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By Will765 On 6 Mar, 2014 At 01:20 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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From the first generation iPad in 2010, Apple enjoyed huge success and market dominance. As recently as 2012, 61 million iPads sold gave Apple a 53% market share, compared to Android tablets 46% share, with 53 million units sold.  According to an analysis by Gartner,  however, the trend is reversed.  In 2013 android managed to [...]


By Will765 On 6 Aug, 2013 At 01:43 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Although tablet sales seem to always rise, the second quarter of 2013 saw a decrease in the number of units shipped.  Worldwide, the number of tablets shipped 2013Q2, 45.1 million, is up 59 percent from the same time period in 2012.  However, it is a 9.7 percent drop from the 1st quarter of 2013. Apple [...]


By Will765 On 26 Apr, 2013 At 11:57 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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The first quarter of this year has seen a huge number of tablets sold, 40.6 million.  For several years, the iPad was the unquestioned king of the tablet market.  Even a year ago, Apple maintained 63.1% of the total tablet marketplace sales.  As of this year, however, android has made some impressive gains. Apple sold [...]


By Will765 On 12 Feb, 2013 At 12:35 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Although the Surface RT, which runs on an ARM processor and can’t run “real” Windows programs, wasn’t a very big seller, the opposite seems to be true for the Surface Pro.  Released for sale over this last weekend, it is now nearly unavailable for immediate purchase.  Best Buy has no versions, 64gb or 128gb available [...]


By ju83 On 6 Dec, 2012 At 12:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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We can all thank Steve Jobs for, lacking  a better phrase, revolutionizing the smartphone industry. Before Apple’s inaugural iPhone, we had the likes of barely email and internet capable smartphones like the Moto Q, Black Berry , Palm Treo and Nokia E62, smartphones that in today’s world are not considered very smart and even for [...]


By Will765 On 4 Dec, 2012 At 02:05 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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After a month of being available to consumers, Windows 8 has only managed to penetrate to 1.2% of all Windows pcs. It also has not had the hoped-for effect of boosting pc sales-they are down 21% compared to the previous year, since the launch on October 26th.  Several factors are at play here. First, Windows [...]


By Will765 On 29 Oct, 2012 At 07:56 PM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized | With 2 Comments
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Following a ruling in a British court, it was determined that Samsung did not copy Apple’s tablet and smartphone designs.  The humorous part of this is the UK judge saying that the Samsung tablet products were not as cool as the ipad. “The extreme simplicity of the Apple design is striking,” the judge wrote. The [...]


By Macktion On 20 Sep, 2012 At 08:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Editorial by Andrew McAffee: Steve Jobs and Eli Whitney are not often seen as similar figures in history.  Perhaps this is because there is too much historical distance between us and Mr. Whitney, and not yet enough between us and Mr. Jobs.  However, I contend that in due time, we may see them as being [...]


By Will765 On 4 Sep, 2012 At 11:52 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The Antisec hacking group released one million UDID’s, which are the unique string of numbers that individually identifies each iOS device. These were previously used by developers to track their app installations across Apple’s user base. In total, Antisec claims to have over 12 million of the UDIDs.  How were these obtained?  From the post [...]


By Will765 On 16 Jul, 2012 At 11:46 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The rumors surrounding both Amazon and Apple regarding future devices seem to be going in the opposite directions. Apple’s 9.7 inch iPad is the perfect size, according to the late Steve Jobs. Anything smaller would be too hard to type on, or have many icons too close together.  That seems kind of a silly stance, [...]