Roberto Baldwin finds it so hard to sing goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
There really was only one Apple news story this week; no use pretending otherwise. Sure, there were a couple other stories about Google or someone else, and we'll mention a couple of them, but the big news was the big news. After a successful run, the like of which we have never seen, Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs, stepped down from his position steering Apple's day to day operations. So let's cue that highlight reel of the one and only, Mr. Reality Distortion Field.
Sometimes, the best way to beat a threat is to just hire them. Nicholas Allegra, the hacker better known as Comex, behind the site JailbreakMe.com, announced on Twitter that he has been hired by Apple as an intern.
Steve Jobs' resignation late Wednesday certainly took the world by storm. Now, the authorized biography, Steve Jobs: A Biography, will include all the details surrounding the now former Apple CEO's departure. Despite the sudden news, the biography of the iconic figure is still due to hit bookstores this November.
John Carmack and his studio, id Software, have achieved some of the most stunning advances in the history of video games in the past 20 years, and they're generally regarded as graphics geniuses. So when they talked about the graphical capabilities of tablets, our interest was piqued.
Apple is now the top mobile computer manufacturer in the world, according to the latest research from DisplaySearch. In the last quarter, Apple beat rival HP for first place, having shipped a total of 13.5 million units for year-over-year growth of 136 percent.
In the technological soap opera that has become Apple and Samsung, the latest had been that Apple was granted an injunction that blocked the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 across practically all of Europe. The injunction was based on Apple having made the claim that Samsung was copying their designs more or less. However, tech site Webwereld made a curious observation in that Cupertino may have exaggerated their claims just a tad.
Back in June, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled plans for a new Apple campus before the Cupertino city council meeting, having described the building appearing "a little like a spaceship landed." Since then, the city has unveiled more details in regard to Apple's plans for building the 2.8 million square-foot circular office building within the city.