Archive | October, 2012

Amazon takes it to Apple’s new iPad Mini

31. October 2012

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The Next Web reports: If you take a look at Amazon’s website, you’ll note that the Kindle Fire HD is selling for $199 while being stacked up against the iPad mini, which starts at $329. In a typical marketing strategy, Amazon has listed the advantages of its tablet device while also so eloquently pointing out [...]

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Burglar gets busted with is own iPhone video

31. October 2012

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CNET reports: If you’re going to burgle a house, iPhones can be very useful. Sadly, for 23-year-old Emmanuel Jerome, his iPhone was useful to the police as well as himself. Being of evidently subtle mind, Jerome decided not to turn the lights on at a home he and some of his friends burgled. Instead, he [...]

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“Banned” and hilarious iPad Mini promotional video

29. October 2012

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Funny stuff per usual from John Elerick and his team.

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Unbelievable executive shakeup at Apple – Forstall out!

29. October 2012

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Hot Damn! Some primo Apple news here, son. Peep the press release below. “Apple today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company’s world-class hardware, software and services teams. As part of these changes, Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi will add more responsibilities to their roles. [...]

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iPad Mini supply already sold out

29. October 2012

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So it may not be as cheap as the Kindle, but all models of the newly announced iPad Mini are now sold out.

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Department of Defense gets on the iPhone bandwagon

29. October 2012

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The Washington Post is reporting that it’s full steam ahead for the iPhone and Android at the DoD. Things continue to look grim for RIM.  

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Tim Cook disses Microsoft Surface, calls it compromised and confusing

25. October 2012

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During yesterday’s earnings conference call, the increasingly engaging Tim Cook fielded a question about a new tablet-comer on the scene, the Microsoft Surface tablet. Cook responded, while sighing for dramatic effect, “I haven’t personally played with the Surface yet but what we’re reading about it that it’s a fairly compromised, confusing product.” Indeed, a number [...]

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Tim Cook anticipates iMac shortages this holiday shopping season

25. October 2012

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An interesting blurb from CEO Tim Cook during Thursday’s earnings conference call regarding component shortages and Apple’s recently introduced iMac: In terms of iPad and iPhone… I don’t see a component shortage gating us for the quarter in the numbers that we’ve given you and the guidance… i think we saw some challenges there and [...]

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Apple posts fourth quarter results

25. October 2012

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“Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter ended September 29, 2012. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $36.0 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.2 billion, or $8.67 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $28.3 billion and net profit of $6.6 billion, or $7.05 per diluted share, in [...]

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AT&T activated 4.7 million iPhones during Q3 of 2012

25. October 2012

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AT&T yesterday announced their earnings for the third quarter of 2012 and amongst the sea of numerical and financial data they noted that they activated 4.7 million iPhones during the quarter gone by. Compared to Q3 of 2011, that represents an increase of about 1 million units.

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Phil Schiller defends the iPad Mini’s $329 pricetag

24. October 2012

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Instead of battling the Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire on price, Apple chose to go its own way and not get into a pricing race to the bottom. Still, some feel that $329 is a bit much for a miniaturized iPad, prompting Apple’s senior VP of marketing, Phil Schiller, to respond to such accusations [...]

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Apple to stream iPad Mini event live via its website and Apple TV

23. October 2012

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Forget about the liveblogs, you can check out Apple’s iPad Mini event today live via video either via Apple TV or via Apple’s own website. MacRumors reports: Earlier today, a new “Apple Events” channel appeared on the Apple TV revealing that the company will be offering live video streaming of today’s media event. At the [...]

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