iCar

iCar indeed: 2007 Steve Jobs did dream of an iCar. that’s according to Apple board member & J Crew CEO Mickey Drexler in his interview in Fast Co. 2012 May 16 see his iView… http://www.fastcompany.com/1837636/j-crew-ceo-apple-mickey-dexler-steve-jobs-icar-living-room-plansJan 17 but only for media (public version not ready) read iView: http://www.fastcompany.com/1837636/j-crew-ceo-apple-mickey-dexler-steve-jobs-icar-living-room-plans    VW: 2007 Steve Jobs did meet with VW CEO. that is what started the iCar rumors. no one knows exactly what Steve’s or VW’s...

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genius Nicholas Merrill

iGenius: Nicholas Merrill   freedom hero  Wish you lived in a Real Free Democracy, where the cell phone & internet are not tapped? Where SOPA could not exist due to its unconstitutionality – without politically correct b.s.? Rejoice in 39-year old Merrill then! No! Not as in Lynch. As in Nicholas.   concept  •  privacy-protecting telephony + web • ubiquitous encryption • national non-profit every technological & legal means to challenge gov (incl. FBI / NSA) on dubious legality/constitutionality • Merrill will run it through non-profit called the Calyx Institute, but with...

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genius Sir Ive

iGenius: Sir Jonathan Ive commemorated    on April Fool’s Day 2012 Beatle’s Sgt Pepper album art cover on original artist Peter Blake’s 80th BirthDay see the Guardian UK article 2012 Apr 1 “New faces on Sgt Pepper album cover for artist Peter Blake’s 80th birthday: Amy Winehouse, JK Rowling, Noel Gallagher, Mick Jagger and the Monty Python foot to feature in update of 1967 original”   iGenius: Sir Jonathan Ive history pre-Apple    upcoming article, tell us what you’d like to read about, thanks!     iGenius: Sir Jonathan Ive...

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genius ads

Apple is ingenious on so many levels. They even know ads 😉 They should be an ad agency. Below are reasons why they’re so  effectively & affectively ingenious   1 iGenius: Apple’s Magic Ad   “1984” (below) won many awards was even recognized as one of advertising history’s most effective ads ever created however, we believe the One written 13 years later, upon Steve Jobs’ prodigal return to Apple is more ingenious: show us another ad that gives you the shivers when watching it, listening to its words registering its meaning deep down   first,...

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genius-Jan-Michael

iGenius: Jan-Michael Cart iOS designer Apple hires they NeXT genius, this time in iOS GUI design  Jan-Michael is not to be confused with French genius musician Jean-Michel Jarre ; ) Apple hires talent daily but Jan-M is worthy to mention as you can witness from his talent in revamping the iOS with very practical U.I. changes (his view is that iOS hasn’t changed much since its launch mid 2007 as they focused on simplicity over cosmetics) see some video proofs below or  read 9-5Mac article in by Christian Zibreg, 2011 Dec 13 Tue “Apple hires designer Jan Michael Cart praised for...

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thunderbolt

is Thunderbolt it?! TidBit: connection history… TECHLAUNCHNOTESOWNERLINK SCSI1986 (std)1978 predecesor: SASIconglomerateSCSI on wiki FIREWIRE1995IEEE 1394 or FireWire 400; 1394b or FW 800 launches 7 years later in 2002appleFirewire on wiki USB1996but only ubiquitous 1998 Aug thanks to Apple's iMac; USB2 launched 6 years later in 2000 AprWintelUSB on wiki ThunderBolt2011May 3 Apple introduces 1st Thunderbolt product: iMac (5) + Jul 20: MacBook Air (3)Apple / IntelThunderbolt on wiki Thunderbolt performance when daisy chained: see MacWorld article “Thunderbolt: How devices affect...

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