Archive | December 6th, 2012

iPhone finally coming to T-Mobile

6. December 2012

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Yahoo reports: T-Mobile will likely start carrying the iPhone next year after its parent company,Deutsche Telekom, said it has reached a new deal with Apple. T-Mobile USA had been the lone iPhone-less carrier among the four national wireless companies in the U.S. Although it has been possible to use iPhones on T-Mobile networks, customers had to provide the [...]

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Loren Brichter excited about Jony Ive’s new role in wake of Forstall departure

6. December 2012

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Loren Brichter is sort of a legend in the iOS app developer community. After working on the original iPhone while at Apple, Brichter left the comfy confines of 1 Infinite Loop to pursue life as an independent developer. One of his first projects out of the gate was Tweetie, a Twitter client that quickly became [...]

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4 things to watch for at today’s Samsung/Apple hearing

6. December 2012

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All Things D has the rundown.

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John Sculley – People are underestimating just how well Apple is run

6. December 2012

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Writing for the Motley Fool, Meena Krishamsetty relays a quote from former Apple CEO John Scully regarding Apple’s current business operations. On the current situation Apple is in, Sculley had this to say: ‘I think they’re going through a very significant change now in terms of product cycles. Traditionally Apple introduces products once a year; [...]

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IDC Report – Apple to command 50% share of tablet market through 2016

6. December 2012

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IDC recently increased its 2012 forecast for the worldwide tablet market to 122.3 million, up from a previous estimate of 117.1 million. And looking forward, they anticipate tablet sales in 2016 to reach unit levels of 282.7 million units. And breaking things up by marketshare, the research company anticipates Apple’s share of the tablet market [...]

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Apple executives begin to cash in on their stock options

6. December 2012

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With all this talk of a fiscal cliff and whatnot, a number of Apple executives are cashing in their stock options. The San Jose Business Journal reported earlier this week on a filing to the SEC made by Apple this Tuesday wherein it was revealed that newly promoted Apple executive Eddy Cue sold a large [...]

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iPhone 5 coming to China Mobile second half of 2013 – Report

6. December 2012

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Now this would be a doozy. With literally hundreds of millions of subscribers, and quite easily the largest mobile carrier on the planet, China Mobile is undeniably a golden egg in any handset manufacturers efforts to stimulate tremendous growth. Rumors of the iPhone 5 coming to China Mobile have persisted for some time, and indeed, [...]

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Apple’s iTunes is a media entity all unto itself

6. December 2012

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Bloomberg reports: By itself, Apple’s iTunes (which was just updated) and App stores, which hawk everything from movies and music to books and newspaper subscriptions, make more money than The New York Times; Simon & Schuster, which publishes the best-selling “Steve Jobs” biography; Warner Bros. film studios, which owns the popular Batman film franchise; and [...]

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Windows 8 – more like Windows Vista than Windows 7

6. December 2012

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Computerworld reports: After a month on the market, Windows 8′s usage uptake resembles 2007′s Vista — ultimately a poor performer for Microsoft — rather than the eventually successful Windows 7, a Web measurement company said Saturday. According to Net Applications, 1.2% of all Windows PCs ran Windows 8 during November, more than double its share [...]

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