Apple Archives

February 5, 2007

Apple and The Beatles are friends again.

No mention of their catalog being available in iTMS.

February 13, 2007

Make that battery earn it's free meals.

If that doesn't help have it watch televangelism, that will make anything want to get back to work.

February 19, 2007

Get the original, one of a kind, Darthbook.

Ryans' taken great care of it and it's ready for a new home.

February 22, 2007

Know when to buy your Mac.

So useful.

February 26, 2007


The iPhone commercial.

March 5, 2007

A faster way to speed up

Thanks Jason.

March 22, 2007

Quantum views.

For the Rocket Scientist.

March 30, 2007

I would love to see Apple turn this into a competition.

America's next Interaction Designer!

April 4, 2007

Mac Pro goes quad core.

Wherein everything loads instantly.


Apple should buy this and throw away iWeb.

April 6, 2007

A stand apart.

It's gonna be hard to resist buying.

April 7, 2007

Apple is looking for a full-time CSS developer.

Have fun with Safari!

April 12, 2007

New Mac ads are here.

The scene from Computer Cart would make a great poster.


Fantastic piece of comedy.

April 13, 2007

Leopard pushed back until October.

The iPhone is a convenient excuse.

April 15, 2007

On MacBooks and battery life.

"...shut your Macbook down completely if you don't plan to use it for more than a few hours." Good to know.

GarageBand's podcasting limitations.

I use a soup can and some string so what do I know?

April 24, 2007

xPad has been updated!

Thanks Garrett. Now if only I could paste in as text only that would be the bomb.

April 30, 2007

Now that's clean.

Apple redesign's their support section.

May 2, 2007

A greener Apple.

"...I'd like to tell you what we are doing to remove toxic chemicals from our new products, and to more aggressively recycle our old products."

May 8, 2007

Leopard beta will be handed out at WWDC07.

Bronwyn, snag one of those for me!

May 21, 2007

Al Gore, my new Mac hero.

Is he personally administrating the Internet with that setup or what?

May 25, 2007

iPod Amnesty Bin.

Also known as the Box for the Misguided.

May 30, 2007

Microsoft Surface looks hot.

I bet they worked overtime to get this out two weeks before Apple makes a similar product announcement.

May 31, 2007

iPhone app will "blow away any Google Maps client".

Fine but will it send and receive phone calls?

June 4, 2007

iPhone ads are delicious.

By the way, how do you take this on the plane and not received incoming phone calls?

Transcript of the Jobs and Gates discussion.

Steve, you seriously need to go buy better foot fashion.

YouTube now a feature on AppleTV.

What?! Where is the HD content?!

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates at D5.

Video available via iTunes.

June 5, 2007

New MacBook Pros are here.

Can't wait to see the new displays.

Fresno has arrived!

Mike, go stand in line and get your free t-shirt.

Parallels with Direct X support almost here!

I hope this works better than advertised.

June 6, 2007

NetNewsWire 3.0 is here.

Very, very nice work Brent!

June 13, 2007

Moleskine hard drive.

Someone get these into production!

June 14, 2007

MacBook CCFL vs. LED.

The new model is on the right. Me likey.

Coda wins Apple Design Award for best user experience.

Well deserved.

June 18, 2007

iPhone's new specs.

Check out the chart at the of the page, the Treo is so ghetto.

June 21, 2007

New iPhone specs unveiled.

"Exclusive link to Google Street View so you can watch yourself using your iPhone at all times"


For *cough* iPhone developers *cough*.

Delicious Monster wins, again?

Come on! It's totally useless without any export functionality.

June 25, 2007

Ryan openly admits to idol worship.

I don't recommend standing too close...

June 27, 2007

"Hitler got less coverage when he invaded Poland."

Total troll statement to be sure but well played.

June 28, 2007

Verizon was offered the iPhone but they didn't want it.

Shareholders should consider Denny Strigl's resignation.

June 29, 2007


In effort to help developers make AppleTV less of a yawn product.

The iPhone challenge.

"...does it have an Apple logo?"

"Thanks, morons."

Buying, unpacking, and ussing the iPhone is great, until you have to go through AT&T.

June 30, 2007

iPhone activation still not going according to plan.

Apparently AT&T wasn't prepared.

July 1, 2007

iPhone Day!

AKA Ryan's Day.

July 2, 2007

Gross is one thing but success will be defined by the net.

I would imagine that Rataouille costs a lot less to make than the iPhone.

July 4, 2007

Dive in the Kool-Aid pool, it's nice.

I wasn't going to get on either until I walked by the Apple store. Snag.

July 5, 2007

Apple's iPhone developers guide.

And all my Apple friends snickered at me when I asked if there was such a thing.

