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Apple’s Macintosh PC Introduced On This Day In 1984
Newsweek January 30, 1984
This probably blew some minds back then: ”To remove an unwanted file, for example, one uses the mouse to drag an icon of a tiny file folder across the screen to an image of a garbage can; to erase the file, one uses the mouse to point to a command to “Empty Trash.”
Apple keeps rejecting Drones+ from its App Store. Why?
If you’ve got an iPhone and use Facebook, go update your app. Facebook just rolled out a super fast new version—5.0—that is built as an actual iOS application, not HTML5.
And here’s the spec sheet for the new Macbook Pro with Retina Display
This is happening now. We’re watching here.
Well, there you have it tumblr. Until you—yes, YOU—demand better conditions for the people toiling away building your MacBooks, iPhones, and iPads, nothing will drastically change. You can start by signing this petition. Or this one. And if you haven’t read the Times piece on the factory conditions in China, read it.
Tech blogger (and general partner at CrunchFund) MG Siegler writing on the success of Apple (it’s Q4 earnings were…explosive) and noting how investing so much time in one company has finally paid off for Apple-focused bloggers the world over.
Meet the Brothers Mueller—design geniuses Kirk and Nate who helped us build our shiny new iPad app—as they take us on a tour of all its bells and whistles. Another video at the link.
[Get the app.]
Walter Isaacson, author of ‘Steve Jobs,’ reflecting on the media’s latching onto anecdotes about the Apple co-founder behaving like a monster.