Nancy Pelosi has claimed that the government created the iPhone—not Steve Jobs or Apple.
Jason Calacanis has an interesting piece at LinkedIn Pulse about Apple’s deliberately adding the ability of developers to create ad blocking apps that run under iOS 9. Those third-party apps improve the web experience of iPhone users at the expense of ad-based websites and, especially, Google. His conclusion.
Publishers are screwed.
Google is really screwed.
Apple really wins.
Read the whole thing
Apple and IBM have formed a partnership to promote iOS in enterprise applications. IBM will begin selling iPhones and iPads to its customers.
Here’s a useful utility that Mac users can download from the App Store.All you have to do to document a website is type in the URL (for example, hogewash.com), and SiteSucker will go the website, download all the files, and store them locally. This allows sites that may have been taken down to be viewed again.I use the program quite often.
I’ve been using the same 15-in MacBook Pro since October, 2009. It’s still a fine machine, but the longer battery life and some other nifty features in the new model finally got me to order one. I’m typing this post on the new machine.
It was delivered 36 hours and 59 minutes after it was shipped from the factory in China.
The retina display is marvelous!
… by announcing that he’s leaving Microsoft. The company’s share price soared on the news.
When it came time to invest both in the stock market and in an OS for the future of our family business, I bet on the other Steve. I’m ahead of the game so far.
While working on a project for a client, I needed to confirm that various computers were writing certain kinds of metadata to files. One thing I needed was an example of the metadata written during a screen capture by Windows 8. Since I have upgraded my recently purchased Windows 8 machine to Windows 7, I needed another source. Aha! Why not see what I can find at microsoft.com? I found the following image at windows.microsoft.com:
Adobe Photoshop CS5.1
Thank you, Mr. Green, and welcome VodkaPunidt readers.