What Apple Just Did Was Change the World. Again

4:20 PM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Not only did Apple introduce two fabulous iPhones the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but also started the process of changing the world with Apple Pay and Apple Watch. Again. John Martellaro ponders the significance.

How the iWatch Could Completely Catch the Competition Napping

4:15 PM, Sep. 5th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Particle Debris

The iWatch could radically change our personal security in ways that haven't been discussed.  John Martellaro takes to flights of technical fantasy and finally reveals what he hopes the iWatch will do that would completely catch the competition off guard.

Apple’s September 9 Event Won’t be What we Expect

3:44 PM, Aug. 29th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Particle Debris

Apple's September 9 event won't be about techy things that bloggers want. It won't even be about what the best minds of the Mac Web think Apple needs to deliver. Rather, it'll be about delivering a remarkable, convincing vision that captures our imagination and enthusiasm for a better future.

Why a 12-inch iPad is Almost Certain

2:00 PM, Aug. 28th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Ipad Air will evolve

Why do people stand in line every year for a new iPhone? Why is iPhone technology changing so fast? Conversely, why are iPad sales more or less ho-hum? Why isn't iPad technology exploding?  John Martellaro reflects on the situation.

China Hopes to Unseat Apple, Microsoft, Google with Linux-Based OS

5:18 PM, Aug. 25th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

GLWT

China is going to stick it to those Western tech giants dominating the Chinese desktop and mobile platforms, according to a local report. The country's communist government is backing development of a homegrown, though Linux-based, operating system to compete with Apple, Microsoft, and Google.

Steve Ballmer Quits Microsoft’s Board, Will Focus on Clippers and Study

3:55 PM, Aug. 19th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Steve Ballmer, Clippers Owner

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced Tuesday that he was quitting the company's board of directors, effective immediately. In a letter to new CEO Satya Nadella published by Microsoft, Mr. Ballmer said he was leaving the board because he saw, "a combination of the Clippers, civic contribution, teaching and study taking a lot of time."