The key thing in the maps situation is what this move says about Apple and the kind of company it has become. As Roger Kay points out on Forbes: Does Apple care that its naked self interest is showing? Not at all, near as I can tell. Apple has always had disdain for what others… Read more »
Monthly Archives: September 2012
The rule of thumb for following Apple is that if you want to know what Apple PR’s official line is, you just need to read the top-tier Apple apologists like John Gruber and MG Siegler. They’re pretty much operating as unpaid Apple spokesbots. Apple briefs these guys, but instead of having the balls to do… Read more »
The brainwashed brown-noser pens a vicious critique of Apple’s new maps app. Apparently he just noticed that the software is terrible: In short, Maps is an appalling first release. It may be the most embarrassing, least usable piece of software Apple has ever unleashed. Question remains: How did Pogue not notice this when he was… Read more »
To hell with the weird remake of REO Speedwagon’s “Keep On Lovin You.” Here’s the song that captures the essence of RIM. http://youtu.be/ZDN9y2vTdUs
Much is being about the problems with the new maps issue on iOS 6. The best piece I’ve seen so far is this one on The Verge. The key angle to this story, the one that might resonant with customers, is this: “Apple’s decision to swap out Google Maps is a rare example of the… Read more »
Hell, why not throw in TVs, refrigerators and microwave ovens? Sue everybody, right? Punitive damages.