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Internet Television -- an Anniversary

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media
Victor Dorff

On November 23, 1995, the ABC News overnight program World News Now, where I was a broadcast producer, was the first to stream television live over the internet.

Talking App Development With Tajddin Maghni

Phil Simon | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

People often forget that the original iPhone shipped sans its iconic app store. That's right, before "there was an app for that", there weren't any contemporary apps at all.

The Brilliant Failure Of Steve Jobs

William Bradley | Posted 11.09.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Steve Jobs, which I've seen three times now, is a curious and entertaining film. Until recently seen as a top Oscar favorite, it's also proved to be a shocking box office bomb, falling away to virtually nothing just now after only its third weekend in general release.

The Problem With "Steve Jobs"

Ira Israel | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

This is a dark portrait of a profoundly psychologically damaged man whose compensation for feeling unwanted as an infant was to crush everyone around him into admiring his brilliance. But at what price?

ReThink Review: Steve Jobs -- Steve Jobs, Dramatized

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.23.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Kim

I understand creative license and why films need to condense, simplify, fudge, and invent to create drama, but is there a point where this can be considered excessively dishonest?

ReThink Review -- Steve Jobs: The Man In the Machine -- An Apple Hater's Manifesto

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Alex Gibney is befuddled by why average people would mourn the death of Steve Jobs, someone they'd never met who Gibney sees mostly as a jerk who ran an electronics company. But to see Jobs as only that not only misunderstands the man, but the world we live in today.

30 Years Ago, Aldus PageMaker Changed Life on Planet Earth

John Fox | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
John Fox

image courtesy Jeff Cohen Thirty years ago this month, the Aldus Corporation introduced PageMaker for the Macintosh, ushering in the era of "Desktop P...

Swift v Apple

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Swift v Apple

The Letter to Steve Jobs I Should Have Sent

Peter Lance | Posted 06.19.2015 | Media
Peter Lance

Steve, wherever your fierce spirit has taken you, I celebrate all that you've accomplished. You made filling an empty page, or an blank canvas or a vacant sheet of music, so much easier.

Mad Men: Why the Ending Is Far Better Than the Speculation (And No Sell-Out)

William Bradley | Posted 05.23.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Mad Men began and ended with Don Draper in silhouette against an iconic backdrop. In the beginning, the richly cluttered urban canyons of Manhattan in the show's evocative opening titles. In the end, the seemingly limitless horizon of the Pacific Ocean.

Apple Sells Cheaper Versions of Better Models

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

iPhone 5S, iPad Air Increase Share Smaller Storage, WiFi-Only iPads Improve Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the r...

Is the iPad a Big iPhone Or a Small Mac? Or Is It More Like a TV?

Michael R. Levin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

How Consumers Buy and Use iPads Affects Its Long-Term Prospects In his keynote presentation introducing the first iPad in 2010, Steve Jobs alluded to...

Happy 30th Birthday Mac!

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

On this day 30 years ago, the world met the Mac. The Apple Macintosh, later known as the Macintosh 128, was released on Jan. 24, 1984, for $2,495. ...

Mac Turns 30: Looks Good in Tweed

Scott Willyerd | Posted 03.25.2014 | College
Scott Willyerd

On Friday, Apple's Macintosh computer turns 30. While Apple computers and other mobile computing devices have certainly taken a bite out of the PC market share, there's one place where it's truly noticeable: college and university campuses.

A Blogger's Pain, Aquatic and Massage Solutions, and a Tweet Victory for Long-Form Journalism in Playboy

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Ashley Jude Collie

If you've been blogging/writing a lot this year, sending out thousands of words and tweets into that overhead digital cloud, you've probably been hunc...

Lego Stop-Motion Animation Hilariously Recreates A 1984 Macintosh Computer

Posted 12.13.2013 | Arts

Are you a fan of the 1984 version of an Apple Macintosh computer? Because designers Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken are bringing back the tech rel...

ReThink Review: Jobs -- An Apple Fan's Review

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Jobs got hammered by critics and has performed poorly at the box office. However, I'm guessing a lot of those critics aren't like me -- someone who grew up on Apple computers, devoured Walt Isaacson's biography, and has followed the company's every move for years.

Jobs: How Does the First Steve Jobs Biopic Play Compared to the Real Thing?

William Bradley | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It tells us too much about Apple, and not enough about Jobs. And what it does tell us about Jobs is more a depiction of of events rather than an incisive look at what made him the great, maddening, transformational figure he was.

Movie Review: JOBS

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's nothing that terrible about Joshua Michael Stern's JOBS, a skimpy, often overly specific film biography about the late Apple inventor, Steve Jobs. Still, it would be interesting to see this film with another actor playing Jobs.

May the Web Browser Rest in Peace

John Pavley | Posted 05.09.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I would like to see something new and better than 20-year-old hacked together ideas with which to browse the massive, unstructured, and nearly endless ocean of content that is our contemporary World Wide Web. The web browser and its core feature set have become a straight jacket on innovation and is holding us back.

Einhorn Drops Apple Lawsuit

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A disgruntled shareholder pressing Apple to create a new class of preferred stock has dropped a lawsuit that became a moot poin...

Hilariously Bad Apple Ad Shows Macintosh vs. Windows 95

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology

Remember those "I'm A Mac, and I'm a PC" television commercials from the mid-2000s, with the actors Justin Long representing the hip, knowledgeable Ma...

Christie's To Auction Of 'Inoperable' Apple-1 Computer For Huge Sum

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 08.29.2012 | Technology

Die-hard Apple fans rejoice — Christie's announced today that it will be auctioning off this fall an original Apple-1 computer... that doesn't work....

Hacking Your Way Into The Workforce

John Pavley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

If you are looking for work, or in danger of becoming out of work, there are concrete steps you can take to improve your situation. You can learn to hack. I know this formula for improving your employment options works: I did it myself 30 years ago.

Get Ready

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to show off new iPhone software, updated Mac computers and provide more details on future releases of ...