Monday, November 12th, 2012

Apple may use the ARM processor for its MacBook

Apple may be considering switching from Intel processors to ARM chips used in iPhones and iPads for its range of Mac personal computers, said a media report. Published in Bloomberg, the report cited three anonymous sources who said Apple believes that the processors used in its mobile devices will be robust enough to power its […]

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Dark Clouds Over iCloud, Apple Sued

I have been quotes in this article. Apple released a feature of its Mac OS named LaunchPad. LaunchPad is a development, bug tracking platform of Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. Canonical doesn’t seem to have deep pockets to sue Apple over the usage of name LaunchPad. Canonical’s Prakash Advani told our editor that “We are glad […]

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Should I Buy an iPad?

A while back, my friend Ramnath forwarded me this interesting flow chart, It holds true for iPad and may apply to many of our wants [not needs]. A few people who owned iPads, [althought many would not admit], were finding their iPad had diminishing marignal utility. After a few days of use, they were not […]

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Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Android crosses iPhone OS Market share

Android has overtaken Apple OS (iPhone,itouch,iPad) to be number 2. Blackberry RIM is still Number one,  however they are quickly loosing marketshare to Android. RIM’s BlackBerry OS at 36 percent; Android at 28 percent; Apple iPhone OS at 21 percent. Read more.

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Monday, June 28th, 2010

Apples iPad Profit margin: 52 percent

To all the people rushing to buy an iPad, you should know that Apple makes as much as 52% profit margin on the iPad. The devil is in the details. BOM (Bill of Material) for iPad. 16GB iPad with WiFI costs US$270 which retails for $499. The margins go up further if you add a […]

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Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Upgrading iPhone to Firmware 2.2

Apple just released the latest firmware 2.2. I have successfully upgraded my original iPhone to the new firmware. My iPhone came with firmware 1.1 and was updated to 1.1.4. Standard disclaimer applies: If you end up with a fancy looking brick, don’t blame me. This is also known to work only on the older iPhone […]

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Monday, November 17th, 2008

Did Apple get its India strategy wrong?

Mint has this nice article on how Apple got its India strategy wrong for the iPhone launch: Lost Opportunity | How Apple got its strategy wrong To add to this, Apple charges its customers in India full charges for the handset, which means no subsidisation from the service provide and yet the handset it locked […]

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Friday, November 14th, 2008

IPhone 2.2 Firmware coming

Apple is about to release iPhone 2.2 firmware soon. The Beta is already out. It has Google street view, and the most requested feature: turn off auto correct. Apart from several bug fixes. Cut and Paste is noticeably absent, which was suppose to be added in this release. Read More. It apparently can be jailbroken, […]

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Friday, January 11th, 2008

iPhone Review

<!– @page { size: 21cm 29.7cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } When was the last time you dated a woman who was nice and sexy and at the same time intelligent too? Welcome to the iPhone. Steve Jobs magic is working. The iPhone is not only a sexy phone but extremely intelligent. […]

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