Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO

Shocking news yesterday. The headline said it all: “Steve Jobs resigns as CEO.” Well, almost all. He has been elected Chairman of the Board and Tim Cook has been named to the CEO position and he will also join the Board.  Since he returned to Apple, well over a decade ago, Steve has upended the … Read More »

Ten Must Have iPhone and iPad Apps for the Healthcare Provider

Are you a physician, dentist or other healthcare professional? Got a new iPad, iPod touch or iPhone (collectively know as iOS devices) for the holidays? Don’t know where to begin? No worries, sit back, relax, grab a cocktail and read this article, it’ll get you started on the way to increased productivity, less stress, greater … Read More »

Five Must Have iPad Apps for your Business

April 3rd is right around the corner for those intrepid early adopters to get their hands on a WiFi only Apple iPad. Being able to run the more than 170,000 apps from the App Store makes this one powerful and versatile device. A large number of developers will be developing iPad specific software, but many … Read More »

What the iPad Could Mean for Healthcare and other Businesses

The iPad brings with it the potential to reshape many other professions, industries and businesses including healthcare, print and video media, to the benefit of consumers in a profound and permanent way. As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, I am usually busy with three types of activities in my practice: 1) seeing consults, 2) performing … Read More »

Initial Thoughts on the iPad

On Wednesday this past week, Apple unveiled their vision of the future: the iPad. A bold move to create a new category of product, somewhere between a smartphone and a laptop, as described by Steve Jobs at the announcement. Do we really need another device to complicate our lives further? Or part with more of … Read More »

Mac OS X, Snow Leopard; What you should know before upgrading your business

The last month has been very exciting and worrisome all at the same time. Why, you ask? Well, because Snow Leopard was released early, some companies that issue mission-critical business software were not prepared to deliver proper compatibility of their applications with the new operating system. Some companies didn’t even acknowledge their programs’ compatibility status … Read More »

Value the Apple Way; Why the iPhone and Mac Maker is Poised to Take Over the World

As expected, Apple shattered Wall Street’s expectations and reported stellar quarterly financials, again. So why the excitement and hype surrounding this expectation? Why in the midst of the greatest economic recession of our generation is this company flying high (financially speaking) and poised to fly higher? It’s a little something I like to call “Value.” … Read More »

1.5 Billion Downloads from the App Store in One Year

Apple announced yesterday that more than 1.5 billion apps have been downloaded with more than 65,000 apps now available at the App Store. This announcement comes after just one year of operation, reiterating Apple’s accelerated exponential growth. A number of additional staggering statistics in Apple’s announcement are worth noting. 100,000 developers are members of the … Read More »

Steve Jobs Received a Liver Transplant (UPDATE)

The Wall Street Journal reported late friday night that Steve Jobs had undergone liver transplant surgery two months ago in Tennessee. Jobs is reportedly recuperating well from the procedure. In addition, the CEO is expected to return to work at the end of this month as scheduled, albeit part-time for a month or two at … Read More »

The Apple Experience Just Got Better

WWDC 2009 keynote brought with it some incredible new announcements from Apple, Inc. From new notebook hardware updates to an update on the next major iteration of Mac OS X called Snow Leopard to an iPhone OS 3.0 upgrade and a brand new iPhone 3G (S) model! In addition, significant reductions in pricing were announced … Read More »

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