iWork Coming to iPhone 4?

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Dissecting every little move Apple makes is more than a pastime for some, its their life’s ambition. It’s what leads to the rumor and speculation that surrounds Apple and sometimes gives us a juicy little peak into what the future has in store for us. Just such a tidbit surfaced yesterday amid the hubbub around the WWDC keynote address. In … Read More

Microsoft’s Bing Comes to iOS 4

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When rumors of a pending iOS search deal between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) started circulating this year, it seemed like a long shot Bing was about supplant Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) as the default iOS search engine. But politics makes for strange allies and as the gulf between Apple and Google widened as the year wore on, Bing as the default iOS search started … Read More

iPhone 4 and iOS 4 WWDC 2010 Keynote Event Roundup

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Well there we have it. The much anticipated and speculated WWDC Keynote for 2010 has come and gone. And while it is hardly the truth to say that an Apple presentation is underwhelming, it certainly didn’t have the intrigue, surprise product announcements, or John Hodgman-based farewell rumored to happen. Today’s announcement was totally about the new iPhone 4 and iOS … Read More

WWDC Debut for Magic Trackpad?

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Engadget broke an exclusive this morning detailing a reputed new input device from Apple. Dubbed the Magic Trackpad or Magic Slate, this new device offers Bluetooth connectivity in a form factor reminiscent of the Apple Wireless Keyboard. According to reports, the trackpad provides multitouch, finger-based inputs to devices that otherwise do not have a trackpad like desktop Macs. Judging from … Read More

WWDC 2010 New iPhone Keynote Event: Sure Things and Long Shots

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The day has finally arrived. At 10AM PST Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief Steve Jobs will go on stage in San Francisco to officially introduce us all to the new iPhone 4G / HD. Months of endless speculation, rumors, gadget blog wars, and police raids have led to this moment. While much of what we expect out of Moscone Center today is a … Read More

AT&T Changes iPhone Upgrade Eligibility Ahead of iPhone 4G / HD launch

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It seems many current iPhone users in the United States are getting an unexpected gift from AT&T. Both MacRumors and TUAW are reporting AT&T customers have received text messages and notifications on AT&T’s website in regards to early upgrade availability. For an $18 USD charge, a new contract and no early termination fee, iPhone users can upgrade. Of course, there … Read More

Back to the Future With iPhone OS Web Apps?

The iPhone was introduced to the world almost three years ago to the day. When Steve Jobs stepped on stage June 9, 2007 at that year’s WWDC keynote, he brought with him the smartphone that would revolutionize an industry. At the time Jobs was insistent the iPhone would only support third party applications through web apps written in Ajax, HTML … Read More

The iPhone OS Jailbreak Debate

I mentioned in a previous article (WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors) I had the opportunity recently to use a jailbroken iPod Touch. A friend of mine, who is a bit more of a tinkerer than I am, decided he would strike out down that adventurous path and see what happened. It was a second generation Touch he fully expects to … Read More

Steve Jobs on new iPhone Carriers, iPad, Google, Foxconn. D8 Interview

Steve Jobs on iPhone Carriers, iPad, Google and Foxconn. D8 Interview

Steve Jobs interview at D8 (D: All Things Digital) was long and wide ranging. They indicate a man who is passionate about his work, perhaps to the detriment of the popularity of his products or overall market dominance. In many ways he has the job we all aspire to; he gets to go to work everyday and make what he … Read More

Steve Jobs on lost iPhone 4G / HD and Flash. D: All Things Digital

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Any chance you get to look into the mind of a genius and luminary like Steve Jobs is a rare and welcomed opportunity. Last night at the D8 conference we got such an opportunity. Although the inner thoughts of the captain of Apple are a little more common with Steve’s newfound willingness to answer e-mail, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher’s … Read More

Apple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

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As I look out the window here it’s a beautiful, sunny Summer day. So why does it feel like Christmas is about to arrive? Well, anyone tuned into the Apple universe will tell you that’s the way we feel every year before the WWDC keynote. Apple always arrives with a big sack of goodies for us. So what do our … Read More

iPhone OS 4.0 To Include More Bing

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It appears the war between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has escalated and to some it may seem that Apple has chosen the nuclear option. According to reports originating on TechCrunch, Apple is currently in talks to expand the breadth and availability of Microsoft services in iPhone OS 4.0. Traditional foes during the original Silicon Valley wars, increasingly Apple has … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Shows Enterprise Growth

If there’s one strike against the iPhone Apple couldn’t fix with new software or a hardware upgrade it’s that the iPhone is generally viewed as a consumer device. While that perception has served it well in the last three years, Apple knows the real gold rush is in the enterprise. Corporate sales are generally large and long term; when a … Read More

iPhone 4G leak an orchestrated campaign by Apple?

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Apple Springs A Leak I’m a great fan of John Grisham. If you’re not familiar with his work, Grisham is a writer specializing dramatic novels that revolve around a legal theme. One of my favorite Grisham novels is called The Pelican Brief. In it, two American Supreme Court Justices are murdered with no motive or connection. A law student, curious … Read More

Who Wins The Apple – Google War?

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If an official declaration of war was necessary, it was presented this week at the Google I/O conference. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) are at war and all of the afternoon coffee breaks between Steve and Eric aren’t going to change that. As the technology world moves from the desktop to the mobile world, the long truce that held between these two … Read More