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Archives: September 2008

  1. RUMOR: Major Apple TV shake-up coming on Tuesday, September 30?

    An e-mail from Apple with instructions to remove all Apple TV displays and literature and to destroy them…

  2. Walmart.com shuts down DRM servers; stiffs its music customers

    Yet another major purveyor of copy-protected media has alerted the customers that purchased downloads…

  3. Apple’s Safari 4 beta first browser to score 100% in Acid3 test

    The latest beta of the WebKit engine that runs beneath Apple’s Safari and other browsers has achieved…

  4. Apple squeezes BlackBerry-maker RIM

    Research In Motion gave investors a jolt when it reported quarterly earnings on Sept. 25…

  5. John ‘Apple Should Pull The Plug On The iPhone’ Dvorak: ‘Apple’s iPhone will be bigger than the PC’

    What I’m about to explain may seem obvious, but I’m not sure anyone fully understands the sort of tectonic and fundamental shift…

  6. Nat’l Federation of the Blind and Massachusetts ink deal with Apple to make iTunes fully accessible

    The National Federation of the Blind and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley today announced a cooperative agreement with Apple…

  7. WebKit becomes first browser engine to fully pass Acid3

    Today we would like to announce that WebKit is the first browser engine to fully pass Acid3…

  8. Apple preparing to refresh iPhone 3G with $199 16GB, $299 32GB models?

    Apple reportedly plans to build 14 million to 15 million iPhone 3Gs from a previous target of 18 million for 2008…

  9. Nokia to unveil ‘iPhone killer’ code-named ‘Tube’ on October 2

    Nokia will unveil its first touch-screen phone next week in a direct challenge to Apple’s successful iPhone…

  10. iPhone Software 2.2: Apple working to reinvent Copy and Paste?

    With the iPhone v2.1 software out of the door, Apple is hard at work on v2.2…

  11. Microsoft CEO Ballmer: Apple’s iPhone and Mac will lose

    During a dinner Thursday at the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley when asked about smartphones, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said…

  12. Apple preps iPhone Software 2.2; Safari interface changes (updated)

    Apple has quietly begun testing iPhone Software 2.2, distributing the code…

  13. Analysts brutally slash RIM price targets; BlackBerry-maker’s shares meltdown

    There are downgrades, and there are downgrades, but I have never seen the kind of downgrade parade…

  14. O2 and Apple to offer subsidized MacBooks to mobile broadband customers?

    O2 is believed to be looking to capitalise on its relationship with Apple by bringing the manufacturer’s laptops…

  15. Judge dismisses Apple iPhone battery lawsuit without trial

    Apple Inc. won’t face a lawsuit claiming it didn’t immediately tell customers about the limited life of batteries…

  16. Apple dents RIM as BlackBerry-maker spends $380 million trying to fend off iPhone

    In my earlier post about Research in Motion’s bitter earnings miss, I speculated…

  17. Citrix allows employees to BYOC: Bring Your Own Computer (expect more Macs)

    In a nod to how finicky people have become about the gadgets they use, software company Citrix Systems…

  18. RUMOR: Next-gen Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro to sport sleek aluminum skins (with photo)

    Both the new 13-inch MacBooks and 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros will share similarities not only in their employment of aluminum enclosures, but…

  19. BlackBerry-maker RIM profit misses estimates; shares drop in late trading

    Research In Motion Ltd. reported profit and sales that missed analysts’ estimates…

  20. Apple starts sales of unlocked iPhone 3Gs in Hong Kong

    The iPhone 3G is now on sale directly from Apple in the city of Hong Kong…

  21. Apple iPhone’s huge first mover advantage over Google’s Android

    When it comes to Apple’s iPhone vs. Google’s Android, there’s a “simple reality that will…

  22. CNET’s Matt Asay: ‘There’s something very different about using a Mac’

    The Mac is something more, and that is why more and more people choose to buy it…

  23. Apple patent filings suggest future Safari improvements

    A pair of new patent filings from Apple include suggestions for improving the browsing experience…

  24. Dell and HP to slash notebook R&D

    Dell and Hewlett-Packard are taking steps to slash notebook R&D expenditure for 2009…

  25. Stop the insanity! Apple’s iPhone App Store is not facing impending disaster

    According to the predictable opinion scribes, Apple is risking disaster in the iPhone App Store…

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