Philip Elmer-DeWitt

Philip Elmer-DeWitt

Philip Elmer-DeWitt is a writer and editor.

What Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and Other Leaders Said About Apple's Refusal to Unlock an iPhone
Apple

What Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and Other Leaders Said About Apple's Refusal to Unlock an iPhone

The four-digit pin code to a terrorist's iPhone 5C has become the flashpoint for a long-simmering conflict.
Too Thin? Apple's Next iPhone Will Be Thicker Than the Last, Report Says
iPhone

Too Thin? Apple's Next iPhone Will Be Thicker Than the Last, Report Says

Add this one to the rumor mill.
Help! I've Been Kidnapped by My Apple Watch.
Apple Watch

Help! I've Been Kidnapped by My Apple Watch.

One week later, I'm suffering from something like Stockholm syndrome.
Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps
Apple Watch

Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps

Apple has started approving third-party apps for its smartwatch. Twitter made the first cut. Facebook did not.
Hm. Where Are All Those New Android-to-Apple Switchers?
Android

Hm. Where Are All Those New Android-to-Apple Switchers?

Not in the U.S., according to this graph.
Obama's DOJ Is Bringing Its Big Guns to the Apple eBook Appeal
Legal

Obama's DOJ Is Bringing Its Big Guns to the Apple eBook Appeal

The primary job of the Solicitor General's office is to argue cases before the Supreme Court. Why is it taking Amazon's side on this appeal?
How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?
Legal Issues

How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?

The trial proceeds without a plaintiff because most class action suits are for the benefit of lawyers, not customers.
Apple's Next Product Could Be the Very Thing Steve Jobs Said Nobody Wanted
Make More Happen

Apple's Next Product Could Be the Very Thing Steve Jobs Said Nobody Wanted

Something's in the works at the tech giant.
Apple Opens its App Store to 4.5 Billion Chinese Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Apple Opens its App Store to 4.5 Billion Chinese Credit Cards

Could a deal for Apple Pay be far behind?