January 29, 2012

News: Apple Hires New Senior VP of Retail

Although it’s been awhile since Ron Johnson left Apple to become the CEO of JCPenney, his position has finally been filled. Apple announced that John Browett will be leaving his current position as CEO of Dixons Retail to become Apple’s new Senior Vice President of Retail…

January 24, 2012

News: Apple Reports Q1 2012 Results, Breaks Records

Today, Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter ending January 24, 2011. In the conference call, Apple posted record revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share…

January 20, 2012

News: Apple Worth More Than Some Countries

Apple’s market cap has been growing quite a bit over the past couple of years—everyone knows this—and it has been neck-and-neck with Exxon Mobil, and the world’s most valuable technology company. Still, by hitting a record-high market cap of $400 billion yesterday, Apple is worth more than some countries…

January 19, 2012

Special: Coverage of Apple’s Education Event

At its education event, Apple made significant updates to a number of their education products. iBooks has been updated to version 2, and includes support for textbooks, while iTunes U is now its own iPad app. The biggest news (we think) is the new iBooks Author app for the Mac. Not only is it free, but enables anyone to create rich content…

January 18, 2012

News: AT&T to Change Data Plans Again

After about a year and a half, AT&T is going to change its iPhone and iPad data plans again. Previously, the plans consisted 200MB for $15, 2GB for $25, or 4GB for $45 w/tethering. Users who had the long-discontinued unlimited for $30 plan have recently been experiencing throttling if they go over 2GB of data per month. The new plans are only slight increases, in both prices and allotments…