YouTube Find: Steve Introduces the first Macintosh (1984)

If it’s one thing that Apple has always done well…it’s presentation. This video is the first time the world every really saw the Macintosh, and it’s amazing looking at it now, to hear the audience scream as text scrolled across the screen. Take a look… Read more…

Steve Jobs Stock problems resurface, this time through Pixar

Steve Jobs approved an employement contract for  John Lasseter (director of “Toy Story”) that granted him Pixar stock options priced in December of 2000 – three months before the contract was signed. It is not clear if Steve Jobs picked the dates for the stock options, only that his signature, on behalf of Pixar, is Read more…

Anyone else sick of talking about DRM?

You know, this is always a slow time of year for the Apple online community.  We’re in the place between Macworld and WWDC…in alot of ways it’s like the eye of the Apple yearly hurricane. So when something happens that might remotely be interesting to talk about, the Apple community (and the tech community in Read more…

How Stupid do you have to be to work for the RIAA?

Seriously…this is just hard to understand… Aparently, the fine folks at the RIAA misread Steve Jobs’ Open Letter “Thoughts on Music” post yesterday. According to Engadget, the RIAA issued a response today stating that Jobs’ offer to license FairPlay was a “welcome breakthrough” that would be a “real victory for fans, artists and labels.” The Read more…

Norway Responds to Jobs’ “Thoughts on Music”

MacNN is reporting on Norway’s response to Steve Job’s open letter to the music industry that was posted yesterday. Senior advisor Torgeir Waterhouse of the Norwegian Consumer Council has this to say: “We’re happy to see Steve Jobs take on the responsibility that follows from Apple’s role as one of the leading companies in the Read more…

Steve Jobs to Music Industry “DRM doesn’t Work”

In this post from Steve Jobs on Apple’s official site, the Apple CEO addresses the current DRM issue in a very surprising (to some at least) way. Jobs makes clear, in the post why Apple has DRM on songs from iTunes, and why that DRM is staying with Apple (i.e. it ain’t getting licensed to Read more…

Apple, Inc. and The Beatles’ Apple Corp. Ltd Enter into Agreement

Apple released a press statement this morning stating that they have reached a new agreement with Apple Corp. Ltd over the use of the “Apple” name. Under this new agreement, Apple Inc. will own all of the trademarks related to “Apple” and will license certain of those trademarks back to Apple Corps for their continued Read more…

Video FLASHBACK: Death of Mac OS 9

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WWDC 07 Scheduled for June

Apple Insider is reporting that the 2007 World Wide Developer’s Conference will be held at the Moscone West convention center in downtown San Francisco from June 10th thru June 15th – with Steve Job’s Keynote scheduled for Monday, June 11th. If this is true, it may give us some clues as to when we’ll actually Read more…

VIDEO: Steve Jobs: “Microsoft makes third-rate products”

I’m not sure exactly when and where this interview first appeared, but this short clip really sums up how most Mac users feel about Microsoft products (even if Steve does come off as just a little bitter) Via Digg Read more…