Apple 

Apple can reach $1 trillion again if it launches a “media bundle” in 2019, says Morgan Stanley

As Apple rebounds from its first earnings call predicated with a guidance revision in 16 years, many analysts remain skeptical of the company’s ability to regain its trillion-dollar status. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, however, offers a different take, via CNBC.  Huberty believes that if Apple successfully launches a so called “media bundle” in 2019, comprised of music, television streaming and a Texture news subscription, the company will see significant growth as the bank currently targets AAPL’s 12 month share price at $211. For reference, AAPL closed at just over $166 on Friday with a $785 billion market cap.…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Cellphones are endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help

In the Congo basin, minerals used in cellphones and other electronics are often mined by illegal, small-scale miners who end up hurting wildlife for food and driving them away from their habitat. You can do something to change this. A mother gorilla holds her child in a jungle in Congo. Gorillas are driven away from their habitats by small-scale miners who dig for coltan, a mineral used in cellphones and other electronics. Image: FredR, CC BY-NC 2.0 You probably use it every day and don’t think once about gorillas. In today’s world, it’s…

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Gadgets 

Looking to buy a new Windows 10 computer? You can take advantage of Microsoft’s Easy Trade Up promotion

Microsoft is currently running a promotion, dubbed Easy Trade Up, that allows you to earn a trade-up reward on your old PCs and Macs when you purchase a new Windows 10 computer. For example, if you’re in the US, the Redmond, Washington-based company will give you $200 for your old PC and $300 for an old Mac when you purchase a new Windows 10 machine costing over $599. What’s worth mentioning here is that the promotion is only valid until October 20, and is only available in select markets, including…

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