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...."That general principle [on access] is terribly important for creating a context for multiple companies to grow and in a healthy way explore and develop new products and new product types," Sir Jonathan told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. The Briton has led Apple's design team since 1996 and is responsible for the look and feel of its devices such as the iPhone and iPod. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 09:43:14 AM
...."That general principle [on access] is terribly important for creating a context for multiple companies to grow and in a healthy way explore and develop new products and new product types," Sir Jonathan told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. The Briton has led Apple's design team since 1996 and is responsible for the look and feel of its devices such as the iPhone and iPod. ...
Apple can’t just make iPhones for ever. What’s next? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 06:00:25 AM
....The company’s financial performance is heavily reliant on the iPhone. While it generated more than $33bn of sales in the quarter, a category it defines as “other products”, which includes the iPod, Apple TV and the Apple Watch, generated just $2. ...
WS Atkins receives potential £2bn takeover offer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 09:00:52 AM
....The move by Apple, Imagination's largest customer, means the loss of lucrative royalty payments. Imagination relies on Apple for about half of its revenues, with the US giant using the UK firm's chip technology in its iPhones, iPads, and iPods under a licensing agreement. ...
Apple exit sends UK chip firm's shares into freefall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 08:10:18 AM
.... It came close to buying the firm, which is based in Herfordshire, near London, a year ago. Imagination’s technology has formed the basis of graphics processor units (GPU) in iPhones, iPads, iPods, TVs and watches. ...
Imagination Technologies' shares plunge after Apple ends contract image
....Shares in UK chip designer Imagination Technologies have plunged more than 60% after Apple said it would end a deal to use its products. The US company uses the UK firm's chip technology in its iPhones, iPads, and iPods under a licensing agreement. ...
Pokémon Go and no sign of stopping: Apple’s App Store sales boom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 03:59:04 PM
....When Apple launched its App Store eight years ago with a selection of just 500 applications for iPhone users, not many of the company’s famously bullish executives could have expected that it would grow into an earnings juggernaut. The iPhone and iPod were overwhelming successes and the iPad was just around the corner: apps seemed like an offshoot. ...
Apple's iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 06:31:47 PM
.... Many reviewers believed that the trade-off made it an impractical choice as a user's primary computer. Apple had used its proprietary 30-pin connector ever since 2003's iPod. ...
What is ARM? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 03:24:36 PM
.... . Although Mr Jobs shut down the Newton division, he would later use ARM-based chips as the basis for first the iPod, then the iPhone and next the iPad. ...
Why I have finally taken off the Apple Watch for the last time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of June 2016 06:00:43 AM
....That last is bigger than it seems. The future of the watch can’t be the same iterative improvements that Apple has pulled off with the iPhone, iPod and iPad. ...
How Apple lost its way: Steve Jobs’ love of simplicity is gone image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 02:31:15 PM
.... And there is ample precedent for Apple expanding existing product lines. The original iPod, for example, successfully grew into a family of products. ...
Apple loses 'iphone' leather goods case in Chinese court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of May 2016 09:42:54 AM
....Iphone was registered as a trademark for use on leather goods in 2007 by manufacturer Xintong Tiandi, which has been producing iphone-branded wallets, phone cases and handbags ever since. Apple has been using the ‘i-’ prefix for years, including iPhone, iPad and iPod, spending large amounts of money on marketing across the globe. ...
Tim Cook: iPhones that will drive people to upgrade are on their way image
....“I think the watch will be like that too. If you look at iPod it wasn’t viewed as a success, but today it’s viewed as an overnight success. ...
A brief guide to everything that’s annoying about Apple image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 06:32:04 PM
....The new iPhone: “It’s the size of an ironing board, but so what? Buy it! It’s new!”. Thanks to those product launches, we now have cupboards full of obsolete iPhones, iPods, iPads, MacBooks, chargers and cables, plus 30 pairs of white headphones because we always feel like we’re missing out on something HUGE. ...
Argos profits slump 36% as shoppers buy fewer electrical goods image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 09:46:20 AM
. Profits at Argos slumped by more than a third in the past year as shoppers bought fewer TVs, iPods and cameras and the chain was forced to cut prices in a highly competitive market. ...
Apple’s at the top of the tree, but the winds of change can blow it down image
.... And analysis suggests that iPhone shipments have already plateaued. Then, in 2010, the iPad seemed like the next big thing in computing, but in its six-year life it has gone from bang to whimper – twice as quickly as did the iPod, launched in 2001. ...
