Apple’s not releasing a ‘netbook’ – here’s why…

Apple's not releasing a 'netbook' - here's why...
‘Netbooks’ are doing really well right now. If you look at Amazon’s Top 10 selling computers they are ALL netbooks (except for the Macbook – which is more than twice the price of many of the other machines in the list) – so I can see where the rumor that Apple might be throwing their Read more…

Thoughts on the App Store and the “Podcaster” rejection

Thoughts on the App Store and the "Podcaster" rejection
The subject of what Apple should and should not allow in the App Store has become a very “hot button” topic. The closest thing I can compare it to are politics. Politics is one of the areas where very smart people often have very dumb arguments. What I mean by that is that many of Read more…

Apple’s HD TV Shows – Are they worth the extra buck?

My favorite television show of all time is “The Office”. My favorite television show from my childhood is “Knight Rider”. So, as you can imagine, I was really excited to see that NBC is back in iTunes. Yesterday evening I spent a little bit of time with iTunes 8, my AppleTV, and HD downloads, to Read more…

Why have the MobileMe blog updates stopped? It’s not fixed yet!

As I sit here (extremely frustrated) wishing that Mail would actually work, I can’t help but wonder why we haven’t seen an update on the MobileMe News page since August 29th. It can’t be because MobileMe is fixed. If it was fixed, I wouldn’t have to keep a browser window open to use the mail Read more…

Best Buy offers Scummy deal to iPhone Buyers

Best Buy offers Scummy deal to iPhone Buyers
Geek Squad doesn’t exactly have the best reputation. To me, when I think of them, I think of people being charged a ridiculous amount of money for very basic services. Best Buy is always happy to find a very simple way to take people’s money – especially those people who think that computers and complicated Read more…

VIDEO: Microsoft’s answer to “Get a Mac” — did Bill Gates just wiggle his butt at me?

I want you to watch this video before we continue… Did you watch it? Ok…SO…let’s talk about THAT. I’m not real sure I’m ever going to be able to forgive my good buddy Dr. Macenstein for sending me that link. Microsoft has launched a $300 Million dollar ad campaign featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld Read more…

Apple accounts for 95.8% of Engadget Mobile Traffic…or does it?

Apple accounts for 95.8% of Engadget Mobile Traffic...or does it?
Business Week has posted an article about how Engadget’s mobile web traffic is completely dominated by the iPhone/iPod Touch. The iPhone accounts for 79.8% of the web traffic to engadget.com – and the iPod touch takes up 16%. Those numbers sound amazing! Especially when you factor in that Blackberry phones don’t even RATE on the Read more…

UK iPhone add banned for being “misleading”

The Advertising Standards Authority received complaints from 2 local viewers in the UK who felt that the claims in on of Apple’s iPhone commercials was misleading because it claimed that “all the parts of the Internet” were on the iPhone. Since the phone does not support Flash or Java, two critical components in viewing many Read more…

Psystar plans to countersue Apple – but they’re still not going to win

Psystar plans to countersue Apple - but they're still not going to win
Psystar, the Mac-clone manufacturer that is currently have their pants sued off by Apple is planning a countersuit according to online reports. The company is claiming that Apple’s software license is a violation of anti-trust laws. The company further claims that Apple inflates the prices for its hardware and the EULA unfairly prevents other companies Read more…

Could Apple really sell 45 Million iPhones in a year?

Could Apple really sell 45 Million iPhones in a year?
Sources who are allegedly aware of Apple’s company plans are telling Business Week that Apple expects to sell between 40 and 45 million iPhone 3G units over the course of the next year. Something about that number just seems absurd to me, but with factories pumping out 800,000 iPhone units a week, I suppose its Read more…