Cellular Carriers Launch Plan War

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T-Mobile and Sprint Kickoff $100 Four Phone Plans As Apple gets ready to launch its new iPhone 6, the cellular carriers launch plan war to attract switchers. T-Mobile and Sprint fired the first salvos this week. Each announced that they…

Trade In Your iPhone For Big Bucks

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Gazelle kicks off trade in period in advance of iPhone 6 It’s that time leading up to Apple’s new product launch when you can trade in your iPhone and get a bunch of cash. But be prepared. The longer you…

Airplay Another Hidden Killer Feature

Apple has delivered a number of really cool useful features in iOS . One of the best is AirPlay.

Mobile Devices + Apple TV = Streaming Ease Apple integrates features so well into its operating systems that we can look right past Airplay another hidden Killer Feature. This gem goes a long way towards seamlessly streaming web based content…

AAPL Shareholders Sue Most Valuable Company

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Lawyers, Bad Judges and Opportunists Target Apple I was not really surprised to read the headlines screaming “AAPL Shareholders Sue” in yesterday’s newspapers. When you’re the world’s most valuable company by Market Capitalization, everyone paints you in the crosshairs. Usually,…

Sapphire Display For High End iPhones

Reports surfaced that Apple may begin a Build to Order program for iPhone 6.

Wall Street Journal report cites cost as key factor The business newspaper reported yesterday that Apple would include a full sapphire display for high end iPhones only. As with previous reports, the cost of producing synthetic sapphire is the limiting…

Will Apple Introduce A 13 Inch iPad?

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

Reports surface that large format tablet is in production Recent checks of the Apple supply chain by analysts seem to indicate that a 13 inch iPad may have entered production. As with all Apple rumors, this one has enough detail…

iDVD The Red Headed Orphan

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iLife app has not been updated in years Between 1999 and 2003, Apple bundled a number of previously available apps into a suite after the iMaker introduced iDVD, its DVD authoring software. The program was initially included with the PowerMac…

iMovie HD The Best Legacy iLife App

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Some discontinued apps are better than what replaced them I was one of those Apple fanboys very upset when the iMaker announced the replacement of iMovie HD, the best legacy iLife App I ever used. And I used it a…

Sometimes An Old iMac Is Just Dead

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The one big drawback with the all-in-one design I was all prepped to begin the software restore on Rebecca’s computer only to discover that sometimes an old iMac is just dead. Such was the case yesterday morning. At least I…

New Life For That Old iMac

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Adopted 7 year old iMac has lots of life in it Its important to remember that just because someone’s old Apple Computer can’t run Yosemite doesn’t mean we can’t find new life for that old iMac. Such an old iMac…

iPhone Must Have Photo Accessory

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Lens kits are ideal for enhancing photo possibilities Back when I was a young college student, a great friend, and still a great photographer, had every must have photo accessory’ in his collection of Nikon essentials.er, various filters, strobe flash,…

Apple TV Is Ready For Some Football

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NFL Now comes to Apple’s iOS devices The National Football League’s NFL Now means Apple’s iOS devices, including Apple TV will be ready for some football just in time for the kickoff of the 2014 season. The NFL is serious…

One More Thing… Apple Creates Jobs!

The most significant of jobs created by Apple in 1996 went to Steve Jobs.

1.3 Million people employed directly or indirectly by Apple Back when Steve Jobs was still alive and running Apple, he made it very clear to President Obama that in addition to the best consumer products in the world, Apple creates…

Samsung Out As Apple Shifts iOS Chips

Soon, Samsung may be forced to pay the price for all its illegal product theft.

Taiwan Semi Conductor to build all A8 ARM CPUs for iPhone 6 It seems the iMaker has effectively taken a bite out of Samsung as Apple shifts iOS chips from the South Korean Company’s semiconductor business to TSMC. The move…

So, Where Are All The Phantom Tablets?

IDC, Gartner & Strategy Analytics seem to just make them up The big question when discussing market share in large format mobile devices is ‘Where are all the phantom tablets?’ There is a real concern lately regarding the reliability and…

Bad Guys Prefer Android

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Google’s operating system the choice of Al-Qaeda In the old days, the Good Guys always wore white (Good Guys use iPhones) and the Bad Buys wore black (Bad Guys prefer Android). The news that Al-Qaeda uses phones and tablets with…

Back To School Deals At The Apple Store

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MacBooks and iPads are essential academic tools The Dog Days of Summer can be a real drag, especially for parents with school age kids putting off looking for those back to school deals until its a week or less to…

The Beat Go On. Apple Closed The Beats Deal

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The $3 Billion Dollar acquisition brings streaming music and hi end headphone in house In spite of all the rumors to the contrary, Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and the music streaming talent are all going to Cupertino because Apple closed…

Nyet To Russian Demand For Apple Code

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Russian Demand for Apple code latest front in war between Capitalism and Communism A lot of folks are speculating about the range of choice insults Steve Jobs might have used in response to the Russian demand for Apple Code for…

Cable Companies Are Behind Apple TV Delay

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Heal dragging behind new Apple TV delay into 2015 One of my essential accessories may not get upgraded until after Christmas if the rumors that the cable companies are behind Apple TV delay are true. This will really tick me…

Macintosh Sales Growth Explodes 18%

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Consumers spurred on by upgrades, price cuts and quality Apple has seen the sales of its computers outpace the sales of PCs mainly because Macintosh sales growth is driven by consumers seeking the best bang for their bucks. As a…

Amazon Losses Continue To Grow

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Share price gets hammered as pressure on Bezos mounts It seems Wall Street is getting tired of waiting for Jeff Bezos to produce a profit because the Amazon losses continue to grow. Since reaching a 52 week high of $408.06…

Great Tips On What Mac To Buy

Apple has the right computer for you. Click here for great tips to help you decide.

Apple have a wide variety of choices for Newbies and Power users At this time of year, deals pop up all over the place with great tips on what Mac to buy. Maybe you’re looking for a belated MacBook Air…

What Does Apple Have Up Its Sleeve?

iPhone 5S alongside mockups of the two new models.

Huge increase in R&D spending points to full pipeline Once the analysts started to look deeper into Apple’s quarterly results and the company’s SEC filing, the big question became what does Apple have up its sleeve? All indications point to…

Apple Rumors Kick Into Overdrive

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iTime patent and Swatch fuel reports The period between Apple’s June Quarter financial report and Labor Day is the time when prolific Apple rumors kick into overdrive. After all, Apple centric news sites are hungry to fill in the vacuum…