Top Smartphones in 2016? Apple Takes 4 of Top 5

  Although many analysts criticize slowing innovation at industry powerhouse Apple, Inc., final results for global smartphone shipments shows Apple with four of the top five models. Not bad for a technology slacker! See the results for 2016 global smartphone … Continue reading

iPhone 7: The Best iPhone Ever?

Company Touts Incremental Upgrades of Mainstay Product Apple, Inc. announced today the eagerly awaited iPhone 7, the next iteration of their biggest selling product. Already, the press leading up to the announcement – along with the blogs of several prominent … Continue reading

Chaos in Cupertino: Apple’s First Quarterly Sales & Profit Decline in 13 Years

iPhone Sales Fall for the First Time in Its History Cupertino, CA-based Apple, Inc. announced its fiscal first quarter results yesterday and it wasn’t a pretty picture. And although Wall Street acted with shock, no one should have been surprised … Continue reading

Apple Bruised by Worst iPhone Sales Growth Ever

Apple, Inc. is starting to look brown, bruised, and past its prime in wake of the surprising quarterly results that showed growth in sales of their bellwether iPhone product to be the slowest since the company launched the product category in 2007. … Continue reading

OLED Adoption Tipping Point: Apple iPhone

Several reports have emerged saying that Apple, Inc. has told suppliers that it is committed to upgrading the displays on its popular iPhone from the current LCD-based touchscreen to an OLED display, starting in 2018. This decision has industry-wide ramifications … Continue reading

Apple’s Smartwatch: A Magnum Opus? Or A Major Oh-Oh?

Smarmy smugness notwithstanding, Apple executives must be getting at least a little nervous. As we recently reported, their launch of the new Apple Watch saw a response that was tepid at best. As the press expressed a healthy dose of … Continue reading

Apple to Show Software for the Connected Home at Upcoming Software Expo

Not Just iOS…Apple Goes IoT The Financial Times reported this morning that Apple, Inc. will announce a new software solution for the connected home market at the Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco next week. The move follows a lot … Continue reading

Alpine to be First to Market with Apple’s CarPlay Console System

Alpine Electronics will be the first of ultimately several companies to offer a in-car infotainment system based on Apple’s CarPlay system according to a report late last week by the Nikkei. Alpine’s system, which will likely be replicated by others, … Continue reading

Apple Launches New iPhones, Stock Gets Squashed Like a Bug

Is Apple the Victim of Unreasonable Expectations? Or Is the Reaction to Incrementalism Justified? Apple, Inc. announced on Tuesday the long-awaited update of its key iPhone 5 smartphone, only to see its stock pummeled – losing more than 2% of … Continue reading