The Mac Pro As “Halo Car”

March 8, 2013

The Mac Pro hasn’t seen an update in quite some time, and there’s worry it’ll be killed (“post PC era” yada yada). But here’s an interesting article over at Hypercritical¬†(found via JC) making the case for keeping the Mac Pro alive purely as a future-reaching example of what the fastest, best Mac could be. It would be the equivalent of the Corvette or Viper in the car industry (neither of which sell very well).

Ihnatko Switches

March 6, 2013

Long-time Mac guy Andy Ihnatko recently replaced his iPhone with a Samsung Galaxy S III running Android. Interesting.

On Apple’s Continued Slide

March 1, 2013

So Apple had a shareholder’s meeting and since then the stock has dropped once again, this time to $430. Personally, it’s understandable.¬†Basically Apple absolutely has to release a new, innovative product this year. It’s all about building the best products. Doing so would do a lot to prove they still have what it takes post-Jobs.¬†Instead […]

On The Chromebook Pixel

February 21, 2013

Google just announced the Chromebook Pixel. High-resolution touch screen. Backlit keyboard. Glass touchpad. Looks like a MacBook. Okay, intrigued, even if it doesn’t address “gorilla arm.”

On An “iWatch” Patent Filing

February 21, 2013

Yes, I recently noted the futility of placing faith in Apple patents for future products, but this one is too juicy to resist. It describes a “flexible touchscreen display” wrapped around a wrist, and connected to a portable device (iPhone) to show information. Yeah, sounds like an “iWatch.”