Tuesday delivered a bevy of Apple updates as well as OS X Mavericks beta access for non-developers, but the real story might be the Susquehanna Financial Group analyst who is predicting that Cupertino may eventually kiss the iPod as we know it goodbye and roll its functionality into the fabled iWatch — a prognostication that makes a lot of sense when you think about it. But you won't have to twist your mind to find out what else went down yesterday, because we've got it all right here...
Apple will announce fiscal second quarter earnings this Wednesday, with analysts and investors again expecting big things from Cupertino for the post-holiday period. While the iPhone is expected to inch slightly higher, pundits expect the iPad to actually decline just a bit — the company's rumored iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display refresh later this year is said to get things back on track, whether they're actually needed or not. Without further ado, let's dive into the rest of the weekend recap...
With the closure of Google Reader last year and the increasing popularity of news aggregation apps such as Flipboard and Zite, the fate of the lowly RSS feed has become a big question mark -- but a new iPhone app hopes to breath some new life into the medium.
There are now less than three weeks left until Christmas, and if you're looking for a way to keep the little ones entertained until then, Microsoft has teamed up with NORAD's Santa tracker website to provide daily fun right up until the blessed day arrives. And did we mention it's now iPad-friendly? That and more in our Friday morning recap!
Google Reader has been gone nearly a week, and many Mac users have discovered there are fewer choices for reading RSS feeds on OS X than there are on iOS. But with a little trick, anyone can make their own app for Feedly.
The corpse may be barely cold, but Google poured a little salt in Reader's fatal, self-inflicted wound even as the service's founder reminisced on what he might have done differently if it was launched today.
With mere days to spare before Google Reader takes a dirt nap, the folks at Digg have started rolling out their new Reader service, complete with an iOS app that should be hitting the App Store any moment.