Cast your mind back to the late 2000s – when the iPhone 3G beguiled consumers and the iTunes App Store began shifting users’ ideas about how they bought and used software. When Microsoft pros saw nothing but clear skies after Windows 7 cleared out the Windows Vista storm, and when green technology was touted as a transformative force in IT.
Reader Mike Vogel is curious about configuring a new Mac with multiple transferred accounts. He writes:
Apple has emerged as the most valuable brand in the world, passing Coca-Cola which held the top position for 13 years, according to a report released by brand consultancy Interbrand.
Oracle’s CEO has said that he has little faith in Tim Cook’s ability to steer Apple in the right direction. Here’s why he’s wrong.
Over the past year, Microsoft has shown poor planning and a lack of respect for the tumultuous consumer market, which can sink or float a company within months.
Windows’ share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said today.
Consumers apparently don’t care if they buy a tablet from a cheaper, no-name brand, as a whopping 45 percent of tablets sold within the “other” category.
Microsoft’s Surface tablet has earned the company less in revenue than it paid to write down unsold stocks of the device.
Apple reported a drop in profits on roughly flat revenue for the April to June quarter, though the results were ahead of analysts’ expectations, providing something of a silver lining for the company.
Whenever somebody in this industry tells me that they’ve got something that will revolutionise the way I live, I always ask them, can my mother use it?