We have all been there, trapped in an auditorium or meeting where someone just droned on, oblivious of their surroundings, totally enthralled with the sound of their own voice. With graduation season upon us I recently had the misfortune to be in that exact situation.
A new rumor is spreading that Apple may be leveraging its ubiquity to encourage iPhone owners to participate in DNA testing, perhaps to bulk up the medical data-collecting capabilities of its ResearchKit.
At the Apple earnings call last week, CEO Tim Cook reported Apple's latest record-breaking results and the strongest March quarter ever, with 27% revenue growth and 40% earnings growth year over year.
In addition to attracting buyers from other smartphone platforms, mostly Android, Apple relies in part on a shrinking pool of first-time smartphone buyers. Yet at least in the U.S., first-time smartphone buyers, either those coming from a basic flip phone or true first-time mobile phone owners, choose Android phones by a large margin.
If you want to build your brand or create long-term brand value with Millennials and Generation Z, then understand the brand they truly value -- themselves.
The iPad Air format continued to dominate Apple's tablet line, and the higher-priced iPad Air 2 did even better in the quarter. In contrast, the smaller format iPad mini, with three different models, accounts for a third of sales, down from 40 percent a year-ago.
Within seven years -- about when the iPhone 11 is likely to be released -- the smartphones in our pockets will be as computationally intelligent as we are. It doesn't stop there, though. These devices will continue to advance, exponentially, until they exceed the combined intelligence of the human race.
If emojis were designed to save time in digital communication, in addition to releasing more diverse options it would have been nice to see 15 still-missing emojis that are part of many females' regular texting vocabulary.
In 1966, American television was taken by storm with a different kind of series -- enter "Star Trek." It explored "brave new worlds" beyond what we ...
If you've been getting tangled in the web of myths and weird tips surrounding buying airfare, then don't worry, because Hopper is on hand to bust the phonies and vanquish the frauds with this list of the five biggest myths about booking travel in the skies. Enjoy.
It's a rare buyer who wants to spend enough to get a gold case for the first version of this product line, in my estimation. For most of us, the choice is between the aluminum "Sport" case and the stainless steel "Apple Watch" case.
Once again Apple has confounded the digibabblists, perplexed their competitors, baffled the analysts, and in general annoyed and irritated all the self-proclaimed digital-first... or is it mobile-first?... or perhaps our proclamation of the day should be wearable-first... experts, pundits and gurus.
The morning I gave up my cell, I, too, was anxious as I adjusted to going about my day device-free. Then it got easier. Once Eric brought it home, however, my feelings were mixed. On the one hand, I was thrilled to have that rectangular little lifeline back in my paws. At the same time, I noticed that after spending the day unplugged, I didn't much feel like plugging back in.
Hillary's announcement numbers were revolutionary. They literally redefined the standards for digital politics and came close to rock star status.
After receiving a lot of heat for not representing different ethnicities in its emojis, Apple FINALLY released iOS 8.3, which includes a keyboard with 300 new racial diverse emojis. Now our emojis are actually representative of the skin tones and races of people across the globe.
Somehow, someway, Snapchat's millions of users and the little ghost that could have managed to survive one controversy after another -- and it doesn't look like they'll be stopping anytime soon.