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Apple Has Become the “Big Brother” (And Nokia Calls That Out in an Ad)

It’s ironic how over time a company may do a complete 180-degree pivot and become the epitome of everything against which it once stood in rebellion. Remember the iconic 1984 Apple Macintosh ad? In that ad, Steve Jobs and company … Continue reading

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Hipsters Trade iPhones for Cupcakes

As with all previous Apple product releases, the general media and the tech blogosphere have been markedly exultant about the official release of the iPhone 5 on September 21st, 2012. Most of you have probably seen at least one video … Continue reading

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Apple — Most Valuable but Also Most Vulnerable

Not a single day can go nowadays without the media elating about the skyrocketing trajectory of Apple’s stock price. The Cupertino, CA-based company seems to be breaking record over record. TV anchors get giddy when they report how the tech … Continue reading

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Apple’s Innovator Myth

Many pundits have competed to offer superlatives regarding Apple. The innovation, the snazziness, the incredible success story… As Apple grew in its dominance both on the consumer electronics market and the financial stock exchange, reasonable analysts started asking themselves when … Continue reading

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Rotten Apple

What a “fruitilicious” weekend did we just have! A company that once shot an iconic Orwellian-themed TV ad fighting for the people against “Big Brother” corporations has succumbed to its own success and become the ultimate “Evil Empire.” A company … Continue reading

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Finally Getting on the iPhone Bandwagon… Still Not Drinking the Kool-Aid

Three days ago, I finally succumbed to the inevitable and joined the iPhone users’ family. I did that despite four long years of resistance — ever since that first-generation iPhone hit the streets in 2007. Three days of use have … Continue reading

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Why Are Most Apple Fans Devoid of Self-Irony?

A few days ago I ran across a funny image that poked fun at the age-long rivalry between Mac users and… well, pretty much users of everything else.

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