Our notebooks, ultrabooks and desktop PCs are all getting thinner -- thin enough that Kate Moss in her heroin-chic heyday could have sported something like the 13-inch MacBook Air down the runway and it wouldn't have overwhelmed her almost nonexistent frame.
Apple may be changing its usual iPhone update schedule to the fall, instead of a pre-summer launch in June/July -- the news has popped up multiple times, and a source familiar with Apple's plans has also confirmed it with Fast Company.
While the Asus Eee PC and Intel's Classmate and Netbook platforms have convinced us that low-cost, low-power laptops can be genuinely useful, we still long for something a little more upscale than the plastic construction of those systems.
The mass market is supposed to be dead, but you would never know it from Apple. In February the iTunes Store became the second-largest music retailer in the U.S., right behind Wal-Mart. The iPod is to music players what Kleenex is to tissue or Xerox is to copiers. Almost everything Apple makes transcends gender, geography, age, and race. An Apple Store is a demographic melting pot, with computer games for kids and a Genius Bar for their parents and so much cool stuff to touch that it's a magnet for teens and twentysomethings.