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Rumor Update

Google has apparently uncovered the oldest ever Mac rumor in its Usenet archives. In fact, the posting dwells principally on the then-forthcoming Lisa, but then adds this: Anyone want to expand on the “MacIntosh” rumor, that there will be a stripped down Lisa built for home use (or at the least be cheaper)? We sold […]

‘Tis The Week

It’s Mac World week, which brings the frenzied speculations of seemingly endless Mac sites to a close, at least until Friday. Steve Jobs, he of the famed “Reality Distortion Field”, gives his keynote speech tomorrow at 9AM PST; if you believe half of the rumors he’ll be saying “just one more thing” a lot at […]

Attaboy

InfoWorld has named Mac OS X (version 10.3, code named “Panther”) as best operating system of the year, and has named Apple’s G5-based Xserve best server hardware in its 2005 Technology of the Year Awards. The article says that Panther “set[s] the standard for simplicity and ease-of-use” among modern (read 64-bit) operating systems. Have I […]

Wired on the Perimeter

Wired has a nice piece on the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics which is endowed primarily by Mike Lazaridis of RIM. I remember clearly when Mike’s endowment was announced. We were in a general session of a MOA meeting in Göteborg, at the SAS Radisson across from the central station. We had set up Mobitex […]