On Tuesday, Google launched their offensive against Facebook with the new Google+ social network, which has drawn praise from those with early invites. As it turns out, there’s a bit of Apple DNA inside the project, with a user interface created by original Macintosh team member Andy Hertzfeld.
One January day not all that long ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs stepped on stage and introduced a new product to the applause of 3,000 people in attendance. If you’re thinking about the iPhone, think again: Monday marks the 27th birthday of the Macintosh.
If your Mac has multiple users, you've no doubt been at a frustrating moment when you've need to log out in order to let another user log onto your computer. Usually this happens when you're running a ton of applications and the last thing you want to do is interupt your process and have to save all of your work. There is a better way, however, that will let you switch users without completely logging out of your account.
As we all wait to see what kind of Black Friday deals Apple.com will post in the morning, resellers of the company’s products are already doing some deep discounting of their own in advance of Cupertino.
You might have mixed feelings about the Mac, but the underdog system has often been favored by many computer users. Customer satisfaction with Apple’s computers has been on the rise for years as well, and recently hit a new high.
Remember this “blast from the past” in the image above? The classic MacPaint application launched with the original Macintosh computer back in 1984 is now part of history, and to assure its legacy, Apple has donated the source code for the application to the Computer History Museum.
Before we embark upon the weekend's festivities of food, fun and blowing stuff up, we thought we'd leave you with the lasting impression of this memorable video. Gary Katz, the guy who made an Apple Store diorama out of an abandoned shoebox and iPhone parts, went and created a visual history of Apple computers that he's owned in the past. But, he didn't just post a video of them dancing around in tutus or what have you. No, instead he morphed them all together.
If you think the lukewarm reception to Apple’s new iPad is the exception, think again: The company has a long history of questionable first impressions dating back to the original Macintosh over 25 years ago.