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Wow – A Free Apple iPhone!

I had to laugh at this email message that got through my spam filter earlier today: It’s hard to read in this smaller version, but the subject line reads “larry, our 2nd shipment of iPhones has arrived. Claim yours today.”, and the highlighted text in the body says “Get your revolutionary mobile iPhone – Free […]

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Apple Announces iPhone – Cingular Only

I didn’t think it would actually happen, but Apple announced the iPhone at today’s Macworld Expo keynote in San Francisco. Apple’s website has all of the juicy details (QuickTime required), but here’s a preview: Apple calls this a combination mobile phone, widescreen iPod with touch controls, and an Internet communications device. It’s a testament to […]

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Apple WWDC 2006

No, I’m not actually at the Apple World Wide Developers Conference, but that won’t keep me from commenting on the Steve Jobs keynote address. First, I’m pretty impressed that Apple completed its transition to Intel processors so quickly. The PowerMac has now become a much faster Mac Pro, and while the Xserve name remains the […]

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The vMac

Since Apple announced it was moving its Macintosh computers to Intel processors last summer, two different camps became very interested and active. First was the one wanting to have the option of running Windows on their Macintosh. Second was the group who was intent on getting Mac OS X running on their PC. Shortly after […]

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Mac House

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been nine years since I bought my first computer before going to college at UND. It happened to be during the short, awkward part of Apple’s life when it was licensing the Mac OS to several third party Macintosh clone manufacturers. Apple’s PowerMac line was severly lacking, so […]

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Obligatory Steve Jobs Keynote Comments

Because I made post Macworld keynote comments the last couple of years, I felt somewhat obligated to continue the tradition. The big event happened this morning at the Macworld conference in San Francisco and was the culmination of weeks and months of speculation and rumors in the tech community. They perfected the art of building […]