After over a month of pre-sales and online-only availability, the Apple Watch will finally be on the shelves in Apple stores later this month. Consumers will be able to touch and try on the watch and then actually take it home the same day. Not that selling exclusively online has hurt the product: Apple has had an estimated 7-million Apple Watch orders since its launch and expects to deliver 5-million watches by the end of the first quarter, which is double what analysts had expected. And Apple has by far outsold what the iPod, iPhone and iPad took in during their first quarter. Yet another win for Apple!
Take a trip down memory lane with the first iPod commercial from 2001. I recently found my old 2003 iPod and couldn't get over how heavy and thick it is compared to today's Apple gadgets. Although the first iPod was released two decades ago, this guy's groovy dance moves in the commercial will never get… READ THE REST
It's the end of an era. After 20 years of producing iPods, Apple has announced it will discontinue the $199 iPod Touch after the current inventory sells out. The iPod was Apple's first major success in consumer electronics. Before the iPod, music fans carried portable CD players or low-capacity portable MP3 players. The first generation… READ THE REST
Ian Goodfellow was Apple's Director of machine learning for four years. Apple recently announced it was going to start asking its employees to return to work. Goodfellow was happy working from home and thought Apple's policy is old-fashioned and shortsighted, so he just resigned. Goodfellow reportedly broke the news to staff in an email, saying… READ THE REST
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