Archive for January 2008

A snow day – read below first

A little background on this video, then check it out. A student calls the house of an administrator of his school asking why it wasn’t a snow day. Nobody answered so the question was left in the form of voicemail. The student received a voicemail of his own from the wife of the administrator. The [...]

NBC is sucking up to Apple

Remember when NBC’s Zucker and Dear Leader Steve got into a pissing contest last fall? It went something like this: NBC: You make too much money off your iTunes eco-system. We want a percentage of all sales of your iPod and Apple TV and iPhones. We want to charge more money for what we sell [...]

A case against the rag

I’m not the first to make the observation that most tech rags (magazines) are becoming obsolete. But I recently cancelled my subscription to Macworld Magazine. To be honest, I didn’t really cancel. Technically I failed to renew. In my mind I cancelled it. I also cancelled (for real) my subscription to eWeek over a year [...]

Macworld afterthoughts…

Now that the Reality Distortion Field has worn off the Stevenote, let’s take a look at what Macworld brought me this year. First we received some really nice statistics. Leopard sold more than 5 million copies in the first three months. Wow. Astonishing. Lumped into number one was Time Capsule. Time Machine is part of [...]

Famous quotes

Quote 1 “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. It’s a $500 subsidized item. They may make a lot of money. But if you actually take a look at the 1.3 billion phones that get sold, I’d prefer to have our software in 60% or 70% [...]