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  • Jobs’ most colorful keynote moments

    Thu 11:44am By Stephen
    Jason Snell at Macworld: Famously, Steve Jobs could really get mad when out of the public eye. On stage he was generally quite genial, but from time to time Steve really would get visibly mad on stage. A few times it was quite memorable. I’d add this video…
  • iPhone turns nine

    Wed 3:25pm By Stephen
    Today marks the 9th anniversary of the iPhone going on sale for the first time. I worked at an Apple Store way back then, and wrote about the launch a few years ago: We saw them before the rounded the corner. There were hundreds of people, lined up in the…
  • The Apple I/O death chart

    Wed 3:15pm By Stephen
    Nilay Patel and Frank Bi at The Verge: One of the most strongly-held arguments about Apple removing the headphone jack is that Apple has historically been first to drop a legacy technology, sometimes even before the rest of the industry is ready. Apple’s…
  • Connected #97: 70% Optimistic

    Tue 3:23pm By Stephen
    This week: Federico’s back, to talk about iOS 10 and Messages while Stephen gets sad about his Thunderbolt Display. A big thanks to our sponsors: Ministry of Supply: Dress smarter. Work smarter. Use ‘connected’ for 15% off your first purchase.…
  • Evernote announces new pricing

    Tue 11:32am By Stephen
    Evernote’s Chris O’Neill has published a blog post explaining price increases coming to the platform. Plus and Premium are now $3.99 and $7.99 a month, respectively, with discounts for annual buyers. For those customers, Plus is now $10 more a year, while…
  • Kbase Article of the Week: Apple Thunderbolt Display (27-inch): F8 key does not work using Windows…

    Tue 11:20am By Stephen
    Uhhhhhh: You may notice that when using Windows and a USB keyboard that is connected to a Mac via the USB port on an Apple Thunderbolt Display (27-inch), the F8 key is not recognized by Windows when you attempt to accept the Terms and Conditions agreement or…
  • Science on the Mac

    Mon 5:33pm By Stephen
    Filed under “webpages Apple forgot were published:” The Mac platform is the simple solution for complex scientific research. It lets you leverage all the power and utility of UNIX, even if you never look at a line of code. Run anything and everything your…
  • RSS Sponsor: Timing tracks your time so you don’t have to

    Mon 9:41am By Stephen
    Have you ever spent all day in front of your Mac, just to wonder where the heck all that time went? Have you tried to bill a client, but couldn’t reconstruct how many hours you spent working for them? You could use a time tracker, but to be honest, manual…
  • The Switch to Intel

    Jun 24, 2016, 10:41 am By Stephen
    This month in my Apple History column at iMore: In his keynote address, Jobs addressed the challenges in front of Apple working with the PowerPC roadmap. Apple hadn’t been able to deliver the 3.0 GHz Power Mac G5 the company had promised: We can envision…
  • RIP, Thunderbolt Display

    Jun 23, 2016, 7:36 pm By Stephen
    It seems that Apple has discontinued the Thunderbolt Display. Here’s Matthew Panzarino: The current Mac’s display is 5k and can be extended (in lower res) to the existing Thunderbolt Display which runs at 2560×1440 but I can tell you from personal…