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On NBC's Press: Here, a discussion with Leander Kahney about the future of Apple. (AAPL) (PALM) (GOOG) (MSFT) (INTC) (RIMM)Jon Fortt - Jun 15, 2009 10:41 AM ET
Apple's iPhone will face slimmer margins in the near future.
Now that the dust has settled from Apple's iPhone 3GS announcement -- video camera! compass! better battery life! -- it's time to face facts. Though Apple (AAPL) still leads rivals in style and technology, it's not the breakaway frontrunner it once was. The new phone is cool and all, but now Apple is looking over its shoulder -- and it will MOREJon Fortt - Jun 10, 2009 5:54 PM ET
This is Jon Fortt's segment of a review done with Michael Copeland. For the full review including Copeland's take, click here.
The Palm Pre is the second-best smartphone I've used. Its black plastic physical casing is attractive and feels well crafted. Its screen is bright and sharp. Its keyboard, though too cramped for comfortable one-handed typing, feels good and works well when attacked with two thumbs. And the software -- the MOREJon Fortt - Jun 4, 2009 11:55 AM ET
SanDisk's Sansa media players are number two in the market, behind the iPod. Image: SanDisk
SanDisk CEO Eli Harari once plotted to dethrone the iPod with a series of "iDon't" ads a marketing campaign that cast Apple iPod users as fad-driven sheep, and promoted his company's Sansa media players as the smart alternative. Some fads, however, don't pass. And in his sunny Silicon Valley conference room one recent morning, the MOREJon Fortt - Jun 3, 2009 1:03 PM ET
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz says she'll sell, but there's more to it than that. Photo: Yahoo
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, not one for mincing words, took the stage at the D7 conference in Carlsbad, Calif. on Wednesday and said yes, she is willing to sell Yahoo's (YHOO) search business or all of Yahoo – for "boatloads" or "big boatloads" of money, respectively.
As always, the tech press ate this up. TechCrunch's Erick MOREJon Fortt - May 27, 2009 5:51 PM ET
A sign of things to come? In its Atlanta stores, AT&T is selling the Acer Aspire One for $49 with a 2-year wireless data plan and DSL signup. Image: Acer
PC retail is in rough shape again, and it's about to get rougher.
Evidence of hardship is everywhere. Hewett-Packard (HPQ), the world's largest computer maker, says it's selling about the same number of computers as a year ago, but getting a lot MOREJon Fortt - May 20, 2009 4:24 PM ET
Cisco CEO John Chambers doesn't just talk a good game about telepresence, the videoconferencing technology that creates the illusion you're in a room with someone who's actually thousands of miles away. He's planning to install his company's high-end system in his Silicon Valley home, provided he and his wife can agree on a spot for it. "I figured we could convert one of the kids' old bedrooms," since they've MOREJon Fortt - May 6, 2009 1:46 PM ET
Microsoft's follow-on to Vista, Windows 7, is getting closer to launch. Guess what? The buzz is better than you might expect. (MSFT) (HPQ) (DELL) (AAPL) (INTC) (AMD)Jon Fortt - May 5, 2009 12:22 PM ET
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