Is Freemium the Future of Making Money With Apps?

Is Freemium the Future of Making Money With Apps?
The iOS App Store started its life all the way back in 2008 with iOS 2.0.1. At launch there were 500 apps available and by 2009 there were a total of 500 million apps downloaded. This seems like a pretty huge number until you see that this last December 2013, Apple posted $1 billion (yep, Read more…

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 15 Apps

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 15 Apps
We’re halfway through the first month of 2014 and I’m willing to bet a few people already dropped the New Year’s resolutions. Whether it was to go to the gym every day or eat better, keeping those resolutions is a big deal, which is why I’ve selected the top fifteen apps for the iPhone to Read more…

Can iTunes Radio Compete With Spotify and Pandora?

Can iTunes Radio Compete With Spotify and Pandora?
With the launch of iOS 7, Apple started offering its users iTunes Radio, a purposed Spotify and Pandora killer, but can iTunes Radio stand up to these streaming giants and possibly even become competition for them? It’s still early to say, but it’s possible. History Since iTunes Radio is not widely used yet and isn’t Read more…

Could the iWatch Be A Reality in 2014?

iwatch
Anyone familiar with rumors about Apple is more than familiar with the iWatch, even though as of now it doesn’t exist. The rumored wearable device has been talked about since late 2012 and the rumors have only grown since then. There have been some entries into the smart watch category already with the Pebble and Read more…

How Apple’s design manipulates us into liking Apple products

How Apple’s design manipulates us into liking Apple products (via Pando Daily) By Adam L. Penenberg On December 27, 2013 If there is one company I spend more time with over the course of a year than any other it would have to be Apple. I google plenty of terms over the course of a Read more…

Can Apple Go Completely Wireless?

completely wireless
Everyone hates wires. Nobody ever got a brand new phone and thought, “Hey, I can’t wait to see how the charger plugs in!”  With this in mind, it’s no wonder that researchers have been working on ways to charge devices without wires. While inductive charging is nothing new, getting it to work flawlessly with phones, Read more…

The Future of the iPod

The Future of the iPod
Apple has an assortment of iPods available including the iPod Classic, Nano, Shuffle, and the Touch. These round out the lineup of handheld devices that aren’t iPhones or iPads, but one has to wonder, does Apple really need this many iPod devices? Could Apple narrow its lineup of iPods to only include two models and Read more…

Apple iBeacon: Cool or Creepy?

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This past Friday Apple enabled location-aware transmitters in all of their U.S. retail stores. Called iBeacon, this service works via Bluetooth and the Apple Store App for the iPhone to get location-based information when arriving at one of their stores. The iBeacon system is far more precise than GPS-based methods for finding exactly where someone Read more…

Will the iPhone 6 be the iPhone Air?

iPhone Air
It’s no secret that Apple tries to make every product they release lighter and thinner, but the iPhone has been the slowest device to follow this path. When Apple released the MacBook Air, it was the thinnest notebook computer in the world. While other devices have since claimed this title, it’s a good point to Read more…

Will Apple Ever Return to a Single MacBook Line?

Macbook Line
I’ve had a few MacBooks in my stint as a self-proclaimed Apple fanboy, so I feel that I have at least a small amount of insight into the path Apple has taken over the last 6 years or so in regard to lineup and model placement. I started with a 13” white clamshell MacBook and Read more…