Apple Now Worth More Than Microsoft

Apple Now Worth More Than Microsoft
I’m not a stock guy, and I have an accountant to handle many of my business items. As such, some of the subtle nuances of the business world are lost on me. Fortunately, I can read. Like this article from yesterday’s Business Insider: Apple’s stock market capitalization (AAPL) has not yet quite surpassed Microsoft’s (MSFT), Read more…

Steve Jobs to Do WWDC Keynote

Steve Jobs to Do WWDC Keynote
That’s kind of a spooky photo, isn’t it? Anyways, as most of you have probably heard, June 7th is the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and Apple has officially announced that Steve Jobs will be giving the keynote address. 2 years ago this wouldn’t have been anything shocking, but since Steve had his transplant, any speaking Read more…

“Freedom From Porn.” – Steve Jobs on the iPad

"Freedom From Porn." - Steve Jobs on the iPad
I had a friend of mine who used to tell this joke, and it’s always stuck in my head. “There are two types of people: People who masturbate, and people who lie.” As taboo a subject as porn is, the facts are that porn viewing soared when the internet started, and now, it’s a huge Read more…

Apple Buys Siri

Apple Buys Siri
Apple has a lot of money. So much so that they can do anything they want right now, including buying 2,668,445,630 copies of Avatar from the iTunes store, or maybe bailing out Greece. But recently, they decided to spend a little bit of cash on Siri, an app that we reviewed in February. For the Read more…

Flash and Apple – It’s Getting Ugly

Flash and Apple - It's Getting Ugly
I once went out with this girl for a really long time. It was love, all that sentimental stuff, but it just didn’t work out. I think it was the part where she was banging the guy down the hall or something. Anyways, a year or so later, I’m walking through the mall with my Read more…

Steve Jobs Promotes Organ Donor Program

Steve Jobs Promotes Organ Donor Program
Just one year ago, Steve Jobs had a liver transplant, prolonging the life of a man that most people feel is solely responsible for changing the Apple world as we know it. For a long time there, we weren’t sure what was happening to him, or if he was even going to survive much longer, Read more…

Steve Jobs Cleared to Raze Home

Steve Jobs Cleared to Raze Home
[Image by Jonathan Haeber] This story has been brewing for quite a bit of time now, but it looks like the green light is on. But before we talk about the current, let’s bring up the past. The home pictured above was built by Daniel C. Jackling, who founded the Utah Copper Company. He was Read more…

Tim Cook Gets Paid

Tim Cook Gets Paid
It wasn’t that long ago that we were all fearing for Steve Jobs’ life. Before the big transplant, rumors were swirling about how thin he was, where he was going and what was going to happen next. When he did decide to take that time off, he put his right-hand man in charge: Chief Operating Read more…

iPad to iPhone Tethering? Nope, Not Gonna Happen.

iPad to iPhone Tethering? Nope, Not Gonna Happen.
I really want to tether my iPhone. More than anything, I really want AT&T to flip the switch and support tethering on the iPhone. After all, they promised they would do so by the end of 2009, now here we are, 2 weeks into March 2010, and no tethering. Apparently, I’m not the only one Read more…

$40 Billion Liquid – Additional Thoughts

$40 Billion Liquid - Additional Thoughts
A few days ago, I wrote a post about Apple’s quarterly earnings call. I’ve been thinking a lot about that big number – $40 billion – and what it really means for Apple. I think the truly telling part about it though I already put in that first post. Jobs said that the money provides Read more…