Macs are better. Well, better for moi and that’s perhaps all that’s important for a guy with a me.com email address, n’est pas? There is the inconvenient fact that Windows still dominates the world and you need go no farther than your local library, and those serious jobless young men, for visual confirmation of its validity.
Category: Bill Gates
No one’s ever happy to see marketplace battles transported into the courtroom. Still, there’s plenty of backstory here and quite a bit of it’s unflattering for Jonathan Schwartz, the last man to helm the one-time tech powerhouse.
Redmond’s former Chief Executive Officer, who now spends most his time and money trying to solve Third World folks’ problems, has commented on Apple “latest creation,” the iPad. Unfortunately, rather than seeing a product that’s wholly different, Gates seems locked in a Windows everywhere mindset.
When it comes to Apple’s still sight unseen tablet, iTablet, iPad, iSlate, iPod touch on steroids or whatever it’s being called today, everybody’s got an opinion (or three). However, regarding this mythical device’s user interface, there shouldn’t be any question where Apple will start.
While we’re all waiting for the Apple tablet announcement (the invitations are out, by the way, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m.) we can begin to chew on a new rumor about a 22-inch iMac featuring a touchscreen.
Whether you’re looking for some simple clue to his success or just gotta scratch that (tech) celebrity itch, Steve Jobs is an elusive source. Moreover, in the infrequent glimpses we do get, it’s hard to get a feel for who he really is. Here’re a few candids, some never seen before, providing insight into Apple’s enigmatic CEO.
In pattern of events almost as old as the personal computer itself, a business model perfected by the Cupertino, California-based Mac, iPod and iPhone maker is being “embraced” by the company’s old rival in Redmond. As always, the software giant is
blatantly ripping off cribbing quite liberally from Apple, even going so far as to build “Guru Bars” into its yet to open chain of retail outlets.
Mrs. Microsoft says that iPods or iPhones are on a list of things that are banned in their home and for their children. Still, she admits in a recent interview that she wouldn’t mind having one of Apple’s fashionable and stylish smart phones.