July 6, 2007

Beyond sweet.

Must read on the design and development of applications for the iPhone.

WebShell is a web-based ssh shell for the Apple iPhone.

For Ryan and his love for ssh.

July 8, 2007

Jeff's iPhone Lust-O-Meter bursts.

Welcome to the club Jeff. Send Steve your jacket size.

July 12, 2007

Why are we building versions of our sites that target the iPhone?

Yeah?! What the hell?!

Newton vs. iPhone.

July 13, 2007

Get your Airbag iPhone Candy.

I'm going to get some sleep.

July 16, 2007

iPhone users reportedly incredibly satisfied.

It's true. This device has performed beyond all expectations.


Nice work guys!

July 18, 2007

Another Leaflets.

July 25, 2007

Rosetta no longer working.

iPho...what?! Fix this.

July 26, 2007

Ya burnt.

Below the belt, ouch!

August 2, 2007

VMWare Fusion.

Possibly a way-better Parallels.

August 5, 2007

Fake Steve isn't named Steve after-all.

Reporters have to ruin everything.

August 7, 2007

Solid proof why Dell and anything Windows related sucks (see illustration).

August 9, 2007

Garrett can has iPhone wallpapers?

Very nice.

August 10, 2007

Chris Glass's fantastic set of iPhone wallpaper.

Optimus owns.

August 13, 2007

Two-way video conferencing for the iPhone.

Maybe Apple will see the light.

August 17, 2007

Steve, they were on your stages making promises they ain't gonna keep.

Are you going to sit there and do nothing?

"The iPhone is Internet Explorer 4 all over again."

I didn't know Wired was so hard up for web traffic. Sad to see.

September 5, 2007

The legal implications of unlocking the iPhone.

No mention of Steve ripping your head off and using it as an Odwalla cozy.

September 6, 2007

Steve makes good with early adopters.

I bet Bronwyn talked him into it.

September 8, 2007

Jeffrey wants to Exposé your Dashboard.

Some fancy combinations there.

September 10, 2007

Typepad optimized for iPhone.

With a million iPhones sold I wonder how this will improve sales.

September 11, 2007

Magic tricks for your iPhone.

Where's the one for pulling a rabit out?

September 14, 2007

The process of getting the iPhone rebate was way more fun than buying the phone.


October 18, 2007

Steve Jobs says iPhone will be opened to outside developers.

Let the application race begin.

October 19, 2007

Marble of Doom.

Calculating the global time wasted by having to wait on applications.

October 21, 2007

Shipping by Dolce & Gabbana.

And it doesn't even come with fries!

October 22, 2007

What's next, a two-button mouse?

Apple's stock will tank before that happens, but you never know I suppose.

October 24, 2007

Boot Camp pulled from Apple's website.

Download it while you can.

October 25, 2007

Stephen lays the smack down on Apple's Leopard features as they relate to typography.

Apple is starting to smell like Microsoft.

October 29, 2007

Dead Jedi effect for the new iChat/Photobooth.

Playset not included.

Leopard adds a drop shadow to screen captures.

Please tell me this can be fixed by editing a value in a .plist file.

If you purchased a Mac anytime after October 1st you qualify for a Leopard upgrade.

Printing out the order form now.

Ryan hath slain the Drop-Shadow Dragon.

And so ends the Apple-CMD-4 saga.

October 30, 2007

The Bnoobs (silent 'n') want to know where you put your dock.

I leave mine stock out-of-the-box.

November 1, 2007

Transmit is now Leopard compliant.

Using Panic software makes me feel like a good person.

November 6, 2007

Lets try to find Keegan's MacBook Pro!

Calling all cars, calling all cars...

November 12, 2007

I love the Clinton jab.

Funny is in the details.

November 18, 2007

Cocktail for Leopard is here!

Thanks Maintain.

November 27, 2007

Candybar 3 has landed.

Go forth and make things look good.

November 29, 2007

3G iPhone coming in 2008.

Unless AT&T improves their network I can't see how that's going to work.

November 30, 2007

"The iPhone is for kids. Windows Mobile PDA phones are for adults who need to do real work."

I'm inclined to agree. My iPhone keep disappointing.

December 17, 2007

Peanut Butter Jelly Time.

Possibly the best desktop collection ever.

December 19, 2007

Parallels vs. VMWare.

Parallels is like bad shareware on Leopard, go Fusion.

December 20, 2007

Think Secret is dead, long live Think Secret.

Waiting for the Daring Fireball response.

January 8, 2008

Beerzie's fabulous collection of iPhone wallpapers.

Eclectic to the end.

January 10, 2008

NetNewsWire is now free.

Thank you.

