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Shown above and online here are a series of Tweets about a very annoying experience I’m having with my iPhone 6, which I bought less than a year and a half ago, in February 2015. The touchscreen has been intermittently failing for several weeks – sometimes it works as it should, and sometimes it’s unresponsive, […]
I was in India recently working on a story about Apple’s strategy to win over consumers in the world’s second-most-populous country. The piece, which ran last week, begins: NEW DELHI—Amid concerns that China’s slowing economic growth could sap demand for iPhones, Apple Inc. is increasingly turning its attention to one of the last big countries […]
I’ve seen a few people posting about what they’ve got on their iPhone home screens now, with the new year upon us, and was inspired to do the same. I look forward to seeing how this changes over time. Here goes: On the top row, I’ve got the standard calendar app (I’ve tried the popular iCal alternatives, notably Fantastical, but was […]
Dawn Chmielewski, writing over at ReCode: Zane Lowe’s debut on Apple’s Beats 1 radio reminded me of what has been missing from my iTunes music collection: Personality. The former BBC Radio 1 DJ played to my anticipation, spending a long radio minute talking about how he selected the first song to be played on Beats […]
The New York Times‘s Jim Stewart on Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, who said in a BloombergBusinessweek essay published last week that he’s gay: Tim Cook’s declaration on Thursday that “I’m proud to be gay” made him the first publicly gay chief executive of a Fortune 500 company. But Mr. Cook isn’t just any chief […]
UPDATE: March 13: Judge Cote ruled today that Cook must testify, Reuters reports. I have just reviewed some public court documents that provide more details on Apple CEO Tim Cook and the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against the company. As you may have read in the news, the Department of Justice alleged in a […]
Here’s a screen grab from a promotional video for Apple’s new iPad. Is it me, or does this look like Thailand? Or Cambodia?