“Only a Wall Street analyst could be shocked by the fact that Apple beat estimates and guided lower. I know, I know…this is every analyst’s pet rock, but when your estimate is a full 20% off the mark you have to seriously consider another line of employment. You can’t be this wrong every single quarter and claim to be “analyzing” anything. The value added here by the analyst community is worse than negative.”
“Apple’s iPhone keeps track of where you go – and saves every detail of it to a file on the device which is then copied to the owner’s computer when the two are synchronised.
British researchers on Wednesday revealed that iPhones (and 3G-enabled iPads) keep track of where you go, including timestamps, on a file that is backed up on your computer and shifted onto any new iPhone or iPad you get. Apple hasn’t said why the file is created or whether the tracking can be prevented.”