Music, movies and TV, oh my! Until today, we’ve only heard about Apple’s deals with three of the four major music labels, but now there are whispers that feature films and television shows will be in the mix, too. Are you ready for Cupertino’s major cloud reboot?
Archive for May, 2011
Talk about rubber surface problems, my MacBook’s got ‘em. As manufacturing problems go, this isn’t a show stopper. Nevertheless, Apple’s on the case and ready to make amends (and repairs). Are you eligible? Step inside for all of the details.
This will be billed as Amazon’s attempt to compete with the Apple’s Mac App Store, which it is. However, the larger narrative is what’s important here — the era of largely empty boxes baring little plastic disks encoded with bits of information is coming to an end.
Once again, the haters are declaring the end of security on the Mac and anyone that says otherwise is living in denial! As a person who’s personally seen the MacDefender, etc. phishing page pop up more than twice and didn’t click “Install,” I can say with absolute authority that the end is not yet nigh.
Better is as better does. Everybody knows that Android phones outnumber iPhones, way more handsets. However, if you’re a digital media producer or any advertiser, there’s a another number you might want to consider.
Scissors cut the paper and the iPad stands alone. There’s no better marketing than the creative and effective use of your own products, and the mothership’s doubled down on its own dog food with the Apple Store 2.0 rollout.
There’s a lot of positive buzz coming out of Apple’s latest little revolution, though the company itself has been characteristically quiet. Nevertheless, one top developer isn’t being shy about the success its having on the mothership’s groundbreaking desktop software marketplace.
An incident that’s sure to enflame labor rights campaigners has occurred at Chinese factory where Apple’s second generation tablet is produced. Whereas we don’t know what caused the explosion, it is certain that deaths and injuries have occurred as a result.
A long time coming, though the light of the oncoming train at the end of tunnel is now visible. Apple’s apparently close to pulling together all of the licenses, which neither Google nor Amazon have, it needs to launch what’s expected to be a ground breaking cloud music service.
Rumors have been flying fast and furious that updated MacBook Airs — Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt du jour — will arrive in the June-July timeframe. With Apple predictably silent on the subject, the closest we’re likely to get to a confirmation is a familiar voice out of Taiwan.