Category Archives: Cupertino’s Reign

Freeway Jam

Leaving aside Climate Change (which is not something that can really be overlooked) with 80 million new vehicles sold yearly, it was inevitable that Apple would debut CarPlay. What wasn’t so obvious is that Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo would be … Continue reading

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Be Gone!

It’s a breath of fresh air (no pun intended) to see both ‘Captain Cook’ take a stand as well as to tell climate-change deniers to rid themselves of Apple’s stock (he just might be the first CEO of a top Fortune … Continue reading

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Matchmaking.

Apple & Tesla’s rumored tie-up smacks of two things (at a minimum): a) market-fueled speculation; and, b) Apple’s continued ascension to the status of Microsoft (as a bloated firm that’s now seemingly got their hands in as many pies as … Continue reading

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Our ‘Ap’t Future.

Apple’s rumored effort to develop a heart attack prediction device could go a long way towards making this sort of device and proactive orientation towards addressing / preventing, etc. such medical conditions more acceptable. Conversely, it could also introduce another … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

30 years ago today – Mac was unveiled… and, the world was forever changed! (Source) Register UK: http://goo.gl/oT5Skd

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An Isolated Incident?

The fine Taiwan leveled against Apple (for fixing iPhone pricing) could be a one-off and/or the tip-of-the-iceberg regarding the firm’s global policies. (Source) Financial Times: http://goo.gl/0OfhHg

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weEverything

iEverything. While a viable technology, NFC has yet to gain widespread acceptance (due to privacy issues / lack of manufacturer focus and commercial acceptance, etc. amongst other factors) Apple’s iBeacon and iWallet look to be the firm’s attempt at both … Continue reading

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Monopolistic Licensing.

According to the enclosed report, even when any given consumer doesn’t purchase an iPhone, Apple’s secret deals with mobile carriers are akin to a tax that users of said carriers’ network wind up paying! (Source) Register UK: http://goo.gl/WIzCPK

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Round ?

The on-going row between the two largest Smartphones makers is headed back to court (again) for the nth time? In short, as long as the marketshare lead is at-stake, expect this cycle to essentially be a ‘cost-of-doing-business-expense’ no matter how … Continue reading

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The Great ‘Curve’.

Count Apple now as the second (major) Smartphone maker to be developing handsets with curved glass… If true, the firm’s squarely in the ‘me-too’ category as this is one instance where they’ll be playing catch up to their main market … Continue reading

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