Just a short note, but in July last year Apple CEO, Tim Cook, reportedly signed-up for a Fancy account for some reason. We didn’t know why, but I will say that when I looked at the all-new Apple Store App for the iPad (like Amazon but good) it seemed pretty clear he fancied some of the ideas he saw. That’s not to say Apple stole any ideas, but he was obviously looking for a graphically-rich, shareable, social-friendly inspiration for ideas to support the Apple Retail Store, and I think he drew some inspiration from The Fancy. And why wouldn’t he? He was responsible for the Apple Store at that time, as the company couldn’t find a decent man for the job (and they picked a very smart woman instead). Just a thought.
Apple’s [AAPL] iPhone 5 could be the most important smartphone release since the original iPhone, with the world watching to see if its introduction will help beat Samsung down from what Strategy Analytics and ABI Research agree is that firm’s number one position in the global mobile phone biz. READ MORE
Very interesting series of reasons the fanbois and Apple-haters shouldn’t begin shooting their load just yet: “I’m really not expecting the iPhone 5 launch will take place during the Apple[AAPL] WWDC event this June. I don’t really think it was ever planned. Here’s three reasons why you shouldn’t hold your breath:” READ THE REST HERE
The iPad invasion has devoured the netbook business and driven the PC industry into the ground, so expect a price war this Christmas as PC manufacturers, led by Acer [ACER INC] and Lenovo [LNVGY], struggle to woo new customers with a PC price war. But, with a reputation as a top-tier computer maker which does not compete on price, can Apple’s [AAPL] Mac sales survive the onslaught of the PC price cuts?
Not sure how new this is, but I’ve not come across it before, hit band The Chemical Brothers are offering a mixed media iTunes Pass deal to fans in the US and Canada.
In conjunction with EMI Music’s Astralwerks Records the ground-breaking electronica makers, The Chemical Brothers are offering this iTunes Pass: What this means is fans of the band will get new and exclusive singles, video and other content. Read the rest of this entry
AT&T has introduced new deals for future iPhone users, even as Apple CEO, Steve Jobs offered some respect to the carrier for its work so far…while declining comment on claims the partners may abandon their special relationship.
These new iPhone data deals are set to come into effect on June 7, the same day as Apple’s expected introduction of a new model iPhone at WWDC next week. Read more.
This clip shows you how to get Android running on your iPhone. In this case a first generation Apple iPhone running the Linux kernel and Google’s Android mobile operating system. Details and source code available at http://linuxoniphone.blogspot.com
There’s a few days to go until Apple’s annual WWDC event in San Francisco, and it looks more likely than ever the company will use the event to introduce the iPhone 4HD and to reveal more of its wider product strategy — as this morning we learn that Spanish mobile network, Telefonica, has removed both the iPhone 3G and 3GS from its catalog of available models. Read on.