COMPUTERWORLD: I’ve said it before now I’m saying it again, the iPad is indeed cannibalizing netbook sales. For proof, you don’t have to ask Best Buy’s boss, nor do you have to listen to the analysts, you just need to speak with Microsoft. Apple’s iPad is exploding into the enterprise, defining new categories and generating huge disruption across many industries, meanwhile competitors are simply unable to keep up as Apple does the business.
Enterprise November 4, 2010
Enterprise November 3, 2010
According to CNET, Lightpeek 10Gb Tx/Rx bus technology is on the way for a 2011 debut, likely in Apple’s Macintosh computeres.
But Apple is expected to back Light Peak, if past comments from Intel still hold. Shortly after its annual developer conference in 2009, Intel said that it had showed the technology to third parties, got feedback, then incorporated the feedback into the next design, adding, at that time, that “Apple is an innovating force in the industry.
Steve Jobs recently panned USB3 in an email saying that Intel didn’t directly support it in their chips. Intel will natively support Light Peak. Below is a video on Light Peak:
Apple’s loosened-up its deal for AppleCare customers, enabling them to transfer their maintenance and support agreements to new products.
“As of 28 October 2010, customers who want to transfer their AppleCare Protection Plan (APP) coverage to a new product may do so instead of having to cancel the agreement and purchase a new one.” expand full story
Enterprise November 2, 2010
Apple has cut €100 off of the European price of the Mac mini — the price cut is trans-European, it is also available at the UK store. expand full story
Enterprise November 1, 2010
iPhone is the most popular US smartphone while the Android army’s march has propelled that multiplicity of devices to become the most popular OS, Canalsys reports today.
The analysts note massive growth in the sector – the worldwide smartphone market grew by 95 percent over the year ago quarter. Nokia stays ahead of the pack with 33 percent while Apple grabbed 17 percent worldwide, putting it above RIM. expand full story