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…

When excellence simply isn’t good enough for Apple

When excellence simply isn’t good enough for Apple (via Pando Daily) By Kevin Kelleher On September 10, 2013Nearly a year ago, Apple’s stock was trading at $705 a share, capping a fourfold increase over the previous three years. That peak price came only a few days after Apple introduced the iPhone 5. At the time,… Read more…

Should Apple Change its Stance on Touchscreen MacBooks?

Should Apple Change its Stance on Touchscreen MacBooks?
Steve Jobs, genius that he was could at times get things wrong, a fact that even he grudgingly admitted occasionally. One such thing was his stance on what would become the iPad mini. According to forbes.com in the first quarter of 2013 alone the iPad mini made up 55% of the 19.5 million iPads sold. Read more…

Is Apple’s New Music Streaming Really Up To the Challenge?

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After what has seemed like a long wait, Apple has finally announced more details about its brand new music streaming service, which will be known as iTunes Radio. It is due to launch in the second half of 2013, and it was announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in June this year, Read more…

Popular Mac Tools for Webmasters and Web Developers

Popular Mac Tools for Webmasters and Web Developers
There are a number of great apps and programs which you can use for managing a website. The task of designing, coding, uploading, and maintaining your own website can be a tremendous hassle if you are unfamiliar with the process. More experienced webmasters will eventually get into a routine and pick up their favorite apps Read more…