Entries tagged with 'apple'

All your songs are still belong to us

Over at Subtraction, Khoi Vinh and his merry band of commenters run down all the annoying details in Apple's dropping of Digital Rights Management from the iTunes store. To wit: You must pay a fee of 30 cents per song...

Ravages of Computer Aging

After nearly four years, the power adapter on my Powerbook has finally given out. For quite a while I've had to twist it around to get it to light up. And now it lights up no more. I should feel...

When the things you buy are not quite yours

John Gruber at Daring Fireball writes about why people get angry in situations like Apple disabling the SIM unlocking and third-party application hacks for the iPhone with a software update. It is a 'misguided mindset', he says, to 'to expect...

Art of the URL: 1-800-MY-APPLE

When you visit the Apple store, for example by entering 'store.apple.com' in your browser, you are forwarded to this address: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa I find it strange that Apple, of all companies, would see fit to arbitrarily encode a phone number into...

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