Stop Press: Apple numbers rocket

Reading Time: 1 minute Apple’s financial results go off the scale, Bloomberg reports on the record profits here. The numbers were driven by iPod and laptop sales, they could have been higher if the iMac was launched on time. You can listen to the Apple audio webcast here. There was an issue with getting adequate supply of G5 micro … Read moreStop Press: Apple numbers rocket

No one is innocent

Reading Time: 3 minutes So spoke monkey boy Steve Ballmer when he accused iPod users have having devices filled with pirated music. Just in the same way as open standards means compatiable with any 32bit version of Windows, so pirated means not using proprietary Microsoft technology. If you are offended about being called a thief, you can tell Steve … Read moreNo one is innocent

Typhoon Google

Reading Time: 2 minutes After the devastation that occurred in Florida by hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne signs of a long running typhoon struck in Cupertino, California. The effects of the typhoon centred on the marketing department of Apple Computer and its data centre. Following on from the launch of GMail earlier this year, Apple has upped the … Read moreTyphoon Google

TabletPC yet again

Reading Time: 1 minute CurrentAnalysis, an industry analyst house that I have some respect for have a very nice top line piece on the TabletPC a couple of weeks ago. The key highlights are that a TabletPC is going nowhere without: – A stronger retail presence – A keyboard (what they call a convertible: a laptop were the screen … Read moreTabletPC yet again

GoatCactus and Screen Ghosts

Reading Time: 3 minutes Holy Smokes I hear you cry, what on earth can such a bizarre heading mean? Before you ask we haven’t been hitting the magic mushrooms again. Facetop is a project at the University of North Carolina to ‘ghost’ video conference participants on to a computer screen, check here. No more annoying iChat screens GoatCactus is … Read moreGoatCactus and Screen Ghosts