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At the same time, I believe deeply in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, who said: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ ” I often challenge myself with that question, and I’ve come to realize that my desire for personal privacy has been holding me back from doing […]

I don’t usually put a lot of clout in these kind of popularity rankings but interesting list nonetheless.

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. […]

In a letter to the Apple board today Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple. Tim Cook who was the COO was named CEO and Jobs was elected chairman of the board. Official statement here.

Bundled into the new 10.6.6 update today is Apple’s new Mac App Store. As expected this addition brings the seamless purchase and download experience of the iPhone to the Mac. So far it’s working out as expected and I anticipate it becoming as big a success as the iPhone and iPad app store. Check it out:

I love how complete and concise Apple is when they need to make a point: Can’t wait to see how the media spins this once they can actually digest all the data and evidence Apple has put forth. The antenna test labs video they’ve put up is pretty interesting and impressive. Full press conference […]

Apparently some people are getting their pre-ordered iPhone 4’s today! Very jealous. Fortunately it looks like I’m one of the lucky few who will receive theirs at least a day early. I’ll take it! Dear Apple Store Customer, You recently received a Shipment Notification email from Apple advising you that your iPhone has shipped. This […]

All Things Digital is a yearly conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that includes interviews with various influential leaders in media and technology. This year Steve Jobs was back to share his thoughts on various topics that I always find enlightening. Various video clips and info can be seen here as well as a […]

How Apple Rolls

Very well written piece by John Gruber outlining how Apple approaches the introduction and evolution of their product line and underlying philosophy. Read it. The takeaway from this? We haven’t even begun to realize what Apple has in store for us with their iPad. Here’s some hints.

Snow Leopard!

So I finally got around to installing Snow Leopard after I re-partioned it for GUID as per my last post. Install went smooth as silk. I chose to do a custom install to deselect X11 and language options to save some disk space. So far, like most reviews you’ll see, nothing much has changed on […]

So my shiny new copy of Snow Leop a rd arrived promptly via FedEx Friday afternoon.  I popped in the DVD and after a few seconds learned that for some reason my startup disks partition had originally been formatted using the now depreciated Apple Partition Map instead of the more widely used GUID partition […]