Steve Jobs’s Inner Circle Defends Their Version of Jobs’s Legacy

9:42 PM, Mar. 23rd, 2015 · · The Back Page

Becoming Steve Jobs

In the wake of the passing of someone who made an impact on the people around them, there is sometimes a contest to shape the memories and legacy of that person. The bigger the impact—be it good or bad—the greater the contest, and it should come as no surprise that those closest to Steve Jobs are fighting to shape his legacy.

Apple Is Working on a Car

5:40 PM, Feb. 10th, 2015 · · The Back Page

Apple Is Developing a Car

Apple is going into the car business. According to BusinessInsider, an Apple employee wrote to say that his group was working on something that will, "give Tesla a run for its money." Bryan Chaffin says his own sources back this up.

Apple Death Knell #67 - The Faith-Based Approach to Believing Apple Is Doomed

8:40 PM, Feb. 9th, 2015 · · The Back Page

It makes sense. Apple just turned in its best quarter ever, so the folks who don't get Apple feel compelled to double down on their predictions of the company's inevitable fall. It would seem that Apple Is Doomed is becoming its own religion—it certainly requires faith in the face of facts. And that brings us to our 66th entry in the Apple Death Knell Counter.

Search on Apple’s Safari a Big Prize for Search Engines

7:41 PM, Feb. 6th, 2015 · · The Back Page

Apple Search

There's a quiet, yet potentially game changing tempest brewing in the background in the world of search. This might be surprising, considering everyone knows Google won the search wars, but what is even more interesting is that the key player is Apple. Or rather, the desktop and mobile empire united by Apple's Safari Web browser.

BlackBerry CEO Lobs Desperate Hail Mary to Bolster His Company

7:30 PM, Jan. 22nd, 2015 · · The Back Page

John Chen

BlackBerry CEO John Chen's solution for BlackBerry's struggles is to require every developer and service provider to make their products work on all mobile platforms. Bryan Chaffin thinks this is a remarkably bad idea as self serving as it is devoid of logic.

I Know Apple. And You, Xiaomi, Are No Apple

7:20 PM, Jan. 16th, 2015 · · The Back Page

Original Copy

You may have heard of Xiaomi, a company many are calling the new Apple.  They're also calling the Xiaomi Mi Note an iPhone killer. Well, I know Apple. And Xiaomi is no Apple.

Can Tony Fadell Save Google Glass? Probably Not

6:23 PM, Jan. 15th, 2015 · · The Back Page

Father iPod and Google Glass

Good Ol' Google Glass is "graduating" from an experimental project at Google[x] Labs, according to a blog post from the Glass team. Though that team didn't directly announce it, reports say that the product is being taken over by Tony Fadell, the CEO of Nest and the creator of Apple's iPod. Can he save it? Bryan Chaffin doesn't think so.