Tag Archive: Mac
Oct. 6, ‘11: The ridiculous outrage around Apple’s iPhone 4S seems to have been quieted by Steve Jobs’ death. But for the sake of closure, I’ll be clear: There never should have been any shock around the iPhone 4S to begin with. Apple … Continue reading →
Oct. 4, ‘11: Apple’s product launches this year have been mostly evolutionary. That sets the stage for a potentially huge 2012. Consider what Apple released in 2010: The first iPad, the amazing iPhone 4 with “retina” display, the tiny new Apple TV, the … Continue reading →
Sep. 20, ‘11: In mid-July, a week before Apple launched OS X Lion, I took a look at the Mac App Store. Now, two months after Lion went on sale, let’s see what’s changed. In that span, the number of apps in the … Continue reading →
Jul. 26, ‘11: Apple’s OS X Lion launch has come and gone, and there’s still no iBooks e-reader app for the Mac. Today, the only mainstream way to read an e-book on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac is to use Amazon’s Kindle app. And … Continue reading →
Jul. 21, ‘11: Pretty good. Apple didn’t do a similar press release with Snow Leopard, but notes today that “users are buying Lion faster than any other OS release in Apple’s history.” Given how easy it is to buy it, that’s not surprising. … Continue reading →
Jul. 20, ‘11: Faster chips, Thunderbolt support, and a backlit keyboard on the MacBook Air. No more optical drive on the Mac mini, just like the Air. And a new 27-inch Thunderbolt display to go along with them.
Jul. 20, ‘11: It’s here. Support SplatF by purchasing through this link. And make sure you have a good backup before you install. (I’m personally curious how many of my old apps it’s going to break.)
Jul. 19, ‘11: Adobe, historically one of the most important Mac software developers, is no longer a Mac App Store holdout. As Macworld reports, Adobe’s Photoshop Elements is now available from the Mac App Store for $80, which is the same price it’s selling … Continue reading →
Jul. 19, ‘11: It’s only been a year and a few months since Apple’s iPad launched, but as of last quarter, it has already passed Apple’s 27-year-old Mac business in revenue. During the June quarter, Apple sold 9.2 million iPads for $6 billion … Continue reading →
Jul. 19, ‘11: $28.6 billion of revenue and $7.3 billion of profit, way ahead of expectations. 20.34 million iPhones, way ahead of expectations 9.25 million iPads, way ahead of expectations 3.95 million Macs, below expectations Guidance is typically conservative.