Apple at 40: privacy, software and new device frontiers are key challenges image
....What next? Apple executives continue to perform the corporate equivalent of a nudge and a wink whenever asked about making a car – “it’s going to be Christmas Eve for a while,” Cook said in February – but entering that particular category is an immense (and thus fascinating) challenge: from design to technology to the most basic future-proofing decisions, such as whether it’s driven by a human or by whatever Siri becomes by the time it goes on sale. Apple’s strength in its modern (iPod and everything since) incarnation has been as much about what it doesn’t make and release as what it does. ...
Nest chief attacked by Dropcam founder image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of March 2016 11:20:27 AM
....This appears to be a reference to Mr Fadell's time working alongside Apple's late chief executive Steve Jobs. The two - along with others - developed first the iPod and then the iPhone. ...
Imagination Technologies jumps on Apple takeover talk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of March 2016 12:54:32 PM
....The company has jumped 36p to 221p as technology website Arstechnica said Apple was in “advanced talks” about acquiring Imagination. Imagination’s PowerVR line of processors are used in Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as the new products launched by the US group on Monday. ...
How Alphabet became the biggest company in the world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 10:20:26 PM
.... One example is Tony Fadell’s Nest, a home automation company famous for its smart thermostat and smoke alarm. Founded by Fadell, who is famous for his contribution to the development of the iPod at Apple, it’s developing a reputation for hardware design that Google itself still lacks. ...
Questor share tip: The most worrying chart for Apple right now image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of January 2016 06:36:30 PM
.... Tomorrow’s best-selling product is yesterday’s paperweight in next to no time. The most worrying sign of things to come is the fate of the iPod. ...
End of an era for Apple as it predicts first revenue decline in 13 years image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 09:39:50 PM
.... For the three months to the end of March, Apple said it expects to report sales of between $50bn and $53bn (£35-37bn), which will mark a decline on the $58bn during the same period last year. If the company's own forecasts are accurate, it will be the first revenue decline since the first quarter of 2003, just over a year after the first iPod was released. ...
Is the mighty iPhone in decline? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 12:02:15 AM
....Apple's major new product of recent times has been the Apple Watch. Yet we're still none-the-wiser about how successful that has been, as its performance is lumped into the "other" category, which includes sales of the iPod, Beats headphones and various other things. ...
Pearson chief brands critics 'naive and ignorant' as company cuts 4,000 jobs image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 21st of January 2016 08:12:37 AM
.... . Any attempt to draw an analogy between the market for education materials today and the music market in the early 2000s as the internet and iPods began to batter CD sales was “naïve and ignorant”. ...
Don't believe the hype: Wearable tech is little more than a novelty so far image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 29th of November 2015 02:31:04 PM
.... Still, though, the early signs are not particularly promising. Apple easily outsells its smartwatch competitors, but Google search data (not the hardest of statistics, but an interesting tool) suggests more interest in the iPod, a 14-year-old product. ...
VIDEO: Microsoft pulls plug on Zune music image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 16th of November 2015 11:04:32 AM
....Microsoft has pulled the plug on its failed music service, Zune. The company's Zune players and digital music service were launched in 2006 to rival Apple's iPod and iTunes. ...
Apple spins impressive narrative of success, but are there holes in the story? image
....There’s no question Apple has had a legendary run over the last decade. From the iMac, to the iPod, to the iPhone … each product transformed the company, and then increasingly the rest of our world. ...
Steve Jobs: the legacy of Apple's mysterious co-founder image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of November 2015 10:30:01 AM
....”. One of the uncanny traits of the intimate machines that Jobs pioneered – iPods and iPads and iPhones – is their illusion of vitality. ...
Apple could be the victim of its own success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of October 2015 12:20:52 AM
....Just over 14 years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled a cigarette pack-sized product that didn’t impress many onlookers. The iPod looked like just another music player – not a product that could transform Apple’s fortunes, then a computer maker struggling with generating profit. ...
Do you talk to your colleagues enough? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 09:14:23 PM
...."They couldn't collaborate and they ended up basically killing each other off," says Ms Tett. Then along came Steve Jobs and the iPod and the rest, as they say, is profit-and-loss history. ...
Black Friday 2015 - Is Apple predicted to release deals in the UK? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of October 2015 01:00:00 PM
....However, if the gadget you were eying up isn't reduced - there are still ways to save a little money. The Apple 'refurbished' shop currently offers discounts on second-hand iPads, Mac Books, Apple TV and iPods. ...
Best of luck Microsoft, but the Surface Book isn't going to save the PC image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 12th of October 2015 05:00:32 AM
.... . But history has few instances of a declining technology being saved by a spectacular version of it – Sony’s decision to develop higher-capacity MiniDiscs in response to the iPod never really paid off, to give one example. ...
