The Case for Apple for Small Businesses

The Case for Apple for Small Businesses
Traditionally, small businesses lean toward using PCs instead of Macs for their operations. And why not? Everyone uses (used) PCs, and we all know that these devices are cheaper than Macs. Why would any small business owner go out into the unknown and take a bite of another apple? Well, the times they are a-changin’, Read more…

Curved screen smartphones could catch on, if Apple embraces them

Curved screen smartphones could catch on, if Apple embraces them (via The Inquirer) THIS WEEK we saw disappointing sales of the “world’s first” curved screen smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy Round, and to be honest, it doesn’t come as much of a shock. If Samsung’s apparent attempt at gaining publicity with the tagline, “the first curved… Read more…

Could Apple Merge the iPad Air and MacBook Air?

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Apple recently released the newest iteration to the iPad: the iPad Air. This 9.7” Retina display iPad is the thinnest so far at .29” thin, only tied with the iPad mini for thickness. The newest MacBook Air has an 11.6” screen and is .68” thick, making it the smallest MacBook to date. With these two Read more…

The Case Against A Larger iPhone 6

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As the iPhone has evolved it has only seen one bump up in screen size from 3.6” to 4”. This extra .4” gave the iPhone 5 an entire extra row of icons and made the phone feel more substantial. Many critics of Apple believe this increase wasn’t enough and that to stay competitive the upcoming Read more…

Why Is iOS a Walled Garden?

Apple Walled Garden
It’s no surprise to anyone with experience on Apple products that the company loves to keep things in the family. By forcing users to operate in the “walled garden” Apple is trying to give its users the fastest, most integrated experience possible, but is it worth it? By living in the walled garden you agree Read more…

Why Was Mavericks Free?

Why Was Mavericks Free?
With the major 10.9 update to OSX, Apple did something unprecedented; they gave it away for free. Mavericks marks the first time Apple gave away a major update to their flagship operating system, so the question is: why? A company like Apple doesn’t do anything without a solid reason, so what is Apple’s rationale in Read more…

What Apple Must Do To Survive

Apple Must survive
Apple is one of the most profitable consumer companies around today, so it might seem odd to think about what Apple must do to survive, but it is a valid concern. With Steve Jobs gone, Apple has entered a new age and the future of this ingenious company could very well be in jeopardy. Some Read more…

iTunes is Dead. Long Live iTunes!

iTunes is Dead. Long Live iTunes!
iTunes is one of those applications that love it or hate it, many people can’t live without it in some way. What was once just a simple “jukebox application” has grown to become a megalithic, bloated program that, if you like iOS devices like the new iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S, you’re required to use. Read more…

Do the New Apple iPhones Cater to Both Frugal and Spendy Customers?

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  Image credit Since Apple’s new iPhone 5C and 5S models appeared in retail stores on September 20, there has been much speculation about the company’s direction. Apple is known for its hard stance on pricing. The company seems allergic to discounting and sale pricing. Prices hardly budge during Black Friday and other shopping holidays. Read more…

How iOS 7 Will Save the iPhone

How iOS 7 Will Save the iPhone
The world of smartphones has grown crowded over the years since the original iPhone launched in 2008. Where Apple once slayed the competition they now fight for market share. By no means is Apple down on its luck, though, as the number 2 maker of smartphones is still in the game and gunning for number Read more…