In this episode of Techmate, Jon Fortt and Philip Elmer-Dewitt discuss Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone, and explain how the company's focus has shifted from computers to mobile devices. Plus, find out what the new phone means for tech titans like Intel (INTC), Google (GOOG) and Cisco (CSCO).
The pressure is on Apple's CEO to surprise and amaze the tech world on Monday
"You won't be disappointed," wrote Steve Jobs a few weeks ago in one of his cryptic -- and increasingly frequent -- e-mail pronouncements.
This one was in response to a fan concerned that Apple's (AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference, which Jobs will kick off with a keynote address, had been upstaged by Google's (GOOG) I/O conference a few MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 5, 2010 5:23 PM ET
Magical it may be, but that doesn't mean Apple's tablet can't be improved
"It will come," Steve Jobs is reported to have replied last week, via e-mail, when a customer asked him "Why no printing on the iPad? What gives?"
Okay. Great. And while we've got your attention, Mr. Jobs, here a few more requests:
Multitasking. Why do I have to shut down e-mail to grab a URL from Safari? This fix MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 10, 2010 8:25 AM ET
Forget Silicon Valley. He would have killed on Madison Avenue.
"I had forgotten," a colleague said recently, after an off-the-record meeting with Apple's (AAPL) CEO, "what an interesting and dedicated student Steve Jobs is of other people's businesses."
Take, for example, the advertising business.
If you are in the ad trade, or care about it, or just want to see a first-rate sales pitch, you could find worse ways to spend 15 minutes MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 9, 2010 10:30 AM ET
Apple has posted the video of Thursday's hour-long press briefing
Includes new features, whizzy demos and Apple's (AAPL) official update on iPad sales.
It's almost as good as being there. Watch it here.
Apple raises the bar on mobile devices
Live: iPhone 4.0 preview at Apple headquarters
[Follow Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Twitter @philiped]Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 8, 2010 7:20 PM ET
Three things to watch for this week from Steve Jobs and company
While it has the media's attention -- having dazzled it last week with the launch of the iPad -- Apple (AAPL) may have a few more tricks up its sleeve in the days ahead.
iPhone 4.0: Apple has summoned the press to its Cupertino campus Thursday, April 8 for a "sneak peek of the next generation of iPhone OS software." MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 6, 2010 7:19 AM ET
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