Archive | November 4th, 2011

Apple issues second beta of iOS 5.0.1 to developers; Battery fix hopefully coming soon

4. November 2011

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Apple this past Wednesday acknowledged that many iPhone 4S users are experiencing inexplicably poor battery life. While some users were able to fix the issue by adjusting various location service settings not everyone has been so lucky. In a statement to the press a few days ago, Apple explained: A small number of customers have […]

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U.S. Cellular said no to the iPhone due to economic risk

4. November 2011

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C Spire Wireless turned quite a few heads when it recently announced that it would become the fourth carrier to sell the iPhone in the US, joining AT&T, Verizon and of course Sprint. Apple’s partnership with C Spire Wireless was surprising to the extent that the carrier only boasts about 800,000 carriers, yet made sense […]

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Samsung’s questionable patent suits against Apple opens door to EU anti-trust investigation

4. November 2011

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Apple and Samsung are in the midst of suing each other into oblivion over patent infringement. But as we’ve stated before, not all patents are created equal. There is a fundamental and extremely important difference between the patents Apple is asserting and those that Samsung are wielding against Apple. Apple’s patents are completely proprietary. They […]

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Fascinating Steve Jobs quote from 1985

4. November 2011

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The following Steve Jobs quote was taken from a 1985 interview Jobs did with Playboy magazine. The full interview is chock-full of fascinating quotes, prescient¬†predictions and astute observations. It’s worth reading in its entirety, but for the time being let’s focus on a small excerpt. Not too long ago, we highlighted how Edwin Land, the […]

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Apple executives not worried about the Kindle Fire, welcome more fragmentation

4. November 2011

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With its cheap $199 pricepoint, Amazon isn’t making too much money with every Kindle Fire unit they sell. But that’s not the point, really. Amazon is playing catchup in the tablet space and if they can flood the market with cheap Kindles then all the better. Now Amazon’s Kindle Fire is based on Android, though […]

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Hulu Plus app for the AppleTV is reportedly ready to go, waiting go-ahead from Apple

4. November 2011

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Despite rumors over the past few months that Hulu was on the verge of being acquired, it appears that the streaming video site won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. So putting those tantalizing Silicon Valley rumors aside (remember when Google was reportedly going to bid a few billion for it?), 9to5Mac is reporting that a […]

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