Apple: More Cash than the USA, More Value than Exxon/Mobil. Part cool, part scary.

There are some headlines that make you stop and ponder for a minute.  This was certainly one.

As of last week, the creators of the Macintosh computer, the iMac, iPhone, the iPod, the iPad…the iEverything, had more cash on hand than the United States of America.    No kidding.

Then today, for a few hours, they passed Exxon/Mobil as the world’s most […]

By |August 10th, 2011|Economics, Technology|0 Comments

Newtown Schools to Implement Angry Birds Course

“The students were playing it all the time in the cafeteria on their smart phones.  As a former science teacher and computer programmer, this just seemed like a natural progression,” said Newtown High School’s Principal.  The principal, himself a physicist, said he was compelled by the physics applications that are so integral to the game.

This has led to the development […]

By |July 29th, 2011|Education, Technology|0 Comments

The end of the OS…entirely

In about 10 years, the question of “Mac or PC” won’t matter.  Our days of competing operating systems are nearing their end.

Every now and again I’m asked to help a friend or family member on a new computer purchase.  I’ll tell them what I’ll tell you right now…I’m biased.  I’m a Mac guy, and have been since the 80s.  I’m […]

By |July 25th, 2011|Technology|0 Comments