Apple's 2014 roadmap gets outlined



KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo has published a rough outline of Apple's 2014 roadmap, which includes a lower-cost iMac, an upgraded iPad Air/iPad Mini, new iWatch (in two sizes) and a 4.7-inch/5.5-inch iPhone.

Report: Branded tablet shipments to reach 200 million in 2014

This is a pivotal year for tablets as the traditional markets leading computing and CE deployments reach a tipping point and give way to growth regions.

Big brand tablet installed base to surpass 285 million by year’s end

Tablets have been on the top of many wish lists since 2010 when Apple launched its first iPad device. The installed base of big brand (Apple, Samsung, etc.) media tablets is expected to surpass 285 million units at the close of 2013.

Apple vs. Amazon: Why Amazon Will Win the Real Battle for the Future

Apple and Amazon shouldn’t be competitors, as one is a retailer and the other a hardware manufacturer. In fact, they should be partners - with Amazon selling Apple products.   

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet: Is Lenovo Becoming More Apple than Apple? Is Kutcher the New Jobs?

The first part of this was the question going through my mind when I first unboxed the Lenovo Yoga 10 tablet. You see, historically Apple products were more about design than performance. You could always get a PC that would out perform a Mac but you’d be hard pressed to find a better looking product. 

Microsoft feels the bite of Friday the 13th.... metaphorically

Microsoft stock is taking a pounding, worse thing in 13 years; it's going all negative campaign ads on the iPad to move the stockpile of Surface tablets that no one wanted to buy, and, all those publications that took Microsoft ad money this year are now free to go all nyah, nyah, nyah on Redmond. Lord, what is wrong with the world today?

Samsung Tab 3 versus Nexus 10: why are you still buying an iPad

If you can get a Tab 3 or a Nexus 10 for $399, why would you want an iPad. I don't get it, but anyhow, let's take a look at the latest review of these two Android babies and faceslap our way through an Apple Store.

Microsoft Outlook on iPad and iPhone

Let's be honest: about time. Outlook Web App (OWA) is going all Apple on us. But, if you look at the interface, it looks like Apple is going all Microsoft tile-y. Hmmm.

Android tablets poised to overtake Apple

​Apple has thus far maintained its tablet lead by delivering a quality experience at a premium price.

Apple clocks high retail revenue per shopper

Apple has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. Its falling share price has been a source of concern for Wall Street, the lack of revolutionary products is another, and a big gap in the update cycle is yet another.

Apple iPads could be bad for your heart

Apple fanboys, with heart conditions, who take their iPads to bed with them, could find that their next rounded rectangle is a coffin.

Apple maker hires more staff

While Apple suppliers have been reeling from the company cutting back on orders as the iPhone 5 failed to do as well as hoped, observers are scratching their heads about a strange bit of news coming from Pegatron.

Bill Gates thinks iPad is an iFad

While you were probably not expecting this, Software King of the World and sworn enemy of the mosquito, Sir William Gates the Third, says he does not like the iPad much.

Apple's revenues unlikely to surge

Opinion Tomorrow Apple is going to announce its results and it is starting to look like there will be few who will be cheering.

Android, not Apple, may soon lead tablets

Approximately 150 million tablets (up 38% year-over-year) are forecasted to ship globally in 2013. Thus far, Apple has reigned since the introduction of its iPad in 2010, though Samsung and others continue to erode its early success.

Apple fails to appropriate English word

Apple’s bid to trademark the iPad Mini has failed, quite spectacularly. The US Patents and Trademarks Office kindly told Cupertino lawyers that they cannot have a trademark on “iPad Mini” since the law doesn’t really allow anyone to trademark a description of the product, reports Forbes. 

Report: Apple builds a gaming controller

Apple has reportedly designed a dedicated gaming controller that it plans to launch at some point in the relatively near future.

FAA pushed to let people play with their gizmos, aloft

We would cautiously propose that accidentally leaving your phone on doesn't frequently make planes fall from the sky, but now the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering letting passengers keep their electronics on.

Tablets save retailers' bacon

While the humble desktop PC emits a death rattle across the world, consumers are flocking to tablets - devices which tend to be much more comfortable to keep on your lap when channel surfing.

Nokia technology appropriated by HTC

A German court has decided that Taiwan's HTC misappropriated Nokia's power saving technology.