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Whew - it’s been a busy day - and I come home from work and find a Jury Duty notice in the mail - for next month - fun - actually I don’t mind jury duty - except they don’t let you bring your cell phone, iPad or even your own book - do they have a gadget withdrawal center?

So the other day the craziest thing happened - my wife and I were driving to the hotel we were staying at over the weekend - the weather was threatening - tornado watch - we were listening to a podcast on my iPhone when suddenly the volume goes down, and an emergency broadcast noise starts coming out of the phone - I looked at the screen and there was a message about a tornado warning where we were now at and to take shelter - we were in the middle of nowhere - we started looking around for a tornado but kept on driving - about a half mile later we had to pull over because of the wind and rain - no visibility - everything had this weird silver look to it - I really started to believe we were going to see what it was like to die in a car during a tornado - then it passed - pretty cool technology, though, mixing emergency alerts with gps and iPhones…

Last year iPhone sales were greater than the whole revenue of 474 companies in the S&P 500 - that’s more revenue from iPhone sales than all the revenue from Disney or Coca-Cola or Boeing or McDonalds - tack on to that for Apple the iPad and iMac and MacBook and the App Store and iTunes - tell me again how Apple is dead…