December 31, 2011

News: Jonathan Ive Knighted

Although we’re “away” for the next couple of days, we had to share this story—according to BBC News, Jonathan Ive, Apple’s head of design, has been knighted. What this means is that he’ll have “Sir” before his name, because now he’s officially a Knight Commander of the British Empire…

December 26, 2011

News: Beware of Phishing Emails from “Apple”

You may have been unpacking a new iPad or Apple TV in the last day or so, but there is a scam aiming to get your credit card information. Intego’s Mac Security Blog reports that emails have been sent out from “appleid@id.apple.com” encouraging users to update their billing information, complete with paper graphic stationery, and links at the bottom for Apple services…

December 5, 2011

News: Carrier IQ Lawsuit Includes Apple

Over the last couple of days, news about Carrier IQ tracking users’ information on various smartphones led to an uproar. As expected, a class action lawsuit is already in the works, and Apple has been named as one of the defendants…

Article: Number One

I find it a little funny that HP is including a tagline promoting their position as the number one PC manufacturer on their TV ads. I don’t know if that strategy is really going to work for them—the whole buy-an-HP-because-everyone-else-is mentality probably won’t work. They sell cheap computers to consumers and they’re rather forgettable. What happened to the promising HP from just a short while ago?