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…

iPod Nano owner doesn’t get his exploded iPod replaced…and for good reason

iPod Nano owner doesn't get his exploded iPod replaced...and for good reason
The Consumerist has a very long winded document from an individual who’s first generation iPod Nano exploded. The piece starts out explaining his situation and then sort of falls off into a ramble about how awful Apple is as a company for not immediately handing him a brand new iPod when brings in an iPod Read more…

Is the iPhone a complete computer solution for the 60+ crowd?

Is the iPhone a complete computer solution for the 60+ crowd?
I had an interesting conversation with my father yesterday. I was trying to explain to him the idea that I had for an application for the iPhone. It’s a simple idea that I thought would be easy for him to understand, and it was just one part of the larger conversation we were having. You Read more…

MobileMe continues to Disappoint Me.

Yesterday afternoon my mail just stopped working. MobileMe went down, and there was no way – not through iPhone, Desktop, or Webmail to access my email. Since I depend on my email heavily for work, to say that it was a bit upsetting would be an understatement. To make matters worse, Gmail went down at Read more…

Rogers offers new “limited time” plan – but IT’S A TRICK – don’t do it!

Rogers offers new "limited time" plan - but IT'S A TRICK - don't do it!
All the negative backlash that Rogers has received over the recently announced iPhone rate plans, plus the rumors that Apple is diverting iPhones to other areas because they expect Rogers sales to be minimal have caused the company to rethink their data plan strategy…but they still just don’t get it. The company has decided to Read more…

OpenMoko’s “Neo Freerunner” makes for an interesting iPhone Alternative

OpenMoko's "Neo Freerunner" makes for an interesting iPhone Alternative
Last week I wrote a post here about how the LG Dare really wanted to be an iPhone. The point of the post was not that the Dare is a bad phone, just that it was disappointing to me to see LG create a phone that tried so hard to look like the iPhone (right Read more…