Tag Archive: 2008


Apple had a different stance on helping the FBI in 2008

Here in 2016, Apple may be at odds with the FBI on the subject of iPhone unlocking — but things weren’t always that way! According to a new report, when the FBI first asked Apple to help it unlock an iPhone, way back in 2008, Apple didn’t just comply with the order; it actually helped […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Tony Fadell says Steve Jobs was considering an Apple Car in 2008

Steve Jobs was considering building an Apple Car as far back as 2008, the year after successfully launching the iPhone, according to a new interview with Nest CEO and iPod co-creator Tony Fadell. Speaking with Bloomberg TV’s Emily Chang, Fadell says that he and Jobs enjoyed “a couple of walks” (Jobs’ favored way of taking […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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This is what the Dow would have looked like if Apple joined in 2008

The Dow Jones Industrial Average measures the strength of American industry based upon how 30 large, publicly owned companies in the United States have traded in the stock markets. Companies come in and out the Dow periodically, according to whether… Read more ›

Is Apple To Blame For Biggest San Francisco Crime Spike Since 2008?

There are different ways to measure the success of a tech company — thing like how many lucrative patents it’s sitting on, how much money it’s giving back to shareholders, and what its overall market penetration is in whatever area… Read more ›     

Microsoft Updates Mac Versions Of Office 2008 And 2011

Earlier today Microsoft released updates for the Mac versions of Office 2008 and 2011 that address some issues with security, stability, and reliability. Users of these versions of Microsoft Office should immediately�update their software.   You can find complete information about the security updates for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 are�found in security bulletin MS11-072.�The Office for Mac 2011 14.1.3 Update has several changes that improve security, stability, and reliability. In  [Read More…]

Late 2008 MacBook and MBP Capable of 8 GB Ram with Manual Update

Click the image to open in full size. It seems that the late 2008 MacBook and MacBook Pros can accept up to 8 GB of RAM. Why is this news now? Well, it had been previously stated that these machines were only capable of using 6 GB Memory, but according to Other World Computing, Apple issued a firmware update in 2009 that actually allows these machines to use 8 GB. Original tests had indicated that  [Read More…]