What is Apple’s mission statement? Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future… Continue reading Apple doesn’t break the rules; it doesn’t have any!
In what was probably an early example of distance learning, the rich French military man Guillaume François Antoine, hired Johan Bernulli to mentor him. There was even a written agreement but much of the teaching happened through regular mail. The Marquis de l’Hôpital sent questions, Bernulli sent answers. All went well. Even when the student… Continue reading Bernulli, calculus and copyright protection
OK, it is a sign of age. Do you remember back when people actually tested computers for their performance? I especially fondly remember Charlie White’s heroic efforts. He is now high up the Mashable food chain and doesn’t “attack” Macs anymore…. heck he writes about them like everyone else. But who… Continue reading Mac vs PC: is anyone ever going to run proper benchmarks again?
After much ballyhoo in the past, Facebook made it easy to deactivate your account….and reactivate it! In fact when deactivating one of the choices in the multiple available is “This is temporary. I’ll be back.” It is so easy and fast that you could well use it instead of logging out. There… Continue reading The painless way to disappear and reappear on Facebook at will