Twitter 'to unveil founder Jack Dorsey as new chief executive' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of September 2015 10:48:01 PM
.... . After being ousted from Apple in the mid-1980s, Mr Jobs came back as the company's interim CEO in 1997 and then stayed on oversee the creation of the iPod, iPhone and iPad. ...
Coke, Walmart and others kick off $100m recycling fund with three new projects image
....The third investment backs a new technology to help sort hard-to-recycle plastics. According to the CLF, most communities in the US don’t have the facilities to recycle no 3 to no 7 plastics – which include yogurt containers, polystyrene cups and iPod cases. ...
Tech tasks replace household chores as parents pay kids £20 per job image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of September 2015 02:08:18 PM
.... . Doing the dishes has been replaced with iPod duty, according to research from Barclays, which has released a mobile banking app for 11 to 15-year-olds. ...
The race to remove toxic chemicals from mission critical systems image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 05:28:45 PM
....Internally, we were getting the same question from our chief sustainability officer. There was just one small problem: an iPod is not a data center, and the new material simply would not work in the demanding data center environment. ...
How Apple is preparing for the end of the iPhone affair image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 5th of September 2015 06:00:31 AM
.... The iPhone is indisputably the core of Apple’s business. Following in the footsteps of the iPod six years previously, its launch in 2007 marked the company’s second-wave offensive as a high-end consumer electronics manufacturer and away from its computer-heavy past. ...
Why is Apple customers' appetite for its products insatiable? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of September 2015 05:00:15 PM
....Related: Apple admits it has 'homework to do' to improve Apple Music. Apple has said it will offer Apple Music on Android – though the motive there, as with the iPod years ago, may be to create a “halo effect” to attract Android users to switch to the iPhone. ...
B&W owner hopes to become a big noise for speaker firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of August 2015 03:00:18 PM
.... In the last 15 years, B&W has doubled its turnover. Much of this is credited to its push into mass-market consumer products that complement Apple’s range of iPod and iPhone music players, such as the Zeppelin and its range of headphones. ...
The Spotify privacy backlash: what is my personal data really worth? | Paul Mason image
.... Even with digital information this distinction survives. The usefulness of a track on my iPod is that I like listening to it, its price is 99p because Apple decreed it should be so. ...
Apple's share correction wipes out more value than the Croatian economy image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 08:00:44 AM
.... The company generates almost 70pc of its sales from the iPhone. Of the rest, 10pc comes from the Mac computers, 9pc from the iPad, 9pc from services such as iTunes, and 2pc from other products such as the iPod and Beats Electronics. ...
There's been a Steve Jobs film, book and comic. Now get ready for Steve Jobs the opera image
.... He was fired from Apple in 1985 in a board coup but came back 11 years later. During his second stint at the firm, he introduced the iMac, the iPod and the iPhone. ...
What next for Google's $3.2bn guru? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of July 2015 11:25:48 PM
....1bn) to buy Tony Fadell's start-up Nest in 2014, it got much more than just an internet-connected thermostat and smoke detector. It got the man dubbed the "the iPod's father" - the engineer/designer who sold Steve Jobs on his vision of a portable music player, and then worked alongside Jony Ive to build it, update it and then repeat the process with the iPhone. ...
VIDEO: Google Glass 'going to take time' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of July 2015 11:25:29 PM
....1bn) to buy Tony Fadell's start-up Nest in 2014, it got much more than just an internet-connected thermostat and smoke detector. It got the man dubbed the "the iPod's father" - the engineer/designer who sold Steve Jobs on his vision of a portable music player, and then worked to build it, update it and then repeat the process with the iPhone. ...
Back from the brink: five successful rebrands and why they worked image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of July 2015 06:00:02 AM
....”. With the success of the iPod and then the iPhone, Apple products are the pinnacle of 21st century cool. ...
Why are Apple shares plunging when it just reported record profits? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 10:38:56 AM
.... The company generates almost 70pc of its sales from the iPhone. Of the rest, 10pc comes from the Mac computers, 9pc from the iPad, 9pc from services such as iTunes, and 2pc from other products such as the iPod and Beats Electronics. ...
Apple profit surges on iPhone sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of July 2015 10:26:51 PM
.... . But Apple said that revenue from "other products", which includes the watch as well as products such as the iPod and its Beats headphones, came to $2. ...
Is this a ‘secret eBay’ with great deals, or just Pye in the sky? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of July 2015 06:00:06 AM
.... What, we wondered, were we going to do with them all? They arrived in the office a few days later but after carefully testing each one, we knew the answer: chuck most of them in the bin. The first one just kept saying “insert iPod” and despite lots of button pressing, we couldn’t get it to do anything else. ...
