SHOULD Apple allowed for subsidized Macbook 3Gs?

SHOULD Apple allowed for subsidized Macbook 3Gs?
Yesterday’s rumor of the moment surrounds the idea that Apple might partner with AT&T to release a Macbook with built-in 3G support that AT&T would then subsidize like a cellphone, to reduce the upfront cost of the device. This all stems from an interview in Fortune magazine by AT&Ts Emerging Devices group president Glenn Lurie. Read more…

Upgrade to iTunes Plus by the Song

Upgrade to iTunes Plus by the Song
Apple has updated their iTunes Plus area to allow for upgrading your iTunes library to DRM Free iTunes Plus tracks by the song. One would assume this is in an attempt to improve upgrade sales. I have to say, though, that I find the whole having to pay an additional fee to be rid of Read more…

17-inch Macbook Pros delayed…or not

17-inch Macbook Pros delayed...or not
Apple Insider is reporting that Apple’s 17-inch Macbook Pro deliveries have been push backed to “near March” There claim is based on one specific report, and then a generalization about readers in Australia. While the 17-inch Macbook Pro may be taking longer to get to Australia than it will to the U.S. – I can Read more…

The iPhone “Get Rich Quick” Stories continue…

The iPhone "Get Rich Quick" Stories continue...
Ars Technica has posted a story this morning about the application “iShoot” which, after the release of a “lite” version, has been sitting at the top of the iPhone App heap for a few days now. Apparently the developer of the App has earned over $100,000 at this point, and has quit his day job Read more…

VIDEO: One of my favorite Steve Jobs lines ever.

There’s a lot of ongoing talk and speculation about Steve Jobs current health, which is to be expected after the announcement from earlier this week. I’m not interested in writing about that. We all know the situation and anything beyond what we’ve heard from Jobs himself is speculation at this point. I decided, instead, to Read more…

Apple will be just fine – with or without Steve Jobs

Apple will be just fine - with or without Steve Jobs
At the end of the day yesterday, right after the markets closed, Apple again issued a press release that would have caused their stock to take a huge hit had they let the cat out of the bag only a few minutes before. This time it wasn’t anything as mundane as Steve Jobs not giving Read more…

Let the iPhone Nano Rumors die…it’s not happening

The iPhone Nano rumor is trying to make a comeback after it’s lack of existence at Macworld disappointed next to no one. Now the updated nonsense is claiming that Apple will release the iPhone Nano in China. All of this, of course, is coming to us from an analyst named Brian Marshal from AmTech – Read more…

Can we please stop with the “[insert device name here]-killer” junk?

Can we please stop with the "[insert device name here]-killer" junk?
I’ve been following the coverage of CES casually – and if you’ve been doing the same (to any degree really) I’m sure you’ve heard about the Palm Pre. This thing looks awesome. Some of the people who designed the iPhone have worked on it, and the device looks like an amazing mobile handset. I’m excited Read more…

Is Apple trying to shed the “cult” with a move to CES?

Is Apple trying to shed the "cult" with a move to CES?
The web has been on fire with rumors that Apple might possibly attend CES in 2010. Cult of Mac and Apple Insider both claim to have inside scoops, and there is even word from CEA that there will be an “Apple-centric area” at CES 2010. Now, obviously, this would be another stunning blow to Macworld, Read more…

VIDEO: Macworld 2009 – Thoughts on Macworld 2010

A few thoughts on where Macworld can go in 2010. Read more…