10 Things Apple Could Do With Its $178 Billion Cash Reserves

10 Things Apple Could Do With Its $178 Billion Cash Reserves
One of the more astounding revelations to come out of Apple’s announcement of its recent financial results is that the company now has more than $178 billion in cash on hand. That is an amazing amount of money that will probably be used for future acquisitions, research and development, and other projects such as building Read more…

Despite Record-Breaking Quarter Apple is Doomed Once Again

Despite Record-Breaking Quarter Apple is Doomed Once Again
Last week Apple revealed its financial numbers for the holiday quarter, blowing away all estimates and sending a shockwave across Wall Street. In a conference call to investors on Tuesday the company revealed that it had racked up $74.6 billion in sales on its way to pocketing $18 billion in profit, making it the single Read more…

Is Apple Selling Too Many Products?

Is Apple Selling Too Many Products?
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he found the once-proud tech giant in complete disarray. Over the previous decade, profits had plummeted to the point that the company was operating in the red, and many insiders felt that it had just weeks – perhaps even days – to live. But Jobs had a Read more…

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8
In case you’ve been hiding in a Faraday cage without Internet access for the past 24 hours or more, you probably already know that iOS 8 has been released into the wild for all of us to download in all of its glory. Even though it’s somewhat of an overstatement that this update is what Read more…

Why Did Apple Sneak a U2 Album Onto Your iPhone?

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Sure, there were some pretty big announcements at Apple’s big event on Tuesday, and we’re all excited about getting our hands on a bigger iPhone and the Apple Watch, but there was still “One More Thing” that came after the band U2 played to close out the show that doesn’t feel quite right. Tim Cook Read more…

Why Apple’s Partnership with IBM is a Big Deal

Why Apple’s Partnership with IBM is a Big Deal
Yesterday Apple and IBM announced plans to partner with one another to “transform enterprise mobility” and while this is a very nebulous statement, the implications for Apple’s future are pretty huge. The partnership with IBM looks to be the start of something big for both companies. Most people think of IBM as the people that Read more…

Should Apple Be Scared of What Came Out of Google I/O?

Should Apple Be Scared of What Came Out of Google I/O?
With WWDC 2014 in the books, Google took some time to shine this week and kicked off their annual GoogleI/O conference with a (very) long keynote address that was at times slightly rambling, but at its core, released some pretty amazing stuff. If you didn’t have time to watch the 3 hour(!!) keynote yesterday, or Read more…

Why Should Apple Acquire Beats?

Why Should Apple Acquire Beats?
The rumor mill has been in full gear lately with the tech world buzzing about the possibility of Apple purchasing the Beats brand. While speculation on Apple’s strategy in making such a purchase has ranged from it being complete insanity to Funny or Die’s take on things, at the core there is some solid logic Read more…

Why Apple Should Buy Dropbox

Why Apple Should Buy Dropbox
Apple could buy Luxembourg and still have more cash than most countries GDP in cash reserves. When you think about it that way, the weight of Apple’s $145 billion it has in cash reserves is staggering. While it’s far from likely that Apple will buy a sovereign nation any time soon, there’s always the chance Read more…

Mac Update Fixes the SSL Vulnerability and More

Mac Update Fixes the SSL Vulnerability and More
Most people live on their Macs and iOS devices, paying bills, checking email, and logging in to various sites that help run our lives. Last week it was discovered that all this private communication could be viewed by a malicious party using a Man In The Middle (MITM) attack thanks to a string of faulty Read more…