Category Archives: Cupertino’s Reign

Only ‘Time’ Will Tell…

If Apple’s recent hiring spree of ex-fashion industry veterans and not-out-of-the-gates-just-yet-as-they-want-to-get-it-right approach coupled with the on-going rumors that September 9th is the actual release date of iWatch – the company could have a bonafide hit on their hands. (Source) The … Continue reading

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‘Get a Grip’

Apple’s Tablet dominance is slipping (which should really come as little / no surprise given all of the ‘me-too’ alternatives that have entered the market space since said devices’ introduction). (Source) PC World: http://goo.gl/mUiFK4

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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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