Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MarketIf Apple’s iPhone was an independent company it would still be more valuable than Google or Microsoft, according to Apple watcher Horace Dediu.
Google passed Microsoft today for the title of third-most valuable publicly traded company, following market leaders Exxon Mobil and Apple. The company overtook Microsoft this morning on the New York Stock Exchange, and while some speculated that the new position would be temporary, the market has now closed, solidifying the company’s number three spot.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MarketThe number of iPhone users who say they will definitely buy another iPhone has declined for the first time. And the iPhone 5 has only temporarily halted the decline in Apple’s share of the smartphone market.
You’d think that doing an iPhone 5 Fly Or Die would be a piece of cake, what with 2 million pre-orders in 24 hours, but it’s not so simple. All the complaining of boredom and slight lack of innovation out of Apple… well, it’s not too far off of the truth.
Apple took a huge risk with the original iPhone, and even with the iPod.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: C LevelNow the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 are shipping, the chorus of complaints about Apple’s new Maps application has turned into a deafening roar. The complaints are many, and loud, but they are symptoms of a greater malaise.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: TechnologyInitial projections of the adoption rate of NFC (Near Field Communications) have been scaled back, largely because of Apple’s failure to adopt the technology in its iPhone 5.