How Apple’s Mid-Course Corrections Drive Professionals Crazy

5:05 PM, Apr. 25th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

There are many technical and enterprise professionals who come to depend on Apple's hardware and software. In fact, their livelihood may depend on these products. Then, when Apple makes a course correction, the howling begins. It's happened so many times with Apple, it's hard to keep count. John Martellaro sizes up the howling, the aftereffects and the opportunities.

New York World’s Fair 50th Anniversary

3:53 PM, Apr. 25th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

1964 World's Fair

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair in New York. Some people know it because they attended, and some know it only from a mention by They Might Be Giants. However you know it, the New York World’s Fair was an impressive event, and Kelly Guimont rounded up some links.

Look Out Apple Haters, Android’s Monopoly on Large Screens Will End

7:25 PM, Apr. 18th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

The iPhone Crystal Ball

For many Apple haters and even more reasonable Android fans, the rallying cry for the last couple of years has been that Android is the better platform because you can get a larger display. What will those partisans rely on for proof of Apple's lack of innovation when the company addresses this segment of the market later this year?

Why Apple Didn’t Try to Copy Google Glass

5:20 PM, Apr. 18th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Google Glass had a nifty sci-fi feel to it when the product first came out. Along the way, however, Google failed to both think about why the product exists and fully appreciate the social aspects of the device. Calls for Apple to quickly follow Google's lead now look silly.

What it’s REALLY Like to Work For Apple

3:15 PM, Apr. 16th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Working for Apple is the experience of a lifetime. Most everyone who has had that privilege looks back with affection on the experience — if one ignores the reason for leaving. But a recent article, without having spoken to any former Apple employees, looks only at the downsides from a few whiners. It was a one sided, deceptive picture.