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Apple’s unsung hero Jeff Williams is named new Chief Operating Officer

Apple today announced a bit of a corporate reshuffle — with Jeff Williams named Chief Operating Officer, VP of Hardware Technologies Johny Srouji getting a boost up to Senior Vice President level, and Phil Schiller expanding his role as Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing to include running the App Store across all platforms. “We are fortunate to […]

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

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Apple is operating a secret lab to develop new iPhone screens

Apple has opened a secret production lab in northern Taiwan, developing screens for future iOS devices, a new report claims. The company has reportedly hired talent from display makers AU Optronics and Qualcomm — the latter company having previously operated the building. By running its own display manufacturing facility, Apple hopes to reduce its reliance on third […]

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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 ›    [Read More…]

Check Out The Source Code For The Apple II Operating System

Apple’s never been a particularly vocal advocate of open source, but thanks to a collaboration between two vintage computer museums, you can now delve into the sweet, sweet code of Apple’s first operating system.

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As Windows 8 Flops, Apple Makes 45% Of All PC Operating Profit

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There may not be a lot of agreement on whether or not Mac sales are up or down right now, but one thing’s for sure: the overall PC market is dying, with the latest quarter seeing the largest overall contraction in PC sales in the last two decades.

That’s not to say you can’t make a lot of profit still selling PCs, but as the chart above proves, profit is no  [Read More…]

How many operating systems can Google handle? Three?

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Google reassigned former Android chief Andy Rubin and put the head of the Chrome group, Sundar Pichai, in charge of Android. 

A lot of people think this means Android and the Chrome OS will be merged into a single operating system.

I think that’s crazy talk.

Introducing OS X Lion-O, Apple’s Next Mac Operating System [Humor]

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Apple has a long history of naming its new versions of the OS X operating system after successively larger cats, but after eleven years of this, Cupertino’s got a problem on their hands: they’ve pretty much run out of big Earth cats.

Far beyond the Oort cloud, however, there are even bigger and more ferocious cats on the loose. Feel the magic and hear the roar of OS X Lion-O, Third  [Read More…]

Introducing OS X Lion-O, Apple’s Next Mac Operating System [Humor]

OS-X-Liono

Apple has a long history of naming its new versions of the OS X operating system after successively larger cats, but after eleven years of this, Cupertino’s got a problem on their hands: they’ve pretty much run out of big Earth cats.

Far beyond the Oort cloud, however, there are even bigger and more ferocious cats on the loose. Feel the magic and hear the roar of OS X Lion-O, Third  [Read More…]

Traffic From Unnamed OS X 10.9 Operating System On the Rise

Apple’s current public OS X operating system version is OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2. Also in beta for developer testing at this point in time, is OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3. Suspiciously, AppleInsider reports that an unnamed OS X 10.9 operating system is illustrating rising numbers in traffic. Above is a graph depicting the OS X 10.9 traffic that has been collected for the last couple of weeks. OS X 10.9 is an unnamed operating  [Read More…]

Why Windows 8 Is One Of The Worst Operating Systems Ever [Video]

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This isn’t strictly Mac related, but it’s an interesting discussion on what makes a multi-touch operating system like OS X work, and what makes a similar multi-touch operating system like Windows 8 a complete failure. It’s also an incredibly insightful and concise argument about how Windows 8 fails as a desktop operating system in the four key areas in which an operating system must succeed: control, context, conveyance and continuity.

Brian Bokyo makes a series of excellent  [Read More…]