Saturday, September 27, 2014

Week in review: Apple iPhone 6 Plus ‘bendgate’ controversy

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

GoPro climbs higher despite report calling it overvalued. (Sept. 26, 2014)

Headphone market rocking; Sales cranked up to 11. (Sept. 26, 2014)

Apple bull gets bent out of shape over bendable iPhone 6. (Sept. 25, 2014)

Bent iPhone 6 incidents a boon for insurers, case makers. (Sept. 24, 2014)

Kids increasingly owning smartphones, tablets. (Sept. 24, 2014)

iPhone 6 Plus: $100 costlier to buy, just $15.50 more to make. (Sept. 23, 2014)

Apple Pay technology will do much more than retail payments. (Sept. 23, 2014)

Ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft could use a lift. (Sept. 22, 2014)

First-weekend iPhone 6 sales figures fail to impress. (Sept. 22, 2014)

Photo: A bent iPhone 6 Plus.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Week in review: Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Apple’s U2 album release screw up targeted by comedians. (Sept. 19, 2014)

Apple shoppers seeking Plus-sized iPhones with more flash. (Sept. 19, 2014)

Holiday video game sales outlook not looking so hot. (Sept. 19, 2014)

Microsoft’s bad bet on Windows 8 exposed by low touchscreen use. (Sept. 18, 2014)

Gold Apple Watch could sell for $10,000. (Sept. 18, 2014)

Jumbo iPad could be Apple’s next “one more thing.” (Sept. 17, 2014)

Apple iPhone 6 buyers torn over which handset to get. (Sept. 17, 2014)

Sony posts huge mobile phone loss, cancels dividend. (Sept. 17, 2014)

Adobe Systems hits speed bump in cloud transition. (Sept. 17, 2014)

Adobe down on mixed Q3 report, weak Q4 guidance. (Sept. 16, 2014)

“League of Legends” trumps “Warcraft” in PC game play. (Sept. 16, 2014)

Apple TV leads Roku in hardware sales, trails in usage. (Sept. 16, 2014)

Apple falls on China iPhone 6 launch delay. (Sept. 16, 2014)

Microsoft investors don’t dig “Minecraft” deal. (Sept. 15, 2014)

Apple sells out pre-order supply of iPhone 6 series. (Sept. 15, 2014)

Photos: Outside the Apple Store in Reston, Va., minutes before its opening on Sept. 19, 2014, for the first day of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales. (Photos by Patrick Seitz.) 

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Week in review: Apple Watch, Apple Pay, iPhone 6 launched

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Comedians make fun of Apple Watch, Apple Pay and iPhone 6. (Sept. 12, 2014)

Cool or not, Apple still popular with students. (Sept. 12, 2014)

Cisco, Check Point gain security appliance share. (Sept. 12, 2014)

EA’s “Madden NFL 15” sacks competition in August. (Sept. 12, 2014)

iPhone 6 Plus scarce as pre-orders begin. (Sept. 12, 2014)

Activision game “Destiny” comes out with guns blazing. (Sept. 11, 2014)

AT&T, Verizon called “U.S. investment heroes.” (Sept. 10, 2014)

Apple product launch raises big unanswered questions. (Sept. 10, 2014)

Apple Watch, Apple Pay show innovation has returned. (Sept. 9, 2014)

Apple Watch seeks to redefine wearable devices. (Sept. 9, 2014)

Netflix, “most hated” Internet stock, hits record high. (Sept. 9, 2014)

Apple iWatch seen as catalyst for wearable device market. (Sept. 8, 2014)

Apple stock performance tied to launch event surprises. (Sept. 8, 2014)

GoPro cameras outpace the competition in video quality. (Sept. 8, 2014)

Photos: Apple Watch (top); professional surfer Lakey Peterson captures surf footage with a GoPro camera and 3-way mount.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Week in review: Apple iCloud nude photo scandal breaks; Dyson robot vacuum unveiled

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Best jokes about the Apple iCloud nude photo scandal. (Sept. 5, 2014)

Apple seeks to defuse iCloud hacking scandal ahead of event. (Sept. 5, 2014)

Apple iWatch faces hesitant consumer market. (Sept. 5, 2014)

Alibaba Group to start global IPO roadshow next week. (Sept. 5, 2014)

IRobot’s Roomba faces biggest rival yet in Dyson. (Sept. 4, 2014)

Samsung worried about Apple’s upcoming phablet. (Sept. 4, 2014)

Apple iPhone 6 priced into stock; iWatch is wild card. (Sept. 4, 2014)

Mobileye maps out plan to get to self-driving cars. (Sept. 4, 2014)

Mobileye hits brakes after Q2 earnings barely beat. (Sept. 4, 2014)

GoPro surfs higher on big holiday season expectations. (Sept. 3, 2014)

Windows 8 usage ticks up after 2 months of no growth. (Sept. 3, 2014)

Time for Apple to put up or shut up on new categories. (Sept. 3, 2014)

Apple, Home Depot breaches boost security stocks. (Sept. 2, 2014)

Apple “Sex Tape” product placement comes back to haunt it. (Sept. 2, 2014)

Apple iPhone 6 won’t have sapphire screen, report says. (Sept. 2, 2014)

Tesla Motors accelerates to new high on analyst upgrade. (Sept. 2, 2014)

Photos: Poster from 2014 comedy movie “Sex Tape” (top); James Dyson and the Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum.