Tag Archive: Analysis


Perform Network Scanning & Analysis from iOS with Fing

If you’ve ever wished there was a good network scanning utility for iOS you’ll be glad to find Fing. Fing is a free and powerful app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that provides detailed network discovery and analysis tools right on your iDevice.

iOS Network scanning and analysis tool Fing

Fing will quickly find all devices connected to a wi-fi or ethernet network, displaying their IP address, MAC address, share  [Read More…]

Yet Another Financial Analysis Shows That iPad Rules The Tablet Space

Yeah, we’ll just keep making these, ok?

The International Data Corporation (IDC) released preliminary data yesterday from its Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet Tracker. The study shows that total worldwide tablet shipments for the second quarter of 2012 are estimated at 25 million units, which is up from 18.7 last quarter. That’s a quarter-over-quarter increase of 33.6 percent, says the data analysis company, reflecting the total year-over-year growth rate of 66.2 percent of  [Read More…]

A Thoughtful Analysis Of The iPad 3 Invitation [Image]

Here at Cult of Mac, we’re anxiously awaiting the unveiling of the iPad 3. In the mean time, we can only speculate. So here’s our analysis of the secret meanings behind Apple’s iPad 3 invitation. Modest expectations, wouldn’t you say?  

Apple’s Market Cap Skewing Analytics, Analysts Start Excluding From Data Analysis

Apple’s earning report broke records and sent the company’s stock price to another record high closing above $ 500 for the first time ever with Apple’s market cap reaching close to $ 500 billion. However, Apple’s massive success has had some unforeseen side effects, mainly massive skewing of important market indices like the S&P 500. Since 1957 the S&P has published the prices of 500 large-cap stocks traded on both the New York Stock Exchange or  [Read More…]

Apple’s Market Cap Skewing Analytics, Analysts Start Excluding From Data Analysis

Apple’s 4th quarter earnings report broke records and sent the company’s stock price to another record high closing above $500 for the first time ever with Apple’s market cap reaching close to $500 billion. However, Apple’s massive success has had some unforeseen side effects, mainly massive skewing of important market indices like the S&P 500. Since 1957 the S&P has published the prices of 500 large-cap stocks traded on both the New York Stock Exchange  [Read More…]

TV Ad Analysis Firm Names Santa Siri Ad Most Effective Holiday Ad This year

Santa inspired television ads rule the airwaves this time of year. Target has their slow-motion running Santa, Best Buy has Santa usurped by a proud mother, Apple with their Siri inspired affair and many more. But, only one can be labeled the best, and TV ad analysis firm Ace Metrix named Apple’s the most effective. Ace Metrix measured viewer reactions to commercials from advertising vets like Coca-Cola (polar bears), Pillsbury, Nintendo and more, which make Apple’s win rather impressive. The  [Read More…]

Breakdown of iPhone 4S: A Disappointing Analysis?

Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” media event is now over and many are left disappointed. The iPhone 4S was announced along with several iOS device refreshes and many were left unsatisfied. Apple revealed the price points for the new iPhone 4S (with contract) which consist of: • $199 – 16 GB • $299 – 32 GB • $399 – 64 GB The device will consist of both black and white models and will be available for pre-orders starting October  [Read More…]

A Graphical Analysis of Apple’s Performance Under Steve Jobs’ Reign

Dirk Schmidt over at Asymco has created a graphical analysis of Apple’s market cap during the Steve Jobs era that is a must-see. The graph ends up showing how dramatically Apple turned around during Jobs’ time as CEO. At the beginning of Jobs’ tenure, Apple’s market cap was lower than almost every single one of its competitors. This quickly turned around after an average 42 percent increase in market cap from 1997 to 2011. The  [Read More…]

Analysis Of Early iPhone 5 Cases Point To A Device With A 4? Screen

There has been a plethora of reports about leaked next generation iPhone parts that are allegedly for either an iPhone 4S or 5 model. Now we are seeing an equal number of rumors about iPhone 4S/5 case designs. Most of these new case designs probably started after an alleged next generation iPhone design document leaked earlier this summer. Indications are that case vendors are taking this leak seriously and producing  [Read More…]