The Premium Cost of Clean Design

The Premium Cost of Clean Design
So you’re a college student, and you need to buy the perfect computer for your 4 years of higher education. What will you go with? Mac or PC? Apple or Dell? Shiny, clean design, or cheap and fast? When I was in college I went with the PC – it’s what I grew up with, Read more…

Apple Asked by Aussie Court to reveal iPad Sales Figures in Battle with Samsung

Apple Asked by Aussie Court to reveal iPad Sales Figures in Battle with Samsung
Apple recently gained a small victory when it won an injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, forcing the Korean manufacturer to remove the Galaxy Tab 7.7 from the company’s display and booth at the recently held IFA in Germany. But now another battle is looming and this time Apple may have to make some drastic moves Read more…

Apple To Reveal Q1 Results January 18th

Tuesday, January 18th, Apple will announce its financial results< /a> foe Quarter 1. The call, which starts at 2:00 PM, has analysts, investors and Journalists interested in Apple’s success with the iPad, iPhone, iPod and the Mac. It will be interesting to hear how much pre-holiday shopping has impacted Apple’s earnings and whether or not Read more…

Apple Steps Up its Game

Apple Steps Up its Game
Two very big things happened to Apple yesterday, both of which are good news for Apple fans. First, Apple stock rose over $300 for the first time ever. Now I’m not an Apple stockholder, but I have a friend of mine who bought stock when it was $80. I bet he’s thrilled. The second big Read more…

Apple: What’s Next?

Apple: What's Next?
I was reading an article earlier today on ZDNet about what’s next for Apple, and it got me thinking. What top-secret project is Steve working on next? Jason D. O’Grady from ZDNet thinks it’s the car: Car tech is still burgeoning, but moving rapidly, how many cars now have some form of screen and menu Read more…

Apple Discovers Child Labor Issues at Overseas Factories

Apple Discovers Child Labor Issues at Overseas Factories
I went over to my parent’s house for dinner last night, and as we were sitting around the table making conversation, my mother says to me, “Kevin, did you hear that Apple employs child workers?” To which I respond, “Well no, that’s not exactly the story. In fact, I’m writing a post about that tomorrow.” Read more…

40 Billion Reasons to Think Apple Is Doing OK

40 Billion Reasons to Think Apple Is Doing OK
Apple held their annual shareholder’s meeting yesterday, and as usual, some interesting things came out of the call. First, Apple’s opening up 25 stores in China soon. Then there was no talk of Verizon and the iPhone, but that’s no real big shocker. For me though, was a repeat of information that I already knew, Read more…

“Buy! Sell! Wait, are You Still There?” – iPhone Selling to Fortune 100 Companies

"Buy! Sell! Wait, are You Still There?" - iPhone Selling to Fortune 100 Companies
Apple had their big earnings call yesterday, and although I didn’t hear it – I had more important things to do, like, anything – I can read the internet, and that’s where this little tidbit came about. From Gigaom.com, who actually listened to the call: Tim Cook said corporate usage of the iPhone has doubled Read more…

50 Billion Served – Apple Releases First Quarter Results

50 Billion Served - Apple Releases First Quarter Results
[Image from The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs] Apple’s been in a good financial position for a while now, with a butt-load of cash in the bank and lots of income coming in during one of the worst recessions since the great depression. But this news from their quarterly report call, well this is big. Read more…

OMG TABLET CONFIRMED!!!!ONE!UNO – Apple Sends Out Invites to Jan 27th Event

OMG TABLET CONFIRMED!!!!ONE!UNO - Apple Sends Out Invites to Jan 27th Event
There are some days that I feel like a very important person. Today, is not one of those days. That’s because out there, in the wilds of journalism land, people are receiving invitations from Apple to: “Come see our latest creation.” Who got those invites you might ask? The LA Times USA Today NY Times Read more…