Apple has locked up a big part of the world's sapphire production capacity. Apple customers have a special appreciation for a finely crafted instrument. This will be big.
When a tech giant copies other company's product, especially one from Apple, it incurs serious risks. Here's how to size up those risks.
Both Apple and Amazon sell smartphones. Both Apple and Amazon sell tablets. And they both sell music and videos. But Amazon can never be like Apple. Ever.
Apple is working effectively to cannibalize the PC industry with high quality iPads as well as attractive, excellent quality consumer Macs at decreasing prices, intent the iPad will assume a massive sales and technical lead over sleeping competition.
Many have called for Apple to dream up a new toy, so to speak, as evidence of its ability to innovate on demand, out of the blue. But genuine innovation comes from the fundamentals: providing a valuable service and letting the hardware evolve synergistically. John Martellaro explains.
Apple should identify and develop young people, now in their 30s and 40s, to someday take over the company.
The Surface tablet is losing money and doesn't seem to fit in with Microsoft's new vision. It's time to rethink its existence.
It's one thing to deliver books, magazines and movies on a Kindle Fire HDX, but it's quite another thing to be the sacred holder of the customer's personal life.
People love the Apple history, story and drama. So tech writers become gossip columnists. If one writer successfully creates a lot of excitement, others panic that a sober assessment will fall flat. As a result, we get the Apple "echo chamber."
With a flood of set-top boxes looking to compete with Apple TV, what will the company offer as an alternative?