Something tells us that Apple is headed for another boffo year in 2013, but first they have to endure the fickle nature of stockholders who lose confidence in the company with each new rumor of delays or any sign of trouble in Cupertino. Wednesday was a perfect example, with Apple's stock price dipping below $400 for the first time in nearly two and a half years. Is it a sign of the company "Applepocalypse," pre-quarterly earnings jitters or just business as usual? Only time will tell...
It's taken them long enough, but e-tailer Amazon is finally launching an offensive against "read later" services such as Instapaper and Pocket, allowing readers to add articles to their Kindle with a click from most anywhere.
It's human nature to want to be first, especially when the stakes are high, such as winning a big race or walking on the Moon. But milestones are also important for software developers, especially when competitors continue to claim otherwise.
Happy Valentine's Day, MacLife.com readers! To show our love, we've assembled a handful of news stories that, while not very romantic, will hopefully warm your heart on this fine Thursday, February 14 just the same. So before you head off to snuggle with a loved one today, let's reflect on the Wednesday just passed, shall we…?
With so many iOS apps going into the App Store each and every day, it's easy to miss cool titles you might otherwise enjoy. So let's single out a couple selections, with a new Feedly for iOS landing today while MotoHeroz is Appoday's freebie for Tuesday.
Two old favorites may be on the chopping block as the week winds to a close, with rumors flying that Twitter has ended development of its Mac app as word that Apple may be likewise killing the iPhone 3GS following the rumored debut of the iPhone 5 next Wednesday. But hey, it's Friday, so get caught up on everything you missed while sleeping before you head out for a weekend of fun.
When biking or pushing a stroller, it's very hard to reach into your pocket and pull out your iPhone while concentrating on what's going on in front of you. Nite Ize, and its Apple loving team of engineers, perfected a way for you erase this difficult task from your mobile experience.
While not diminishing the the beauty of the iPhone, Nite Ize made the Connect Case and Mobile Mount with durable, yet lightweight, material. The case is so easy to put on and remove, although after using it, I don't think I'd ever want to take it off. The engineers really took the Apple mentality of creating a case they would want to use.
The dog days of August are upon us, but there's still plenty of time to get some fun in the sun before the leaves start blowing into autumn. Apparently an awful lot of you are out there playing Temple Run, which racked up quite an impressive landmark this week. Oh, you didn't hear about it? No worries, that story -- and a handful of others -- are ready for your consumption and just a click away on this Thursday, August 2, 2012.
Companies are releasing their Q2 2012 financials left and right this week, but of course the one we're really waiting for is Apple's, which will swoop in next Tuesday, presumably ahead of the release of OS X Mountain Lion. Meanwhile, Cupertino is blasting out iTunes in the Cloud in a ton of new countries and Microsoft sets a date for Windows 8 -- all in today's recap for Thursday, July 19, 2012.