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Apple vs Samsung? Patent Peace [sort of] Declared

August 7, 2014 |

While patent trolls and patent wars have made headlines for years, Apple vs Samsung has come to symbolize the futility and stupidity patent litigation between giant corporations. Now, believe it or not, Apple and Samsung have announced that they … Read More

Applesphere: Tim Cook’s Empire Grows

August 1, 2014 |

Many, many tech pundits only have eyes for shiny new gadgets. Hence Apple is doom, doom, doomed! Although the iPhone and Mac sparkle as brightly as ever, much of Apple’s luster comes from its unglamorous infrastructure (iCloud) and ecosystem … Read More

Tim Cook: Best Ever Apple Q3 on Soaring iPhone, Mac Sales

July 22, 2014 |

Apple’s third quarter 2014 results beat those post for the third quarter of 2013, which in turn beat all previous tallies for that accounting period. Yep, Tim Cook and his Cupertino, California-based crew are killing it. Nevertheless, although no … Read More

iTunes Pass Comes to the US, Australia

July 17, 2014 | 1

Good on ya, Apple! On Tuesday, July 15, few on this side of the Pacific Pond noticed that Apple rolled out the iTunes Pass program in Japan. Two days later, the company has brought the service to customers in … Read More

iWatch News: Apple Hires Swiss Watch Exec

July 4, 2014 |

Are you an iWatch believer? Yeah, belief is a rather poor substitute for actually knowing. However, it is increasingly looking like Apple will indeed deliver a wearable computer for the wrist.

Why would Apple hire the sales director at … Read More

iWatch Killer App: Sensor Driven Voice Messaging?

July 2, 2014 |

Pretty much every agrees that Apple is working and soon will ship a wearable computer, call it the iWatch. While pretty much everybody and their dogs (image below) say they want one, the question remains — what will the … Read More

iWatch + iOS 8 Coming in October

June 6, 2014 |

News flash! Unnamed sources (AKA, ‘people familiar with’) are saying that Apple will introduce and ship an unannounced and unacknowledged iWatch in October! If there is going to be an Apple wearable this year, October is a fairly safe … Read More

OS X 10.10: We Have a Face and a Name

May 31, 2014 | 1

Are you sick and frickin’ tired of Apple + Beats + give me a freakin’ break? Tapscape, too. However, Apple won’t be cutting us any slack for the next “X” weeks. And, by “X”, we are referencing OS X … Read More

Think Beats, Iovine, Dre Excite? Apple’s WWDC 2014 Beckons

May 30, 2014 |

Say what you like about how Tim Cook’s Apple is different from how Steve Jobs Apple. Nevertheless, Tim Cook’s Apple has sucked all of the oxygen out of the news cycle for a month or more. And, the Beats … Read More

Apple Buys Beats Music, Electronics for $3 Billion

May 28, 2014 |

The doubters have now been silenced. Apple has agreed to buy Beats Music (streaming) and Beats Electronics (headphones) for a total of $3 billion with $2.6 billion payable upfront and $400 million due when certain (unnamed) conditions are met. … Read More

Apple Smart Home Coming at WWDC 2014

May 27, 2014 |

Is the world finally ready for the home of the future? Not until Apple builds it. That said, current rumors posit that the Apple smart home is coming at WWDC 2014. But what is Tim Cook and his Cupertino … Read More

Apple Still Buying Beats? Yep, It’s an Acquihire

May 22, 2014 |

While I’m not a believer, yet, sources say Apple’s Beats acquisition is still happening. Moreover, the Cupertino, California-based iPhone, iPad and Mac maker isn’t after technology — Beats doesn’t have any — but rather wants to acquihire founders Jimmy … Read More

WWDC 2014 Keynote Announced: What to Expect

May 21, 2014 |

There was very little doubt when Tim Cook, Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, Eddy Cue et al would take the stage for the WWDC 2014 keynote address. Apple has, however, formally confirmed the date and time. Still, there is much … Read More

Apple and Google Declare Patent Peace

May 17, 2014 |

To the last, I will grapple with thee… from Hell’s heart, I stab at thee! For hate’s sake, I spit my last breath at thee! Oh, bugger that crapola! Apple and Steve Jobs’ thermonuclear war, at least the part … Read More

Apple Buying Beats for $3.2b

May 8, 2014 | 2

In another stark break with its Steve Jobs past, Apple is purportedly in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. If true, the acquisition would be by far Apple’s biggest to date.

Tim Cook let it slip that … Read More