Posts Tagged "Daring Fireball"

The Long Game: Customer First

Interesting post from John Gruber at Daring Fireball. Count me as being in the camp that this quote reflects: It’s not a luxury Apple can afford because it’s insanely profitable; rather, it’s the reason why the company is insanely profitable.

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Misunderstood?

There’s a bit of backlash against Apple’s Dazzling Results going on. John Gruber of Daring Fireball does a good job refuting the “not that dazzling” thesis of Sampere, which reads in part: Apple used to revolutionize industries, announcing record sales

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The Lightning Adapter and USB

Daring Fireball’s coverage of the new USB design: USB cable developers have announced that a forthcoming version of the connector’s plug is to be reversible. It means users of the Universal Serial Bus cables will no longer have to worry

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Why Apple Offers Free Software

I’ve seen a lot of writing about Apple’s decision to make Mavericks, iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), and iLife (iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, etc.) free.  For example, in this piece, the focus is on (a) how nice the upgrade looks, syncing the

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The Process of Writing About Apple

Most people don’t think of creative endeavors as requiring or adhering to process, but when I read enough of someone’s work, a process becomes apparent in the way they approach their subject. I thought it would be fun to turn

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I Guess I'm not the Only One

I guess I’m not the only one who thinks Google is making too many enemies at once. John Gruber of Daring Fireball, riffing off of an MG Siegler post on the Serach+ announcement: It also occurs to me that there’s

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The End of Flash as we Know It

Usually when someone says “the end of” some technology, we can all snicker, knowing that this meme comes up every so often and is usually way off base.  In this case, with Adobe’s recent announcement of the end of Flash

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