Monday, August 24, 2009

Did we Scoop 'em?

It's 8:50am Eastern Time on Monday August 24.

Mactech.com - No mention of Apple announcing Snow Leopard shipping August 28.
Macrumors.com - No mention of Apple announcing Snow Leopard shipping August 28.

CultofMac.com and TheMacCFO seem to be the only two sites "in the know" on this one.

SNOW LEOPARD SHIPS AUGUST 28



Apple announced today that Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) will ship Friday August 28 and be available for retail sales that day!

$29 from Amazon

We will be at the Green Hills Apple Store Friday evening to enjoy the launch.



What's the big deal about Snow Leopard?

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

iPhone users are happier...

www.cio.com/article/489138

Computerworld — While some corporations have worried about the ability to secure and manage iPhones used by their workers, Forrester Research Inc. says three major companies are successfully deploying thousands of the Apple Inc. devices

The Case for Apple (right brain)...



Pete Mortensen at Cult of Mac : "What makes the design of Apple’s products brilliant is what gets left out. Don’t come here looking for over-the-top features. Look here for the essence of an idea rendered passionately." More at cultofmac.com.

Can we quantify this right-brain goodness in a way that satisfies our left brain? What do YOU think?

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Apple Captive Finance?

Not sure if Apple is using third-party leasing or if they have created a captive, but they need to be careful of subsidizing sales through bargain lease rates.


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