Mike Breske

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Apple's iPhone 6 Average Selling Price (ASP) Could Explode Upwards

I believe that with the iPhone 6 Plus configurations being $100 higher than previous iPhone models and Apple making the first memory increase cost $100 to 64GB vs. the previous 32GB they could materially help Apple increase its Average Selling Price for the September and December quarters. I have …

Apple might fine its sapphire supplier $50 million for every secret it leaks

It's well known that Apple takes secrecy quite seriously, but we're now learning just how seriously that is: it apparently may fine a partner that reveal its secrets up to $50 million for every slip up. That figure comes from a court document filed by Apple's sapphire glass supplier, GT Advanced …

New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes

The freedom to hold computers in our hands, pop wireless headphones in our ears and pilot drones through our backyards is all brought to us by batteries -- especially rechargeable lithium ion batteries. The portable powerhouses are a critical component of our march toward tech mobility, yet most …

Clean Energy

Things I Learned as a Shot Girl

Look as sociable as possible. Dilute the shots just a little. And always head straight for the bankers and bachelorette parties.<p>Think your corporate career is a nightmare? Tired of biting the entire way through your lip every time your sociopathic line manager barks something at you in totally …

Knicks take 'mindfulness training'

If nothing else, the New York Knicks will be a little more Zen under Phil Jackson.<p>Jackson revealed Sunday that he has hired someone to put the team …

Why Are Nobel Economists So Darned Useless?

Nobel prize winners are supposed to have done something useful. Marie Curie discovered radioactivity – and thus gave us, among other things, X-rays. As for Albert Einstein, even before he became famous for his theory of relativity, he won a Nobel for describing photons, whose most familiar …

The Anti-Addicting iPhone Game

Desert Golfing is just you, a ball, and an eternity of sand. It's not exactly fun. It may also be the best smartphone game in a long time.<p>Here is the description for the current top-grossing iPhone game in the App Store:<p><i>"Introducing: Clan Wars! Crush enemy clans in clan versus clan battles. Lead</i> …

The iPhone 6 Plus Wins The Longer Race

Apple’s new iPhones have been available for around a month now, and something interesting has happened with this generation: I’m forced to revisit my original reviews and change my initial impression based on later experience. After further testing of the two devices, I find the iPhone 6 Plus has …

Apple killed Finland's two biggest industries, says Prime Minister

In the early 00s, Finland's two biggest industries were paper manufacturing and cell phones, led by the then-dominant Nokia. A decade later, both industries are in trouble — and as the country's prime minister suggested in a recent interview, Apple might be to blame in both cases. "One could say …

Apple and retail partners prepare for launch of Apple Pay

It's almost time to start paying for things with your iPhone 6 instead of plastic. Last month, Apple said its Apple Pay mobile payments service would launch in October, and new information suggests that the anticipated debut is fast approaching. <i>9to5Mac</i> reports that Apple is preparing its retail …