In what could only be described as the oddest of statistics to come out of the woodworks in awhile, the Wall Street Journal reports that travel shopping site Orbitz sold more expensive hotels to Mac users on average because, as the company discovered, Mac users prefer it.
While Orbitz wasn't skewing the search queries to display the more pricier hotels to Mac users specifically, those hotels did pop up on the list more often for Mac users than those using Windows.
While this may not come as much of a surprise, given that we're well underway into February, but according to The Wall Street Journal, Apple has begun to manufacture the latest and greatest iPad, that sources are saying should contain a built-in camera as well as a faster processor. The new tablet should also be thinner and lighter than the first edition.
No one can argue with the fact that this was a banner year for Apple product launches. According to The Wall Street Journal, our favorite Cupertino-based company was also a high roller where filing patents was concerned too. In 2010, Apple managed to win 563 patents. Still, considering the fact that they only won a paltry 289 the year before, and a measly 186 patents in 2008. Still, given that most of us haven't patented, well anything, we feel a golf clap is in order.
Since Apple's big policy changes in app development yesterday, software developers have been jumping for joy at the freedom to build their own applications with whatever tool they well choose. However, the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple's change in policy on its third party app development may have a little something to do with being under fire from the FTC.
The Wall Street Journal. app initially impresses with both form and function, combining a striking, print-like visual aesthetic with plenty of available content and some helpful navigation constructs. Each section (updated regularly throughout the day) is packed with the latest stories -- many with photo galleries and embedded video clips -- and a scrolling article listing on the right side of most sections makes it easy to flip between stories without returning to a front page. Like the print version, The Wall Street Journal. is second to none for investment news and analysis, and the iPad version lets you easily access current stock quotes.