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Apple's New Frontier

I posted a question on Twitter this morning about this supposed upcoming wrist computer from Apple.[1] Serious question: who makes the current crappy wrist computer whose ass the iWatch is supposed to kick? — jcieplinski (@jcieplinski) March 8, 2013 Apple’s talent (mostly credited to Steve Jobs’ vision) has never been to invent completley new products or categories of computing. What Apple does is identify a category of product in which there’s a lot of potential, where there will clearly be an audience, but where there’s currently no…

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How to Turn Rumor into Fact in One Easy Step

Day4 – How we screwed (almost) the whole Apple community: “The split between the two camps, was quite unequal. An estimate would be that 90% regarded the screw as a fact and based all the further opinion on that, only 10% were critical to accuracy.” (Via. Day4.se) Fascinating look at how easy it is to get a rumor started. And therein lies the primary issue for information moving forward. No wonder we have a presidential candidate here in the US that gets away with lying about literally everything that comes…

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My Thoughts on a Larger-screen iPhone

Clearly, something is going on with the next iPhone. The rumors of big screens have been floating around for ages, but there’s a lot more smoke this time around. So I have to think this is at least a possibility. Personally, though, I’m still not feeling the need for a larger screen. The notion that Apple “needs” to do this because of all the Android phones out there with big screens is preposterous. Android is coming apart at the seams. The big screens were an attempt to differentiate…

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Here We Go Again with the Big iPhone Nonsense

The rumors have begun: next iPhone to get a bigger screen?: The latest report comes from a Maeil Business Newspaper viaReutersand claims the next iPhone will sport a 4.6-inch display. An unnamed industry source provided this tidbit, so I wouldn’t place any bets just yet. (Via TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog) Android phones started getting bigger screens last year because hardware manufacturers were desperate to differentiate themselves from the iPhone. “Bigger is better” went the thinking. But I’d say the evidence is far from conclusive that this…

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Lots of Apple speculation going on: So why not suggest something crazy again?

> The rumored thinner, lighter iPhone could be the very-low-priced model, closer to the iPod Touch in appearance and component quality, with lower specs, less storage, and an unsubsidized price of around $300. via [marco.org](http://www.marco.org/2011/07/08/iphone-5-ipad-3-speculation)Marco Arment penned a good piece today addressing many of the recent conflicting rumors floating around about Apple’s plans for this fall. I agree with a good deal of his post, especially the part about the newest speculation of a “Retina” iPad. I try to never…

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