Diehard Apple fans measure their geek cred by how much lore and minutia they know. Here’s a story from way back when that I hadn’t heard, about Steve Jobs’ idea for “a mysterious little man who lives inside each Macintosh.”
At that same Hawaiian sales staff conference where the video was shown of Steve Jobs impersonating FDR, there was also this. It’s called Bluebusters, and it’s four minutes of Apple staff spoofing Ghostbusters.
Software maker Andy Hertzfeld yesterday posted a very old Apple commercial that never aired. It’s a fascinating blast from the past.
I’ve identified eight basic geometric shapes that Apple comes back to time and again in their product designs. Can you guess them all?
The latest information to come from the Apple v. Samsung patent trial is about Apple’s marketing strategy. The media would have you believe that this is some huge revelation, but it’s just affirmation of what Apple fans have known for years.
Apple’s ads in recent years have simplified more and more, to the point that there’s nothing but the product on a white background with its name below. Is it too little?
Have you ever wondered how Apple does it? How they make such amazing products with incredible attention to detail and utmost secrecy? Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple blows the lid off, explaining everything about Apple that they don’t want you to know.
Unless you’re at an Apple press conference, you’ll rarely see Apple chief designer Jonathan Ive on camera. Video captured inside Apple’s Cupertino home office is forbidden. So this video of Ive talking Apple designs inside the legendary Industrial Design Lab at Apple HQ is downright unheard of.
Found on eBay: an ultra-rare Apple t-shirt that just sold a few weeks ago on eBay that you can’t buy in any store. This t-shirt was the standard gift given to new employees at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California.
By now you’ve probably heard that Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this morning a plan to pay back cash dividends to its shareholders. It’s a big news story for Apple, but I think there’s a bigger one: this is Cook’s first big move that signals a change in Steve Jobs’ way of doing things. Where […]