Why the OS X Look and Feel Needs to Change

2:15 PM, May. 29th, 2014 · · Editorial

The evolution of OS X look and feel

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.

Beats Won’t Get $3.2 Billion From Apple

2:20 PM, May. 27th, 2014 · · Editorial

Beats Won't Get $3.2 Billion From Apple

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.

At What Point Does Apple Stop Building Retail Stores in the U.S.?

4:40 PM, May. 15th, 2014 · · Editorial

Ever since the first Apple retail stores opened in May of 2001 in Tysons Corner, VA and the Glendale Galleria, CA, new stores have been opening on a regular basis with the total in the U.S. now exceeding 250. At what point does adding new stores in the U.S. no longer make sense?