Macs Ignore The Post PC Era

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Apple’s computer business bucks the PC trend It appears that Steve Jobs and Tim Cook forgot to send the memo to the Macintosh Division because it’s pretty clear that Macs ignore the Post PC era predictions these past 4 years.…

Apple Reports Record Results

In addition to record revenue and earnings, the iMaker added $10 Billion in Free Cash Flow during the quarter.

Macs gain market share as iMaker scores solid gains Tim Cook continues to steer the iMaker on a steady upward path as Apple reports record results for its 3rd fiscal quarter of 2014. The ongoing strength of the iPhone 5S…

The iPod Legacy

Apple's current family of iPod products: the Shuffle, the Nano, the Touch and the Hard Drive Classic.

The most important Apple product ever There have been extraordinary products in the iMaker’s history but none have been more important than those that are responsible for the iPod legacy. The iconic line of digital music players not only transformed…

Will Samsung Drop Android?

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Conflict builds between Google and its biggest licensee It seems all is not going the way Google would like, prompting many to wonder will Samsung drop Android? Evidently, Google has been flexing its Android muscles in an effort to rein…

Backup, Backup, Backup

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Sometimes, a program crash can ruin your day Tech gurus and the family computer nerd are notorious for reminding us to backup, backup, backup. Usually, their concern is more of the big stuff variety. You know, when your office hard…

Production Of 4.7 Inch iPhone 6 To Start

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Foxconn expands by 100k to handle 68 million iPhone 6 run Apple is expected to commence production of 4.7 inch iPhone 6 models next week. Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn has added 100,000 new employees to handle the new capacity. Production…

Apple And Big Blue Deal Will Be Huge

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What are the long term enterprise implications in a post PC World I must admit when the news first hit about the Apple and Big Blue deal in which the tech giants struck a long term exclusive enterprise partnership with…

Hell Freezes Over. Apple and IBM Team Up

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Long term Platform War enemies in monumental ‘Treaty’ In 1981, the answer to the question, “Could Apple and IBM team up?,” might have been summed up best by paraphrasing what Don Henley had to say when asked about an Eagles…

Devices Using iOS 7 At 90 Percent

Utilization of iOS 7 has reached 90% .

Adoption rate highest ever going into new operating system Its real easy to illustrate the superiority of devices using iOS 7 just by looking at the numbers. Of all iOS devices in operation (iPod touch, iPhone and iPad) fully 90…

And Just Like That, A Killer Deal On Macs

I will be retiring my aging Mac Mini for one of these new iMacs

The timing couldn’t be better for saving big bucks on new Macs Yesterday I decided it was time to retire my Mac Mini and today appleinsider announced a killer deal on Macs. Like a number of Macintosh focused websites, appleinsider.com…

Time For A New Mac?

I will be retiring my aging Mac Mini for one of these new iMacs

How to spot the signs you need to upgrade I have finally reached the conclusion, after much consideration, that it is time for a new Mac. For nearly four years, I rationalized that all I needed for most of my…

Sharp Can Say Thank You To Apple

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  Wants Apple sell back $967 Billion Display plant for $293 Million Back in 2004, Sharp, invested heavily in display technology for LCD HDTV, was losing money, needed a White Knight so Sharp can say thank you. When the global…

Corning Bashes Sapphire iPhone Display

Scratch resistance and durability beyond Gorilla Glass

Potential loss of Apple iOS business potentially a huge hit If there was any doubt regarding the rumors that Apple was switching display covers from Gorilla Glass, one only has to read how Corning bashes sapphire. Additional reports also seem…

Apple Placed Orders For 68 Million iPhones

New inner iPhone design still delivers big 15% boost in battery life.

Supply Chain in full swing for September launch There have been numerous reports out of Apple’s supply chain the last six weeks with news sites reporting yesterday that Apple placed orders for 68 million iPhones. There were no specific model…

Cloud Storage Options

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Apple takes on GoogleDrive and Dropbox There are numerous cloud based backup options available but Apple’s own soon to be ready for prime time iOS 8 Cloud storage options are about to upset the applecart, no pun intended. It’s not…

Samsung Earnings Plunge 26 Percent

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South Korean electronics giant feels pain of low end market If ever there was clear evidence that market share for its own sake is a bad idea, look no further than the news thar Samsung earnings plunge 26 percent. I…

iPhone Sapphire Sooner Than Later

This is a block of sapphire after it's processed in GTAT's specialized furnaces. Tons of sapphire have been shipped to China. There it will be cut by diamond saws for use in assorted Apple products.

Flexible screens appear finished and ready for iPhone 6 A number of sources showed photos and video indicating that customers will see iPhone sapphire sooner than later on their screens. A four minute video was published showing just how flexible…

Vinyl Records Have Staged A Comeback

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Sales of ‘old school’ LPs grow 40% while digital downloads retreat Ask any Baby Boomer what sounds better, an MP3 file or the same song on an LP played on a direct drive turntable, and he or she will smile…

Top Ten Reasons To Get A Mac

I will be retiring my aging Mac Mini for one of these new iMacs

As the PC industry contracts, Apple adds incredible value There are a whole lot of reasons why your next computer should come from Apple, so let’s look at the top ten reasons to get a Mac. These days, tough economic…

Apple Hired Tag Hueur Senior VP

Exec was VP of GlobalSales The strongest Indication yet popped up Thursday that Tim Cook & Company is so serious about the Wearable market that Apple hired Tag Hueur Senior VP of Global Patrick Pruniaux. It’s a safe bet that…

The Spirit of 1776!

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July 4, 1776, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration that changed the world There is no more significant date in the annals of Human History than that which is celebrated today as we reflect on the Spirit of 1776. On this…

Apple Expects To Report June Record

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Wall Street see huge iPhone 6 Sales in December Quarter Apple will be announcing quarterly results on July 22 and numerous analysts indicate that Apple expects to report June record sales of iPhones. The consensus of Wall Street analysts is…

Apple Kicks Off Summer Deals

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Back to School offers big discounts If you waited to pick up a new Mac you’re going to get more bang for your bucks as Apple kicks off summer deals on Macs, iPhones and iPads. Apple’s Back to School promotion…

iPhones As GPS Alternatives

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Deactivated iPhones make ideal GPS navigation devices One of the best ways for owners of previous iPhones to extend the life and value of their investment is to use those old iPhones as GPS alternatives. Many iPhone users keep those…

Apple Plans To Discontinue iPhoto Support

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Aperture & iPhoto replaced by new Yosemite Photos & iCloud Photo Library Amid all the swirling rumors about new iPhones last week, news tricked out that Apple plans to discontinue iPhoto support. The iMaker also announce it’s profession Photography app…

Why 2nd & 3rd Generation Yanks Hate Soccer

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Ninety minutes of Phys Ed is not exciting There are lots of reasons why native born Americans, especially 2nd and 3rd generation Yanks hate soccer and show minimal interest in the World Cup. This is in direct contrast to why…