The Unexpected Ways Apple Watch Will Crush the Competition

11 hours, 20 minutes ago · · Columns and Opinions

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Calling the Apple Watch just a cooler, better smartwatch isn't
the right way to look at this revolutionary device. Apple would hardly settle for that. Instead, the Apple Watch will so change people's lives that no other device on the wrist will do, and that will bring incredible success. John Martellaro makes his case.

TAG Heuer Announces Plans for Mechanical Smartwatch

8:56 PM, Dec. 16th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

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Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer (TAG) is getting on the smartwatch bandwagon, possibly in a big way. Part of the luxury conglomerate LVMH, TAG is working on making an Intel-powered smartwatch that also includes a mechanical movement. Bryan Chaffin argues this is the beginning of Apple Watch's effect on the luxury watch market, even if TAG's head watch person doesn't quite understand why.

iPhoneography 101: Photo Post Processing on Your iPhone

10:30 AM, Dec. 13th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

iPhoneography 101: Photo Post Processing on Your iPhone

Add interest to your photos with these post processing techniques in this week's iPhonegraphy 101. Vern Seward runs through several techniques and apps you can use to take your photos to the next level, after you click the shutter.

Why Apple’s Next Generation TV Project is on Hold

1:20 PM, Dec. 12th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

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Apple's CEO Tim Cook has whet our appetite several times about his company's interest in the consumer side of watching TV. For too long, we've been waiting for something, we're not sure what, that brings to fruition what we hope is a futuristic and better vision. But what if new technology isn't what's stopping Apple. John Martellaro has a hunch.

Three Holiday Gift Ideas for Older Techies

10:30 AM, Dec. 6th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

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What to get older parents and grandparents for the holidays is often a dififcult decision. They tend to get things they know they need on their own, so Nancy Carroll Gravley has three suggestions for useful gifts that the recipients need, but don't know they need.

How Apple’s iPad Could Flourish Once Again

5:15 PM, Dec. 5th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Apple's iPad sales have been declining. Everyone in North America and Europe who needs or wants one has bought one. Now, Apple is faced with the need to engage new, perhaps less affluent geographies.  But also, crucially, there is the business of getting the iPad on a path to more capabilities, growing with user needs and expectations. The phenomenal sales of the MacBook Air punctuates this lack of iPad development and maturity. What's the fix?

Why Apple Really Has to Build its Own UHDTV

3:40 PM, Dec. 3rd, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

There's been a division of thinking in the past about Apple and a next generation TV experience. Will Apple simply introduce a new Apple TV, just another black box? Or will Apple make its own UHDTV? Some recent evidence suggests that Apple will make an actual TV.