When Is A Penalty Not Really A Penalty? When It’s Chump Change
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Apple must pay $450 million as Supreme Court rejects e-book antitrust appeal | Ars Technica After the Second Circuit agreed with the District Court that Apple was liable for price-fixing, Apple’s last hope was to get the US Supreme Court … Continue reading

Rotten Apple
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Apple sales set to slump in 2016 with no new products, analysts warn AFTER a year of big Apple releases, analysts are predicting a flat 2016 where the world’s biggest tech company refines product lines rather than produces the next … Continue reading

Biggest Con In History?
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Apple to shut down Beats Music on Nov. 30 | PCWorld Apple has pulled the plug on Beats Music, shortly after launching the beta of an Android app for its Apple Music streaming service. The company is now encouraging both … Continue reading

Get Ready For Another Round of Apple Fanbois Pud-Pulling
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Thurrott Daily: November 11 – Thurrott.com The iPad Pro reviews And you may as well just brace yourself because, yes, Apple will always get a pass where Microsoft did/does not. WSJ: “A big screen, keyboard and stylus turn Apple’s convertible … Continue reading

Four Grand for a Computer? Thanks, But No Thanks
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Mini-review: Test driving a fully loaded, $4,000 27-inch 5K iMac | Ars Technica Here’s where we get to the fun stuff. The new iMacs jump two CPU generations, one GPU generation, and double the amount of storage bandwidth that the … Continue reading

Now You See Steve Jobs…And Now You Don’t
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The iPad Pro’s biggest challenge: finding its place between tablet and laptop Rather than give up, Apple is sharpening its focus with the iPad Pro, which is larger and more powerful than its predecessors, with an optional keyboard and drawing … Continue reading

Pretty Funny
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‘Apple has done it again’ – People review ‘iPhone 6s’ without realising it’s the original – Independent.ie With the announcement of the iPhone 6s, Jimmy Kimmel wanted to see what people would think if they were given the original iPhone, … Continue reading

Inevitable
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Apple Music hooks 11 million trial members, App Store has record July One month after unveiling its new streaming-music service, Apple has locked in 11 million trial members, company executives told USA TODAY. of the 11 million, 2 million have … Continue reading

Inevitable
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Apple Music hooks 11 million trial members, App Store has record July One month after unveiling its new streaming-music service, Apple has locked in 11 million trial members, company executives told USA TODAY. of the 11 million, 2 million have … Continue reading

Now You See Him…And Now You Don’t
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Apple stock implosion shreds $113.4B Apple (AAPL) stock officially enters correction territory. The shares dropped Monday and are correcting by at least 10% for the first time in 7 1/2 years. Apple stock is down nearly 11% from the record … Continue reading

iTunes Not MyTunes
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Here’s How Much Better Apple Music Could Be Without iTunes  Apple Music on iOS? Pretty good! Apple Music on your desktop? Pretty widely criticized as a steaming pile of garbage—largely because of the messy iTunes integration. More and more users … Continue reading

Apple: The Future Looks Bleak
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Apple gives weak forecast, shares fall nearly 7 percent – Yahoo News BENGALURU/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> shares slumped nearly 7 percent in after-hours trading as its fourth-quarter revenue forecast fell short of estimates and it missed some … Continue reading

L…E…F…T… Spells “Apple”
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Apple, Inc. Has Little Interest in Conservative News Voices | RedState This is the future of Apple and Facebook controlling the news. There’ll be no Russell Moore. There’ll be no Franklin Graham. There’ll be no RC Sproul or John Piper … Continue reading

Fanbois Can Only Carry Apple So Far
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Why the Apple Watch is flopping The Apple Watch, despite years of hype before it was even announced, appears to be flopping after all. It wasn’t a good sign when Apple announced shortly before the Watch release that they weren’t … Continue reading

Worm in the Apple?
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Apple should break its silence on Apple Watch sales data – Investors.com iPhone sales are poised to impress again in the company’s June quarter results, Deutsche Bank analyst Sherri Scribner said in a report Sunday. But Apple Watch remains a … Continue reading

Apple, Leading the Way (Back to the 20th Century)
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Ryan Seacrest’s iPad keyboard is surprisingly good, but expensive It’s hard to expect much from Typo, a company that was co-founded by Ryan Seacrest and whose legal tango with BlackBerry has forced it to stop selling phone keyboards. But with … Continue reading

Watch Shock
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Apple Watch Users Explain Why They’re Reselling on eBay The Apple Watch has been out for less than two months, but already people are trying to unload theirs on sites like eBay. And these people aren’t just resellers hoping to … Continue reading

I’m Sorry, But This Apple Announcement Is Still Hilarious
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iOS 9 Changes Mean the iPad Pro Almost Certainly Coming This Fall The most notable change is the addition of side-by-side multitasking, so that two apps can be shown on the screen simultaneously, allowing someone to easily refer to both. … Continue reading

Apple Parties Like It’s 1999!
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After iOS 9 is out, the iPad Air 2 will make a lot more sense | Ars Technica iOS 9 changes that. That hardware is exactly what allows two iPad apps to run simultaneously side-by-side without sacrificing performance (at least, … Continue reading

The Apple Experiment
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Here’s Proof of Apple’s Downward Fall From Innovator to Imitator  But Apple “innovation” has a tendency to induce amnesia. Will we forget the days when Apple had a Google Now competitor because Proactive gets so good that the alternative isn’t … Continue reading

Cook: Cooking Apple In the Diversity Melting Pot
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Tim Cook says diversity is the future of Apple Tim Cook has pledged that Apple’s future won’t be as white and male as it has been in the company’s past. The CEO sat down with Mashable in advance of the … Continue reading

USB-C: Winning, But That Doesn’t Mean the New Apple MacBook Is
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USB-C has already won | The Verge As it likes to do, Apple recently released a product before the world was ready. The new 12-inch MacBook has but a single port — unless you count the headphone jack — and … Continue reading

Apple Sauce
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New model, two-year-old processor: the 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro reviewed | Ars Technica When the company held off refreshing the 15-inch model alongside the 13-inch Pro and both MacBook Airs earlier this year, we assumed it was waiting for … Continue reading

Apple: The Innovation Company!
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Apple may have a 2-in-1 in the works | Computerworld Is Apple planning some variation of a 2-in-1 device that would combine the iPad with a detachable keyboard? It’s not completely far-fetched. If Apple did so, it would be keeping … Continue reading

We’ve Already Done the Experiment of Apple Without Steve Jobs….
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Apple’s latest purchase is an augmented reality company Out of all the major technology companies, Apple is yet to reveal its plans for augmented or virtual reality. But still, chances are the Cupertino firm’s working on a project (or two) … Continue reading

Signs of Doom
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Apple Won’t Always Rule. Just Look at IBM. – NYTimes.com Apple can’t grow like this forever. No company can. In a few short years, Apple has become the biggest company on the planet by market value — so big that … Continue reading

The Current Apple Genius Probably Isn’t
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Why critics should apologize to Apple’s Tim Cook | Computerworld Think back several months; you may recall that some pundits thought Apple CEO Tim Cook wasn’t up to the job. Today there’s little evidence to justify those claims. Here are … Continue reading