At that same Hawaiian sales staff conference where the video was shown of Steve Jobs impersonating FDR, there was also this. It’s called Bluebusters, and it’s four minutes of Apple staff spoofing Ghostbusters.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Apple should be feeling mighty proud tonight. Because Microsoft just unveiled its own touchscreen “Surface” tablet computer, and everything about the device and the media event where it was announced took its cues straight from Apple and the iPad.
Apple receives — and deserves — a lot of respect. They’re absolutely incredible innovators… But were they really the first to envision, manufacture, or sell many of the tech products we take for granted today?
Two very big things happened to Apple yesterday, both of which are good news for Apple fans. First, Apple stock rose over $300 for the first time ever. Now I’m not an Apple stockholder, but I have a friend of mine who bought stock when it was $80. I bet he’s thrilled. The second big […]
[Image via Kimberly White/Reuters] I have a friend of mine who isn’t very tech savvy. She loved her BlackBerry for years, because she loves to wear down the keyboard with frequent texting. When the iPhone came out, she debated it for literally years until she finally caved in and bought it. Now it’s her favorited […]
I’ve got a buddy of mine who’s a programmer. He does iPhone apps, iPad apps, and generally messes around a bunch with Cocoa and what-not. A few months back, he was all excited about the new Dell Mini 9 he had coming. I couldn’t understand why, then he says to me, proud as can be, […]