There were a few themes that were clear in Monday's keynote from Apple's World Wide Developer Conference, but something that may have been overlooked were clues that Apple wants to cut into Google's search business.
Apple was launching some amazing new features, but Tim Cook decided to mock their rivals instead of being positive. Charlotte Henry thinks this is a mistake.
There were a lot of exciting announcements during the WWDC 2014 Keynote. Some were breathtaking and some were just evolutionary cool. John Martellaro presents his list of the things that lit him up the most.
Summer's here and you need great free apps to record all the hapsVern Seward points out 3 free iOS camera apps in this week's Free on iTunes.
Samba, UltraVisual, and Vhoto. Check it out.
The poor guy. Everyone writes about him day and night. This and that. He's no Steve Jobs. Maybe, but he must be his own man. Lamentations: he's just an operations guy. Praise: He sat next to Steve Jobs for over a decade and had Jobs's trust. The reins of Apple were handed over to him, but (tearfully) he doesn't know anything. His hair is funny. He's saving Apple. He's destroying Apple. Can we have the madness stop?
The look and feel of OS X had its origins in the Classic Mac OS, long before we had iPhones and iPads. Today, millions of customers are looking at their iPhones and iPads and wondering why OS X looks the way it does.
Amazon issued a statement on Tuesday explaining the tactics the company is using to get better ebook terms from publisher Hachette Group, and defending those tactics as normal business practices. Amazon also said that customers who need Hachette titles on a timely basis should order from one of its competitors. Bryan Chaffin explains.
The initial reaction to a report that Apple will unveil a home automation platform during WWDC has been to characterize it as reaction to Google buying Nest Labls. Bryan Chaffin argues that the reality is that Google buying Nest was the defensive move.
The Apple deal with Beats is probably going to happen. The whole affair is likely in lock-down mode until the WWDC Keynote. What's not going to happen, however, is that Beats gets US$3.2B in this deal.
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