Brendan Eich Steps Down as CEO of Mozilla Amidst LGBT Equality Controversy

4:48 PM, Apr. 3rd, 2014 · · Analysis

Brendan Eich

Brendan Eich—tech wiz, programmer, creator of JavaScript, longtime member of the Mozilla community, and anti-gay marriage advocate. He built his reputation in technology to become CEO of Mozilla Corporation, but it was a US$1,000 donation in support of Prop 8 in California in 2008 led to his departure from that position on Thursday.

BlackBerry Screws Itself, Won’t Renew T-Mobile Reseller Contract

10:17 AM, Apr. 2nd, 2014 · · Analysis

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is apparently still upset over T-Mobile's trade-in-your-BlackBerry promotion because he won't be renewing the carrier's license to sell his company's smartphones. For T-Mobile, this isn't that big of a deal, but for BlackBerry it's yet another nail in its coffin -- a nail it's driving in itself.

Apple Argues that Copying Was Built into Samsung’s Development Process

9:48 PM, Apr. 1st, 2014 · · Analysis

Apple v. Samsung

Apple told a jury on Tuesday that Samsung didn't just copy Apple's intellectual property, but that deliberately copying the iPhone was part of Samsung's "development process." The accusation came during Apple's opening statements in the second big patent infringement trial between the two companies.

Your iPhone is About to Have a Lot More Ads

4:00 PM, Mar. 20th, 2014 · · Analysis

It goes without saying that there has been a massive move to mobile, smart digital devices ever since Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007 with adequate Internet access. Accordingly, advertising goes where the eyeballs are and is about to follow.

Apple Might Be Replacing iPad 2 with $399 iPad 4

7:10 PM, Mar. 17th, 2014 · · Analysis

iPad 4 with Lightning Connector

Apple is about to replace the US$399 iPad 2 with a $399 iPad 4, a move that would dramatically increase the value of Apple's entry-level iPad price point. Online reports say that iPad 4 units have been delivered to Apple Store locations with instructions not to open them until Tuesday, March 18th.

A Touchscreen Remote With a Next Gen Apple TV Would be Amazing

2:50 PM, Mar. 17th, 2014 · · Analysis

A touchscreen remote for next Apple TV

There are many technical issues related to a next generation TV system, as conceived by Apple. But one small area where Apple could cash in on its expertise would be a touchscreen remote, a simpler, less expensive version of the iPod touch to accompany a 4th generation Apple TV.

Cloud Storage Price Comparison

9:31 PM, Mar. 14th, 2014 · · Analysis

Online file storage, or Cloud storage, may be easy to come by, but that doesn't mean all services are created equally and pricing can vary widely, too. Google drove that point home this week when it dramatically lowered the prices for its Google Drive storage options. We took a look at just how Google's prices stack up against Apple, Amazon, Dropbox, and other Cloud-based storage options.

Apple Reportedly Shelves Plans for a Larger iPad ‘Pro’

7:59 PM, Mar. 14th, 2014 · · Analysis

The Apple Crystal Ball

Apple has reportedly shelved plans for a 12-inch to 13-inch iPad, a device that many have called an iPad Pro. Citing unspecified and unnamed rumors, DigiTimes said that Apple has canceled its plans for such a device even as other companies were running into hurdles trying to bring their own large tablets to market.