Allen Tsai




The Shifting Landscape of Apps: Why Less Is More

The Shifting Landscape of Apps: Why Less Is More

In March, consumers downloaded two million fewer iPhone apps, or a 30 percent drop, highlighting a shifting taste from cheaper novelty programs to higher-quality service software.
Allen Tsai in Apps & Games



Why Internet Control Isn’t So Bad

Why Internet Control Isn’t So Bad

The openness of the Internet is under threat from Facebook and Apple, and government control, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said, claiming the U.S. could turn into China or Iran. But is it really that bad?
Allen Tsai in Regulation



Steve Jobs Dies at 56

Steve Jobs Dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who pioneered the PC industry and transformed the way people consume music, movies and mobile media, died Wednesday at the age of 56.
Allen Tsai in Apple



AT&T to Release Mango for Windows Phones Tomorrow

AT&T to Release Mango for Windows Phones Tomorrow

AT&T plans to release Mango to Windows phones, including the HTC Surround, LG Quantum and Samsung Focus, starting on Tuesday.
Allen Tsai in Microsoft



Windows Phones Get "Mango" Update Next Week

Windows Phones Get "Mango" Update Next Week

Microsoft plans to roll out Windows Phone 7.5, dubbed “Mango,” in a week or two, in an attempt to beef up its sluggish software to compete with Android and iOS 5.
Allen Tsai in Microsoft



Samsung to Seek IPhone 5 Ban in South Korea

Samsung to Seek IPhone 5 Ban in South Korea

Samsung is attempting to ban Apple’s unreleased iPhone 5, the latest in nearly a dozen courtroom battles that spans the globe.
Allen Tsai in Strategies & Solutions



Apple Won’t Change, Cook Says

Apple Won’t Change, Cook Says

Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook said the company’s principles and values won’t change, in the uncertain wake of Steve Jobs’ resignation.
Allen Tsai in Strategies & Solutions



Steve Jobs Resigns from Apple, Cook to Take Helm

Steve Jobs Resigns from Apple, Cook to Take Helm

Steve Jobs today announced his resignation from Apple, citing an inability to continue due to ongoing health issues, leaving behind one of the world’s most valuable companies he helped turn around.
Allen Tsai in Apple



RadioShack Clears Out IPhone 4, Gears Up for IPhone 5

RadioShack Clears Out IPhone 4, Gears Up for IPhone 5

RadioShack, which discounted the iPhone 4 last week, is reportedly slashing prices further to $170, in the latest sign retailers are clearing inventory to prepare for the iPhone 5 in the coming months.
Allen Tsai in Gadgets & Gear



Republicans Say AT&T Merger Benefits Consumers

Republicans Say AT&T Merger Benefits Consumers

Two Republican senators backed AT&T’s $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile, urging regulators to consider the benefits before deciding whether to approve or block the transaction.
Allen Tsai in T-Mobile