Amazingly funny - someone at Fox 5 either has no idea about current technology and what a smartphone is capable of, or this was a joke that made it on to live television and the repercussions are now being felt. As part of their NYC coverage segment, they used some over-a-year-old futuristic iPhone 5 concepts that showed it with lasers and holographic projection capabilities.read more
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No matter how much you try to deny it, Apple knows that 86.3% of what you do on your iPhone involves snapping food photos, filtering food photos and sharing food photos. This leaked iPhone 5 official promo video just leaked online, showing the next iteration of the device with one big, tasty focus: food. Specifically, photos of food.read more
Brilliant iPhone Infographic showing the history of the iPhone since it was released 5 years ago. Early adopters ogled its touchscreen interface and poked at little icons. Today, the smartphone and touchscreen concept is totally mainstream thanks in large part to the iPhone’s overwhelming success and iconic design. Arguably, the iPhone was the beginning of the mobile revolution.
The device revolutionized Apple itself. iPhone sales were a tiny slice of Apple pie in 2007. In 2012, it accounts for 58% of the company’s revenue (which, overall, has skyrocketed, thanks to a culture of iTunes and apps propagated by the iPhone) – check out Apple by the Numbers .
Sales of the iPhone (and its related services and accessories) even trump the revenue of entire companies like Microsoft and Disney. It’s no wonder that Apple is consistently a front-runner for the most valuable company in the world by market cap.read more
Awesome infographic on the world of tech IP. Lawsuits, patents, and tons of activity. Note that Apple doesn’t sell patents to anyone, and no one is allows to touch Apple’s IP. Apple is the most active player in the court room as well. Google very quiet, but plays well in the patent marketplace. Motorola Mobility remarkably told a monstrous number of patents to Google, which might have been cheaper to just buy them than keep paying it. And Nortel apparently has it made, where every large player pays them a nice recurring revenue.read more
The infographic below was designed by Sortable . It shares the latest Apple profits, revenues and cash-in-hand, along with the company’s reach — 30% of smartphone users in the U.S. have an iPhone.
Along with an impressive iPad market share (62%) and an astounding number of employees (over 30,000), don’t forget one of Apple’s most valuable properties — the App Store. You’ll currently find 600,000 apps and counting in the store, and 895 new apps are added every day.read more