Steven Sande

Features Editor

blog http://transientspike.com
twitter stevensande

Steve was born two weeks before the start of the Space Age, and has been a fan of technology since birth. A lifelong resident of Colorado, Steve graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (1978) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (1983).

He began writing for TUAW in 2008, and is now the Features Editor for the blog. One of his passions is "The Internet of Things", so you can find him controlling his house from his iPhone most of the time ... except when his battery is dead.

When he's not blogging for TUAW, he's writing books for Pearson and his personal blog, Transient Spike

Steven Sande's Latest Posts

Google Play may have the downloads, but App Store has the money, honey

Mobile analytics firm App Annie released figures today that show that even though the Google Play Store leads the iOS App Store in mobile application downloads by a whopping 60 percent margin, Apple's digital storefront is still where the money is. Despite lagging in total downloads, revenues g...

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Have you heard? The iPhone 6 is REALLY LOUD

(Original photography from pickywallpapers.com, photoshopping by Mike Wehner) You can always tell when it's the day after a big Apple news day, because we end up writing and publishing stories like this... iClarified (via Cult of Mac) recently updated their sound level test for iPhones to add t...

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AAPL share price hovering near all-time high

Here's a surprise -- usually the day after Apple announces record-breaking financial performance, the stock drops. Today, however, on the heels of truly astounding news and optimistic statements from Apple executives, the share price has been climbing. Based on bad economic news yesterday, the ...

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Apple's last quarter profit the biggest in history for any corporation

Read that headline again. Apple's most recent quarter (Q1 2015) profit of $18.02 billion is now the biggest ever for all corporations on Planet Earth, ever. The previous winner was Russia's Gazprom (a natural gas extractor), with measly profits of $16.2 billion. Our buds at TechCrunch brin...

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iMacompanion: Kickstarted accessory puts a USB 3.0 port at the front of your iMac

It's always a pleasure to see projects graduate from Kickstarter or Indiegogo and actually become available for sale. One project that was intriguing a few months ago, the Wiplabs iMacompanion (US$39.99), is now in the BiteMyApple.co and Amazon.com stores. iMacompanion is a USB 3.0 extension por...

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Apple Q1 2015 earnings call liveblog

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Apple Pay: Now at 200,000 more locations for self-serve payments

You've probably never heard of USA Technologies, Inc., but today the company added about 200,000 new Apple Pay acceptance points around the country. The company has been building Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities into cashless payment products for the past ten years, and it was possible ...

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OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 updates now available

After quite a few weeks of 10.10.2 release candidates and rumors about iOS 8.1.3, Apple has released the updates today. The OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 update includes fixes for Wi-Fi disconnection errors, slow web page loading, and a nasty potential security bug that caused Spotlight to load remote...

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Wall Street analysts make their final Q1 2015 predictions for Apple

(Table from Fortune.com, Philip Elmer-DeWitt) With only a few hours to go until Apple releases its Q1 2015 (October 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014) financial results, Fortune's Philip Elmer-DeWitt has pulled together estimates from a number of Wall Street analysts on exactly how they think the compa...

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Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS channel comes to Apple TV

Apple's little black box keeps gaining smarts. The Apple TV was updated today with a new channel: the Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS network. The new channel also has an accompanying iOS app for viewing on the small screen. Sports Illustrated created the 120 SPORTS network last year as a way to stre...

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