Tag Archive: North


New game imagines a world in which Steve Jobs was North Korean

From Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle to Mark Millar’s Superman comic Red Son, I’ve always been a massive fan of alternative history stories. Now, upcoming first-person-shooter game Homefront: The Revolution asks a question as intriguing as any: What would have happened if a technological genius like Steve Jobs came out of North Korea instead […]

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

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North Korea’s OS X clone is now available to the public

North Korea release a new version of its state-controlled operating system Red Star this week. The last version (Redstar 2.0) was designed to look just like Windows, but for the sequel, Kim Jong Un’s minions have taken some inspiration from… Read more ›

Going, going, gone! Apple’s head of North American sales leaves company

After the retirement of Katie Cotton, the PR who helped craft Apple’s air of mystique, Apple has announced another departure: that of Zane Rowe, who served as the head of North America sales. The reason for the departure isn’t yet… Read more ›

Apple Is Expanding Its ‘Big-Ass’ North Carolina Data Center Again

Apple’s already “big-ass” North Carolina data center is about to get even bigger. Based on an erosion permit filed with Catawba County on Wednesday, Apple is looking to build an additional structure onto the side of its existing already enormous… Read more ›     

North Korea’s Official Operating System Rips Off OS X

North Korea is a bizarre place, in which DPRK dictatorship denies its population any interaction with the West, even as the government’s elite drinks Cristal with Dennis Rodman. In such a regime, you might not be surprised to know that… Read more ›     

Is North Korea’s State-Run Tablet An iPad Beater?

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un might be an Apple user, but that doesn’t mean that North Korea’s state-run computer agency doesn’t see the value of launching a tablet of its own. Costing around $ 250, the Korea Computer Center’s Samjiyon SA-70…

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Mavericks First-Week Adoption In North America Is Already Double What Mountain Lion’s Was

It has only been out for two days, but OS X Mavericks already accounts for 5.5% of OS X’s total web traffic in North America, according to tracking firm Chitika. For comparison, Mountain Lion adoption was only at 1.6% two…

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Turns Out No iPhone Can Tell Where True North Is

With all the hubbub about the iPhone 5s’s wonky accelerometer, which has thrown off the iPhone’s accuracy by a couple of degrees, you’d think that iPhones from the first-generation to the iPhone 5 had perfectly accurate compasses, wouldn’t you? But…

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Steve Wozniak Visits Kanye West, Kim Kardashian And Baby North West

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have had their baby, and word on the street is that the name is “North West.” KimYe’s creation may very well be the most popular baby on earth right now,  but no one has seen it yet. Well, no one expect… wait for it… Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

In what is probably the most random connection between celebrities in recent memory, the  [Read More…]

Steve Wozniak Visits Kanye West, Kim Kardashian And Baby North West

Screen Shot 2013-06-21 at 12.35.22 PM

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have had their baby, and word on the street is that the name is “North West.” KimYe’s creation may very well be the most popular baby on earth right now,  but no one has seen it yet. Well, no one expect… wait for it… Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

In what is probably the most random connection between celebrities in recent memory, the  [Read More…]