Apple opened a retail store in Taiwan over the weekend. But it's another stat that makes it more impressive...
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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.
The LG KE850 mobile phone that appeared on a hungarian Web site and was rumored to be the iPhone turns out to be built for fashion designer Prada.
It's almost the end of the year so I thought that it would be a good time to recap your favorite stories from The Apple Core in 2006.
Readers of this blog already know that I think that the Treo 700p is still the best smartphone for Mac users. Not only does the Treo 700p sync with Mac OS X right out of the box, but there's also a ton of great saftware available for the Palm OS that Macheads will like.
I had a dream last night about the iPod (I know, I know) and how it morphed into a tablet Mac.
There is some speculation, fueled by a story about the phone at Hungarian site Mobil Portal (mirror), that the LG KE850 (pictured) could be the iPhone.From the few details available the KE850 appears to be based on a 240x400 touchscreen interface, with Send, End and Confirm being the only real buttons.
In case you can't tell by my posts for the last couple of days, I'm really into the iTV. My unhealthy obsession is probably due to the fact I've been waiting forever to get a Mac mini for my home entertainment setup. First I was waiting for Intel, then for Core 2 Duo. For those who share my fascination: a new picture of iTV's remote control popped up on the Interweb yesterday.
My article yesterday talked about the potential for an Apple partnership with Netflix on their upcoming iTV device. Apple's mysterious iTV would be the delivery vehicle for the upcoming Netflix digital download service, or so the theory goes. The other potential Apple partner is TiVo.
I've been thinking about iTV a lot lately and something occurred to while watching 60 Minutes on Sunday. Apple could use Macworld Expo to announce a partnership with Netflix on the iTV.
Industry analyst Forrester Research has released a report saying that Apple's iTunes has experienced a collapse in sales revenues this year.