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More Apple Opinion

  • Opinion: I'm a PC, and I'm a PC too

    Time was when the term ‘PC’ meant a personal computer of any persuasion. It later became synonymous with beige boxes running Microsoft Windows.

  • Opinion: iPad demand high and rising

    As Google lays the smack down against Apple at day two of its I/O conference, a series of positive reports show us Apple's runaway success with the iPad.

  • Opinion: Does Adobe really "Love Choice"?

    Could you live without your iLife applications (iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, etc)? Or how about Apple’s iTunes? Microsoft’s Office apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc? Adobe InDesign? God forbid, Adobe Photoshop?

  • Opinion: Has Apple lost another iPhone 4G prototype?

    Pictures of what is alleged to be another prototype of the next-generation iPhone has surfaced, this time at a Vietnamese forum. The photos reveal a device similar to the one seen in the Gizmodo-Apple saga, and also show a breakdown of the prototype.

  • Opinion: Does President Obama hate technology?

    It's time for more Obama drama. Yesterday, in a speech to graduates of Hampton University in Virginia, the US president made comments about the distracting nature of technology, and they've been bouncing around the web ever since.

  • Opinion: Apple takes on Google for the future of tech

    Apple's purchase of personal assistant app developer Siri marks an intensification of the company's battle with Google, its former ally. Apple's buying spree seems likely to intensify, too, as the company has hired a senior executive to lead its purchases.

  • Opinion: 3G vs Wi-Fi: Which iPad is right for you?

    The Apple iPad has been available for a month now in the US, but the 3G-capable version of Apple's tablet device has just launched. Here are some things to consider when choosing between the Wi-Fi only or 3G-capable models.

  • Opinion: Steve Jobs' comments won't silence the Flash mob

    Before Apple boss Steve Jobs sat down to write an angry letter about why Adobe Flash stinks, he should have realised that this war of words cannot be won.

  • Opinion: Watchdog criticises Apple sex apps

    A watchdog group that claimed a role in Apple's recent iPhone App Store porn purge claims there's still too much smut going around.

  • Opinion: iPhone prototype: reaction to Gizmodo police raid

    So, it turns out that Apple isn't thrilled about media companies buying its secret prototypes. The police have got involved in the saga of the 'iPhone 4G' controversially obtained by gadget news site Gizmodo, raiding an editor's home and seizing tech gear.

  • Opinion: Apple Flashes out at Adobe

    Adobe has flung plenty of mud at Apple for refusing to support Flash on the iPhone and iPad, and Apple's response has always been silence. Not anymore.

  • Opinion: Apple iPhone 4G: What have we learned?

    It's been a crazy few days for the gadget blog Gizmodo, ever since the site published information about a prototype phone that may or may not be the next-gen Apple iPhone. The device has now been returned to Apple. But what have we learned from the debacle?

  • Opinion: Why the iPad is the most addictive gadget yet

    My son was watching TV on my Apple iPad the other day. He was sitting in front of our big-screen HDTV, which was turned off. His big-screen laptop was nearby - also turned off. It occurred to me: is the iPad addictive?

  • Opinion: How I stopped worrying and learned to love the iPad

    I don't need an iPad. I definitely don't need an Apple iPad. But it's, you know, so pretty...

  • Opinion: Apple iPhone OS 4: no threat to Google Android

    For fans of the Apple iPhone, the unveiling of the new iPhone OS 4.0 is a big deal. It's the first time, after all, iPhone users will be able to do basic things such as multitasking, setting their own wallpapers and placing folders on their home screens.

  • Opinion: Apple iPad not so child's play

    Nearly half a million people have tuned into YouTube to see the cute two-and-a-half-year-old kid instantly understanding how an Apple iPad works (video here). See, it's child's play. Any idiot can use an iPad. Try the same with a netbook, dude!

  • Opinion: Pictures: Inside the Apple iPad

    For an educational deconstruction of the Apple iPad, the experts at iFixit and Chipworks used a variety of methods (scanning electron microscopes, acid baths, X-raying, grinding and extreme force) to take apart the brains of an iPad and show us what makes it tick.

  • Opinion: Apple iPad sales 'pass half a million'

    Easter weekend proved huge for Apple, as sales of the iPad reportedly blasted past half a million units sold.

  • Opinion: What no iFart? Where are the iPad's joke apps?

    Browsing through the iPad's App Store this morning, I noticed one mainstay of the iPhone and iPod Touch market is conspicuously absent: joke apps.

  • Opinion: Who wants to buy the Apple iPad?

    If there ever were a divisive computer, Apple's iPad is it. The iPad has stirred up controversy in a way few devices can. Some swear it'll revolutionise computing; others see it as an overhyped and oversized iPod Touch. One way or another, nearly everyone seems to have an opinion.



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