Tag Archive: Apple
Aug. 5, ‘13: My sticky trackpad just fixed itself after an increasingly worrying week of soft, shallow clicks. This miracle means I can hold off on the impulse-replacement-purchase that I’d started to consider. Now’s just not the best time for that, so I’m … Continue reading →
“Apple’s stunning growth over the past decade has been one of the biggest stories in all of tech… But now, that unbelievable growth rocket has come back to earth. Apple’s most recent quarter, reported today, showed just 1% growth over last year.”
Jul. 23, ‘13: — I’m analyzing Apple’s earnings this quarter at TechCrunch. Also, the latest Apple earnings chart porn.
Jul. 9, ‘13: Five years in, here’s who has done the best and who’s lost the most. Winners Apple. Obviously. Apple’s iPhone App Store wasn’t the first way to load apps on your smartphone, but it was the best and quickly became the … Continue reading →
Jun. 19, ‘13: The initial reaction to Apple’s iOS 7 has ranged from thoughtful and provocative to trite and absurd — as you might expect anytime Apple does anything moderately interesting. I consider myself in the “give them time, they’ll probably get it … Continue reading →
Jun. 11, ‘13: Yes, Apple’s new mobile operating system looks different. Now what? I actually like the way Apple’s new iOS 7 looks. I don’t immediately prefer it to what it’s replacing — the original iPhone OS was one of the most beautiful … Continue reading →
Jun. 10, ‘13: — iOS 7.
“Yeah, I’m a sheep. I go right with it. I got an iPad mini for no reason. Had three iPads already. Went and got an iPad mini for no reason at all.”
May. 2, ‘13: — T-Pain: just like us.
Apr. 30, ‘13: Is BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins just nuts? Or… Today’s big quote is from BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, who’s getting widely mocked for what he said yesterday about tablets. Here’s Bloomberg‘s account: “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a … Continue reading →
“Obvious hints: cheaper plastic iPhone, mobile payments, I think I saw some hints at wearable computing.”
Apr. 23, ‘13: — Sammy the Walrus IV summarizes Apple’s earnings call in a tweet.
Apr. 23, ‘13: Apple is still growing, but slower than before. And it’s not as profitable as it was a year ago — a rare reversal. But it’s still solid. Apple reported March quarter earnings this afternoon. Expectations were muted, and Apple beat … Continue reading →