Category: Apple Inc.

Items of news from Apple, Inc.

RetroChallenge 2018/04 Opens

The 2018/04 RetroChallenge is now taking entries for their event.   RetroChallenge is an bi-annual event sponsored by John W. Linville in an effort to further the retro computing hobby.   Entry rules pretty much sum up the feeling of the event: it is a bit like the opposite of Global Thermonuclear War — the only way […]

Steve Jobs’ Choices Documentary

A new film called “Steve Jobs’ Choices” is on IndieGoGo, produced by 8-Bit Generation who also produced “The Commodore Wars.”  The documentary looks intriguing from the posted trailer.  They have assembled some impressive interviews with people like John Sculley, Mike Markkula, Steve Wozniak, Andy Hertzfeld, Al Alcorn, Dan Kottke, Larry Tesler, Jay Elliot, Paul Terrel, […]

Is your iCloud suddenly in China?

When Apple decided to move all of its China Based iCloud accounts to a chinese based partner company, Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) , which is run by the local government, it also swept up a number of accounts which were US based.   According to TechCrunch, this number is low but all the same is quite unalarming […]

MacTracker Updated to Version 7.6.6

MacTracker, the App which tracks all of the Apple hardware has been updated.  According to the MacTracker website, the following items have changed in 7.6.6.: Version 7.6.6 – Adds iMac (21.5-inch, 2017), iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017), and iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017) – Adds MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017), MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 […]

Steve Jobs – The Quiet Philanthropist

From Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine:  January / February 2017 – Over the last 30 years or so of Steve Jobs life, many in the both the Apple community and the philanthropy driven community accused Steve of not giving or hoarding his billions of dollars in wealth.  What they did not see was the reality that Steve was […]

Apple Inc. 40 Years and Counting

40 years ago, Apple Computer Inc filed the papers of incorporation.  One of the people who was there in those early years, Chris Espinosa posted a copy of the original seal: Happy 40th birthday, Apple Inc. pic.twitter.com/CZTvaPDTrq — Chris Espinosa (@cdespinosa) January 3, 2017 Espinosa is still an Apple employee and along with Daniel Kottke, […]

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