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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Disruptive Tech

DisruptiveTech: Self-healing case when: 2012 Jan 17 but only for media (public version not ready) who:  Nissan when: 2012 Jan 17 but only for media (public version not ready) heal time for slight scratches: 1hr heavy scratches: 1 wk TidBit: TidBit: did Audi not invent this in their paint in the late 1980s or early 90s? also read “Do NOT do as Steve“  also read “Anti-Steve...

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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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Mobile Wars

MobileWars iOS vs Android? how the heck to choose!?! 01. pros/cons   the Search for the Holy (Grail) Engine keeps on… iPhone OS  launched  2007 June 29 and is original Android launched 2008-10-21 but is bought CNET article on choosing: “Android Ice Cream Sandwich versus iOS 5: Killer features” by Jessica Dolcourt, 201 Oct 20 Jessica @ Cnet’s main view: both OS are advanced, both deserve consideration, none are that advantageous over the other that you must adhere to one camp, it’s an individual choice to make one is open, the other closed [we beg to differ,...

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commencement

iCommencement Advise Steve Jobs’ famous Commencement Address to the lucky Stanford graduate student, 2005 June 12     the full video! (uploaded to YouTube by Stanford University itself!) [tube]Hd_ptbiPoXM[/tube]     the full transcript!  I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That’s it. No big deal. Just three stories. The first...

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iCloud

topCloud?   the Best version of a Cloud? iCloud launched  2011 Oct 12 iCloud advantages: 1. the 1st real cloud 2. the 1st real iteration of the Post-PC era 3. smooth operator: all devices (PC+mobile phone+tablet etc.) are connected seamlessly, in sync, transparently, effortlessly (without any config) it’s the only Total Solution in Cloud Computing, so far, but whose able to match it?! 4. PhotoStream (on all devices!) take a snapshot in 1 device, it shows up instantly on all others without any action) no competitor can match this easy software solution (till they copy it but badly...

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