Apple 'to launch fastest ever iPod Touch next week' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 10th of July 2015 09:34:31 PM
. Apple is set to release its fastest ever iPod Touch next week, bringing the device up to date with the iPhone maker's other hi-tech products. ...
How to get married for less than £1,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of June 2015 06:00:07 AM
.... Last July, Jennifer Earle had her reception in a pub. “We played music on our iPods in the garden and borrowed garden games for free entertainment,” she says. ...
Third-party sellers and Amazon - a double-edged sword in e-commerce image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 01:31:36 PM
.... Founded by Jeff Bezos with the aim of being the one-stop shop for the world, Amazon now sells 120m different items. Alongside the stacks of paperbacks in its warehouses are CDs, DVDs, TVs, iPads, iPods, toys, clothing – but also the less obvious: jewellery, washing machines, garden furniture, windscreen wipers, bonsai trees, doubles basses, boomerangs, pet headstones, inflatable walking sticks, a One Direction onesie. ...
WWDC preview: Apple's music streaming service to be announced image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 7th of June 2015 07:00:24 PM
.... . Another highly likely launch will be iOS 9, the latest version of the software which runs on the 1bn iPhones, iPads and iPod touches Apple has sold over the years. ...
Protecting ideas and inventions 'too costly' and 'complex' for small firms image
.... . The recommendations from Professor Ian Hargreaves of Cardiff University included an online “one stop shop” for digital rights clearance, where licences in copyright could be easily bought and sold, scrapping archaic laws which forbade “format shifting” – copying music from a CD to an iPod, for example. ...
Could Jony Ive's promotion at Apple actually inch him closer to the exit door? image
.... Showing off the first iPhone in January 2007, Steve Jobs demonstrated how the user could list contacts. Apple’s founder and then chief executive showed a list of “favorites”, all of them Apple staff, including Tony Fadell, who had been key in developing the iPod that had revived Apple’s fortunes over the previous six years. ...
Jony Ive: Briton behind design of everything from iMac to Apple Watch becomes Apple's chief design officer image
....Apple has promoted the man behind the design of its most iconic devices to the newly created role of chief design officer. Jony Ive, the British man behind the design of Apple’s best known products from the iMac to the iPod and the Apple Watch, has been promoted from his previous position of senior vice president of design at the world’s most valuable global brand, in a move that will see him shed his administrative duties and allow him to “think more freely,” he told Stephen Fry for The Telegraph. ...
Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of May 2015 01:40:29 AM
...." . Sir Jonathan has helped design products like the iPod, iPhone, iPad and smartwatch over the last couple of decades. ...
Take part in Outdoor Fitness Day and have a crack at a world record image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Sunday 24th of May 2015 01:43:30 PM
.... For example, at Currys PC World, a 43-inch Samsung LED TV has been cut from £599 to £399, among a selection of similar deals including washing machines. At Asda a 16GB Apple iPod Mini has been reduced in price from £199 to £169, along with deals on screwdrivers and others. ...
Apple is worth $1.4 trillion, says Carl Icahn image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 18th of May 2015 03:32:13 PM
...." . Mr Icahn believes that, taken together, the car and television markets are three times larger than the areas Apple's current products - the iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac, but excluding the recently-launched smartwatch - cover. ...
Questor share tip: Has China reached peak iPhone already? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of May 2015 04:03:31 PM
.... What this meant was that 56pc of the quarterly increase in group sales was down to the Chinese markets alone. In terms of the spread of the $58bn in quarterly sales across Apples different products, the company generated almost 70pc of sales from the iPhone, 10pc from the Mac computers, 9pc from the iPad, 9pc from services such as iTunes, and 2pc from other products such as the iPod and Beats Electronics. ...
Industry goes with the flow on music streaming image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 1st of May 2015 10:53:22 PM
....Music has always been a portfolio business. Digital downloaded music, played on iPods and phones, was thought to be the next big thing, but it is already in decline. ...
Nasdaq closes at record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of April 2015 08:15:29 PM
....The rise of Apple has been an important part of the Nasdaq's recovery. It launched the iPod in 2001 and the iPhone in 2007. ...
Apple Watch: Britons still not convinced by wearable tech image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 20th of March 2015 05:00:05 AM
.... Although millions of smartwatches have already been bought, Apple’s entrance to this market could change the public’s view of wearable technology. After all, how many people thought they needed a personal digital music player before the iPod was released? . ...
Apple Watch or iWatch: the one letter that shows Apple hasn't quite convinced everyone image
.... The consultant who came up with the name says that the letter stood for internet mostly, but also “individuality” and “innovation”. It was a slightly strange but ultimately cool name — and Apple borrowed that cachet when it attached the letter to the iPod, iPhone and iPad as well as lesser known products like the iBook and iLife. ...
