• The $1,000 smartphone showdown: Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9 vs. Apple's iPhone X

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here it is, another smartphone that costs $1,000.
    Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9 on Thursday with the same price tag as the iPhone X, which is still a ridiculous asking price for a smartphone, if you ask me. But that four-figured price tag might be slightly more justifiable on the Galaxy Note 9.
    After looking at the specs and features of both phones, it's clear that you're getting more "phone" in the Galaxy Note 9 than you are with the iPhone X.
    Check out the major differences between the iPhone X and Galaxy Note 9 to see what I mean: Both have ultra-premium designs and are covered in...
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  • Apple's secret charm offensive: How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York helped transform how software is sold on the iPhone

    Apple's secret charm offensive: How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York helped transform how software is sold on the iPhone

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Apple's App Store may be the world's largest software distribution platform.
    But there are concerns that the competitiveness of the marketplace may make it difficult to maintain high-quality utility apps.
    Apple is strongly encouraging developers to transition to a subscription, software-as-a-service model, and held an invitation-only meeting in the spring of 2017 to convince developers to lean in to the new business model.
    In April 2017, a group of over 30 software developers gathered at a luxury loft in New York City's trendy Tribeca neighborhood after receiving an invitation from Apple...
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