Tag Archive: Sell


Vintage Apple radio spots give customers the hard sell

No-one does ads with more consistent high quality than Apple. That’s why it’s kind of fun to go back to a time when getting the word out about new products was less about pushing out a sleek new video on YouTube and more about radio spots designed to give potential customers the hard sell. Stephen […]

Steve Jobs’ business cards sell for $10k

Three of Steve Jobs’ old business cards — each representing a different phase of his career — have sold at auction for a whopping $ 10,050. Spanning the years 1984 to 1990, the cards name Jobs as President of NeXT, Chairman… Read more ›

Looking for more evidence that China is set to take over from the U.S. as Apple’s biggest market? According to a report from the Chinese-language news outlet Tencent, Foxconn is currently buying 50,000-60,000 second-hand iPhones per day through worldwide channels, and then… Read more ›

Apple gave its video editing software Final Cut Pro X a big new update this morning that includes new features like 3D titles and GPU-accelerated RED RAW processing. A number of updates were also added to Final Cut Pro X’s… Read more ›

Woz: Apple wasn’t built to sell $17,000 watches

Steve Wozniak seems to have a complex relationship with both modern-day Apple and, particularly, the Apple Watch. In an interview at the Automate/Promat Show in Chicago yesterday, Apple’s co-founder said Apple’s foray into high-end wearables marks a very different turn for the… Read more ›

I’ve always found the people who work in Apple Stores to be incredibly helpful and, considering that their job is to sell you on expensive products, honest. One thing that’s never happened to me, however, is having an Apple Store employee… Read more ›

Will Apple sell custom watch faces for the Apple Watch?

One of the big questions we’re looking forward to Apple answering at tomorrow’s Apple Watch event is actually a relatively simple one: can Apple Watch users add their own custom watch faces to the device? The answer to that question… Read more ›

Apple could sell 320 million iOS devices in 2016

Last year, despite the constant cries from naysayers that Cupertino had lost its edge, Apple blew past all expectations by shipping over 259.5 million iOS devices. So how many iOS devices will Apple ship in 2016? According to one reputable… Read more ›

Apple turned down the opportunity to distribute the controversial comedy movie The Interview on iTunes — despite a plea from Sony to the White House, with a view to getting Cupertino on board. The movie — which co-stars Seth Rogen and James… Read more ›

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is one of the most reliable analysts out there as relates to upcoming Apple products. Having called various things correctly in the run-up to the iPhone 6’s release (such as Apple’s sapphire manufacturing issues), he’s… Read more ›