Daily Debrief: Apple continues to under-promise and over-deliver Video
It runs Apple's Mac OS X Leopard, but doesn't look anything like an Apple computer and certainly doesn't come with an Apple price tag. On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss Psystar's open computer and how in the world the real Apple hasn't caught on yet.
In two weeks, Apple fans will finally be able to get their hands on the iPhone 3G. In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the phone's new activation process and other rumors swirling around out there in the blogosphere.
In time for the holiday season, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new iPod hardware and software upgrades. In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the event and the latest announcements. Expect sleeker body iPod designs, enhanced iTunes features, and a software upgrade intended to fix some iPhone glitches.
A high-profile chip designer is leaving IBM for Apple, causing IBM to file a non-compete lawsuit and creating much speculation over Apple's possible renewed interest in the server market. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the clubby world of chip designers, why IBM cares so much and what this hiring could mean for Apple, a company best known for consumer products.
It's one of the most scrutinized earnings reporting seasons in recent memory. Two bellwethers--Apple and Yahoo--announced their third-quarter earnings after the close of trading Tuesday afternoon. What do the numbers say about the companies and the health of the tech industry? Charles Cooper speaks with Tom Krazit and Stephen Shankland on the CNET News Daily Debrief.
A little more than six months after Apple initially offered its software development kit for the iPhone, the company has decided to remove the non-disclosure agreement. On Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss why this move is actually a three-way win for Apple, software developers, and most importantly, you, the consumer.
In Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the long-awaited Google smartphone. Google is not making the hardware, but rather, the operating system called Android, which will be compatible with a number of manufacturers and carriers. The FCC has just green-lighted maker HTC for a November release.
In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News' Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss the new and improved Microsoft Zune. Funny, it looks and is priced awfully similar to Apple's iPod Nano, but offers the ability to connect to a handful of services via Wi-Fi. Are the updates enough to chip into Apple's dominance in the MP3 market?
On Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News' Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss the day's Microsoft news. The good includes the pricing for the company's new, pay-as-you-go business apps for the Web. The bad is the launch (or lack thereof) of its Vista Compatibility Center, incongruously introduced 18 months after the release of Vista.
In Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET'S Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss Fried's upcoming special report, "Borders of Computing." Earlier this year, Fried traveled to Brazil and Colombia to observe the role technology plays in the lives of average South Americans.