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Zune vs iPod: what next for the iPod, and what the hell can Microsoft’s Zune do about it? Part 1

I look at the Microsoft Zune player and I see ‘me too’ written all over it. No, I’ve not used one. And guess what? I have no intention of using one, either. From the looks of things, I’m not alone on this point, either. What with one of the colour options being brown, the Zune […]

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Tech’ news in brief: Palm CEO laughs off Apple iPhone

From the Mercury News article: An Apple phone? Palm CEO says, ‘What, me worry?’ “According to the Mercury News Palm CEO Ed Colligan laughed off the idea that any company – including Apple – could easily win customers in the finicky smart-phone sector. Colligan was quoted as saying: ‘We’ve learned and struggled for a few […]

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Apple iPhone: can Apple make the right call?

OK, let’s not fool ourselves any longer. Apple is going to come to market with the iPhone. Just trust me on this one. I can feel it in my bones. Assuming the design is going to be fine, what sort of features will the Apple iPhone have? And will I like it? There’s been a […]

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Could Apple exit the hardware business? Part 1

Of all of the rumours that surround Apple, only one has persisted until now and remained as strong as ever: could or should Apple get out of the hardware business? Yeah, we had the Intel rumour, but that’s now fact. What we have here is something much more fundamental than the mechanics, this is about […]

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Apple & Intel

I’m a big fan of Robert X. Cringely, he does paint a pretty picture. But in between the wild speculation is a vein of truth. I’m not agreeing with him that Intel are going to buy Apple because that’s a bit strange for now. What I will say is, a close partnership between the two […]