A veteran designer predicts that iCloud will be to MobileMe what the iPhone was to Apple's Newton
Kevin Fox spent three years in the 1990s writing software for the Newton, Apple's (AAPL) first, fumbling attempt to do what the iPhone finally achieved. He went on to design Yahoo's (YHOO) Chat and Messenger services and spent five years at Google (GOOG) where as the head of its user experience and research group MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 4, 2011 6:33 AM ET
They are the reason Apple's shares leaped out of the box at the opening bell Tuesday.
The key words in the press release Apple (AAPL) issued Tuesday morning were not OS X Lion, iOS 5, or iCloud -- the three components of what the company is billing as the "next generation software."
As important as the operating systems and services to be unveiled next week at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference may MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 31, 2011 10:49 AM ET
Screen grabs from the staff's new iPads suggest it will matter more to them than to us
"Everything feels a bit different," reads an entry in the Daily Download, the new internal publication for Apple (AAPL) retail employees that fell into the hands of 9to5Mac's Seth Weintraub Thursday night. "Switching to RetailMe on iPad is like switching from a PC to a Mac."
But from the topics covered in Issue No. 1, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 20, 2011 7:21 AM ET
Looking for a good video intro to the Mac's new OS? This one's the best we've seen
Anyone who downloaded the first developer release of OS X Lion from Apple (AAPL) last week had presumably signed a nondisclosure agreement promising not to breath a word of it (unless it was something Apple had already revealed on its website, its press release, or the demo Steve Jobs and Craig Federighi gave last MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 1, 2011 5:54 AM ET
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