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Maybe tablets were better than desktops all along

With Apple’s mobile and desktop platforms growing closer in iOS 8 and Yosemite, I started wondering: Is the laptop inherently better for computing than a tablet, or does it just seem that way because we’re so used to the folding… Read more ›

Three weeks of speculation and rumors have led to this. Apple is finally buying Beats for $ 3 billion. News of the deal broke weeks ago but the tech world is still scratching its head, wondering why Apple decided to buy… Read more ›

If you’ve read Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography, you possibly know the name Ronald Wayne. That’s the investor who dropped out of Apple 12 days into its existence as a company — losing around $ 35 billion after selling his shares… Read more ›

I’m kind of obsessed with monitoring and comparing numbers like blog views and podcast downloads. It’s probably a mild form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, but I made up my own word for it: “metriculous.” Whether is an app that satisfies that… Read more ›     

Apple is leading the way when it comes to U.S. companies stockpiling cash, according to a note from Moody’s Investors Service. Holding $ 158.8 billion, Apple’s cash pile is close to 30x what it was in 2004, when Apple has cash… Read more ›     

Mailtracker is an app that lets you snoop on the folks you send email to. It tells you if and when your mails were read, what device they read it on and what city they are in. Sounds pretty creepy… Read more ›     

The House That Mario Built isn’t any closer to bringing Zelda, Mario, Donkey Kong, and the others to iOS anytime soon, but what would Nintendo’s classic games look like if they were originally built for iOS? Rather than waiting for… Read more ›     

If Tim Cook Were A Cowboy, He’d Wear This [Image]

Apple may be great at making trackpads, but they are pretty terrible at making computer mice. On the positive side, though? Those mice make pretty great fashion statements. Source: Flickr Via: TUAW     

Greetings, comrades! This time on CultCast: we travel to mother Russia and dance with gogo dancers (no, really); Apple talks to Tesla, we talk iCars. Plus, for the first time, Apple brings the iTunes Festival to the United States; Facebook… Read more ›     

Sapphire glass was in the news again today, thanks to a jump in the share price of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. — the company which will reportedly manufacture the iPhone 6’s sapphire display. With contrasting reports about sapphire’s advantages over… Read more ›