Rounded Rectangles is a design column that runs every Tuesday on MacLife.com. This week's Tuesday is Christmas, however, the one day of the year when nobody wants to read about awesome technology and the ways Apple finds to make it special. So while we aren't normally in the habit of publishing poetry, we humbly present the following for your consideration.
The annual TIME Person of the Year cover is kind of a big deal. Since 1927, the magazine has bestowed the honor to some of the most influential people in the world. Among the short-list of eight finalists for the 2012 cover is Apple CEO Tim Cook. Not the first time a Cupertino CEO has been nominated -- but could this be Cook's year?
The iPhone 5 touched down in China and more than 30 other international locales last Friday, and Apple is wasting no time popping the cork on the champagne by celebrating another two million handsets sold in three days.
Apple are no dummies, and surely they didn't expect it to take Mac owners long to discover that many of the new iMac models were being assembled in the USA once again -- but that appears to be only the beginning.
We may never know exactly how Apple CEO Tim Cook arrived at the decision to remove iOS boss Scott Forstall from power, but the former executive best known as "father of the iPod" claims it was "justified."
It was the shot heard 'round the world this weekend: Apple and HTC announced a cease fire in their patent battles, choosing to put down their swords and putting hand to pen to sign a license deal instead.
The analysts can stop wringing their hands in anticipation, because Apple has just announced some first weekend sales figures for the company's latest iPad models, and they effectively double the previous launch.