I can’t recall the last time I bought a music CD. It’s probably been several years, so I’ve definitely been contributing to the slump in music sales.
Apple’s adventure into the PDA market was, shall we say, less than successful. Not that the Newton wasn’t a good product; it was just a little bit ahead of it’s time. PDAs started becoming popular in around 1998 with the Palm III.
2003: No doubt you’ve heard that Apple has announced new, powerful desktop computers that are sure to give Windows machines a run for their money.
The Power Mac G5 was introduced on 2003.06.23 – the same day Intel officially unveiled the 3.2 GHz Pentium 4. In terms of increased clock speed, that means Intel had a 6.7% speed bump the same day that Apple announced a 40% improvement in clock speed (from 1.42 GHz to 2.0 GHz), allowing it to […]
Leave it to Apple to completely confuse the market by releasing a “brand new” 1.25 GHz Power Mac G4 model at the same time it announced the first Power Mac G5s. Like the 2002 Mirrored Drive Doors Power Mac G4, this model can boot into OS 9 as well as OS X. It must be time for Apple to […]
Apple is dead serious about wanting all Mac users to migrate to OS X – so serious that they’ve developed the “No Mac Left Behind” program to make it easier for those with older, underpowered Macs to make the switch to OS X 10.3 Panther and the forthcoming G5.
2003: Is Apple in for a repeat of the computer revolution? The iTunes Music Store has lit a fire under the seats of a few big names. According to a Macworld UK article, Microsoft, AOL, and Yahoo are looking to get in on the music download act. Amazon, Viacom, and MTV are also mentioned as […]
Last year I began fiddling around with a program called A-OK! The Wings of Mercury, a computer program written by Joe Nastasi that completely simulates a Mercury space mission from the 1960s. Nastasi realized that today’s computers are sufficiently advanced that they can replicate not only the interior of a Mercury capsule and simulate its […]