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The History of Apple

Apple, the iPhone, and the iPad are some words which most of the world knows by now. The history of Apple, however, remains a mystery to many people, especially the younger generation who has no reference other than the company‚Äôs modern devices. The fact is, however, that the history of Apple goes back more than […]

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Thank you for the joy, Steve

My good friend Tom introduced me to Apple, properly. My brother, Martin, had been using Macs for quite a while but I didn’t quite get that. It was only when Tom sat me down and discussed the appreciation he had for the stunning service, the product architecture, the seamless integration of hardware and software — […]

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Steve Jobs resignation: Expect commercial fireworks from Apple

Now then — that day has arrived. Steve Jobs has resigned from Apple. It is only right to point out that the chap has made a phenomenal difference to the planet. I wish him every success, in particular with his health.

Let’s get the full resignation text documented for posterity.

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The world has changed: Steve Jobs resigns, Tim Cook is now Apple CEO

I was just casting a casual glance over Reuters before I headed off to bed and saw some breaking news — Steve Jobs has resigned: Their story points out that Tim Cook has been elected as CEO. Mashable has the full Steve Jobs resignation statement.

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Apple > You

It won’t be long before another Apple press conference will be upon us. Next week’s announcement appears to be a run-of-the-mill carrier announcement (even though it’s Verizon). But we’ll hopefully be treated to another one of Apple’s finest soon. Meanwhile, I was looking through the traffic logs today and saw this post (“Apple iPhone 4: […]

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Apple’s Steve Jobs faces the BBC Dragons Den

For anyone who has a guilty sin by the name of Dragons Den. You do need to have watched at least some of the BBC’s episodes to get the … joke.

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RIM: “Apple should stop telling its customers what to think”

Kevin over at CrackBerry picked up RIM’s response to Apple’s kicking of the 7″ tablet form factor (among other things). Co-CEO Jim Balsillie released this hard-ball statement today: “For those of us who live outside of Apple’s distortion field, we know that 7″ tablets will actually be a big portion of the market and we […]

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Apple iPhone 4: Shove It Up Your Ass

The Condescending Apple Press Conference video from CollegeHumour has been doing the rounds. I thought it worthy of a post this Friday afternoon. The CollegeHumour guys re-imagined Steve’s recent press conference thus… (I particularly like the slide: “Apple > You”) See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

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Apple boss confesses iPhone kill switch exists

Remember all the to-ing and fro-ing, rumourmongering and discussions about the iPhone kill switch discovered late last week with the potential to disable iPhone apps? No one was quite sure if was meant to give Apple ultimate editorial control over your mobile, or was just some throw away piece of code. The answer? It looks […]