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Are Verizon sales people detering people from buying iPhone too?

Are Verizon sales people detering people from buying iPhone too?

The latest report of Apple iPhone bashing comes from Jeff Stern, a college student who overheard weird sales pitches while playing with a Samsung Galaxy SIII at a Verizon store. In his blog post he points out the way Verizon store sales reps try to sell phones to people, but what really stood out was...
Phil Schiller reveals amazing stats about iPhone sales during Samsung trial

Phil Schiller reveals amazing stats about iPhone sales during Samsung trial

Phil Schiller, Apple’s vice president of marketing, made an astoundishing statement about the historical sales of iPhone. He declared that every new model if iPhone sells more than any other model of iPhone combined. Let’s put that into perspective: Apple has sold more iPhone 4S than iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G and original, combined. Schiller made...
Credit card fraud criminals get caught buying $1 million of Apple goods, now in jail

Credit card fraud criminals get caught buying $1 million of Apple goods, now in jail

A group of criminals that purchased and sold Apple products using stolen credit card information has been busted. The family-oriented ring, composed of brothers, girlfriends and recruited shoppers was under investigation by the US Secret Service and the Manhattan District Attorney, and 16 people have been convicted, with 7 with pending charges. “Bilal’s brothers, Ali,...
Microsoft Surface announced. Is Microsoft taking cues from Apple?

Microsoft Surface announced. Is Microsoft taking cues from Apple?

While reading Engadget’s live coverage of Microsoft event today, I came across a statement by Steve Ballmer that sounded very Steve Jobs-esque: “We believe that any intersection between human and machine can be made better when every aspect of the experience, hardware and software, are considered together.” Isn’t that what Apple has been doing since...
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

First off, let me preface this with a full disclosure: I am a Apple fanboy. An iSheep. A worshipper at Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ivy’s feet. I don’t mind paying a premium for an aesthetically pleasing design, impeccable packaging and a walled ecosystem. ¬†With that in mind, I couldn’t help but notice three products introduced...
Macbook Pro update rumors - SSD, Retina Display, Ivy Bridge, USB 3.0

Macbook Pro update rumors – SSD, Retina Display, Ivy Bridge, USB 3.0

Rumors and speculation regarding the updates to Apple’s line of Macbook Pro laptops continue to builds up as the inevitable refresh of Apple Macbook line starts getting closer. Some believe that Apple will eliminate the 17 inch model from their line up. Others believe that Apple will consolidate their line entirely blurring the line between...
T-Mobile's LTE vs AT&T's 4G (not LTE) - a real comparison?

T-Mobile’s LTE vs AT&T’s 4G (not LTE) – a real comparison?

Have you seen the latest T-Mobile-bashing-AT&T commercial, featuring the cute-turned-hot magenta-clad spokesmodel metaphorically comparing the speed of an iPhone 4S on AT&T’s “4G” network and a generic Android phone on T-Mobile’s 4g LTE spectrum while riding her faster motorcycle past a slower bike. For those of you living under a rock, or not in the...
OS X Lion 10.7.4 update released

OS X Lion 10.7.4 update released

Apple has just released their latest patch for OS X Lion which addresses several vulnerabilities which have been recently discovered, namely the FileVault password being kept in plain text issue. Additional issues fixed include and updated compatibility is UK keyboards, Samba printing queues, and RAW file compatibility updates. Check out the list below. Resolve an...