A look back at how Apple has leveraged the expertise that came with the acquisitions of companies like Intrinsity and PA Semi. Chris Jenkins also makes a few educated guesses about the A8 SoC. Well worth a read if you love reading about silicon chips.
Glad to see Apple making these kinds of moves in India. Macbook buyback scheme is really compelling.
The iPhone comes with all the basics out of the box. And they are all perfectly serviceable.
Seriously. I could use the built in calendar for my scheduling and the notes app for the writing/capturing stuff. I don’t need Twitter or App.net. All of this extra stuff is “nice to have” not “need to have.” We would all do better to remember that.
I pretty much follow the same philosophy. I don’t install third-party apps just for the fun of it.
Random Fact of the Day: Purple was the code name for the secret two-year development project for the original iPhone. Only 30 people knew about the $150 million project.
You can read more such random facts in the archive.
“If I went back in time and gave my ten year old self an iPhone, I think his head would explode. We should appreciate how truly advanced things have become and try to recapture a least a little of that sense of joy in technology we all had as children.”