Just because a focus of Apple is making metric boatloads of money doesn’t mean that worthy projects that surprise and delight the customer must remain off the table.
We’ve seen data breaches happening left and right lately, and someone should tell Silicon Valley that getting hacked isn’t a competition.
After what looked to be a rather bleak year in terms of new Apple products, the company came out swinging this fall with a strong overall lineup of Macs, iPads and iPhones. John sizes up Apple’s prospects.
Something is happening with the iPhone XR. No one except Apple knows for sure what the sales numbers are relative to the XS family. But interesting questions are being posed.
College is fundamentally different from secondary school. Students are more on their own. This is where Apple could make a difference with an education AI.
Some reviews are dismissing the iPad Pro as “not a real computer.” Kelly calls shenanigans on the definition of the mythical “real” computer.
After 13 years with The Mac Observer it’s time for me to hang up my Managing Editor hat and move on to new adventures and experiences.
It takes awhile before a trend in sales becomes definitive. The Mac’s downward unit sales for each Apple fiscal year are showing a trend now.
During Apple’s Q4 Financial Results Conference Call, it was announced that, staring with the December quarter, unit sales will no longer be reported.
How this change will be received by investors remains to be seen.
Apple’s October 30 event in New York wasn’t just a set of new product announcements. Rather, it was a challenge to its customers to ponder how they’ll use these new tools creatively.
The number of women was as notable as the new products at Apple’s event on Tuesday.
Avi Agarwhal says he has become “increasingly disenchanted” during his six months at Apple, specifically mentioning James Damore.
A new, low-cost, non-Retina MacBook of some kind has been envisioned and dreamed about by the community. Whatever Apple’s plans are, the new 2018 MacBook Air isn’t it. And that’s okay.
It would be obvious and easy to criticize the new Mac mini. John won’t do it.
Phil Schiller talks about the iPhone XR, including the iPhone XR screen and why the resolution shouldn’t matter.
John has been using his Apple Watch Series 4 for a week. There’s a lot to like and one thing that infuriates him.
The streaming TV business is a hard business to break into. Customers have enormous choice in an overloaded market. Money is tight. Apple knows that.
TechCrunch writes that Apple’s greediness is the real reason it became a trillion dollar company. But Andrew disagrees.
Google didn’t disclose the data breach that led to this decision, and according to The Wall Street Journal, the company made that decision because it feared disclosure would lead to regulation.
Andrew shares his opinion of children’s content on YouTube.