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Apple Sapphire Dead? Corning Celebrates with Gorilla Glass 4

November 23, 2014 |

One man’s pleasure is another man’s pain. Apple just piddled away hundreds of millions in the Arizona dessert. To whit, Corning is celebrating that failure the launch of Gorilla Glass 4, which wouldn’t exist but for Tim Cook’s first … Read More

iPhone + Beats: Will Music Win?

November 20, 2014 |

Between a rock and a hard place. Digital download sales are falling, but streaming music service revenues, though rising, aren’t keeping pace. Artists, like Taylor Swift, are caught in the middle. Could Beats Music streaming service installed on every … Read More

Apple Pay Is Winning Mobile Payments [for Everybody]

November 17, 2014 |

Classic Apple, absolutely classic. Apple wasn’t first to market, but Apple Pay has redefined the mobile payment user experience by making fast and easy. That said, whether or not Apple Pay eventually dominates the mobile payments market, the winner … Read More

Apple face lawsuit for ongoing iMessage failures

November 15, 2014 |

If you’ve ever tried switching away from an iPhone or know someone who has (yep, that pretty much covers everyone) you’d be well aware of the problems you face receiving iMessage texts from your iPhone wielding friends. It’s … Read More

First Apple Beats: Solo2 Wireless Headphones Arrive

November 13, 2014 | 2

The first Apple Beats headphones are so cool the NFL banned even before they hit the market. The Solo2 wireless headphones are so powerful, so cool that Colin Kaepernick becomes a weapon of mass marketing. Really? Maybe a little.

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Black Friday iPad Deals at Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Apple

November 13, 2014 |

For better and worse, people go out less to shop. Regardless, the ritual that is Black Friday continues with retailers stoking buzz. What’s the must-have gadget of 2014? Actually, there is no killer device this year, so Black Friday … Read More

Flagship Apple Store Coming to Downtown LA

November 12, 2014 | 5

The Los Angeles metro already has 22 Apple Stores, so it’s perhaps unremarkable that the mothership plans to build another. However, LA’s next Apple Store will be more than just another glass, stainless steel and wood temple to the … Read More

Apple Store Black Friday 2014 Starts at 8AM

November 11, 2014 |

Compared to animal brutality of a 5am Walmart opening, Apple Stores are downright civilized and Black Friday 2014 will be no exception. Most of Apple’s brick n’ mortar retail temples to the finer things in life will open at … Read More

Gold Apple Watch to Start at $4,000, Says Source

November 5, 2014 |

If you have to ask, you can’t afford it. A fresh rumor out of France indicates that the first truly new product of the Tim Cook, whether you choose pink gold or yellow gold, will sell for at least … Read More

Microsoft Shackle: Band Experience Leaves Many Flat

November 3, 2014 |

Redmond’s latest wearable — the company has been failing at wearables already for years — is a mixed bag of solid kit, software kitsch and definite lack of design direction. So, in other words, the Microsoft Shackle (not our … Read More

Apple Pay Loyalty Card: All About Your Data

November 3, 2014 |

Consumers already know why we won’t sign up for Walmart’s CurrentC — we won’t give them our social security number and access to our checking account, hell no! But how can Apple bridge the gap and convince Walmart to … Read More

Tim Cook Comes Out: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’

October 30, 2014 |

Did you feel that? The ground moving under your feet? Yeah, the world just changed and Apple CEO Tim Cook is the agent of that change. Or put another way, Steve Jobs’ handpicked successor, the head of the world’s … Read More

Apple Q4 2014 Results: Mac, iPhone Up; iPad, iPod Down

October 20, 2014 |

Another triumphant earnings report for Apple. Yes, iPad sales were down again, but that was expected. What came in ahead of expectations of were both Mac (+21%) and iPhone sales (+16%). Quite naturally, Apple Q4 2014 also saw record … Read More

Bose Banned from All Apple Stores

October 20, 2014 | 4

No highs, no mids, no lows and definitely no Bose. Last week’s rumor that the Beats vs Bose battle for the $100-plus headphone was getting personal has come true. Yes, Bose products have been banned and removed from both … Read More

Beats vs Bose: NFL Ban Benefits Beats, Patent Tiff Settled

October 11, 2014 |

The reality TV soap opera that is the Beats vs Bose competition for NFL hearts and minds seems to be winding down. And, the clear winner is? Bose came into this competition with the Super Bowl champion quarterback, but … Read More