R.I.P. Computer Mouse? Not So Fast

Ackerman thinks that something being largely overlooked amidst the tsunami of iPad hype is what he deems its biggest potential "achievement" -- that Apple's touchscreen quasi-PC might have finally struck a fatal blow to the longstanding standard of computer input devices, the computer mouse.…

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A Closer Look At Apple’s Icons

As a follow up to my article on the hidden gems of Apple’s design and inspired by the comments that you, the readers, left, I wanted to take a closer look at some of the icons of OS X. The second part of this article is where I’m going to go in depth into some of the hidden messages and “easter eggs” that Apple has hidden in their icons, but first, I felt it was important to revisit the history of some of these icons that we see on a daily basis. As you will be able to see, there’s a lot of thought that goes into Apple’s thought process when it comes to icon design.…

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Is PowerPC Doomed? Nahhhh

apple.com, 9 May 1998 [via] Noted blogger and podcaster Daniel Eran Dilger writes today at Roughly Drafted on Leopard and the History…

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