Since my post yesterday about the $20 iPod touch software update several readers have contacted me to explain how Apple had to charge for this update because of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This issue, so I'm told, is much the same as the way Apple had to charge $1.99 the 802.11n enabler for the Intel-based MacBooks and MacBook Pros. Personally, I don't buy this. If this is going to be Apple's defense over the charge, then I say it's nothing more than a smokescreen. Here's why ...
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I've decided to throw $19.95 at Apple and see what the January Software Update has to offer.
Seems like Apple investors were hoping for for more from the Macworld 08 keynote.
Now, I think that Apple's Time Capsule and the new MacBook Air products are likely to be very popular with Mac fans, but something that might not go down so well - the $20 upgrade fee to add Mail, Stocks, Notes, Weather, and Maps to the iPod touch.
At Macworld 08 Steve Jobs introduced us to Apple's latest addition to the Mac family - MacBook Air. What's so special about the MacBook Air? It's the world's thinnest, most portable notebook.
So far, only one product has really stood out for me at Macworld 08 - and that's Time Capsule.
Is it a case of "Buy! Buy HD DVD!" of "Bye bye HD DVD"?
The other day I was challenged to put together a gaming PC for less than $1,000. As it turns out, not only is it quite easy to hit this figure, but you also get a lot of hardware for your money.
Has Steve Jobs Macworld keynote speech been leaked?
As a follow-on to the last post I made about how open source could be affected by a recession, I got a number of emails and comments from readers regarding the tech indicators might we see that consumer confidence is low and that we're on the brink or a recession.