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Back in 2006 when Apple was developing the iPhone, Steve Jobs decided that while the original plan was for the iPhone to have a plastic screen, like the iPod, it would feel much more elegant and substantive if the screen was glass. He set about finding a glass that would be strong and resistant to scratches. This led to a meeting with Wendell Weeks, the CEO of Corning Glass.[…] Continue Reading »

Fortune recently reported just how bad the Apple iPhone 5 mapping really is. Specifically, the article cited a reader’s analysis of the Apple map of Canada’s province of Ontario, focusing on locating and identifying its cities and towns. Of the 2,028 places that should have been named, 400 were correct, 389 were fairly close, 551 were clearly incorrect, and 688 were not on the map at all.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Small Business — tracks feedback from small-business owners. We run the poll question each Thursday in our e-newsletter.

Two weeks ago, we asked: Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook launched the iPhone 4S and the company lost its iconic founder, Steve Jobs, reinvigorating an ongoing discussion on organizational succession planning.[…] Continue Reading »

On Wednesday, the world lost a creative genius and innovative leader, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. His creations and leadership skills were inspiring, and many in the restaurant industry are adopting the use of Apple devices for business. Patrick Albrecht, co-owner of Great Food Group with his father, Paul Albrecht, knows how important phones can be to the restaurant business — and not just for calling to make a reservation.[…] Continue Reading »

Brian Williammee, SmartBrief’s lead mobile software developer, also contributed to this blog post. Download the SmartBrief Apple iPhone application.

In late April, SmartBrief launched our first mobile application for Google Android phones. Longtime SmartBrief readers might have also remembered a period of time in 2009 when we boasted an iPhone app.

Where is that app today?[…] Continue Reading »