Schiller meets John Gruber for a 1 on 1 about Mountain Lion, the new Apple operating system. Schiller has no notes. He is every bit as articulate, precise, and rehearsed as he is for major on-stage events. He knows the slide deck stone cold. It strikes me that I have spoken in front of a […]
Category Archives: Apple
Why Android is stuck
Funny how “legacy design” is an issue for a 5 year old platform. Things just move that quickly these days. Miner told me the grand vision for Android: it would be a solid foundation for mobile phones, based on Linux, that would work with many types of hardware, and it would be fully customizable. It […]
Yeah, how could I not write an article on how I switched to a Mac and the world got a better place. Don’t read it, it’s useless. I did not really have to debate getting a MacBook Pro, because they are simply the best made laptops. I was just a bit curious about the choice […]
Fresh bookmarks from 22.06. until 23.06.
Daily reads Here’s What Oil Industry Insiders Are Gossiping About The Oil Spill – “BP has found the largest and most powerful well in history”. So it’s not bad at all or what? Scientific hypotheses from 1956 – What? The Credit Card Expiration Blues – Well, America is absurdly dependent on credit cards. Something else […]
What is Apple actually doing with “facetime”?
So, Apple introduced “facetime” with the new iPhone. A lot of critics came out swinging after the keynote, ridiculing Jobs for adding something to a phone that was never used for several years on basically every other device on the market. I felt the same. Video calling? Only on Apple devices? Only via wifi? Thanks, […]
Flash scheint ja wirklich zu nerven auf Apple
“I did a quickie test with the new YouTube HTML5 beta. On a site that embedded a video (so Flash was used), my browser CPU utilization was 22%, and the Adobe Flash plug-in CPU utilization was 55%. (dual core macbook pro, so total CPU% = 200%). After the video played, I watched the same video […]
When it launches, the iPad’s initial target audience is iPhone and iPod touch users. Why? Because they are already very comfortable with the way you need to interact with this device. The moment I picked up the iPad today I knew exactly what to do with it. It was second-nature. It was the iPhone, only […]