Mark Newsom Does Fantastic Work

Mark Newsom Does Fantastic Work

In 1999 or 2000, I remember seeing the Marc Newsom-designed “021C“, a Ford Concept Car, in surface magazine. It was perfect. Loved the color, loved the retro nods and loved the ideas in the car. The ideas in that vehicle showed a kind of thinking that were...
Beats and Apple

Beats and Apple

I’ve been an extremely casual Apple news junkie for the past couple of years. When news hit yesterday afternoon that Apple was rumored to be in negotiations to purchase Beats, the headphone and relatively new music streaming service, for $3.2 billion USD, I...
New Mac Malaise: Mac Pro v iMac v MacBook Pro

New Mac Malaise: Mac Pro v iMac v MacBook Pro

I’m guessing most of you could care less about this level of geekery, but I liken this to buying a car or upgrading an expensive toolkit for work. I’m doing to live with my choice for awhile, I want it to be a good choice. Links I used to research this...
To Pro or Not To Pro

To Pro or Not To Pro

As some of you have noted, Apple has given a preview of their next generation professional desktop computer. They are continuing to call it a Mac Pro. I’ve been wondering if Apple was done with the professional market given their lack of updates for the desktop...
Happy iPhone 5 Day

Happy iPhone 5 Day

In honor of the new iPhone, here’s a week old video featuring just adjectives from every iPhone launch to date: Nice. Share...
Apples Biggest Marketing Secret?

Apples Biggest Marketing Secret?

I almost don’t even want to link to this piece at Business Insider. I don’t thnk Apple’s strategy is that secret. Look at all the placement of its products the next time you watch a TV show. Jimmy Fallon has had a MacBook Pro on his desk the whole...
Geek Gloating is Fantastic

Geek Gloating is Fantastic

Reading the links yesterday off of John Gruber’s Daring Fireball, especially the commentary, was nothing short of exhilarating. As a Mac user from 1987 (roommate’s SE with internal hard drive) it is heartening to know that the company that makes technology...
Apple, America and How America is Losing

Apple, America and How America is Losing

I like Apple products. The reasons have less to do with being trendy than how the devices fit into my life. Yes, I have gone overboard as my business success allowed me to purchase the latest and greatest of their products. However, most of those machines have been...