Category Archives: Cupertino’s Reign

Pick One

Apple & IBM’s (announced) alliance is: a) Success b) Selling Out c) Spin d) Unknown e) All (Source) Computer World: http://goo.gl/tPGbGo

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‘Stab-Proof?’

Macabre references aside, Apple apparently has spent roughly $600 billion (yes, Billion) dollars buying sapphire in order to replace their current Gorilla-Glass offering (in advance of releasing the latest / greatest iPhone). Just think how far this amount of money and … Continue reading

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Ahoy!

Well, not exactly… Following his predecessor is NO easy task. Nevertheless, Tim (Captain) Cook (as his is sometimes known) has done an admirable (no pun intended) job of re-modeling Apple (post-Jobs). (Source) NY Times: http://goo.gl/h1p9hV

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Foundational Tweaks.

Apple’s (annual) WWDC seemingly took a page from DropBox and WhatsApp’s playbook(s)… which supposedly were launched as a precursor to rumored devices (slated for later in 2014). (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/RuR0tC

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Legitimizing Jailbreaking.

Enclosed is a Top Ten list of suggestions for Apple to co-opt / include in iOS8. (Source) Venture Beat: http://goo.gl/j7Q4fB

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The ‘Beats’ Go On…

With another rumor proving inevitable, Apple’s purchase of Beats for $3B raises the question (yet again): has Cupertino become the new Redmond? (Source) Rolling Stone: http://goo.gl/JU55Nc

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‘Cider’ Please.

Postgraduate researchers (at Columbia) have developed software allowing Apple and Google apps to run side-by-side (on the same devices). (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/qfE9aD

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Truce.

In a (rather) sudden, about-face, Apple and Google have agreed “to end all mobile technology patent litigation…” and pick-up the tab for all expenses after “the dismissal is final at the district court level.” (Source) Jurist: http://goo.gl/waL8wv

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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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