Apple By The Numbers: Do The Facts Back Up All The Predictions Of Gloom And Doom?, Kate MacKenzie: A recent Bloomberg poll highlights the obvious. Over 70-percent of respondents say Apple
has lost its cachet as an industry innovator.
If You Read Consumer Reports, Read The People’s Product Reviews On Consumr Reviews, Wil Gomez: It seems like a generation ago, but back in the day product reviews were difficult to find, and
that made Consumer Reports the magazine to have before you bought a product. Sadly, those
days are gone, and Consumer Reports today is but a pale imitation of a past life.
Is Flickr and Vimeo integration headed to iOS 7?, Richard Devine: iOS 6 came with some social integration built in, Twitter and Facebook, and if the latest
rumors turn out to be correct we could be looking at social photo and video integration in iOS
Ireland distances itself from Apple’s tax inquiry, John-Michael Bond: These are not issues that arise from the Irish taxation system. They are issues that arise from
the taxation systems in other jurisdictions, and that is an issue that has to be addressed first
of all in those jurisdictions.
Yahoo announces 1TB Flickr accounts, new UI with high-resolution photos, Staff: As part of a special media event on Monday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unveiled major
changes to photo management and sharing service Flickr, with full resolution image support,
1 terabyte of storage for each user, and a revamped user interface.
AT&T to bring FaceTime over cellular to all customers by end of year, Kevin Bostic: AT&T has announced that all mobile video chat applications, including Apple’s FaceTime, will
work over its cellular network by the end of this year.
Rumor: Apple testing 1.5" OLED displays for wearable iWatch, Sam Oliver: Development of Apple’s rumored smart watch is allegedly gaining momentum, as a pair of
new reports claim the company is testing 1.5-inch OLED screens for a wrist-worn device, and
that Foxconn has been contracted to build a trial batch.