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More about charging Apple's notebook batteries

On Friday I posted a piece titled The correct way to use your MacBook's battery that was based on my experience with an Apple Genius and a two-year old MacBook battery that had failed while covered under AppleCare.The long and short of it was that the technician covered and replaced my battery under warranty because it had been "used properly" -- translation: it had a sufficient amount of charge cycles to indicated that it hadn't been permanently plugged into AC power.

July 6, 2009 by

Tony Fadell to get $300k consultant salary

My colleague David Morgenstern today noted that the number of employees at Apple rose about 50 percent during the past year, according to the company’s 10K reportsetteB.IT (English translation) also points out some other items of interest from the SEC-mandated Form 10-K:Tony Fadell, Apple's outgoing SVP of the iPod division, will receive a salary of US$300,000 dollars per year from Apple for consulting.

November 5, 2008 by

Countering an Apple-favoring .NET critic

I've been investigating Apple Cocoa API as I plan to complement my Windows and UNIX development skills with skills in Mac development. That doesn't mean I am willing to accept weak attacks what I consider to be a superior development platform: .NET.

August 14, 2008 by

Super Techies: Marc Benioff's chief executive discusses his early work as a programmer for Apple, honing his sales and marketing skills with Larry Ellison at Oracle and his current role

March 28, 2008 by

Marc Benioff: Marketing maverick's journey from Apple to Salesforce

In this Super Techies interview, tech star Marc Benioff talks with CNET's Dan Farber about his career as a business entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Benioff discusses his early work as a programmer for Apple; honing his sales and marketing skills with industry mogul Larry Ellison at Oracle; and his current role as CEO of, providers of on-demand software services.

March 27, 2008 by

SA eyes Apple, Red Hat to dodge vendor lock-in

The South Australian government is looking at a software overhaul that could see Apple or Red Hat taking over from Microsoft on the state's PCs. Analysts warn, however, skills costs could still lead to a software environment dominated by a single platform.

October 23, 2007 by

Apple's sexy iPhone

I might have bought a Zune recently, but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate the design skills of the team at Apple. I knew that Apple would do a phone at some point, but I didn't know what it would look like (well, nobody did).

January 9, 2007 by

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