E-Commerce and Online Retail

The Next iPhone: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait – Barron’s

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Investors are increasingly caught up in the possibility that the next iPhone — the 10th Anniversary edition — could miss its usual September upgrade schedule. Since peaking at $156 in May, Apple shares have slipped 4% as investors grapple with rumors about a delay. On Monday, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty adjusted her quarterly iPhone sales projections to reflect an October release date for the next iPhone. She’s basing the…

New iPhone case looks and feels like an actual butt – CNET

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This iPhone case looks and feels like a butt We asked a few friends their opinions on a particularly suggestive-looking iPhone case. We’ve seen some unusual iPhone accessories over the years, but HandL’s Butt Case may be the new champ.  The man behind the Butt Case is Allen Hirsch, a New York artist and restaurant owner who the created the HandL case a few years back to help people get…

The Next iPhone: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait – Barron’s

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Investors are increasingly caught up in the possibility that the next iPhone — the 10th Anniversary edition — could miss its usual September upgrade schedule. Since peaking at $156 in May, Apple shares have slipped 4% as investors grapple with rumors about a delay. On Monday, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty adjusted her quarterly iPhone sales projections to reflect an October release date for the next iPhone. She’s basing the…

Could the Next iPhone Spur a New Wave of Wireless Deals? – Barron’s

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

With the next iPhone release approaching — whether it’s September or October — wireless investors are trying to figure out who will benefit from the latest version of Apple’s device. “Carriers view iPhone launches as opportunities to gain market share, which usually elevates competitive behavior,” Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery wrote in a note to clients Friday. He points out that last year T-Mobile promised a “free” iPhone to those…

New iPhone case looks and feels like an actual butt – CNET – CNET

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This iPhone case looks and feels like a butt We asked a few friends their opinions on a particularly suggestive-looking iPhone case. We’ve seen some unusual iPhone accessories over the years, but HandL’s Butt Case may be the new champ.  The man behind the Butt Case is Allen Hirsch, a New York artist and restaurant owner who the created the HandL case a few years back to help people get…

The debate over the ‘death of retail’ – Axios

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Cruise, the self-driving car startup acquired by General Motors last year for nearly $1 billion, next week will launch an app for its employees to hail rides from one of its vehicles in San Francisco, CEO Kyle Vogt said on Monday at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen. The cars will still have human back-up drivers. Cruise currently has vehicles being tested on the roads of San Francisco, Phoenix, and…

IPhone 8 delayed until just before the holidays, report says – CNBC

Monday, July 17, 2017

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iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s New Design ‘Confirmed’ – Forbes

Monday, July 17, 2017

iPhone 8 leaks have been unparalleled and a growing number suggest is planning to deliver its biggest ever iPhone redesign to celebrate the range’s 10th anniversary. Now with exclusive new information I can confirm that will happen… Working with case designer Nodus, I have been able to obtain CAD files for the iPhone 8 through its supply chain. We have rendered these to visualise the final design and I can…

iPhone 8 could have lasers fitted to its back to help with pictures, report suggests – The Independent

Monday, July 17, 2017

The new iPhone could come with lasers, according to a new report. The technology would be built into the back of the phone – alongside its camera – and help it sense depth. That will in turn be used for all sorts of augmented reality and photography features, according to the same report. The feature is rumoured to be arriving in the more expensive version of the iPhone 8, which…

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s New Design ‘Confirmed’ – Forbes

Monday, July 17, 2017

iPhone 8 leaks have been unparalleled and a growing number suggest is planning to deliver its biggest ever iPhone redesign to celebrate the range’s 10th anniversary. Now with exclusive new information I can confirm that will happen… Working with case designer Nodus, I have been able to obtain CAD files for the iPhone 8 through its supply chain. We have rendered these to visualise the final design and I can…

Apple cracking down on leaks, but can’t stop ones about iPhone 8 … – Markets Insider

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses business with SVP Eddy Cue and Disney CEO Bob Iger. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Two top Apple execs were treated like rock stars in front of a sold-out crowd in a theatre in San Jose last month.  The crowd couldn’t have been friendlier. Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, Apple’s heads of marketing and software engineering, respectively, were being interviewed by blogger and podcaster John Gruber, whose…

Will the death of US retail be the next big short? – Financial Times – Financial Times

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Will the death of US retail be the next big short?

Android is a dead end – OS News

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Dieter Bohn at The Verge: So while Microsoft didn’t do itself any favors, I’d argue strongly that all these machinations and flailings weren’t a response (or weren’t only a response) to the iPhone. The real enemy was the company that had set its sights on Microsoft’s phone ambitions since before the iPhone was released. That company was Google, of course, and it only tangentially wanted to take…

If the rumors are true, the iPhone 8 won’t be worth its massive cost – Business Insider

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook.AP The biggest mystery surrounding the iPhone 8 has nothing to do with its features. It’s not the screen size. It’s not the colors it’ll come in. It’s not how good the camera will be or how long the battery lasts. It’s the reported cost of the phone, which analysts and Apple experts think will cost at least $1,000, and how Apple will justify the high price for a device…

Will the death of US retail be the next big short? – Financial Times

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Will the death of US retail be the next big short?

Mophie Charge Force cases for iPhone 7 and Galaxy S8, Juice Packs for Galaxy S8: hands-on – ZDNet

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Android phones have had wireless charging capability for years and indications are that Apple may finally be adding it to the next iPhone. Mophie delivers products that add wireless charging capability to iPhones and the latest cases I tested are designed to be paired with a small battery pack for mobile wireless charging. Eight reasons the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are good for business Samsung is the most…

Apple Has an iPhone 8 Problem – Fortune

Saturday, July 15, 2017

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H8erade: The iPhone 8 has so many problems – Macworld

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Is it time to hit the panic button about the iPhone 8? No, not at all. Because Apple already hit it last month. Writing for Fast Company, Mark Sullivan describes the indescribable horror. “Source: A “Sense Of Panic” At Apple As The Next Flagship iPhone’s Software Problems Persist.” The problems, Sullivan claims, revolve around the implementation of wireless charging. June was a tense month for the engineers and designers on…

Get prepared for a $1400 iPhone – USA TODAY

Saturday, July 15, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Apple is expected to cross $1,000 in its next edition of the iPhone–will consumers be willing to pay the extra money? We reached out for their responses, on #TalkingTech. LOS ANGELES — It’s a fact that iPhones have gotten more expensive every year, now topping off at a whopping $969 for an iPhone 7 Plus with 256 GB of storage. So the 10th anniversary iPhone, the next model,…

Essential Phone: Hands On With Andy Rubin’s New Android | Time … – TIME

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Samsung and Apple ship more smartphones worldwide than any other company. But Android creator Andy Rubin is betting he can solve a few problems with their phones, which is why the first product to come from his new company Essential will be an Android phone. Rubin unveiled the device in May, and I had the chance to briefly use it during an event in New York. The phone, which starts…