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 […]

What Apple Must Do To 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 […]

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.

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

  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. […]

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 […]

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,…

Does (Screen) Size Matter?

Seems like everyone’s got an opinion on the rate of innovation of smartphones these days. Samsung’s just announced its next Galaxy S phone, which comes with several new features. But for many users, the feature that trumps them all is the Galaxy S’ huge screen. It begs the question: Is screen size really that important?