NAMM is one of my favorite trade shows, which may contain eye-candy Trade Show Displays, because it combines great Mac software with musical instruments. Unfortunately, this year NAMM didn’t include a wireless network that actually worked for iPhone users.
∞ Apple ranks highest among Greenpeace's top tech companies
The back and forth battle between Greenpeace and Apple has been going on for years, but in its new report, Greenpeace ranked Apple as its No. 1 company.
∞ Quattro Wireless confirms acquisition by Apple
Quattro Wireless on Tuesday confirmed the rumors that started on Monday — the company has been acquired by Apple.
∞ Nielsen: iPhone is the top mobile phone in the U.S.
It’s a great way to start the holidays for Apple. Market research firm Nielsen says the iPhone is the most popular device in the U.S. from January to October 2009.
∞ Decade Review iPhone app highlights historical events
Open Door Networks and Project A this week released a new iPhone app called Decade Review that gives a visual summary of key world events from 2000-2009.
∞ PCalc iPhone app introduces in-app purchases
We all have our favorite developers — one of mine is James Thomson, maker of DragThing, PCalc and PCalc for iPhone.
∞ Ridge Racer makes iPhone debut
Namco Networks has released Ridge Racer Accelerated for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s currently available for purchase from the App Store for $2.99, which Namco calls an “opening celebration price.”
∞ AT&T not impressed with Fake Steve's 'Operation Chokehold'
Dan Lyons (aka Fake Steve Jobs) got AT&T’s attention this week and they’re not impressed, according to a story on MacRumors.
∞ Smartphone sales up 23.6 percent in 2009
Smartphones are taking an increasing percentage of the total number of mobile devices sold in the worldwide market, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
∞ AT&T given 'Best Mobile Phone Coverage in the World' award
Despite being berated by its users for poor network coverage, AT&T on Friday was named “Best Mobile Phone Coverage in the World” by Business Traveler Magazine.
∞ Apple files countersuit against Nokia
Apple on Friday said it had launched a countersuit against the world’s largest cellphone maker, Nokia.
∞ AT&T looks to curb excessive iPhone data usage
AT&T is looking to iPhone users to cut back on their data usage as a way to ease traffic on its network, according to the company’s CEO, Ralph de la Vega.
∞ Apple can be copied, but can it be beat?
Apple has some of the best selling computers in the market, it’s the No. 1 music distributor, it sells movies, TV shows, iPods and it’s changing the mobile space with the iPhone and App Store. It’s also one of the … Continued
∞ Schiller's App Store approvals comparison to retail store makes sense
I’ve been a vocal critic of Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch App Store approval process. I’m as frustrated with some of the decisions as anyone and tend to speak my mind, but recent comments from Apple’s Senior Vice President of … Continued
∞ Study: Apple's secret weapon is iPod touch
As competition heats up in the mobile phone space from companies like Google and Motorola, a new study points to Apple’s iPod touch as the company’s secret weapon.
∞ Apple sued for infringing digital camera patent with iPhone
St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming the company is violating several of its digital camera patents.
∞ IDC predicts Apple tablet to boost mobile 'Net users to over 1 billion in 2010
Market research firm IDC released its predictions for 2010 including one that involves the most talked about unreleased product of 2009, the Apple tablet.
∞ Thirty must-have games for the iPhone and iPod touch
The iPhone and iPod touch both make great handheld gaming systems. The iPhone 3GS and latest-generation iPod touch sport some under-the-hood improvements that make games load faster and perform better than before. Here’s a roundup of thirty games that will … Continued
∞ CopyTrans 4 recovers media from iPods, iPhones for Windows users
If you’ve ever been in the unenviable situation of needing to get your music and videos off an iPod or iPhone and on to your computer, you know the value of having a good application to get the job done. … Continued
∞ Apple launches Monday-only sale on accessories
Apple on Monday launched a sale on select Mac, iPhone, and iPod accessories on its online store.
∞ Apple responds to reports of new iPhone worm
Apple on Monday responded to reports that another iPhone worm has been reported attacking iPhones.
∞ eBay releases Deals iPhone app
eBay on Monday released a new app for the iPhone and iPod touch called Deals, giving users the ability to find the best deals on eBay.
∞ AT&T sets the record straight on Verizon ads
Apple is well known for its iconic advertisements, but its wireless partner AT&T is taking some brutal hits from competitor, Verizon. AT&T said it is setting the record straight.
∞ Apple launches Holiday Gift Guide, ships quad-core iMac
Apple on Monday launched its annual Holiday Gift Guide, pointing users to products and accessories from third-party companies.
∞ Steve Jobs named CEO of the decade
Apple’s Steve Jobs is one of the most loved and feared CEOs in history, and for good reason.
∞ Newspaper publishers are Apple's new music labels for the tablet
There’s been a lot of talk lately about Apple approaching newspaper and magazine publishers around the world about making their product available on a yet unannounced device. This makes a lot of sense if you look at it the right … Continued
∞ Munster: China iPhone activations a disappointment
Apple kicked off the iPhone in China last week, but things didn’t go as well as expected, according to a report from Piper Jaffray Senior Research Analyst, Gene Munster.
∞ Analyst: iPhone making headway in businesses
One of Apple’s goals for the iPhone was to make it a device suitable for the consumer and business markets. According to one analyst, that may be happening.
∞ Wilcox says the iPhone will lose smartphone war; I don't think so
I read with some interest and amazement, an article by Joe Wilcox at Betanews last night predicting that the iPhone will lose the smartphone war.
∞ Report: Smartphone shipments to overtake notebooks in 2009
Market research firm Gartner predicts sales growth of smartphones will propel the devices past notebooks for total units shipped in 2009.