While the announcement of Steve Jobs' second medical leave of absence may have left some in the Apple world shaken, US analysts claim there's nothing to fear. US stock markets were closed today in observance of the holiday, so the effect of the announcement on Apple's stock has yet to be seen on Wall Street.
Apple issued a press release Monday morning to announce that CEO Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave from the company, but will remain in his position and continue to “be involved in major strategic decisions.”
First, The Beatles came to iTunes. Now, it appears the other Holy Grail of Apple events will be taking place soon as The Wall Street Journal is confirming that Verizon Wireless will land the iPhone at an event on Tuesday.
If you've been wondering about how long it might be until Apple has enough money before they can afford to buy and sell us all, you might want to circle January 18th on your calendar, as Apple has announced that they'll be holding their Q1 2011 Financials conference call. Broadcast in real time across the interwebz to all interested parties, Apple's quarterly financial updates are the best way to find out how our favorite company's is making out. Our prediction: They're still stinking rich.
It looks as though Christmas has come a bit early to Steve Jobs this year. Having already been declared CEO of the Decade by MarketWatch earlier this month, Apple's well-known CEO has had further accolades heaped upon him, this time by Britain's Financial Times, who have declared Jobs their 2010 Person of the Year.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs got a little shout-out on Wednesday from none other than the President of the United States, who held the executive up as an incentive for the rest of us to become wealthy and successful.
Mac users have had a long, sometimes frustrating relationship with the MobileMe. Originally launched a decade ago as iTools, the service was touted by Apple as a series of free, internet-based tools to make the lives of OS 9 users just a little bit easier. By 2002, iTools had evolved into .Mac and became a subscription-only service geared towards the needs of OS X users, and thus it remained until 2008 when the service was once again rebranded as MobileMe. The service as we know it today is one that MobileMe subscribers have a hard time admitting that they love, as it very often give us reasons to hate it.
This week, in response to an email from an exasperated user of the service, Steve Jobs promised that MobileMe would be getting an overhaul in 2011. Mr. Jobs, if you're reading this, we'd like to offer up a list of five ways that we here at Mac|Life feel Apple could improve MobileMe.
If you’re still on Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8, Apple has a minor security update now available for you. Meanwhile, CEO Steve Jobs responds to yet another e-mail inquiry, this time on the subject of MobileMe.
For many, the biggest disappointment of iOS 4.2.1 was the reality that the long-awaited AirPlay feature was essentially neutered -- video streaming to an Apple TV was only possible from Apple’s own apps. According to Steve Jobs, that may change next year.
Perhaps as you've been meandering about the internets over the past few days, you have caught a glimpse of, believe it or not, a Steve Jobs action figure. Well, about as soon as the figure made its appearance, it now seems to have made its disappearance. M.I.C. gadget, the seller of the figurine, reportedly received a cease and desist letter from Apple.