January 31, 2013

News: Mac Pro Sales to Halt in Europe on March 1

Although the Mac Pro is badly outdated and has been neglected by Apple from some time, apparently it’s also not going to be welcome in most of Europe and select other countries in about a month. MacRumors is reporting that the Mac Pro will be discontinued (in its current form) beginning March 1, due to lack of compliance with new regulations. This will take place in all the European Union countries, along with EU candidate countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland…

January 23, 2013

News: Apple Reports Q1 Results

In one of the most anticipated quarterly earnings reports yet, Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter ending December 29, 2012. In the conference call, Apple posted quarterly revenue of $54.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion, or $13.81 per diluted share…

January 21, 2013

Review: Speck SmartFlex Card Case for iPhone 5

Speck SmartFlex CardOne of the biggest complaints from the tech press regarding the iPhone 5 was its lack of NFC, or near-field communications, a technology primarily used for mobile payments. While this technology is still nascent, the idea of using your phone as an electronic wallet appeals to many. Speck hopes to help combine the phone and wallet concepts with the SmartFlex Card Case, an $35 iPhone case that allows storage of up to three cards and cash…

January 14, 2013

Review: Incase Snap Case for iPhone 5

Snap CasePerhaps you are the kind of iPhone user who appreciates the aesthetic of the device, but wants to keep it protected. Sure, there are basic films that protect against minor scratches, but what if you’re still paranoid about drops and bigger bumps along the way? Incase hopes to solve this with its $30 Snap Case, a redesign of a popular iPhone 4/4S case…

Article: Interpreting ‘Cutting Orders’

Apple’s stock has been less than exciting lately. With months of steady rises, predictions of $1000/share prices or more, and runaway market share in some areas, the last couple of months have been a bit of a disappointment. The stock has dropped from a record high of $700/share in September to around $520/share now. Tonight’s […]