Is it time for Apple to start worrying about Microsoft when it comes to tablets? By almost all accounts, the original Surface was a flop (along with its successor last year), leading many commentators to believe that Microsoft may never be able to establish itself as a true contender in the prize market. But that may have changed this morning with this morning's reveal of the Surface Pro 3, "the tablet that can replace your laptop."
After raising the ire of BlackBerry fans with an offer to switch to iPhone, T-Mobile US debuted an offer just for those users -- but it turns out the majority of them wound up ditching their BlackBerry anyway.
Here's one that will likely chap the behinds of mobile executives who just spent the national gross income of a small country to attend Mobile World Congress: Apple's latest tablet was voted best, and they didn't even have to show up.
Big things are afoot at Microsoft; perhaps big enough to warrant attention from the folks in Cupertino. According to Bloomberg's sources, Microsoft plans to fill the CEO chair currently occupied by Steve Ballmer from within the company, and probably soon. And here's an arguably bigger chunk of news--the board might even replace Bill Gates as chairman.
And now for another sobering reminder of just how quickly things can change in the tech industry: BlackBerry, once the undisputed leader of the smartphone market around 2007, released a letter of intent this morning to sell itself for $4.7 billion. That's a harsh contrast compared to the news we're hearing from Apple, which witnesses the most successful launch in smartphone history with the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c.
Over the past few years, sports have moved forward with the help of technology. Games are filled with instant replay to make sure calls are made correctly, and statistics have become the subject of detailed analysis to see exactly where results come from. It's time that coaches of all levels get in on the movement to utilize tech to improve their teams. We've collected eight apps that will help coaches get a leg up both on the practice field and in the huddle. Take your team to glory, whether that means securing a championship or just winning a few more games than usual.
Apple's iPhone is finally coming to T-Mobile this Friday, and if you've been on the fence about dropping your existing iPhone carrier, the magenta network may have some extra incentive for you to do just that.
Apple is taking an increasing amount of heat for falling behind the competition where its iPhone is concerned, but a new report claims Cupertino may step up its game with not one but two new models this year.
Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page rarely gives interviews, but he recently sat down with Fortune for an exclusive covering a wide range of topics, including patents, self-driving cars and yes, Apple.