Dude looks like a lady.

Does this mean Apple peeps have to endure Avon parties?

January 24, 2008

The MacBook Air is thin, on features.

Not being able to replace the battery is a real bummer.

January 31, 2008

There's no way in hell the Apple IIc was a failure.

It's still one of the coolest Apple products ever made.

xScope 2.0 is here.

Must have software. You should have seen the beta icon, that's the real story.

February 1, 2008

Unboxing the MacBook Air.

I love that it comes in box with a real lid.

February 5, 2008

iPhone now comes in 16GB.

I'd rather have a model with 128k and way better reception.

Arcade Daze System.

Big 1up to Iconfactory!

February 11, 2008

"There is still no answer to the original question."

Leopard WiFi issues exist and it's affecting our productivity.

February 12, 2008

Leopard Graphics Update 1.0.

Why is this stand alone?!

February 18, 2008

Jobs hasn't had that much hair in ten years.

Nixon, quit slacking off and get these things updated and leave off the Gaussian blur please.

February 19, 2008


Wonderful designs for your iPhone.

February 23, 2008

Chalkwork icons for the iPhone/Pod.

Wonderful colors.

March 10, 2008

Is Apple getting into the web app game?

Certainly looks that way.

March 18, 2008

My my, what some people will do to save their MacBooks.

Rose looks good in the Rocky look.

March 24, 2008

The robot needs storage.

He could also use some grumpy pills but that's for another blog post I guess.

April 3, 2008

Adobe continues to short-sheet Mac users.

When will VC's stop funding web-based-app-crap and build a Photoshop killer?

April 5, 2008

xScope 2.1 is here.

Thanks guys.

April 17, 2008

Apple Design Awards 2008.

Good luck Craig!

April 18, 2008

Build your own Mac?

Surely Apple will squash this with every update.

April 28, 2008

iMacs now clocking in at 3.06GHz.


May 14, 2008

Sad Song is the best Apple ad to date.

I'd link to it directly but apparently Apple doesn't understand things like permalinks.

May 26, 2008

Negroponte let Microsoft invade One Laptop Per Child.

Asshat! He turned down Steve Jobs' offer of free Mac OS licenses almost three years ago.

May 28, 2008

Delicious Monster turns two.

Waiting to get excited after I see how exporting works.

"Improves 802.1X behavior and reliability."

I'll believe it when I see it.

May 30, 2008

Spaces explained.

Read through to the end for maximum knowledge transfer.

June 2, 2008

A look at the upcoming Versions SVN client.

"I'm told Versions will be available to the general public very soon." Not soon enough.

June 9, 2008



Apple's Me will not support IE6.

Does that mean we can take it behind the shed and put it out of it's misery?

June 10, 2008

Steve is looking a little Lohan.

Throw that man a steak.

July 21, 2008

The Free Software Foundation is Communism.

You're either for Apple or against Apple.

Apple makes another bazillion dollars.

If Steve doesn't have a Secret Lair by now, he should. And a Mini-Steve.

July 23, 2008

Coolest looking Apple Store to date.

China gets all the cool stuff.

August 3, 2008

How to setup NetShare.

Side note: Apparently it's been removed once more from the app store. Asshats.

August 6, 2008

Apple has the capability of deactivating apps installed on iPhones.

I'm sure Blackberry has the same ability as a security precaution.

August 9, 2008

Netshare likely to be banned.

AT&T is the worst phone company, ever.

August 14, 2008

More Shutterthumb goodness for your iPhone.

It just makes the phone.

August 19, 2008

Push has been pulled from future iPhone firmware.

The iPhone is feeling more and more like a beta product.

September 1, 2008

Indie fever.

A report on "The genesis, culture and economy of a community of independent software developers on the Macintosh OS X platform."

September 2, 2008

Sell your Apple stock now

and then get ready to buy a lot of it.

What's wrong with Steve Jobs?

An educated opinion from the medical world.

September 7, 2008

Apple has already figured out cut-and-paste for touchscreen.

Ok Paul, why'd you axe this feature?

September 11, 2008

The Peacock hath given AppleTV owners the gift of free HD.

Thanks for pulling your head out NBC.

September 21, 2008

Agua Onyx.

Dead sexy.

September 29, 2008

Hong Kong gets unlocked iPhones.

Cost of the devices are about three times higher than the AT&T price.

I really hope AppleTV isn't being replaced.

I just bought one for Pete's sake.

October 13, 2008

Appleinsider spoils tomorrow's surprises.

Not sure I dig the two-tone look.

October 29, 2008


Must have iPhone app for hikers.

November 2, 2008

Netflix "Watch Instantly" available now for Mac.

