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iPad Pro on the Apple IIgs

Bill Davis, a long time Apple user found a new way of asking the question “Why” this week and answering it with his own “because I Can!” He figured out the VidHD card was the perfect tool for connecting his Apple IIgs computer to the Apple, Inc. produced iPad Pro. Using the 1080p video output […]

Apple WWDC 2020 Going Online

From the Apple Press Release: Cupertino, California — Apple today announced it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Now in its 31st year, WWDC 2020 will take on an entirely new online format packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike. The online event will be an opportunity for millions of […]

Apple Takes Down Facetime Due to Bug

A bug in Facetime which allowed users to listen in on their contacts without the contact answering a call forced Apple, Inc. into firefighting mode today. Facetime Group Conferencing was taken offline and according to the status website is still offline. (https://www.apple.com/ca/support/systemstatus/) As of 12pm EST 31 January 2019, the Group feature of the app […]

Interview: Mike Harvey of Nibble magazine

I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Harvey of Nibble magazine at KansasFest. Wanting to give the interview the broadest audience possible, I invited my good friend John Leake from the RetroMacCast podcast to participate.  The interview audio can be heard on RetroMacCast episode 413. Mike Harvey, the founder and publisher of the long-lived Nibble magazine, […]

Steve Jobs’ House Designated as Historic Landmark

The San Jose Mercury News is reporting that what everyone feared has come to pass; Steve Jobs’ home is now a historic landmark.  Designation was passed by the Los Altos Historical Commission due to the homes association with Steve Jobs.  Apparently it was a unanimous vote when the home came up for designation. Source: http://www.mercurynews.com/my-town/ci_24407428/jobs-house-cleared-apos-historic-resource

Apple Admits Developer Website Hacked

Rumors have been flying around for some time about the downtime experienced with the Apple Developer website.  Today, Apple sent an email to all registered Apple Developers, stating: Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer website. Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed, however, […]

WWDC 2013 Sells Out in 2 Minutes

WWDC, Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, has sold out their entire allotment of tickets in a matter of two minutes.   In previous years, tickets were still available until a few weeks before the conference, however, as the popularity of the Mac has increased, the conference has been a more desirable destination.   This record sellout is […]