Apple the Unsuccessful Innovator

If He’s So Smart…Steve Jobs, Apple, and the Limits of Innovation – The battle over digital music is just another verse in Apple’s sad song: This astonishingly imaginative company keeps getting muscled out of markets it creates. So what does Apple have to tell us about innovation? [Fast Company] The article’s point is keen: Apple ...

Apple iTunes Music Store

iTunes and the iPod are clearly the leaders in MP3 space, because they are simply the best overall solution. I would be concerned in the future about a similar Mac like thing happening – as some other players may be better solutions for individuals. E.g. I would love to use a memory stick player sometimes, ...

Film Restoration

A John Lowry interview posted up on the Apple Computer website where he talks about how he restores old degraded film. “It’s like cleaning your glasses so you can see more. We want to remove the veil so that you can see everything that’s in the original.”

Fast Company: The Price is Right

p. Fast Company published an “(extlink)article”:http://www.fastcompany.com/soundoff/reader_comment.html?cid=12386 about consumers increasing willingness to scrimp and save in one are to spend on premium products in another. I think the thought behind the article show promise in indicating a return to a “positive” approach to growth and marketing.

Apple and PC Users Switch for a week

p. Britain’s Times ran a “(extlink)story”:http://www.timesonline.co.uk/printFriendly/0,,1-8088-882668,00.html where they had a PC user and a Mac user switch for a week and then write about their experience. Overall, the article seems well written, with the overall conclusion that the Mac has an edge, but it’s probably not enough of one to justify switching from a PC ...