. The 4th quester results were also record breaking. Apple reported $51.5 Billion in revenue…

Apple Reports Q4 Earnings Tuesday

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Expect another record breaking quarter Expect a number of reports on Apple over the next 24 hours as earnings season continues when Apple reports Q4 earnings Tuesday. Since this report also marks the end of Apple’s Fiscal Year, everyone tracking…