At Apple's Q2 earnings call with analysts, top executives said iPad sales came in at the high end of the company's expectations but under outsider estimates. Macs are holding their own. Could this be a sign that sanity is returning when it comes to real productivity?
The Apple Core
Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
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