Tag Archive: Strong


The Fourth is strong with these Apple Star Wars mashups

Apple and Star Wars are forces to be reckoned with. These two cultural powerhouses deliver endless entertainment and inspire extreme fandom. Mash the two of them together and you’ve got the technocultural equivalent of an atom smasher. Or a Reese’s… Read more ›

Tim Cook reiterates Apple’s strong privacy stance

Ever since Tim Cook took over at Apple he’s been as outspoken about social issues as he has about the company’s latest insanely great product. During his recent whistle-stop world tour, that included Israel, the United Kingdom and Germany, Cook took… Read more ›

People may talk about tablet sales flatlining, but if the earnings of Apple’s iPad makers are anything to go by, Tim Cook was absolutely right when he called this year’s sales lull a mere “speed bump.†Casetek Holdings, a.k.a. the Pegatron… Read more ›

Just as in real life — where trouble-making siblings get more attention than quiet, studious ones — it seems that everyone is speculating about the supposed low sales of the iPhone 5c, while ignoring the fact that the iPhone 5s is… Read more ›     

foxconn-denies-strike-reportRemember how just a few months ago, Foxconn profits were slumping because — as the anti-Apple brigade hysterically shrieked — the iPhone 5 was a dud, and the iPhone’s meteoric rise in popularity was finally done? Yeah, well, Foxconn just posted a 41 percent year-over-year increase in profit, driven by strong iPhone sales. During the […]

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Strong sales of the iPhone 5 have helped Apple grab more than a quarter of the global LTE device market last quarter, despite the handset’s short time on sale. The Cupertino company now commands 27% of the market share, while arch rival Samsung’s 40% share means it maintains the top spot for the seventh quarter in a row.

However, increasing competition from its rivals means Samsung’s share has quickly slipped by more  [Read More…]

The International Data Corporation has published its most recent mobile market forecast and unsurprisingly, they’re predicting Android to maintain its strong market share lead over the next four years. In fact, there’s really not much surprising about the report at all.

The global mobile phone market will continue to grow, Android and iOS will continue to be the top two mobile operating systems, and Apple and Samsung will continue to be the  [Read More…]

Test Password Strength & Generate Secure Passwords in Mac OS X

Mac OS X includes a great built-in utility that helps you test existing password strength, and also generate new strong passwords. If you’re wondering if your password is secure this is a great safe way to test the quality of it, and it’s also a safe way to create new strong passwords that you know will be considered secure.

Accessing OS X’s  [Read More…]

The BookBook is handmade from premium leather and designed to look like a vintage book.

TwelveSouth’s BookBook case for the iPad is a hard, leatherback binder that’s designed to look like a vintage book. It’s handmade and it features a soft, velvety interior that promises to keep your tablet free from scratches and scrapes, while its hard exterior provides impact protection from all angles. It also boasts a fully-adjustable stand using  [Read More…]

Mac sales are showing continued growth in the most recent business quarter of 2011, according to a new report from esteemed analyst Gene Munster. As noted by market research firm NPD, Apple’s Mac sales are up 22% year-over-year in the third quarter of 2011. Strong sales are mainly attributed to the introduction of the new MacBook Air and Mac Mini models released in July. “According to the latest data from NPD, Apple’s Mac sales are up 22% for the first two months  [Read More…]