Well, not exactly. Here are some common arguments pundits make to claim Apple is on the decline, and why they aren’t entirely true.
Analysts and investors are not happy that Apple failed to release a cheaper iPhone as a way to retake market share in emerging markets like China. They sent Apple shares down about 5%, or about $15 billion, in trading Wednesday as punishment.
Welcome to a new breed of corporate synergy. Is nothing sacred?
But it also looks kind of great.
Most of Facebook’s new users come from emerging markets and don’t generate as much money for the social network. As a result, Facebook has to find ways to make more money off its current users.
No one took ownership of Google Reader internally because it wasn’t a top priority for Larry Page and his inner circle of lieutenants. And if you aren’t working on something that the boss cares about, then what’s the point?
Apple’s “iRadio” service may be finally coming out next week. But instead of offering it as another iTunes service, maybe Apple is better off letting developers build it into an app.
Cook opened the door to the possibility of third-party developers getting their hands on the iPhone’s features. This is a pretty big shift in the company’s typical tenor.
You are what you tweet. And like. And… um… LinkedIn.
Bandai, the creator of the beloved ’90s original, will soon release Tamagachi L.i.f.e. as an app for iPhone and Android.
Snapchat shares photos that self-destruct. It says it’s not about sexting, even though that’s how it’s used by some teens. But you definitely shouldn’t use it for sexting.
The state of the three major mobile platforms, as told by their top apps.
We went to a NYC My Little Pony meetup and asked some die-hard fans of the show to rate the new game on a scale of 1-4 hooves. But for some, four hooves were not enough.
Strangely apt lists! But not completely fair. The top albums from each platform’s music store.
It’s confusing. It’s unnecessary. It’s bad.
With a long, jargon-filled whimper.
Smartphones are eating cameras, not the other way around. But how is a camera company supposed to come to terms with that?
Why you should never buy a mediocre piece of technology expecting that it’ll be more amazing tomorrow than it is today.
Google’s building its own tablet. It’s sending an orb into your living room. It knows what you want. And its Project Glass glasses just got scary real.
Word just leaked that the next generation of iPhones will come with a special kind of antenna, designed for something called Near-Field Communication. Here are the coolest things you’ll be able to do with it.
The ACLU’s new “Stop-and-Frisk Watch” app aims to help observers report and quantify stop-and-frisks. But can an app really change the police?
The New York Times review of the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 is everything wrong with gadget reviews.
Another Fake Apple store in China. Android fans will appreciate this.
Your next Android phone is going to be like this, one way or another.
This is the most ominous smartphone announcement I’ve ever seen. Apparently the Samsung Galaxy S III is “designed for humans.” But for doing what to humans??
Before the iPhone, before Android, there was this.
Do androids cry with silicone tears?
iPhone users’ disgust for Instagram on Android is kind of hilarious — until it raises uncomfortable issues about class and technology.