When I can get HD quality through Hulu it's hard to get excited about this.

November 4, 2008


Quite possibly the most useful iPhone app to date. Thanks Dorny.

November 12, 2008

AT&T to charge thirty dollars more a month for tethering.

So glad I nabbed NetShare when I did.

December 16, 2008

Phil Schiller will replace Steve Jobs at MacWorld.

Wired questions his health. I question his interest in MacWorld.

December 17, 2008

"The multi phone pouch keeps it all in check, phone/ipod, cash, credit and business cards."

I must have one of these.

January 5, 2009

Dear Wall Street, "Suck. It."

Steve, you're too kind to those bastards. Get well soon.

January 6, 2009

Watch the battery video.

No, really. Watch the battery video.

January 9, 2009

End the agony of small type in Mail.

Helpful and easy on the eyes.

January 29, 2009

Somatic Rebirth.

One of the coolest icon replacement systems I've seen in a while.

February 25, 2009

Nix is looking for some help at Apple.

Go forth and do good work.

March 3, 2009

Prettify is the new essential for desktop eye candy junkies.

Go forth, download, and install.

March 10, 2009

An iPhone app for the Amber Alert program is stuck in an approval que.

"The need to send this email represents everything that is wrong with your App Store review process."

March 11, 2009

Pretty soon the iPod shuffle will just be a set of headphones.

It's almost there now.


It needs a mirror option.

March 26, 2009

Apple Vs Blackberry.

April 13, 2009

Smart phone.

April 28, 2009

Steve, you absolutely must have this guy do the next round of iPhone app commercials.

"Rejistance is futial."

May 7, 2009

"Twitterrific 2.0 raises the bar in terms of being a delightful blend of functionality and usability."

Nice work Iconboys.

May 27, 2009

Apple is looking for a creative director to supervise their IA team.

I think you also have to get Nix his morning coffee but of course they can't print that requirement.

May 29, 2009

Hulu Desktop.

Dear Hackers, please make this work on my AppleTV.

Palm Pre syncs with iTunes.

This might be it. I may finally be free of AT&T reign of terror.

June 1, 2009

Meet the Command Line.

The first of, hopefully, many screencasts from Boy Genius Dan Benjamin.

June 8, 2009

Backing up Flickr.

There ought to be an application that I can buy for $19 that does this. Dan, that's a hint.

June 9, 2009

"Back to telegrams."

Great idea. Telegrams would be better than AT&T's crap for service.

June 18, 2009

Palm Pre theme for iPhone.

It won't save you from all the dropped calls but it looks nice.

June 22, 2009

"Apple is creating an ecosystem of the kind of customers I don't want."

A marketplace of fifty-thousand products (most of them crap) doesn't exactly attract quality.

July 6, 2009

Apple to setup Billion-dollar server farm in the Middle of Nowhere, North Carolina.

Maiden (which got it's first soda fountain in 1930) is about to get a major upgrade.

July 9, 2009

Apple is once again in need of help in the web development department.

Looking to develop a web application that monitors Steve's attendance.

July 22, 2009

A Chinese man suspected of stealing a prototype for the fourth generation iPhone has committed suicide.

That's sad. Hey, did anyone get any spy photos?

August 6, 2009

I could be wrong but I swear Apple had a lot more than $150M in the bank.

Gruber, didn't they have a few Billion in their savings account at the time?

October 1, 2009

iPhone accounts for forty percent of mobile browsing.

That's amazing if you consider just how much AT&T sucks at data delivery.

October 25, 2009

Shutterthumb Set Three has been updated.

More photos to jazz-hands up your iPhone or Pre.

November 2, 2009

Flying a camera on an R/C helicopter over an under-construction Apple store.

I thought we'd see inside Al Capone's vault but no dice.

November 26, 2009

"The good news is that this mouse can do a lot more than basic gestures, and I'll do my best to make it even more magic."

Can't wait to see the results.

December 18, 2009


Brilliant idea. Fantastic iPhone app for those about to make a road trip.

December 31, 2009

"I think The Tablet is nothing short of Apple's reconception of personal computing."

As long as I can also use it as a hoverboard then I'm all for it.

April 12, 2010

Apple is looking for someone to manage their mobile games business.

Joost, this job is all you.

April 14, 2010

How to print from an iPad.

Simple solutions are always the best solutions.

May 14, 2010

Adobe, you brought an advertisement to a gun fight.

Best article I've read on this matter to date.

July 19, 2010

"Reality distortion field remains strong with Steve Jobs after antennagate."

Hilarity this morning from MacGruber.

July 22, 2010

Apple Stores to add more staff devoted to working with businesses.

"Some stores have seen revenue more than double after implementing the program."

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