iWatch News

The iWatch’s ‘killer app’ might surprise us all

By on July 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

The iWatch’s ‘killer app’ might surprise us all

As speculation surrounding what Apple is going to do in wearable technology with its so-called iWatch grows, excitement is building. However, with watches from companies like Samsung, Motorola and others having seen mix results so far, investors, the media and consumers are wondering: what’s the best use case for it?

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BlackBerry Stock Price Analysis

What’s behind the bump at BlackBerry?

By on June 25, 2014 at 11:54 AM.

What’s behind the bump at BlackBerry?

BlackBerry has seen more than its share of tough times, but shares of the Waterloo, Ontario-based technology company have jumped more than 32% this year, led by optimism surrounding CEO John Chen and a hope that the company can slowly start to turn itself around. More →

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Apple HomeKit Details

Why Apple’s HomeKit announcement is much bigger than you think

By on June 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

Why Apple’s HomeKit announcement is much bigger than you think

As part of yesterday’s WWDC 2014 keynote, Apple made an announcement about its move into the smart home space that didn’t get a lot of attention, but could open up the iPhone maker for humongous new opportunities as the “Internet of Things” becomes a reality. More →

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Apple Mobile Payments

Here’s how Apple will attack mobile payments with the iPhone 6 and beyond

By on May 20, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Here’s how Apple will attack mobile payments with the iPhone 6 and beyond

Ever since Apple purchased AuthenTec in July 2012, people have been speculating about the world’s largest tech company doing something with mobile payments as it seeks to make the most out of its 800 million (and counting) iTunes accounts. With Apple publicly acknowledging mobile payments on an earnings call, it may wind up doing so with future iPhones that include Near Field Communications (NFC), a technology that’s been around for quite some time, but has never really taken off. More →

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MacBook Air Price

Why Apple’s decision to cut the MacBook Air price was genius

By on April 30, 2014 at 1:30 PM.

Why Apple’s decision to cut the MacBook Air price was genius

Apple is a company known for its great products, its past and current CEO, its great (and sometimes not so great commercials), and the way it influences people all over the world. However, all of that comes at a price, as Apple products are generally more expensive than its competitors, which has led to some calling Apple’s premium price points the “Apple tax.” That tax, however, may be coming to an end. More →

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Apple TV Rumors

Apple’s next big thing is already here – and it’s about to get even bigger

By on April 24, 2014 at 12:45 PM.

Apple’s next big thing is already here – and it’s about to get even bigger

Amid Apple’s strong fiscal second-quarter results and continued promise of new products and services, was the burgeoning growth of Apple TV, Apple’s $99 set-top box that’s rapidly changing industries and causing competitors to pick their heads up and take notice. More →

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Why Should I Buy Apple Stock

Why now is the time to buy as much Apple stock as you can

By on April 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM.

Why now is the time to buy as much Apple stock as you can

Apple’s stock has been stuck in the doldrums for some time now, as people lament the death of Steve Jobs, the supposed lack of innovation, and concerns that the company just isn’t the same as what it used to be. However, if one key indicator proves to be a tell, now may be the time to buy. More →

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iPhone Apps Price

Why is Apple jacking up iPhone and iPad app prices for some users?

By on March 31, 2014 at 3:01 PM.

Why is Apple jacking up iPhone and iPad app prices for some users?

If you’re a fan of downloading apps on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch handheld in several big mobile device markets around the world, buying the latest and greatest iOS apps is about to get a little bit more expensive. More →

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BlackBerry Earnings Q4

BlackBerry just can’t win

By on March 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM.

BlackBerry just can’t win

BlackBerry’s fourth-quarter earnings were better than expected, losing $0.08 per share, compared to the $0.67 loss most analysts were expecting. The company continues to make cost improvements as it tries to turn the company around, something Wall Street has asked for time and time again from the Waterloo, Ontario-based company. However, it’s not good enough, apparently. More →

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BlackBerry Q4 2014 Earnings Analysis

BlackBerry’s long, hard slog back to respectability

By on March 28, 2014 at 12:36 PM.

BlackBerry’s long, hard slog back to respectability

BlackBerry’s fourth-quarter earnings were markedly better than expected, with its loss of $0.08 per share a share significantly better than the consensus estimate of a $0.67 loss per share. At first glance, that would be a huge improvement, but when you drill down further, the company still has a long way to go towards getting anywhere close to where it once was in the mid-2000s.

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