PowerPage Podcast Episode 101 (iTunes, direct AAC) was posted last night and my submission for our "What's on your Mac?" segment is an iPhone application that came in incredibly handy while traveling to Macworld Expo earlier this month: Flight Update (iTunes, $5).
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.
Reader Mark W. emailed me his list of announcements he wished Apple would have announced at Macworld Expo, but didn't.
VentureBeat posted the story about Janis Krums, one of the first responders at the site of a US Airways plane crash into the Hudson River today. The plane crashed this afternoon shortly after takeoff from New York’s LaGuardia Airport.
This interview of Newsweek's Dan Lyons on CNBC is definitely worth a watch. In in Lyon's claims that CNBC's Silicon Valley Bureau Chief Jim Goldman was "played and punked" by the Apple spin machine on the issue of Steve Jobs' health.
ZDNet's Robin Harris took a look at the new MacBook Pro's "8 hour" battery and concludes that Apple is nuts for shipping a portable computer with a fixed battery – and I couldn't agree more.Removable batteries are a kludge, not a feature.
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According to a preliminary report released by Gartner Apple ranked fourth in U.S market share in Q4 2008 at 8.
Yesterday's announcement that Steve Jobs will be temporarily stepping down as CEO to take a "medical leave of absence" wasn't entirely surprising.Three weeks before Macworld Expo Apple announced that Jobs wouldn't give his traditional keynote presentation and that Phil Schiller would do the honors instead.
This was just posted on Silicon Valley Insider:Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs will take a medical week (sic?) of absence until the end of June.
Yesterday Apple began approving third party Web browsers for distribution via the iTunes App Store reports MacRumors. Previously to this sudden about-face iPhone Web browsers wanting to compete with Mobile Safari, Apple's bundled and pre-docked Web browser, were considered off limits because they "duplicated functionality" already on the iPhone.