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"Crapware," unwanted software that PC makers forced onto their customers, helped make the PC user experience infamously bad. Now that we've entered the post-PC era, Apple has taken similar steps to force its own apps on customers.
The rumored but almost certain 7.85 inch iPad model has been coined “iPad mini.” John Martellaro doesn’t think would be a smart name choice by Apple and offers an argument for “iPad 7.”
Many iPhone4S and iPhone 4 users are reporting widely varying amounts of battery drain since upgrading to iOS 6. Here is a survey of what is being reported.
A claim that Google's Motorola Mobility faked an advertisement comparing Google Maps to Apple's new Maps App hit the web Thursday. Is the charge against Google true, or is it an example of overly defensive Apple fans lashing out at justified criticism?
Apple's new Maps app, which replaces Google Maps in iOS 6, has many cool new features, but just as many serious flaws. Since its release Wednesday, users have strongly criticized Apple for the inaccuracies and loss of key features that resulted from the transition. Should users give up on Apple's Maps or, despite its terrible start, should they give it a chance?
Samsung has launched another of its infamous Apple-fanbois-in-the-waiting-line ads that poke fun at the iPhone 5 and smugly suggest that a few, isolated features of the Galaxy S III make it the best choice. However, the ad comes across as immensely juvenile.
The iPhone 5, and yes, it really is the “iPhone 5” is just about what we expected, in name and features, based on the rumors and leaks. Before today’s event, however, it’s been like the story of the blind men describing an elephant.
But when we see the product, in its totality, the iPhone 5 is so much more.
Last month, Apple VP of Retail John Browett was at the center of controversy after an aborted attempt to streamline Apple Retail Stores by cutting employee hours and store maintenance became public knowledge. On Sunday, Mr. Browett addressed the stores via video during quarterly meetings. He delivered a standard pep talk but, Jim Tanous argues, there may have been a more important message.
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