Is Google Biting The Hands That Feed It?

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Search Giant plans to launch its own mobile network Google has a way of doing things that makes one question is Google biting the hands that feed it? This was never an issue during that period of time when Google…

Samsung May Do Something Original. NOT

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Galaxy 6 and Samsung Pay latest efforts to copy Apple One would think Samsung may do something original after losing two patent infringement trials and more than $1.4 Billion in judgements to Apple. Think again. Samsung seems to only know…

Is Privacy At Risk From Too Much HiTech?

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At what point does technology threaten basic freedoms? When Apple introduced “The Computer for the rest of us” in January of 1984, I never considered the question is privacy at risk from too much HiTech stuff? Back then, such a…

How Not To Use An iPhone

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Avoid taking it in your tub, or charging with cheap 3rd party plugs The problem with common sense these days is its not very common when it comes to how not to use an iPhone. How many times do people…

What To Expect At March Apple Event

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Apple Watch to highlight new announcements Daylight Savings Time arrives on Sunday March 8 and the iMaker is hosting a March Apple Event the following day titled Spring Forward. Could the event have something to do with the launch of…

iPhone Battery Health Is Restored

Grey skies cleared up and I have a happy face once again.

The third time is the charm “All’s well that ends well” is the phrase of the day as my iPhone battery health has been restored. I don’t know whether or not the particular software hiccup is still lurking somewhere in…

When Customer Service Falls Short

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There is policy and then there is implementation There is nothing quite as disappointing in business than when customer service falls short. Sooner or later everyone is going to have something turn out not the way they expected. It even…

When iOS Batteries Go Haywire

The Apple Genius Bar associate was able to diagnose and fix the problem with my iPhone Battery.

The first thing to do is backup your device Our high tech gadgets like iPhones and iPads have become virtual appendages fixed to our hands so when iOS batteries go haywire, it gets our attention in a hurry. It’s kind…

Pitchers And Catchers Report

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Baseball Spring Training begins George Will, the Political Pundit and rabid Baseball fan, always notes when pitchers and catchers report to various spring training sites in Florida and Arizona. One of his favorite observations deals with the National Pastime and…

How Much Is Too Much For Apple Watch?

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New speculation ranges from $349 for Sport to $20,000 for gold Edition I have been looking forward to the April launch of Apple Watch without giving any thought to how much is too much. When the product was first announced…

2020 Car Rumors Driving Apple To Record

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AAPL closes at $129.49 for $754.28 Billion Dollar value. The latest car rumors driving Apple to record results now claim the iMaker will roll out a full fledged electric by 2020. As a result, shares in the Cupertino giant surged…

Why Apple Tops Most Admired List

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iMaker takes top spot in Fortune list 8th straight year. There are many reasons why Apple tops most admired list of companies. But don’t be lulled into a false sense of Nirvana. Those same things that make Apple Fanboys and…

Why Apple Captures 93% Of Profits

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Motorola Exec blames iPhone outrageous prices Motorola’s president has an interesting take on why Apple captures 93% of profits generated by mobile devices. According to Rick Osterloh, it has nothing to do with superior design, innovative features, outstanding quality or…

Apple Pushes Past $750 Billion Value

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Cars and Watches drive shares to all time record It seems like each day Wall Street is seeing new market cap records as Apple pushes past $750 Billion in valuation. Shares in AAPL traded as high as $128.88 during the…

Design Elegance As Apple’s Core

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Jony Ive is the spiritual heir of Steve Jobs Steve Jobs instilled in Apple from the very beginning an almost obsession attention to detail in design elegance as Apples core principles. In the aftermath of Jobs’ departure from Apple in…

Why Apple Pay Will Be Huge

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  The Biggest organization in the country just signed on to Apple Pay There are a number of reasons why I think Apple Pay will be huge. Apple’s sales of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5S (when using…

When MS Word Was The Word

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In the late 1980s and early 1990s Microsoft ruled Mac word processing I have been a Mac User long enough to remember when MS Word was the word for anyone doing serious writing. I am also quite the contrarian. I…

iCar The Next Big Thing?

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Rumors are flying that Apple has plans for really going mobile There is no shortage of rumors when it comes to Apple but is iCar the next big thing from Cupertino? Before you say “What the heck does Apple know…

Icahn: Apple Is Really Worth 1 Trillion

It was truly an Apple iDevice Christmad Quarter.

The Raider Trader says AAPL should be at $216 right now Carl Icahn says Apple is really worth 1 Trillion Dollars. Actually, he said $1.26 Trillion, but let’s not quibble over $250 Billion Dollars. This guy sure knows how to…

Apple Has A Passion For Excellence

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The Winners and Losers profiled in 1982’s In Search of Excellence Apple has a passion for excellence that none of the 43 “excellent” companies Tom Peters examined for “In Search of Excellence” come close to matching. In 1985, Tom Peters…

Apple Tops $700 Billion Market Cap

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Shares of AAPL reach all time high of $122.15 The iMaker has been the world’s most valuable company for quite some time and reached another milestone as Apple tops $700 Billion Market Cap. Apple became the first company ever to…

Apple Crushed Competition Profits

Apple reported the largest quarterly profit in the history of business.

iPhone 6 leads Apple to unprecedented 93% of smartphone profits The iMaker just exploded the myth of market share as a dominating rule of “old school” conventional business thinking as Apple crushed competition profits during the 4th calendar quarter of…

New Corning Gorilla Glass Project Phire

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Has scratch resistance of sapphire with toughness of Gorilla Glass When iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launched in September, just about everyone expected the display to be covered by sapphire produced by GTAT rather than Corning Gorilla Glass. When…

Will An Apple TV 4 Come Soon?

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25 million Apple TVs have been sold as Apple TV turns 3 There has been quite a bit of buzz lately that speculates whether or not an Apple TV 4 will arrive sooner than later. This is not the first…

Watch Makers Say They’re Not Worried

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It’s just like when athletes say switching teams was not about the money. Tag Heuer, Swatch and a number of high profile Swiss Watch makers say they’re not worried about Apple Watch. Every current maker of so called smart watches…

Apple And Samsung: Strange Bedfellows

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On Again/Off Again affair back on due to superior Chip fabrication foundries There is no denying that Apple and Samsung have a really strange relationship. Apple has relied on Samsung for a variety of key component parts since the very…

iPhone Tops Market Share In USA

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iOS platform beats out Google Android as well Reports out yesterday indicate that the iPhone tops market share in the United States. Not only was iPhone King of the smartphone hill, but iOS retook the top spot as the platform…