When Apple unveiled the iPad in January of 2010, it left a gaggle of other consumer-electronics companies suddenly anxious to get into the tablet game.
Apple’s iPhone is set to make its debut in China by the end of this year after the US company reached agreement with China Unicom, the country’s second-largest mobile operator. China Unicom on Friday said it would start selling the 3G iPhone in the fourth quarter after signing a non-exclusive three-year contract with Apple
In an era when millions of Americans are chained to computers, handcuffed to BlackBerrys and plugged into iPods, something as simple as knowing the current time should be easy. But here’s the snag: none of these devices ever seem to sync up with each other.
As the executives at Apple were passing around the Dom Perignon, their counterparts at other companies which design and manufacture smartphones were putting all sharp objects out of reach. In a recession, there is only so much air in any room