Chromebooks overtake iPads in Education Sales

From the Financial Times: “Chromebooks are really gaining traction,” said IDC analyst Rajani Singh. “The growth of Chromebook is a major concern for Apple’s iPad.” The reasons Chromebooks are gaining traction in education are easy to see. Low cost client, super simple client management, and a content library (the entire world wide web) second to … Read more…

Apple Hardware Year in Review

Apple SVP Eddy Cue famously said earlier this year that 2014 was going to be a banner year for Apple products.

With the year coming to a close, now is a good time to reflect back on the hardware that Apple released over the last 12 months and examine where Apple went right and where they went wrong.

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The New iPad

It’s pretty rare in prerelease speculation that the blogs get the specs of a new device right, but get the new devices name wrong. But such is the case of the new iPad. Not the iPad HD. Not the iPad 3. Just iPad. Makes sense though if you think about it. We don’t have MacBook … Read more…

Steve Jobs: Thoughts on Flash

Steve Jobs has penned another detailed missive, this time on Flash and how/why Apple doesn’t support it on it’s mobile devices. It’s a 1600 word opus that breaks down the argument in to 6 reasons – openness, full web, reliability (and security/performance), battery life, touch, and platform issues. I can’t argue with most of the … Read more…