Apple Earnings Call Liveblog

Apple has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2011. The company would appear to be way over consensus estimates, as it has posted yet another record quarter.  From the press release (we’ll be covering the call live, which is scheduled to begin at 5pm Eastern): Apple® today announced financial results […]

Where Online Video (for E-Commerce) is Headed in 2011

Online video has gained a great deal of ground over the past few years, and that will not be slowing down as we head into the new year. In fact, we’re likely to see greater and more efficient use of online video by e-commerce providers and marketers. Yaniv Axen, Co-founder and CTO of SundaySky, a […]

If TEDTalks Ran Out of Smart People [COMIC]

With so many talks and ideas spread, there is a small possibility that TED might run out of smart people. That could happen if the number of talks conducted outweighs the number of smart people produced and identified. It is hard to imagine but The Joy of Tech has illustrated a hilarious comic of what […]

Banks and Technology

The process of rushing, queuing and waiting for bank tellers is slowly becoming history. Internet banking has brought us much convenience, especially when we need to perform an urgent transaction on the spot. According to ComScore, Canada is the world’s top country in terms of online banking penetration. 2 out of every 3 Internet users […]

300,000 iPads 3G Sold on Launch Weekend [ESTIMATE]

So, now that the iPad 3G is finally available, what everyone wants to know is: how well is this thing selling? According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, it’s selling great, pretty much the same as the 3G-less iPad, with about 300,000 sold on launch weekend. Munster surveyed 50 Apple stores to get this number, […]

Top 10 Twitter Trends This Week [CHART]

It’s finally come to pass — the Boy King of Twitter, Justin Bieber, has been dethroned by everyone’s favorite egg-themed holiday, Easter, in this week’s trending topics. We’ve got another insightful glance at the goings-on of the Twitterverse, thanks to our pals at What The Trend. Because this is a topical list, hashtag memes and […]

Track iPad Sales in Real-Time [Apps]

Apple announced that it sold 300,000 iPads on day one, but if you want to get a real-time update of iPad sales — to turn a marketing slogan — there’s a website for that! The Chitka advertising network has set up a page that attempts to estimate the number of iPads sold based on unique […]

iPad Sold Out

If you’re looking to pre-order an iPad today, you’ll notice that shipping dates have been pushed back to April 12th. What’s more, Apple has removed the option to pick up your iPad in-store. It appears Apple simply can’t supply the demand for the first week of iPads, writes 9to5Mac, suggesting high demand for the device. […]

iPad to be Sold at Best Buy on Day One? [PIC]

Apple appears to have run out of iPads for shipping on launch day, but iPad buyers might have another option: a leaked image (above) from Best Buy appears to show that the retailer will stock iPads at 675 of its stores on Saturday, April 3. Apple had already announced that iPads would be available at […]

Apple Sells 51,000 iPads in First Two Hours? [REPORT]

The iPad officially became available for pre-order earlier today and while plenty of you are still debating about whether or not to pre-order, it appears as if the device might already sold 51,000 units in just two hours via pre-order. Wow. If you’ve ever doubted how insane dedicated Apple fans are, the background on how […]