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They like him, they really, really like him.

They like him, they really, really like him.

Tim Cook is a well-liked CEO, at least according to employee ratings on Glassdoor, a website that allows employees of any company to post reviews, ratings, and other such metadata about the companies they work for.

The current rating of Apple CEO Tim Cook on the service is a high 94 percent, gathered from all the employees  [Read More…]


Apple has released its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2013. The Cupertino company reported $ 43.6 billion in revenue and a net profit of $ 9.5 billion. That translates to earnings of $ 10.09 per diluted share.

Wall Street has been incredibly pessimistic towards Apple in recent months, but today’s results for revenue managed to surpass even the more bullish claims. Apple’s estimates for the next quarter are even more conservative  [Read More…]

Apple CEO Tim Cook showed his imprint on Apple during the company's financial call

Apple just released its Q2 2013 Financial results, and even though Apple beat its own estimates, Tim Cook started the Quarterly Financial Call on the defensive.

Cook started the call by explaining how exceptional Apple’s 2012 financial results were for Apple, so it’s hard for the company to improve sales this quarter. Then Cook commented on Apple’s struggling stock price by saying  [Read More…]

Apple’s Q2 2013 Earnings At A Glance [Charts]


Apple has just announced the numbers for a quarter that most on Wall Street have declared to be doom. Apple has comfortably beat Street estimates, but still posted their first decline in year-over-year profit margins since 2008. What does it mean?

To help you make sense of Cupertino’s business this quarter, here’s a breakdown in easy-to-read chart form of everything from the growth of Apple’s revenues, profit and profit margins, to the  [Read More…]

How to Change File Ownership in Mac OS X

User icon Though it’s somewhat rare to encounter ownership and permissions errors in OS X, it can happen, particularly when an account has been moved, or a files owner has been modified by a third party application. Oftentimes you can just run through the process to repair user permissions, but that’s not always guaranteed to sort out a problem, and in some situations you need to adjust a files ownership directly on  [Read More…]

The Apple store in Boulder, Colorado.

Along with posting its Q2 2013 Financial Results, Apple also announced today it will double the Capital Return Program that has been paying dividends back to investors since it began last year.

Apple says it will use a total of $ 100 billion of cash under the calendar program until the end of 2015.

Here’s the full press release:

CUPERTINO, California—April 23, 2013—Apple® today announced that its Board  [Read More…]

Contacts icon in iOS Need to delete a contact from the iPhone? Maybe you want to delete all contacts from everywhere, including the iPhone, iCloud, OS X, iPad, and everywhere else, so that you can start anew with a blank address book? You can do both easily and quickly, though as of now the only way to delete every single contact in an expedient manner requires the usage of a Mac.

Wait!  [Read More…]

Obex is a like scuba suit for your iPhone.

If extreme outdoorsman Bear Grylls has an iPhone 5, he no doubt needs to protect it from all sorts of dangers, like rain, dirt, mud, and when things get really tough, his own pee pee.

Obex Case by Seidio Category: iPhone Cases Works With: iPhone 5 Price: $ 90

That’s exactly the kind of over-the-top protection Seidio’s Obex case promises— total refuge from  [Read More…]


Another accessibility option built right into iOS is Zoom. Like VoiceOver, it was originally created to help those with a visual impairment access their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Zoom is made for those who need things magnified on the screen, and it can be pretty darn helpful for those of us who may not have a specific visual disability.

Some apps zoom in within the app itself, like Maps, Safari, or  [Read More…]




Apple’s iTunes catalogue revolutionized the way people consume media. Why go to BlockBuster to rent a movie when you can download it from iTunes just as quickly? While most of the market has been trying to catch up, Apple’s lead in online video sales has remained dominant in the U.S.

NPD released a new report that highlights Apple’s strength in electronic video sales and rentals. While everyone else is fighting for second  [Read More…]