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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 232 views]

In 1997, when Bill Clinton was president, and Steve Jobs was busy saving Apple, the two were friends, though few at the time knew it. They talked on the phone (when phones were phones), shared meals and, it seems natural …

Apple luv, iPhone »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 609 views]

“A teenage boy surprises his family with a thoughtful holiday gift,” is how Apple describes their annual Christmas TV ad. While the visual initial narrative of the Misunderstood Christmas TV ad shows a disconnected teen, that turns around when he …

Apple luv, Mac »

[13 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 541 views]

These days 512K isn’t a decent jpeg let alone enough RAM to open said same image. However, back in 1986, the 512K Mac Plus was cutting edge and the ring on which Jeff Keacher cut his computing teeth on. Well, …

Apple luv »

[5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 417 views]

The sometimes funny, sometimes just offensive South Park (it’s “art”) has put up their Black Friday parody episode — Titties and Dragons (not “kidding”) — in which a shirtless Bill Gates shows off his “RIP Steve Jobs 2011″ tattoo. Really. …

Apple luv, Deals »

[29 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | 762 views]

Cash is not king and direct discounts are right out. Your daddy’s Black Friday Apple is gone, never to return. This year’s Black Friday Apple promotion is 100 percent virtual, involving zero cash and no fungible discounts.
Yes, when you purchase …

Apple luv »

[19 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 204 views]

Aside from the company’s anchor retail locations, like New York City’s 5th Avenue store, which are open 365 days a year, Turkey Day 2013 won’t be an Apple Store Thanksgiving. That is, the great majority of US stores will be …

Apple luv, Mac »

[12 Nov 2013 | 5 Comments | 664 views]

It has been three weeks since Apple shipped its latest desktop operating system opus. However, while OS X Mavericks adoption easily outstripped Mountain Lion, growth has largely dried up.
When the Fairer Platform last looked at Mavericks adoption, back on October …

Apple luv, Mac »

[4 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 891 views]

I have loved many Macs. In some way or another, all of the Macs I’ve used or owned. However, aside from a clutch of beloved ADB II mice, pretty much every other Apple mouse I’ve owned has ended up in …

Apple luv, Mac, Rumors »

[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 581 views]

In the name of Ra, what is this? By Zeus, could it be true? One nation under Crom? Well, nothing is under Crom, but… A mathematician and logician got together to grind some equations, all of them symbolic, on a …

Apple luv, iTunes »

[30 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 429 views]

Long-time Apple watchers remember when Steve Jobs announced iTunes for Windows, a.k.a. the day Hell Froze Over (clip below). It was a fun moment that Steve milked for a few laughs, but it was definitely a turning point in Apple’s …

Apple luv, Mac »

[29 Oct 2013 | One Comment | 721 views]

Within 24 hours of its release, OS X Mavericks adoption hit 5.5 percent (thickest line), or about 4 million of the installed base of 72 million Macs. That’s significantly better than last year’s OS X Mountain Lion adoption, which took …

Apple luv, Mac »

[27 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 3,944 views]

But you have to go get it. Thankfully, you don’t have to leave your Mac’s home directly let alone get in the car and go anywhere. Here is what you have to do to get 43 beautiful Mavericks wallpapers for …

Apple luv, Mac »

[26 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 9,151 views]

Sure, Apple’s default OS X Mavericks screensavers are nice, but you can do better — much, much better. Here is a nice little clutch of tested and ready OS X Mavericks screensavers from an eclectic group of developers. And, then …

Apple luv, Mac »

[23 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 649 views]

While the shriveling rump of Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft charges $199 for Windows 8 Pro, warts and all, Apple’s OS X price is now free. That is all the more amazing considering that the most popular Linux distros are not free …

Apple luv, iPod »

[23 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 281 views]

It was a dozen years ago today that Steve Jobs taught the music industry how to play. On Tuesday, October 23, 2001, Steve Jobs introduced the original iPod to a skeptical public, just eight and half months after Apple launched …