Mac on Intel – The last transition… for a while


There’s of course a mix of shock, fear, anger, excitement, people pretending to be cool and blasé towards the whole thing, and the zombies walking around thinking, "my reality has just been distorted". Some very smart people are sitting in corners, rocking back and forth, saying to themselves, "how could Apple do this? Why? Why? Why? Well, here’s my two cents on why I would have done it if I was Apple or my name was Steve Jobs.

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Dashboard is a metaphor for what’s right and wrong at Apple

First, let me say Dashboard is cool, it’s sexy, it’s got neat transitions, and it is the number one selling feature of Tiger. Second, let me say Dashboard is crappy User Interface design, especially compared to what it could have been. The old Apple (before NeXT) would have been embarrassed to ever release anything this narrow in scope, and totally missing the bigger point.

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Security and the Mac

Are the Macs really secure? Probably not as secure as you think; but certainly more secure than Windows. This article goes into details about the what, when, how and why of Mac viruses and worms.

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eReport – the Cell Processor

IBM, Toshiba and Sony got together in 2001 to create an alliance for a new type of processor called the Cell Processor. This revolution could change the industry. Finally, they started giving out details, and will producing chips before the year is out. This report that details all the information I could gather about the design, and analyzing what it is likely to mean for Apple and the industry at large.

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Company Stores – Sausage and music

Wouldn’t it be great if you were a rock star? We have visions of fame and riches, women throwing themselves at you, luxuries and prima donnas. While the women throwing themselves at you part might be a perk, the music industry is a business, and it is not always a pretty one.

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Financial Happiness

I can’t guarantee you’ll become a millionaire by heeding my advice, but I think I can dramatically increase the odds of that happening.

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Taking stock of Apple

The other day, a friend (who was one of my professors) asked me if I thought she should buy some Apple stock. Ironic, since the same day my brother asked the same thing. Being that I’m a wordy sod, and she was one of my teachers in business school, I felt I not only had to give an answer, but explain and support my answer.

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Of Mac and Mini

Cheaper than any Apple II, more powerful than a Pentium, bundled with iLife, able to avoid most viruses in a singe bound — look on the desk, it’s a white coaster, it’s a squashed cube, no it’s mini-Mac — er Mac mini.

David K Every returns to the Mac web!

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Flight of the bumblebee

You’ve probably heard the adage that scientists proved that the bumblebee can’t fly. You may have even repeated it yourself, right? As far as

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Happy tax day!

Albert Einstein said “The most confusing force in the universe is the United States income tax code”. If Albert Einstein couldn’t understand this tax

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Legal Beagles

Here’s a must read article about how Apple legal made a little girl cry : http://www.appleinsider.com/article.php?id=1672a that demonstrates a major problem in our society.

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What’s next?

Pilosi who is a hard left democrat is claiming that they are going to work to be bipartisan. That is harder from her position

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Same as I ever was

It’s funny, I’m the same person that I’ve always been. I created a Mac website because I couldn’t stand dishonesty and just following the

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State of the Union…

The President did his State of the Union address, here’s a quick recap of my views on the subject. The President started with honoring

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European GPS

On December 28 a Russian rocket boosted the Giove-A satellite into orbit from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. What was it for? The EU

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Systems versus parts

I’m what you call a “systems” guy. I was a software architect, that not only engineered many parts of things, but figured out how

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Stories from Work: part 1

A few weeks ago I wrote a little blog about my family: https://mymac.com/showarticle.php?do=something&id=1747 I just did a simple diary style thing on how I

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Stories from work: part 2

So here I am telling stories about inappropriate behaviors and people, or is it inappropriate stories about other people? Whatever. These are just some

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