Archive for February, 2010

Will multi-touch be the new mouse? Will the App Store be the new ZIP download and DVD? Will tablet computing be the new desktop and laptop? Will Apple usher in the next computing revolution with the iPad? Please vote and record what your gut tells you about Apple’s (and our) future. Advertisements

You may think Apple stores are everywhere in the United States, but as our chart (below) shows, there are still nine states (plus the District of Columbia) without a single Apple store. California, meanwhile, basks in the sun with a whopping 46 stores – the equivalent of 1 store for every 800,000 citizens.

Apple’s American customers are used to buying music, music videos, audiobooks, TV shows, movies, as well as renting movies — all through the iTunes store. However, not every Apple customer can do this. In fact, most of the international iTunes stores have no music for sale whatsoever.

The Apple tech blogs have been ripe with speculation about the massive, 500,000 square foot (46,500 square metre) datacentre Apple is building in rural North Carolina. Some have wondered whether this is confirmation that Apple will unveil a new “computing in the cloud” service, or other wild ideas. Here’s why Apple fans shouldn’t be getting […]

Which countries have official Apple websites, official online Apple Stores, and which countries have Apple retail stores? If you love maps, and you love Apple, you’ll love this post. See more after the jump.

5,000: number of pornographic Apps Apple has removed from its App Store 1,000: total number of all Apps available for Palm’s WebOS

Fancy That!


“So Apple has unveiled its iPad,… doesn’t seem impressive at all… ugly…  a high priced, unnecessary trinket.” – Paul Thurrott, 27th January 2010 “But you know what? Whatever. I still want one.” – Paul Thurrott, 10th February 2010

Apple says its new iPad is “revolutionary”, and many pundits agree. If the iPad really does usher in a computing revolution, what can we hope to see in the future? Here are some possibilities, after the jump.

There has been a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth recently over Apple’s decision to pull all pornographic Apps from the iTunes App Store. However, their decision is right for Apple’s customers, right for their developers, and right for their shareholders. Find out why after the jump.