Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Buzz Watch: Mac vs PC – The Next Generation
/ January 14, 2009 9:49 am

Just as I thought that I could not stand seeing one more UGC Mac vs. PC spoof, I came across this viral video posted on one of my favorite blogs, Laughing Squid, and thought that it was worth sharing with you. Almost two million views and over 8000 comments so far. Created by Nick Greenlee.

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Report: iPhone to Grab 40% of Smartphone Market by 2013
/ January 13, 2009 2:31 pm

London – With enough cash reserves to weather the economic climate, Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone will command 40% of the global smartphone market by 2013, according to a report from market research firm Generator Research.

"With cash reserves exceeding $25 billion, 33% gross margins and the iPhone just about to enter its fastest-growth phase, Apple has the resources, competencies and motivation to invest in the mobile sector just at the time when the economic climate is forcing many established players in the mobile industry to cut back on [...].

Best Buy Selling Refurbished iPhones at $50 Discount
/ January 6, 2009 4:24 pm

Los Angeles – Media and electronics retail store chain Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) has begun selling refurbished Apple (NASD: AAPL) iPhone 3G models at a $50 discount, Reuters reported. The phones, returned by their original owners within 30 days of purchase, are available for $149 (8GB) or $249 (16GB) with a two-year AT&T contract. Wal-Mart also began selling the iPhone 3G a week ago, setting its prices at $197 (8GB) and $297 (16GB).

 

Related Links: http://uk.reuters.com/article/technologyNewsMolt/idUKTRE5050YL20090106

http://www.bestbuy.com

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SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone Due in Q1
/ January 6, 2009 4:23 pm

San Francisco - Sling Media, a unit of EchoStar (NASD: SATS) that develops media place-shifting devices and services, announced on Tuesday that it will release a version of its mobile software for Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone later in the first quarter. The company recently released its SlingPlayer Mobile for the BlackBerry, allowing owners of the smartphones and a Slingbox set-top to access their home premium channels and DVR recordings on the go.

 

Related Links: http://slingmedia.com/get/pr-spm-iphone-macworld.html

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Has Apple Lost Its Mojo?
/ January 6, 2009 2:00 pm

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Apple to Debut Variable Pricing, DRM-Free Library on iTunes
/ January 6, 2009 11:25 am
Apple to Debut Variable Pricing, DRM-Free Library on iTunes

San Francisco – Capitulating to insistent demands from the major labels, Apple (NASD: AAPL) on Tuesday introduced a three-tiered variable pricing scheme for songs sold from its iTunes Store, and further announced that its entire library will be available for purchase free of digital rights management (DRM) restrictions by the spring. Beginning in April, labels may choose to sell older tracks for 69 cents and newer, popular tracks for $1.29, or continue with the standard 99 cent price tag.

Customers will be able to upgrade their entire library [...].

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Apple CEO Jobs Says Hormone Imbalance Caused Weight Loss
/ January 5, 2009 10:35 am
Apple CEO Jobs Says Hormone Imbalance Caused Weight Loss

Cupertino, Calif. - Hoping to deflect further questions about his health, Apple (NASD: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Monday issued a statement addressing his continuing weight loss over the past several months. "Fortunately, after further testing, my doctors think they have found the cause — a hormone imbalance that has been ‘robbing’ me of the proteins my body needs to be healthy. Sophisticated blood tests have confirmed this," wrote Jobs, adding that he has begun treating what he terms the "relatively simple" nutritional problem.

"My doctors expect it will [...].

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