In the basic sense of the word ‘monopoly‘, Apple has one in the iPod ecosystem. There are multiple definitions as to what constitutes a ‘monopoly.’ There’s Microsoft’s Windows. Apple’s iPod ecosystem. Merriam-Webster’s definition. And the legal definition. Has Apple created ...

There must be a reason why someone so beautiful would learn to walk so strange. With apologies to Anheuser-Busch’s Budweiser beer, today’s fashion shows are cluttered with beautiful Clydesdales. Seemingly gorgeous models strut their six foot, 100-pound frames down a ...

What’s hot on iTunes Music Store is not what’s hot on my iPod. I’m an early adopter and bought the original five gigabyte iPod way back when. I purchased and downloaded music from the iTunes Music Store when it opened. ...

Count me as one of the tens of millions who watch American Idol. I just shake my head. American Idol started a new season in January and quickly became the top rated TV show. Again. As it was last year, ...

Live and let live does not have a good life expectancy in the Mideast. Freedom of speech is one thing. Freedom to terrorize is something else. If you can call me ugly am I free to threaten to kill you? ...

If you can’t tell whether the King of Pop is a King or Queen, you’re in good company. Slate has an interesting article on Michael Jackson, asking, “How ‘Black’ is Michael Jackson?” Good question. What do you mean by “black?” Race? As ...

About to shuffle off into oblivion is the iPod shuffe. News from Business 2.0 says Apple may ditch the diminutive iPod shuffle in favor of a one gigabyte iPod nano. Is that such a good idea? Where’s the Micro, Pequeno, and Invisa ...

In Shakespeare’s Henry VI one of the characters, “Dick The Butcher” said, “First thing we do, is kill all the lawyers.” An iPod owner has filed a federal lawsuit against Apple, claiming the device cause hearing loss in people who ...