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Apple's quest to replace outgoing iPod and iPhone VP Tony Fadell has run into a major roadblock: a federal district judge has granted IBM an injunction, forbidding former IBMer Mark Papermaster from joining Apple's ranks, at least for now. The story is a classic HR nightmare. According to a timeline...

November 10th 2008 at 2:51pm 0 Comments
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We know, we know, he is hardly the authority on anything HD, as we all learned from his PBS special on the subject, but he might be going a little too far on this one. The Apple TV does a great job at what is it designed for: getting mainstream America's content on their HDTV, but it couldn't be any...

March 23rd 2007 at 10:57am 0 Comments
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Robert X. Cringley is not the most reliable source of news, but he is almost always provocative. So take this one with a big grain of salt, but he is suggesting that Apple will soon incorporate hardware H.264 decoding and encoding chips across the Mac line. The big advantage of this would be to allo...

March 10th 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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You've got to love the pundit on their soapbox, don't you? This week Cringely, whose previous insightful predictions have rung true in Intel buying Apple and Apple quitting their iPod business, in his usual roundabout prose blames OEMs like Dell or HP for Vista's delay. He connects the two by assert...

April 8th 2006 at 4:42pm 0 Comments