iPhone, iOS launches are a reminder of the Steve Jobs void

The lines were long at the Apple Stores. The servers were taxed as people updated their iOS. This seemed to be another successful launch for Apple, but it still wasn’t the same. Tim Cook is fine, but he’s no Steve Jobs. That was the intent. Apple didn’t want him to be another Steve Jobs. Tim… Continue reading iPhone, iOS launches are a reminder of the Steve Jobs void

Good guy Tim Cook has compensation adjusted to reflect performance

It isn’t often that CEOs negotiate a worse deal than the one they’re offered. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook isn’t your average negotiator. At his request, his compensation package has been modified to be based upon performance rather than tenure. His original deal called for 1,000,000 restricted shares of stocks to be given to him in… Continue reading Good guy Tim Cook has compensation adjusted to reflect performance

Highlights from the Apple WWDC Keynote 2013

The tech world has been buzzing for the past 24 hours with news from Appleā€™s WWDC 2013 Keynote. Apple hosted its first Apple Event, where they introduced several new pieces of innovative technology as well as improvements on current Apple products. You can read my detailed report here, but below are some of the major… Continue reading Highlights from the Apple WWDC Keynote 2013

Google gets patriotic, will have Glass built in the US

With all the attention Google Glass is getting before it’s even launched, one would think it was an Apple product. It’s not, but it has the buzz level of the new Corvette Stingray. Now, it’s making news by doing something that other tech companies have avoided for a while. They’re going to have Foxconn build… Continue reading Google gets patriotic, will have Glass built in the US

Is the end of the Apple era starting?

It’s easy to point fingers. It doesn’t take a genius to look at trends and start spouting doom and gloom. When Apple is concerned, it’s even easier, almost wanted, as the company has enjoyed golden child status for several years now. For the first time in a decade, Apple had a quarter that showed negative… Continue reading Is the end of the Apple era starting?

Apple rumored to be hitting the wearable computers arena with the iWatch

The first “computer” watches were pretty basic by today’s standards, but they launched a concept that has never been fulfilled. The idea of wearing your gadgets is something that was promised by James Bond, Michael Knight, and most recently Google, but Apple might finally deliver with the rumored iWatch. Employees at Apple told Bloomberg that… Continue reading Apple rumored to be hitting the wearable computers arena with the iWatch

Tim Cook is the Michael Corleone of Apple

It has been just over 4 months since Steve Jobs died. Since then, Apple continues to head in the right direction financially and has seen very little in the way of slowing down its development of products. Tim Cook, the CEO, has not had many public appearances since then and the ones he has had… Continue reading Tim Cook is the Michael Corleone of Apple

The toughest tech shoes to ever be filled

Never has a single man had a greater impact on a tech company than Steve Jobs. Many would say that his influence stretches well beyond Apple, Disney, and his other contributions, that his style and leadership abilities have impacted hundreds, even thousands of successful companies and millions of individuals. His resignation as CEO of Apple… Continue reading The toughest tech shoes to ever be filled