Apple CEO Tim Cook appears to be bummed out that only 20 percent of iPhones sold are actually purchased in one of the company's retail stores -- a number he hopes to increase to 50 percent in the future.
Rub the long weekend of sleeping in out of your eyes, folks -- it's time to get back to business with a post-holiday recap for our American readers. While the four-day weekend was relatively quiet on the tech front, there were still enough stories brewing for us to scoop up a handful and serve them up to you on this fine Monday, so let's get started as we put the first full week of July behind us...
Just when you thought BlackBerry might actually be out of the woods comes word that the company's first BlackBerry 10-powered handset might actually have more returns than sales, at least in some markets. Thursday also didn't bring good news from Rockmelt, who plans to ditch its socially minded web browser, although Pulse and LinkedIn had some good news to share with the world. Find out what it is in today's recap!
They say what goes up, must come down -- and in the case of Apple stock, investors have put the company through quite a wild ride in recent years. But what happens when the iPhone maker's income growth stalls for real?
Like something out of a classic George A. Romero zombie movie, rumors of Apple's so-called "iWatch" keep lumbering forward in search of human flesh. (Okay, maybe not that last part, but they are in search of deep profit margins.)
Few of us can actually claim to know what Apple will do this year, especially with the curveballs that the company continues to keep throwing. (Who could have seen that fourth-gen iPad coming so soon?) But one analyst believes they have cracked Cupertino's code.