Posts Tagged ‘News’

AT&T Without T-Mobile: Whither Wireless?

We now know what the U.S. wireless landscape will not look like in a couple of years. The filing of U.S. v. AT&T effectively ends AT&T’s dream, tacitly shared by Verizon Wireless, of a wireless duopoly with a troubled Sprint …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   August 31st, 2011
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Here’s a Ridiculous Idea-Split Apple in Two

I saw a story earlier today that said that some on Wall Street have suggested that Apple should split their business in two- A Mac business and the more profitable iOS business.

I normally don’t criticize my brethren on …

by Tim Bajarin   |   August 29th, 2011

What Does the TouchPad Fire Sale Tell Us? Not Much.

Way too much is being made of the success of Hewlett-Packard’s fire sale of TouchPad tablet, essentially the liquidation of a lot of distressed inventory.For example, this The Next Web article speculates on what TouchPad sales might mean for Amazon’s …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   August 22nd, 2011
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What If Apple Puts A-Series Processors in MacBooks?

Apple Insider posted a bit of news around the rumor that someday Apple may use its own A-Series chips in products like the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. When Apple made the move to design their own ARM …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 22nd, 2011
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My Advice to HP: Give All the TouchPad’s Away

Shock and Bewilderment swept the industry as well as the tech journalism and blogger community yesterday. HP announced that they are not just looking to spin off their PC business but that they are also discontinuing all webOS hardware which …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 19th, 2011
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Check Out The New Tech.pinions Recommended Reading Section

We have added a new featured section to the homepage called Recommended Reading. In this section we will link to other opinion pieces that we think are essential reads.

Clicking on the the title of the article will take …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 14th, 2011
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Why iPhone Competitors Should Release Less Products

The Next Web asks an interesting question in this article titled “As Apple’s smartphone sales boom, should its rivals release fewer handsets?”

As I pointed out in my article “Why it matters that Apple is the number 1 smart phone maker,” …

by Ben Bajarin   |   August 9th, 2011
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Apple and its Non-Acquisitions

Over at Technologizer, Harry McCracken has an excellent rundown on the long history of rumored acquisitions by Apple that never came to pass. Some of these hypothetical deals made at least superficial sense, most didn’t.

Here’s one test to apply to …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   July 29th, 2011
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A Sure Sign of Real Trouble at RIM

The senior Research In Motion executive who chose to vent his (or her) frustration in a open letter to Boy Genius Report may not have chosen the most graceful way to make those views known. But the writer may well …

by Steve Wildstrom   |   June 30th, 2011