Reflections on the Apple Newton MessagePad Failure on the Eve of the iPad

As I hold on for the long wait for my iPad 3G I was inspired to pull out my Apple Newton MessagePad 120 to baseline how far Apple has come since the Newton was first released in 1993. I was »

Quick thoughts for the day

Read a rumor today that the upcoming Apple tablet might be called the iPad. I predicted it would be called the MacBook Tablet but I have to admit the iPad sounds compelling. It's too close to iPod for me to »

CES Round Up - Winners, losers and what you missed

I generally stay away from thinking about CES until the week is up and I can look at the big picture. For all the whining that goes on about FUD in the Information Security industry nowhere is there more hype »

Prediction Confirmed: Big changes coming to iTunes in 2010

Earlier this week I predicted that the La La acquisition by Apple was the start of an entirely new in the cloud online strategy for the iTunes music and media store. A few days ago the Wall Street Journal (link) »

The Apple TV - Apple's Secret Weapon

Have you been wondering what are Apple's plans for the Apple TV? Recently Apple dropped the price of the 160GB model by $100 and discontinued the 40GB model fueling the rumor mill that changes to what Steve Jobs has described »

This isn't going to end well for Palm

Does anyone remember Real Networks and ultimately what happened to them? It's a history lesson that Plam could learn from. During the early years of the online music battle a cat and mouse game between Apple and Real Networks broke »