Netflix Price Hike Tied to Unexpected Demand for Those Little Red…

Contrary to popular belief, the humble DVD is not dead! Streaming, while popular, simply cannot wrest away the public eye from those silly plastic discs and onto the cloud where it belongs. Ergo, Netflix raised its prices. » 7/17/11 10:00am 7/17/11 10:00am

Analyst Says Nokia's MeeGo is "the Biggest Joke In the Tech Industry…

Normally we don't care much for analyst-talk, but in the case of Adnaan Ahmad's disparaging open letter to Nokia it's worth taking a look—if only for the advice he dishes out about adopting Windows Phone 7. » 2/03/11 5:00am 2/03/11 5:00am

The "Cult of Mac" Alive and Well, It Would Seem

If we ignore, just for a moment, all the issues purportedly plaguing the iPhone 4 launch and look at simple numbers (like the purported 600,000 phones sold on day one), who, exactly, was buying this thing? The results? Here: » 6/26/10 10:00am 6/26/10 10:00am

You'd Be Crazy to Buy a Palm Now

Palm is dying. They've been hemorrhaging money since late last year, and yesterday's woeful earnings announcement sealed its fate. It didn't have to be this way. But it's been coming for a long time. » 3/19/10 3:40pm 3/19/10 3:40pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Headaches Edition

In today's Remainders: headaches. Microsoft's browser ballot is a headache for the little guys; CereProc talks about the painstaking process of rebuilding Ebert's voice; WiMax taxis in Taiwan get me a little steamed; a magical migraine-diminishing wand, and more. » 3/05/10 4:20pm 3/05/10 4:20pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Breaking News Edition

In today's Remainders: news that's breaking. Boxee Beta is available on Apple TV; Symbian^4 rears its ugly head; analysts analyze things and predict cheaper iPhones; Carly Simon reveals who was so vain; and a nation-sized iceberg breaks free in Antarctica. » 2/26/10 4:50pm 2/26/10 4:50pm

Sorry, PC Buyers of the Future: Prices Are Going Up

Way to go, semiconductor suppliers. Thanks to you, we're all going to be paying more for our PCs going forward. Possibly a lot more. » 1/12/10 5:20pm 1/12/10 5:20pm

Remainders - Stuff We Didn't Post (and Why)

Analysts Talk Apple Tablet, Make Ever More Predictions...Mad Catz Brings Cheaper Xbox 360 Wi-Fi Adapter, Still About $50 Too Expensive...Sony Reader Firmware Upgrade Is Surprisingly Difficult...B&N Giftcards Will Work for Nook Ebook Purchases, Soon... » 11/17/09 12:00am 11/17/09 12:00am

Analysts Say Nokia Really Is Doomed by 2013, Apple to Pass It in 2011

We're not the only ones who think Nokia is doomed if they keep turning out smartphones like the N97. Generator Research says that Nokia's smartphone marketshare will plummet from over 40 percent today to only 20 percent by 2013. » 7/07/09 7:00pm 7/07/09 7:00pm

Pre Hits 300,000 Sales In June, Dwarfs Palm's Previous Totals

We'll see plenty of "Pre sells X units in Y amount of time; not as many as iPhone" stories in the next year—in fact, we already have. That may be the wrong way to look at it. » 6/30/09 11:40am 6/30/09 11:40am

WTF: Bad Economy Actually Slowing HDTV Price Drops

One would think that a shitty economy = more cheap stuff for us consumers, right? You know, the whole "go out and shop!" brand of problem-solving we've become accustomed to? Not this time. » 12/19/08 11:00am 12/19/08 11:00am

Analyst: Apple Getting Crazy With Huge Deals This Black Friday?

Apple generally tends to merely dip its Designed in California toe into the Black Friday » 11/13/08 11:50am 11/13/08 11:50am blackwaters, usually offering a one-day $100-off promotion on a single product family via online and in-store purchases. But analysts at Barclay Capital and the folks at Apple Insider are projecting bigger things this year, which…

Analysts Predict Apple 2013: That's One Wonky Crystal Ball

Foretelling Apple's next grooves is the national pastime for (some) geeks and an occupational obssession for analysts, who trip over themselves with crazy predictions in "notes" and reports to people with lots of money who want to make more. Forrester just released its big report on what Apple will be like in 2013,… » 5/22/08 2:00pm 5/22/08 2:00pm

Apple's Stock Drops 5.15%, Low Boom Count to Blame?

Wall Street can be such a fickle beast sometimes. Today, Apple revealed what could only be referred to as a monstrous unveiling of iPod-related material, and how do the investors repay them? With a 5.15% drop in the stock price. (Although we've done a few of our own calculations and have come to a striking… » 9/05/07 9:16pm 9/05/07 9:16pm

iPhone Software Update 'Arriving Shortly', Says VP of iPod Product…

Greg Joswiak, Apple's VP of iPod Product Marketing, tells a bunch of analysts that the first iPhone software update will be coming soon. Analysts then went on to speculate that the update could bring: » 7/31/07 4:19pm 7/31/07 4:19pm

Rumor: Apple Bombarding Market With 3 Million iPhones At Launch, Plus…

Businessweek claims two sources told them Apple will have 3 million iPhones ready for the launch on June 29. This is an absurdly high number. For comparison, Nintendo's Wii had 1 Million units. The PS3? 400,000. Xbox 360? Around 300,000. So Apple's going to have about twice as much as all of them put together?… » 6/07/07 6:00pm 6/07/07 6:00pm

Forbes Analyst: 10 Million iPhones? Good Luck

Taesik Yoon, an analyst over at Forbes, rolls off why investors shouldn't gleefully pump money into Apple stock betting on the iPhone to return their investment in gold bullion. A lot of it's familiar—high price point, ill fit with the smart phone market despite its potential growth—but some of it's a bit newish. » 3/12/07 5:20pm 3/12/07 5:20pm