Smart watches: Are we really watching the future? image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 01:43:53 AM
....Mr Cook will be showcasing the company’s latest toy, the Apple Watch, announcing prices, release dates and showing off features. Like the iPod and iPhone before it, Apple’s internet connected wristwear is not the first of its kind. ...
Battle of the smartwatches kicks off in Barcelona image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 28th of February 2015 04:28:17 PM
.... . Given that the iPod, iPhone and iPad undeniably redefined what we have come to expect and demand from MP3 players, mobile phones and tablets respectively, Apple has understandably high hopes for the Watch to become the product which becomes shorthand for the category. ...
Apple Watch will replace your car keys, says Tim Cook image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 27th of February 2015 01:51:06 PM
.... Crucially, Cook believes that the Apple Watch will help create a new blockbuster product category. There are already smatwatches on the market, just as there were MP3 players before the iPod and smartphones before the iPhone. ...
Fraudsters use iPods and 3D printers to target cash machines image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 27th of February 2015 07:22:40 AM
.... . In a recent case in Manchester, thieves taped an iPod nano to a cash point, while tiny cameras have also been discovered secreted beneath false panels. ...
Are Apple Stores going upmarket? Rumours abound after rare interview with Sir Jony Ive image
.... brightcove. createExperiences();Sir Jony, who has been with the company since 1996, is behind the look of some of the most iconic products in modern times, such as the iPod, iPhone, and the iPad. ...
Dawn of the iCar? Apple said to be secretly working on design for an electric people-carrier image
....The Titan project was reportedly signed off almost a year ago by Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook, who has assigned vice president of product design, Steve Zadesky, to lead the group. A former Ford engineer, he led the Apple teams that created the iPod and iPhone. ...
House of Mouse is roaring ahead after decade under Iger image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 7th of February 2015 05:22:03 PM
. One of Bob Iger’s most prized possessions is a framed photograph of himself shaking hands with Steve Jobs at the unveiling of the video iPod in 2005. ...
Google to 'start again' with Glass project image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of February 2015 01:31:05 PM
....The newspaper said the controversy the project gained gave rise to tensions among the development team, forcing some key researchers to leave. Now Glass is being overseen by Mr Fadell, who helped to bring Apple's iPod and other gadgets to market. ...
All white? Is that a new motor? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 1st of February 2015 11:32:51 AM
.... . “The rise in white cars began when iPods became mass market in 2005 and 2006 and that started a fashion for having everything in white,” an SMMT spokesman said. ...
Apple's iPhone: The most profitable product in history image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 29th of January 2015 12:52:04 AM
....Like most Apple success stories, the iPhone can trace its roots back to Steve Jobs. Shortly after the first iPod was released in 2002, Jobs began thinking about an Apple phone and in 2005 he personally negotiated a partnership with mobile network AT&T, then known as Cingular, to develop the product. ...
.... If Apple was a bank, it would be the apple of even the most risk-averse regulator’s eyes. Apple’s margins on its sales of Macs, Apps, iPods and (especially) iPhones have hit nearly 40 per cent. ...
How Tim Cook's Apple conquered the world image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of January 2015 05:45:18 PM
.... On returning to the firm in 1997, after a 12-year absence, he turned his struggling firm from also-ran to world-beater by focusing on bringing high-end design to the masses. His devices – the iMac, the iPod, the iPhone and then the iPad – not only looked beautiful, but worked beautifully. ...
8 ways that Apple changed the world image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of January 2015 05:05:57 PM
....As well as introducing the Apple Macintosh to the world, it also did much of the work to spawn the very idea of high-budget, film-like Super Bowl commercials, an innovation that would eventually become expected across all TV events that draw big audiences. “Goodnight, sweet click-wheel,” said Pitchfork, the internet magazine, as it mourned the loss of the iPod Classic MP3 players existed before the iPod. ...
How Apple become so successful that its total revenue is bigger than Egypt image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of January 2015 12:13:24 PM
....Despite being an undeniable pioneer, Apple hasn’t ever really invented anything. Its three biggest launches in the past decade or so - the iPod, iPhone and iPad - have all been updated versions of products that already existed but weren’t making the most of their potential. ...
Apple's secret behind its enormous profits? It's still the best image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of January 2015 10:28:21 AM
.... It may be that sales will plateau at current figures for now, especially with people finding budget models like the Tesco Hudl2 perfectly adequate. But the iPad isn’t yet the iPod issue, with sales declining because people have full iPod capabilities in their phone. ...

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