We know you're dying to know this little bit of trivia: Apple's iPhone is the dominant smartphone in the U.S. House of Representatives, crossing party lines to do so. Meet the Press conducted a survey of the House and found that 61 percent of Republicans carried iPhones, while 56 percent of Democrats did the same.
iOS 7 dramatically changes the look and feel compared to iOS 6. At first, we're not quite sure about our feelings. However, in time, important design elements surface in our consciousness. John Martellaro shares how all this affected his perspective on iOS 7 for the better.
Walmart announced on Thursday that it will offer Apple's new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at a discount. The big box retail giant said that it would take a break from destroying the middle class by selling the 16GB iPhone 5c for US$79 under contract, a $20 discount, while the 16GB iPhone 5s will be sold for $189, a $10 discount.
Apple are one of the major tech companies who are under huge pressure to reveal what they knew about the PRISM spying program, and what information they handed over to the NSA and other security agencies. They hoped to put some of those fears to rest when they announced Touch ID in the new iPhone 5s.
Apple keeps figuring out how to make our life better with technology in ways that we keep missing or not thinking about. It's an Apple hallmark that we keep forgetting about over and over, then smile when we see it.
Just when we thought Microsoft was beginning to get it, to understand its plight in the world of mobility, the company schedules an event in New York to launch the Surface 2 tablet. It's almost like doubling up on failure.
In an interview with NASDAQ, Apple cofounder Steve "The Woz" Wozniak offered his thoughts on Steve Ballmer, Apple's formula for innovation, and whether or not Tim Cook is the right person to lead Apple. On this latter topic, The Woz argued that Steve Jobs picked Tim Cook for a reason.
Our culture has been, for a long time, immersed in war, weaponry, and computer-aided death, both in reality and in our entertainment. In the midst of that, Apple has come out with ads that remind us what we ought to be doing with our fabulous technology. One reaction to that has been dismay and derision. John Martellaro has some sharp thoughts on the matter.
Bloomberg reported Friday evening that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer began the process of departing Microsoft in 2010. The news paints the picture of a Steve Ballmer who was ready to step down, rather than being forced out by the company's board of directors, but doing so earned him a lot of money.
For a long time now, we've heard rumors that say Apple's new TV product will be a conventional HDTV with a 50 to 60-inch display. Other sources insist that it will be a next generation Apple TV set-top box and that competing in the cut-throat HDTV business makes no sense. John Martellaro argues that Apple could ship both.
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