Stan Beer co-founded iTWire in 2005. With 25 years of experience working in Australian technology media, Beer has published articles in most of the IT publications that have mattered, including the AFR, The Australian, SMH, The Age, as well as a multitude of trade publications.
The digital revolution was supposed to be a step forward for mankind but instead it has been a giant leap backwards putting people on breadlines and fomenting dangerous unrest among the unwashed masses. The prognosis looks grim and now even some top of the tree tech market analysts are saying so.
Never shy to beat its own drum, Apple naturally felt compelled to tell the world through press release that it sold 9 million new iPhone 5s, beating all analyst expectations. However, should we have expected any less given the pent up demand from a vast iPhone user base needing an upgrade?
Last week millions of iPhone 4 users received a message from Apple suggesting that they upgrade to iOS 7. If you are one such user, you should ignore this suggestion – unless you want to degrade the performance of your phone and be forced into an unnecessary upgrade.