It's never a good idea for a CEO to step up and publicly pooh-pooh the idea that Apple might come trampling on its company's turf and create a revolution. The most famous of these incidents was probably then-Palm CEO Ed Colligan's prediction that Apple wouldn't just walk in with some amazing smartphone -- words that probably continue to haunt him to this very day. So who's mouthing off this week? Read on to find out...
Mac Pro fans in the European Union who are on the fence about purchasing one of the current, aging models may want to move quickly -- come March 1, they'll be pulled from store shelves over some messy regulatory compliance issues. Does that mean that CEO Tim Cook's promise of "something really great" for the next generation of Mac Pro will come to pass? Only time will tell...
Ever wonder what Siri would be doing if Apple hadn't scooped her up? Apparently, the voice assistant technology would have been bundled with every Verizon Droid handset the carrier sold. (Talk about dodging a bullet!)
It's not easy being the king of U.S. wireless -- even with record new subscriptions, Verizon still managed to rack up a loss for the end of 2012 thanks to Superstorm Sandy damage and rising pension costs.
AT&T has just announced its third-quarter earnings, again proving that not having an exclusive on the iPhone is no big deal as Apple's handset makes up a cool 77 percent of the company's total smartphone activations for the last three months.
Still bummed about the forthcoming loss of third-party Twitter client Echofon on the Mac? Then get your iTunes Store account warmed up, because Tweetbot just flew into the Mac App Store -- but it will cost you a cool 20 bucks for the pleasure of using it. Why so steep? It seems Twitter's new policies are to blame, and you can click on to read all about it.
After Federal regulators stomped out any hope of AT&T snapping up fourth-placed U.S. carrier T-Mobile, the scrappy magenta network has been making some bold moves in the hope of a comeback -- and those plans now include merging with MetroPCS.
Despite the grumblings of analysts, Apple's iPhone 5 launch was an unqualified success, and it's not over yet -- the handset will arrive in another batch of countries around the world this Friday, even while Cupertino struggles to keep up with demand here in the U.S. If you haven't been able to get your hands on one quite yet, read on to find out how to get one as early as tomorrow -- and why the Verizon model might be the best choice for world travelers.
Hope you set the alarm clock and got your iPhone 5 preorder in early if you're hoping to have FedEx or UPS bring it straight to your door, because the shipping estimates from Apple's website have already slipped to two weeks.