Last night I was watching the Oscars (go Ratatouille!) frantically adding movies to my Netflix queue when host Jon Stewart did a bit about his iPhone.
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Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 17 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
This weekend was the tenth anniversary of the Philadelphia PowerBook Users Group (PPUG), a mobile Mac user group I co-founding with my podcasting partner Rob Parker. Being at that meeting this weekend reminded me about why user group meetings are great: I learn something at every meeting.
Apple's new, low-throw, "chiclet" style keyboard arrived to great controversy. First in the MacBook, then again when it was adopted as the defacto standard USB keyboard for all Macs, replacing the clear lucite and white 109-key keyboard.
MacBook Air owners will find that Apple's motion-sensing technology — to protect hard disk drives in notebooks — is enabled even on models with the solid-state disk option.
Real-world tests of the MacBook Air sound good. But could the ultralight's success push Apple to slim-down the MacBook Pro, cutting its performance potential?
It's almost as if Apple didn't learn anything from the recessed headphone jack fiasco with iPhone. The MacBook Air, my friends, also has a recessed headphone jack.
In reading the Apple teas leaves it appears that a MacBook Pro update is imminent. A source tells me that it's within-the-next-30-days imminent.
Like other high-tech companies, Apple sometimes changes its logo to better express its brand and its current corporate personality. However, few of the logos from its silicon-era peers has undergone such a vast transformation as Apple.
Apple on Tuesday released its Xsan 2 package, a major revision to its Storage Area Networking software package. The update revamps administration tools, adds support for third-party storage and features Spotlight/Leopard Server optimizations.
Yesterday, I blogged about traveling light and paring down my computer bag down to a MacBook Air in a simple sleeve. Today I want to ween myself off wired network connections.