Apple’s Now a Cell Phone Company, and Greed May Get the Best of Them

We’ve all seen the iPhone by now — at least we’ve seen the ads. They’re everywhere. TV, the Internet, magazines. Sheesh. As of 3rd Q 2007, Apple‘s sold about 1.4 million of them — and each and every one of them has generated revenue for AT&T as well. That’s what Apple wants, but that’s not what they’re getting. iPhones can only be bought from Apple or from AT&T as part of a...

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Apple Leopard Even Comes With “Blue Screen of Death”

Image by Brnboy313 via Flickr Like so many Apple fans, I got my copy of Leopard before it was released in the stores. I pre-ordered it and it showed up as promised – just-in-time. But it came with a feature that many people wern’t expecting. Because the newer family of Apple’s operating system, known as OS-X, is based on a UN*X-like platform (BSD to be exact), it came with a number of built-in features. It is more...

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iTunes Getting Hit Below the Belt

Apple’s iTunes service has brought in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, and is now bringing in some very stiff competition. The service, which started selling songs and is now selling everything video from movies to TV shows, is also attracting some new competition. NBC has decided to partner with Murdoch’s News Corp to go for the big, repeat business. Although NBC has had some failed and not-so-successful...

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Generation-X, the Flux Generation

Kids these days!  I think every generation has heard this from each prior generation, but now we’ve got something different. Kids these days are texting their friends, watching TV, playing video games and sometimes driving all at the same time.  Multi-tasking is creating a generation of kids who just plain can’t deal with thinking things through, making decisions on their own or having what used to be called a...

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New Intel Processors to be Released November 11th

“TechARP has gotten some juicy news from Intel. This time, it’s the top secret details of the Intel 45nm desktop processors, both Yorkfield and Wolfdale with benchmarks and pricing included! ‘As promised earlier, Intel will launch their 45 nm processors by the end of this year. In fact, we have been told that the launch date had already been set at November 11, 2007, so mark your calendars. […] Code-named...

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