Apple Inc. to Lose Top Ranking in a 2013 Forbes’ List

Apple Inc. to Lose Top Ranking in a 2013 Forbes' List

Apple Inc. faces another problem.

After all of the recent dilemmas in stocks, the popular super tech giant Apple Inc. falls from the top spot in the list of Forbes’ “World’s Most Admired Companies.” The publication will be released later within this week in its list of 2013 rankings.

Brad Chases, a contributor for Forbes, have written on the change of the rankings. To quote what he has written:

“The company isn’t going to disappear anytime soon. But the value of the once-invincible brand is teetering on the edge of a long, steady drop. Apple’s well-documented approach to fostering a . . . → Read More: Apple Inc. to Lose Top Ranking in a 2013 Forbes’ List

Samsung tab refurbished at a price of $169.99, Walmart

Samsung tab refurbished at a price of $169.99, Walmart

The refurbished Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 is being offered by Walmart.com at a price of $169.99.

The seven-inch Samsung tab has been refurbished for a few months now. Though Walmart’s price is relatively cheaper compared to others, shipping for this device is also paid. However, the tab can be sent to any store of Walmart for free in-store pickup.

Galaxy tab’s new price is considered to be the lowest ever seen. Samsung has raised its efforts in selling the company’s refurbished products through mainline retailers. On the other hand, it is paying more attention in ensuring that its refurbished stock . . . → Read More: Samsung tab refurbished at a price of $169.99, Walmart

New highs for design and performance, iPhone 5

iPhone 5 Render Based on Leaked Parts

The new iPhone 5 from Apple is now tagged as the best iPhone ever invented. Although this may be true because the new device has reached new highs when it comes to its features and performance. However, tagging it as the best device ever imagined does not necessarily denote that there is no room for more enhancements.

Consumers, fans, as well as critics all over the world got excited when the iPhone 5 launched internationally last week. It got more even excited when Apple said that it is the newest and the best smartphone the world has to offer.

But . . . → Read More: New highs for design and performance, iPhone 5

Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak, a Tetris Champ Since the 80′s

steve wozniak tetris

Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder, well not today but way back 1976, but he is still an employee today making a nice amount of cash, is not just a wiz in making stuff with computers. He is also a wiz in a classic game Tetris. And being a wiz means being a champion of the game.

Steve talked about his love of the game in an interview in Gizmodo today (you can see it here). Woz’s name appeared in every Nintendo’s Power magazine monthly ranking’s that started since 1988, and it carried on for a very long time that . . . → Read More: Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak, a Tetris Champ Since the 80′s

ITC Orders Customs to Delay Shipments of HTC Phones

HTC One X

Shipments of HTC’s Evo 4G LTE and HTC One X were delayed by the International Trade Commission for investations, some shipments were held back. The units were the first devices to face delay by the customs to investation about the patent infringement case filed by Apple.

Apple won several exclusion order to stop the shipments of HTC Android devices at the ITC on December 2011. The commission discovered that Android’s browser and messaging application infringed the patent #5946647 by Apple – this patent covers the convertion of email addresses and phone numbers into links that opens up to . . . → Read More: ITC Orders Customs to Delay Shipments of HTC Phones

This Thing With Google+ and the ‘Viral Channels’

Google+

Google+ is an impressive social endeavor from Google, yet what Facebook has that it does not is being a platform.  Outside developers could not create apps ahead of Google+, although that functionality is in the works.

Chris Turitzin, top Facebook developer writes in a post that the one thing that would make him go to Google+ is “viral channels.”

When Facebook announced its platform, it left a lot of viral channels open as possible to move in developers magnetized by the hyper expansion probable on the platform.  After that, once the platform was recognized — and since there was no rivalry for . . . → Read More: This Thing With Google+ and the ‘Viral Channels’