Did Cisco Flip too soon?

September 15, 2009

I’m in Silicon Valley this week meeting technology bankers and venture capitalists. Among the deal chatter, this is a question that came up more than once: Does Cisco feel a little silly for buying Flip camcorder maker Pure Digital, now that Apple has launched its popular iPod music players with built-in video?

Here comes Windows Unicorn

September 11, 2009

Thousands of Microsofties yucked it up at the expense of rival Apple at their annual get-together at Seattle’s Safeco field on Thursday.

Apple cuts off Palm Pre sync (again)

September 10, 2009

It should probably come as no surprise, but Apple has again cut off iTunes syncing privileges for Palm’s Pre, the latest dig in their tit-for-tat over Palm’s smartphone. Apple’s newest version of iTunes, launched yesterday, disables the sync.

from The Great Debate UK:

iPod Nano redesign challenges Flip

September 10, 2009

nano- Will Findlater is deputy editor of Stuff magazine. The opinions expressed are his own. -

EA brings “Madden” to iPhone

September 9, 2009

Electronic Arts is launching its most venerable video game franchise, “Madden Football,” onto the hottest new gaming platform going, Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch.

Graphic: A look at Apple’s historical stock gyrations

By Reuters Staff
September 9, 2009

Apple’s stock has historically fluctuated widely in the days before and after three major annual events: the January Macworld showcase for fans, the mid-year Worldwide Developers’ Conference, and its September media/entertainment event.

Apple’s Steve Jobs steals the show

September 9, 2009

New colors, video camera, price cuts. Whatever. The Apple show belonged to Steve Jobs.

from Photographers' Blog:

Live from the Apple media extravaganza

September 9, 2009

Reuters will have live updates and photos from Apple's live event at 1 pm ET on Wednesday.

Beatlemania re-surfaces on eve of Apple event

September 9, 2009

Britain’s Sky News caused a bit of a stir on the blogosphere on Tuesday after it cited John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, as saying the Beatles back catalog was finally going for sale on iTunes: seemingly confirming a longstanding rumor that had gained momentum ahead of a widely watched Sept 9 Apple music-entertainment event.

Beatles tie-in with Apple event? How about the Stones?

August 31, 2009

Apple confirmed what the technology world has been expecting for weeks: a September 9 media extravaganza. The company has been holding September events for years to refresh its iPod line and unveil new models ahead of the holiday season.