Posts Tagged With: apple

Posted in The Wired Mom
September 10, 2010

iTunes 10… why?

Lest anyone think that I’m completely anti-Apple, really I’m not. I like well designed programs and products and for the most part, I do believe that Apple delivers on that. There are a number of things I don’t like about Apple’s business practices, mostly in how limiting they are to app developers and that essentially Apple’s mindset is that they know how you’re supposed to use their products (examples- they make it so that end users can’t upgrade their products or make simple repairs. Heck, you can’t even change a battery on your iPhone) But honestly, they know design. I…

Posted in personal, The Wired Mom
April 29, 2010

My thoughts on Apple and Flash.

Okay, people. I’m a geek. I’ve been using computers since I was a kid and still remember DOS. I studied computer science in college. I’ve been designing web pages since 1997, though I still have a lot to learn about some of the newer changes (forgive me, two kids’ll knock you out of the loop). So I’ve been very interested in this ongoing tech kerfluffle between Apple and Adobe over the iPhone/iPad and Flash. Steve Jobs posted this on today, explaining his stance on Flash.

Posted in personal
April 27, 2010

Is blogging journalism?

When Gizmodo posted their photos of the next iPhone prototype, it seemed to me that all the references to cloak and dagger deals to get their hands on a lost prototype was merely Gizmodo covering up a deal with Apple to leak it. Only, once Apple started sending out nasty notices about the missing device, it became clear that that wasn’t the case. I assumed that Gizmodo would be banned from the next few Apple press conferences, but never expected what happened next. Police showed up at Gizmodo editor Jason Chen’s house, and executed a warrant, seizing his computers and…