Perhaps one of the factors in Apple's recent financial successes is how it goes about selling its products to customers. A new customer service survey shows that Apple made a huge jump in rankings in that area.
Before Steve turned it into his personal showcase and the Apple booth
had to be draped in black curtains, Macworld was a place for fans and
professionals to share ideas free from the prying eyes of PC users,
where product announcements were welcome but not necessary, and the
keynote was the least interesting part of the show.
We're suckers for new Apple tech. Every time Apple releases some new
kit, we immediately start whining about how much we want it and coming
up with reasons why our existing Macs need to be replaced. But we also
have soft spots for old-school Apple gear, and we've amassed a
collection that serves no other purpose than to sit on a shelf looking
cool. Now we want to see your vintage gear.
The fruits of Apple’s 2008 acquisition of P.A. Semiconductor finally saw
the light of day when Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s iPad. Underlying the
sleek user interface and minimalist hardware is the Apple A4. The A4 is a
system-on-a-chip (SoC) running at 1GHz. No mere CPU, the A4 includes
integrated 3D graphics, audio, power management, storage and I/O