New Rumor: FTC, and Not DOJ, Now Investigating Apple Over Beats Deals

Earlier this week I reported that Apple was rumored to be under investigation by the US Department of Justice, but now it looks like that story was less than completely accurate. Bloomberg weighed in on the developing story yesterday, and their sources say that a completely different federal agency is investigating Apple: The Federal Trade… Read More »

Is the Kindle App Draining the Battery on Your iPad/iPhone?

With literally months of standby time, Apple’s mobile devices have excellent battery life. Most users will tell you that their iPhone lasts at least a day of heavy usage (the iPad lasts even longer) but lately there have been reports from some users that battery life has dropped significantly. James Kendrick of ZDnet was the first blogger to notice,… Read More »

Apple Shipped an Impressive 12.6 Million iPads Last Quarter

Apple released its quarterly report today and the news was about what I expected. The gadget maker sold 60 million iPhones last quarter. That’s up from 43 million iPhones sold during the same quarter in 2014 and is the second largest number sold ever. The company booked $58 billion in revenue, and increased its cash reserves to $193.5 billion, up… Read More »