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Harry McCracken / Techland:
Apple's Phil Schiller on the State of the Mac   —  Phil Schiller walks through Apple's Mac portable lineup at the company's press event in San Jose, California on October 23, 2012  —  With Tuesday's unveiling of the iPad Mini and a fourth-generation full-sized iPad, this has been a major week for the iPad.
Oct 26, 2012, 2:15 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Apple Buying into Twitter: Neither Likely nor Implausible   —  We already know that Apple is a Twitter fan.  It's baked the social network into both of its operating systems, OS X and iOS, in a manner that's a departure from its tradition of building every possible aspect of its products itself.
Jul 29, 2012, 12:30 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Why Google or Facebook Buying Your Favorite Startup Means It's Probably Toast   —  When I learned this morning, via Twitter, that the small company behind Mac/iOS e-mail app Sparrow was being bought by Google, I almost didn't need to read the startup's announcement to know the upshot.
Jul 21, 2012, 5:55 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Clamshell!  The Story of the Greatest Computing Form Factor of All Time   —  The Grid Compass, the first clamshell-case laptop computer  —  How do you tell if a new technology product is a brilliant breakthrough?  —  Listening to its creators doesn't work: Tech companies have an annoying tendency …
Jul 17, 2012, 5:50 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Five Years Ago Today, the First iPhone Went On Sale   —  Photos I took when I bought the first iPhone on June 29, 2007 … I quote from “iPhone Set to Struggle,” by the Guardian's Jemima Kiss.  I first read the story on the day it was published, June 29, 2007.
Jun 29, 2012, 7:25 PMIn context
Matt Peckham / Techland:
IPv6 Day: Only the Biggest Change to the Internet Since Its Inception   —  It's only the most significant architectural development in the history of the Internet, and presto, it transpired last night at 00:01 GMT.  Did you notice?  —  I'm betting not, and that you probably …
Jun 6, 2012, 9:25 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Newton, Reconsidered   —  A hands-on assessment of Apple's pioneering, ill-fated Personal Digital Assistant, twenty years after its original unveiling.  —  In the grand scheme of things, 1992 is such recent history that it barely qualifies as history.  When it comes to portable gadgets …
Jun 3, 2012, 7:05 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Fact-Checking Digitimes, the Taiwanese Apple Rumor Source That Keeps Crying ‘Wolf!’   —  “It's key to note that the DigiTimes has a hit-or-miss track record for nailing predictions....”  —  “Digitimes has a spotty track record with regard to Apple rumors...”
May 14, 2012, 12:15 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
Apple II Forever: a 35th-Anniversary Tribute to Apple's First Iconic Product   —  Thirty-five years ago, on April 16 and 17, 1977, more than twelve thousand proto-geeks flooded into San Francisco's Civic Auditorium.  They were there to attend a new event called the West Coast Computer Faire …
Apr 17, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Techland:
25 Years of IBM's OS/2: The Strange Days and Surprising Afterlife of a Legendary Operating System   —  Big Blue's next-generation operating system was supposed to change everything.  It didn't.  But it's also never quite gone away.  —  The July 1987 issue of PC World magazine featured a centerfold (!) of Microsoft CEO Bill Gates.
Apr 2, 2012, 3:10 PMIn context

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