MacRumors: Mac developer Patrick Stein has been toying with his own Mac Pro setup and has managed to build his own Fusion Drive using command line tools. Stein configured an internal solid-state drive and a USB-attached traditional hard drive on his system and was able to combine them into a single logical volume as used … Continue reading Fusion Drive working with older Macs?
Google Voice Search works perfectly on my iPhone 4 and it recognises words as you say them. Compared to Siri on a 4S, the speed of Google Voice Search is really quick with results almost instantly.This will be on my home screen from today.
BBC: In a statement announcing the purchase, Disney said it planned to release a new Star Wars film, episode seven, in 2015.Stop it, George. 50% of Star Wars films were dreadful. That's not a good ratio.
Forstall = gone.Browett = so gone.Federighi = iOS and OS X.Eddy Cue = Siri and Maps.Ive = Industrial Design and Human Interfaces (this is pretty big deal - farewell stitching).Mansfield = Technologies. He went from retired to running his own department again. I can’t help but think one of the reasons he retired was because … Continue reading Apple shakeup re-cap
AllThingsD run a story about a recent interview with Steve Ballmer: I don’t think anybody has done a product that is the product that I see customers wanting,” Ballmer told CNBC during a recent interview. “You can go through the products from all those guys … and none of them has a product that you … Continue reading Ballmer’s reality distortion field
Forstall is out. I wonder how much of this is because of the Maps fiasco? The buck had to stop somewhere.Additionally, Forstall was also a proponent of the Skeuomorphism in iOS that divided Apple with apps like Calendar on both iOS and OS X. I'd very much like to see a removal of what is … Continue reading Scott Forstall also leaving Apple
Good riddance. He's been nothing but a catastrophe to Apple Retail. I still can't understand the choice of him as SVP for retail in the first place, he's the guy that made Dixons worse.Who would've thought the policy of focusing exclusively on metrics rather than on customer satisfaction would not be in Apple's best interest?Anyway, … Continue reading Goodbye, Mr Browett