Review: Ultimate SleeveCase protects your iPad Air, iPad mini when you’re on the go

Review: Ultimate SleeveCase protects your iPad Air, iPad mini when you’re on the go

You have your iPad, iPad Air or iPad mini — and you certainly want to carry it with you wherever you go. In which case you should check out the iPad Ultimate SleeveCase from Waterfield, which offers great on-the-go protection. […]

Once again, it’s clear the Mac continues to gain in popularity

Once again, it’s clear the Mac continues to gain in popularity

For anyone who thinks the Mac is past its heyday, think again. For its second fiscal quarter of 2014, Apple sold about 4.1 million Macs. That’s up 5% from the same time period a year-ago.

Tim Cook: Apple will expand products, services into new market

Tim Cook: Apple will expand products, services into new market

In a conference with analysts and the press regarding its latest fiscal results, Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is expanding its products and services into new categories. He added that the company would not “underinvest in these businesses.”

iTunes software, service revenue grows at a double digit rate

iTunes software, service revenue grows at a double digit rate

In a conference with analysts and the press regarding its latest fiscal results, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company has almost 800 million iTunes accounts, most accompanied by credit cards. iTunes’ software and service revenue continues to grow at a double digit rate, thanks to the ecosystem and customer base, he adds.

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Apple spruces up ‘book thinning’ for iBooks Author

FIG. 1 illustrates an exemplary system for generating renditions of eBooks.

Apple has been granted a patent (number 20140115056) by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for “book thinning.” Apparently, it involves the company’s free iBooks Author app (available at the Mac App Store) that lets you create iBook books. The […]

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Analysts (including the ADR Research Group) predict Mac, iPad, iPhone sales

Analysts (including the ADR Research Group) predict Mac, iPad, iPhone sales

The ADR Research Group (that’s me) says Apple sold 4.5 million Macs, 21 million iPads, and 43 iPhones last quarter. Apple announces its latest financial results today at 5 p.m. (Eastern) so come back then to see how clear my crystal ball is.

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Review: iPad Mate is handy for converting videos, DVDS for Apple tablet playback

Review: iPad Mate is handy for converting videos, DVDS for Apple tablet playback

I find the iPad a good, complementary “mate” to my Mac. And ImTOO’s US$59.95 iPad Mate is a good, complementary mate to the iPad (or, for that matter, an iPhone). It can convert any video or DVD to play on […]