Amazon’s Kindle Fire is set to to take market share away from Apple this quarter, dropping the iPad’s share of the market down to 59 percent, according to a new analysis by market research firm IDC.
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Ever wonder how famous tech companies got their name? What exactly does a huge river in South America have to do with selling merchandise via the web? (Amazon)
Flipboard’s new iPhone app has been downloaded a million times in the week since it has been available. The app has “tripled” page flips over the what Flipboard was previously seeing with its iPad only app.
Forbes has a lengthy post by Rob Siltanen telling the real story about Apple’s famous “Think Different” campaign. It’s an interesting peek into the behind the scenes story of a legendary ad campaign.
Reports say stolen iPhones are still receiving iMessages being sent to the original owner, despite measures such as remote wiping, or changing old Apple ID passwords.
Samsung plans to turn up the volume on its efforts to compete with Apple’s iTunes by directly providing content to customers who buy its TVs, smartphones and tablets.
AppleInsider mentions a new unverified report that Google is working on its own voice assistant for Android to compete with Siri. Codename: “Majel” after the late Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, the actress who voiced the on-board computer in Star Trek.
Chipmaker Intel says a lingering hard drive shortage will affect its 4th quarter results. However, the issue is not expected to have a negative effect on Apple’s Mac sales.
A Nokia executive claims that today’s youth are fed up with iPhone, and baffled by Android, and that many youth are beginning to turn to Windows Phone as an alternative.
The latest sales data for the Mac lineup shows a 13% year over year growth in the first two months of the current quarter. Wall Street watchers expect Apple will that growth number when the December quarter is concluded.
Apple has lost ground to Google in the fast growing mobile ad space, and is changing its approach as it tries to bring more advertisers to its mobile advertising platform, iAd.
Apple has announced this morning that app downloads through the Mac App Store have cleared the 100 million mark in less than one year of operation – an impressive milestone indeed.
Stephen Wolfram tells The Guardian the story of how he met Steve Jobs nearly a quarter of a century ago. Jobs was building his NeXT computer, and Wolfram was working on the first version of the Mathematica software system.
Everyone wants to look inside their own ear, right? Well, OK. maybe not. But how about the back of your head? Erica Sadun over at TUAW, tells us how to do all of the above, and more by using your iPhone 4S and a handy Apple TV.
There are plenty of “social apps” available for iOS devices, BuzzE looks to go that extra step by allowing you to meet new friends who are geographically close to you, or stay in touch with friends who are just “close to you”.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will go on sale next week in Australia after the Australian High Court denied Apple’s appeal of an earlier decision overturning the ban on the device.