It's tough to say exactly what is causing the climb, but Apple, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock price topped the US$100 mark today closing at US$103.
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.
I really like the tiny form-factor of the second-generation (aluminum) iPod shuffle. I used to avoid the shuffle because I'm a big fan of rating my music, which is impossible on an iPod without a display.
Apple posted a statement to their hot news Web site yesterday responding to vocal environmental critics Greenpeace, Inc. In A Greener Apple, Steve Jobs provides an update on the state of Apple's environmental record, identifying "how far along Apple actually is in removing toxic chemicals from its products and recycling its older products.
In my last installment of "An iPod in every room" I reviewed the iHome iH36W under cabinet iPod player. In today's installment I want to look at another room that is a prime candidate for the iPod – the bedroom.
One of the biggest omission from Macworld Expo in January was lack of iLife and iWork updates. Apple has been updating their software suites annually in January, but decided to skip iLife and iWork '07 at Expo in lieu of a large iPhone splash.
Whenever Apple releases a software update you sometimes have read between the lines to get the whole story. Late Friday Apple quietly released the mysterious Battery Update 1.
Apple yesterday released Battery Update 1.2 (244kb) which "updates battery firmware and improves battery functionality" for the following Apple notebooks:MacBookMacBook (Late 2006)MacBook Pro (15-inch)MacBook Pro (15-inch Glossy)MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)MacBook Pro (17-inch)MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)The update requires Mac OS X 10.
Despite all their talk in the Q2 2007 conference call about moving to "subscription-based accounting" for iTunes and Apple TV, head honcho Steve Jobs has once again dismissed the idea of Apple offering an iTunes subscription service.The latest denial comes in the form of a statement Jobs gave to Reuters in an interview after Apple reported quarterly results on Wednesday.
If you haven't been following the hack of the Safari Web browser on a MacBook Pro there are some details that you should know.First, as I reported on Wednesday the attack is not native to the Macintosh.
In their quarterly conference call with analysts (replay link), Apple announced a record March quarter reporting an 88 percent increase in profits and a 21 percent increase in revenue. Much of the jump was attributed to lower component costs, specifically flash memory used in the iPod.