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.
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.
Apple Stores Broke Revenue-Per-Visitor Records in Early 2013, Leif Johnson: Today we learned from Asymco’s Horace Dediu that Apple’s bringing in more money than ever
through its American retail stores (already ranked as the most profitable in the country), and
at such a rate that it’s performing more than twice as well as Tiffany & Co., the famed
second-most successful retail store.