Is Apple turning into Microsoft? Look at Windows 8 – Yuck!

Rick Lapenna My World 0 Comments

Has anyone has been following the hype around the iPhone 5 (the 6th generation of the product) or not; but seriously - is Apple going the way of Microsoft in terms of a monopoly? I have been a loyal Apple consumer for better than 6 years, starting with my initial investment in an iMac in 2006, with multiple investments over time, ranging ...

Tactile Innovation – It’s Coming…

Rick Lapenna Insights, Trends 0 Comments

I thought my iPhone was cool – It’s obsolete! New technologies are being developed all the time which could dramatically impact the way we work, play and interact with our environment. An excellent example is “tactile sensory” technology (touch). When the first iPhone (2G) was released on June 29, 2007, nobody ever expected the impact that device would have on the …

Cydia or AppStore?

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Cydia or AppStore? After JailBreaking my iPhone 4 I started playing with the new Cydia AppStore… very interesting. I have been using iPhone’s since the 2G, and have for years JailBroken them. This new adaptation of the “store” component is extremely innovative. Developers who for years have been hacking out apps and enhancements to the Apple BSD linux OS, now …