Remember last year, when investors were screaming for Tim Cook to step down because he apparently wasn't the right man to lead Apple? My, how times have changed. Today Time magazine released its shortlist of candidates for Person of the Year, and there's Tim Cook, holding his own among seven other worthy candidates.
In all of the fuss over the dazzling success of the iPhone 5s, there's been a persistent rumor circulating around that Apple's iPhone 5c has been a comparative failure owing to its near ubiquitous availability. But according to sales figures from Canaccord from September that surfaced in Fortune today, that apparently isn't the case. Indeed, based on their findings, the iPhone 5c is even holding its own against Apple competitors like Samsung and Google.
The results of the 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend study are in, and once again Apple has nabbed the top of the charts for its performance in the computer, tablet, and mobile phone categories. As Cult of Mac reports, the charts in question covered a wide variety of aspects such as brand recognition, emotional response to the brand, and purchasing consideration. So much for all that doom and gloom about Apple losing its edge.
Which companies do you think have the best reputation with U.S. consumers? If you said Apple, you'd be right -- but they aren't ranked quite at the top of the latest Harris Poll study this time around.
GoodGuide, a website that reviews companies based on their impact on health, the environment and society, has had an iPhone application for a while that allowed you to search through the more than 65,000 products they have in their database. Recently, however, they updated the application to include a barcode scanner, making it even easier to search for the "good" in any product.