Tagged: apple


YulFlagship

Yes!! Oh yeah Stevo! According to Apple Insider the next Apple flagship store, their 10th, will be in Montréal. A ginormous store downtown, biggest in Canada (inyourfaceToronto)! Saliva pooling on my keyboard right now. Although Apple presently operates four retail locations in Canada, none of the stores are designated as flagship locations. Montreal would represent […]

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Canadian Apples

Today Apple announced a bunch of stuff, most notably gorgeous new iMacs that look like huge iPhones. Interesting detail hidden in there for Canadians though. First off, the site is now up to date look wise (about fucking time), second the smallest iMac is only $100 more here than it is in BushLand!! Now obviously […]

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Getting Rid of Safe Sleep

I’ve mentioned this before, the most recent Mac laptops don’t go to sleep like they used to, they use something called “Safe Sleep” where the content of the memory is copied to hardrive before the MacBook is trully considered asleep, something like 10-12 seconds for mine, sometimes more. I hate it. Hate.it. Joe Kissell has […]

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War for the wireless world

With demand for the iPhone bordering on rabid, Apple is daring to call the shots with wireless carriers. Google, meanwhile, has pledged billions of dollars to buy wireless airwaves in the United States in an effort to shake up what it sees as a cozy oligopoly. Apple and Google see the status quo in North […]

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Apple Posts $818 Million Profit for 3rd Quarter 2007

Sales of Mac notebooks grew 42% year-over-year … Music Business represents ~40% of Quarterly revenue … NPD reported iTunes became 3rd largest iTunes retailer in the U.S … Apple says it sold 270,000 iPhones in the 1st 30 hours of sales … Expect to sell 1 million iPhones by Sept 29th … 10 Million iPhones […]

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Fake Steve on The Music Industry

The guys running the labels are pretty stupid—most are just dirtbags who started out as band managers or promoters—but now at long last they are kinda sorta finally vaguely getting clued in to the fact that both parts of their business model are fucked. Their loan-sharking business is being eliminated by low-cost digital recording technology […]

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Gruber on iPhone

Gruber posted his first impressions of the iPhone and, like the vast majority of opinions, finds that it lives up to the hype which is pretty incredible.

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iPhone Reviews

I haven’t really read them yet and I’m sure most interested people have found them already but there you go, for my own future reference, iPhone reviews and (US) plan details. Steven Levy for Newsweek. Mossberg and Boehret for WSJ. David Pogue for the NYT From the skimming I did do, they all seem to […]

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WWDC 2007

There was an Apple keynote last Monday at the WWDC, nothing that particularly interested or excited me and I’m pretty busy so I haven’t written anything yet and now I won’t, just read Michael Tsai’s account, that’s pretty much what I feel about the announcements. Two things though, do have a look at the stevenote […]

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Jobs and Gates Onstage

There are a bunch of videos from the D conference now up and among those, a seven part “series” from an interview with Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, lots of good things in there, fun to see them interacting together and skirting some questions while looking back on an industry that they largely built. Too […]

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The Starfish and the Spider

The Starfish and the Spider, Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom. A number of “web 2.0 people” have recommended this book, some citing it as a huge influence. Coming at it with those expectations, I was somewhat dissapointed, not at the concept itself—how decentralized organizations can wield great power, how they happen, what they do […]

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The Secret of Apple Design

The inside (sort of) story of why Apple’s industrial-design machine has been so successful.—The Secret of Apple Design

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A Greener Apple

Apple has been criticized by some environmental organizations for not being a leader in removing toxic chemicals from its new products, and for not aggressively or properly recycling its old products. Upon investigating Apple’s current practices and progress towards these goals, I was surprised to learn that in many cases Apple is ahead of, or […]

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Video of Omnifocus

For those using GTD and working on the Mac, especially kGTDers, there’s a pretty interesting screencast about the upcoming Omnifocus. Looks very promising.

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Sleep Sleep Little Mac

Found a couple of tips about getting Macs to sleep in recent months, one I just find useful and the second you really should pay attention too if you have a Macbook or Macbook Pro. When using the power button to get your Mac to sleep you get a prompt for “Restart – Sleep – […]

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