Category Archives: Apple

Steve Jobs, RIP

His one deed that affects me personally: he brought a full UNIX onto the laptop, and it just works. A full UNIX with the power of the command line, if needed; and with a well-integrated GUI. Even the MacOS X … Continue reading

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Testing a webserver relocation

When transferring a website from one service provider to another, you definitely want to test the new installation before changing the DNS records; e. g., you have example.com living at the IP address 12.34.56.78, and set up a new webserver at … Continue reading

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WWDC 2009 announced

Today Apple announced the date for the WWDC 2009. It will take place June 8–12 in Moscone West. Apple deigned to announce this a full 74 days before the event. Isn’t this generous? After all, they could have announced it … Continue reading

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Apple, you are not the center of the universe

Aaron Hillegass’s resolution is absolutely legitimate: I will be at the beach Jun 6 – 13. If Apple decides to hold WWDC that week, I will not be there. Apple seems to be convinced that it forms the center of … Continue reading

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Mac turns 25

Today, the Mac is having its 25th anniversary. Macworld is asking five Macelebrities, what the greatest ever Mac was. Andy Ihnatko is dead-on: The greatest Mac ever? It’s the first one you owned. Anybody who answers differently is just going … Continue reading

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