After taking down a rather daft article about 2013 being a disappointing year for tech, John Gruber put to words something I've been wrestling with for the latter part of this year. From Daring Fireball:
Apple has just announced their Q3 2013 financial results and the highlights include 31.2 million iPhone, 14.6 million iPads, 3.8 million Macs. That's on revenue of $35.3 billion and with a net profit of $6.9 billion. In the release, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook said:
UK network EE (Everything Everywhere) has announced that it will be rolling out its LTE services to 27 more markets by June 2013. EE is currently the only UK network to offer LTE data on its network and it claims that by June this year it will have coverage of 55% of the UK population up from its current claim of 45%.
As we all know, the Do Not Disturb feature of iOS 6 that lets you mute Notification Center alerts during specified periods. Apple told us that the problem would fix itself on January 7; we want to know if it is now working again for you?
As we head into the year 2013, you're probably finalizing your plans for New Year's Eve, but have you considered how you're going to use your iPhone during the celebration? Whether you're going out for a night on the town, attending a house party, or staying home, we have rounded up some iPhone apps that will help you ring in the new year.
The UK government has announced that the mobile networks in the UK have buried their differences and agreed a new timetable for the roll out of LTE. The agreements were made at a meeting yesterday involving Ofcom and the rival mobile networks. It was agreed that all of their differences would be settled and the one aim would be to get the roll out of LTE expedited with a target now of Spring 2013