A Daily Digest of IT Blogs from Richi Jennings
[Updated to include iPhone 5 case analysis] The iPhone 5 release date rumors continue to swirl. This must be the 10729th iteration of whispers about the iconic Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) shiny launch. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers prepare for the pomaceous precioussss. Not to mention: A great idea for a call-forwarding prank......Read more
This week sees the 30th "birthday" of Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) venerable MS-DOS operating system for PCs. Initially "quick and dirty," it soon became merely dirty. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers wish Bill & Co. many happy returns. Not to mention: Error'd......Read more
Updated with news of a Japanese Windows Phone with Mango. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is almost ready for you to download the Windows Phone 7 'Mango' update. It's been Released To Manufacturing, so the Over The Air release date should be Real Soon Now. All you hordes of WinPho users, get ready. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers can't wait; seriously. Not to mention: Proof that British cosplay'ers are the best in the world......Read more
Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) has nabbed Bob Muglia from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). Muglia, the ex-president of the Software And Tools Business (STB) is off to help Juniper with its cloud computing strategy. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers follow the money. Not to mention: A16: Dangling Participle......Read more
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is pondering what to do, following recent revelations of fake Apple Stores in Kunming, China. Local government has closed down two of them, but three remain. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers marvel at the dodgy reproductions. Not to mention: A glorious hour of intros, complete with animated sleeve art......Read more
[Updated with more about Windows Revenues]
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) released its year-end results last night, and they were far better than expected. Revenues and profit were up almost across the board, with earnings 17% higher than expected. But there's still an ugly comparison with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). In IT Blogwatch, bloggers run the numbers. Not to mention: Footage from every Shuttle mission edited together; simply brilliant...
Apple's Mac OS X 10.7, aka Lion, is now available to download, as predicted; it's $30, or $70, or even free for some users. But while the usual suspects are loving every minute of the new pomaceous operating system, others express some serious reservations. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers fight for the right. Not to mention: Ridiculous pictures of Celine Dion...
The Google+ iPhone app for Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) new social network has finally been approved by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). After a suspiciously long delay, the iOS app is now available from the App Store. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers give it a try. Not to mention: The (NY) Times they are a-changin'......Read more
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is said to be readying the shipment of Lion, a/k/a Mac OS X 10.7. The release date looks to be tomorrow or Thursday, synchronized with the expected appearance of the new MacBook Air and Mac Mini. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers read the runes. Not to mention: Rube Goldberg, eh?.....Read more
Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) is buying EchoSign, maker of an electronic signature service. Adobe plans to integrate the technology into its Acrobat family of PDF document services. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers ponder the paperless office... again. Not to mention: What Rupert Murdoch was really thinking (according to Danger Moose)......Read more