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Posted On January 16, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Why Most Techies Despise Apple?

Why is Apple so despised? a) They are far too successful. b) They sell expensive products. c) They make products that are too easy to use. According to John Martellaro, the answer is C, by removing complexity from its products. Apple has made lots of enemies. Martellaro went to explain his theory by suggesting the geeky brigades lose a sense of identity when complexity is removed from PCs: To drive home his point, Martellaro quoted Bill Palmer, who said: I totally agree with everything these guys said. Anti-Apple commentators quickly pointRead More

Posted On January 8, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac And Windows

If you ever have the misfortune of accidentally deleting that all important files from your Mac/Windows, the folks at EaseUS has just the tool for you. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for both Mac and Windows PC allows users to recover unlimited file types from your Mac/Windows internal and external storage. I’m currently using the Mac version of the software and it does exactly what it says on the tin. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is super easy set up and use. After activation, users are only two clicks away from recovering that lost documents,Read More
Apple CEO Tim Cook and other top executives such as Craig Federighi and Jonathan Ive have given Bloomberg BusinessWeek great interviews. I’ve put together several quotes from the piece and provided our take on what was said. Please visit the source for the full interview. You’ve said that iOS 7 is not change for change’s sake. Tell me more about that. Some people see innovation as change, but we have never really seen it like that. It’s making things better. iOS 7 is a great example of that. It’s significantly better thanRead More
IDC: Middle East & Africa Tablet Market Surpasses Portable PC Market for First Time According to a new report from IDC, the tablet market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) has surpassed the portable PC market  in the region for the first time since the second quarter of 2013. The report highlights that the tablet shipments for the quarter were up an incredible 208% year on year, reaching a total of 2.79 million units. Google’s Android operating system was reported to the biggest beneficiary of this growth with 2 million tablet devicesRead More
AllthingsD is reporting that Apple has won a major contract with L.A. Unified School District for iPads. The deal is worth $30 million, according to the report. “On Tuesday evening, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads,” John Paczkowski writes for AllthingsD. “The deal, which was approved in a 6-0 vote by the district’s school board, will see Apple supplying about 35,000 iPads to 47 LAUSD schools at a cost of about $678 per device. That’s higher than retail, but I’mRead More

Posted On May 29, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple CEO Tim Cook Interview at D11

Here are few of the excerpts from Tim Cook’s interview at the AllThingsD D11 conference. Tim Cook on Competition: From my point of view, over my long tenure at Apple, not as CEO, we’ve always had competent rivals. We fought against Microsoft — still fight against Microsoft, particularly in the PC space. We fought against hardware companies thought to be really tough, like Dell. We’ve always suited up and fought. Apple has always had competition to focus on, but our North Star is always on making the best products. We always come backRead More
Rumors about future Apple  products appears to be on the increase from media outlets in Asia at the moment. Yesterday, we reported that Apple is set to launch the next-generation iPhone with a slimmer screen frame and 1.5 million pixels display. Today,  Etnews – a South Korean website, is reporting that Apple is set to launch an 12.9-inch iPad Maxi (tentative name), according to industry sources Here are the highlights from the report (via Google Translate): Apple will launch a 12-inches iPad in the first half of next year. This 12.9-inch iPad will reportedlyRead More
According to a new report from Canalys,  Q1 2013 saw a shipment of over 308.7 million units of smart mobile device (notebook, tablet and smart phone) worldwide. This represents year-on-year growth of 37.4%. Google will be happy to note that their Android OS, used by the Open Handset Alliance continues to dominate, with Android the OS of choice on 59.5% of all smart mobile devices shipped. Apple accounts for 19.3% of the smart phone and tablet PC markets, while Microsoft’s share was 18.1%. The report also highlighted that the tablet market continues to be theRead More
The bad news just keep rolling in for Apple. After reporting that Apple’s Pad mini shipment is expected to decline by 20-30% during Q2 of 2013, Digitimes is back again with more bad news. According to a new article, Apple has reportedly stopped placing orders with its upstream suppliers for components for its Mac PC products. “The suppliers originally expected to finish digesting their Mac inventories in April, but are now stranded waiting for further instructions from Apple,” Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai report for Digitimes. “The sources revealed that Apple’s Mac orders to theRead More
According to a report from Tech Sina, Dell’s Greater China president -Yang Chao has internally announced his resignation. Min Adams, president of Dell Asia-Pacific region will be temporarily taking over specific duties. “The data show that Yang Chao joined Dell in October 2007 as Dell’s global vice president and later Greater China general manager of consumer business,” Luo Xiaowei reports. “He had overall responsibility for consumer products in the Chinese market. In November 2010, he was president of Dell Greater China. Prior to this, Yang Chao had served as vice president of sales atRead More
Three Tips for Choosing a Good Motherboard for Your Gaming Computer Gamers who are planning on building their own computer have a lot of big decisions to make. They need to decide which processor and video card will give them the maximum amount of performance in relation to their budget. They also need to decide on their memory, case, power supply, and storage. However, one component that all new system-builders need to carefully consider—and one that often gets overlooked—is the motherboard. The motherboard in a computer is one of the mostRead More
In shifting resources from PCs to Tablets the tablet market, HP is embracing Post-PC Era. This also confirms what Apple’s Tim Cook has been saying. The tablet market will be bigger than the PC market. HP Embracing the Post-PC Era by Shifting Resources from PCs to Tablets In an interview at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, HP CEO Meg Whitman said her company is shifting resources from PCs to tablets. According to a CNET report, Meg Whitman said, “the market moved very fast to tablets and smartphones, and we’ve got to now manage thatRead More