Apple Death Knell #66 - ‘The Dream Is Over’

6:12 PM, Aug. 8th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Apple Death Knell #66

Meet Rob Frankel. He's a branding expert. In fact, he's, "The best branding expert on the planet." We know this because he tells us so on his blog. It must therefore be true. Mr. Frankel has a message for Apple fanboys, and it's earning him a spot in the Apple Death Knell Counter. Bryan Chaffin explains.

That Time the iPhone Owner Punched His Mugger in the Face

7:41 PM, Jul. 31st, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

TMO Artist's Rendering of the Event

A drawn out attempt at "Apple" picking on Wednesday in Madison, Wisconsin, was thwarted when the would-be victim punched his would-be mugger in the face. Bryan Chaffin finds something satisfying in the way things worked out.

What Amazon Didn’t Say in Its Blog Post about Hachette

5:55 PM, Jul. 30th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Save me, Amazon Superhero!

Amazon has come forth and told unto us it is waging holy war against Hachette for lo! The children. For only lower book prices can save the children—and indeed publishers and authors, too—and those greedy publishers are too stupid to understand. Bryan Chaffin thinks there's more to the picture.

Canaccord: Get Ready for Big iPhone 6 Sales

10:25 AM, Jul. 24th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

iPhone 5S sales may not be as strong as most analysts would like, but that's nothing to worry about, according to Canaccord Genuity's Michael Walkley, because the iPhone 6 is coming and everybody wants one.

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Analysts are putting a lot of faith in the next iPhone, and that makes sense considering sales jump up when new models are introduced.