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Stories of Apple – The Macs of “Death Note”
A list of Apple products appearing in the “Death Note” manga, chapter by chapter, with technical notes and pictures.

Pubblicato il 21/01/2015 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Mac OS 9: still alive and kicking after 15 years
Despite an official sendoff, the “old” OS has refused to rest “in the great bit bucket in the sky” where Apple and its iCEO so hastily tried to put it.

Pubblicato il 15/01/2015 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – so su mi
How Jim Reekes had to rename a Macintosh system sound and ended up creating a masterpiece of Apple folklore

Pubblicato il 2/10/2014 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – “Where did the computer go?”
The iMac G5, launched ten years ago, was not only a masterpiece of technological miniaturization but also a statement in design simplicity, the latest step in a path started in 1984.

Pubblicato il 16/09/2014 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Susan Kare, Iconographer
A video from the EG Conference starring the artist who, in the early 80s, conceived and drew much of the initial iconography for the “computer for the rest of us”.

Pubblicato il 20/06/2014 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – A Pencil Test for the Macintosh II
From 1988 a computer-animated funny short created by Apple (and Pixar people) to show off the graphics prowess of their Macintosh II line of computers.

Pubblicato il 7/05/2014 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The birth of Photoshop
The story of the first commercial incarnation (and distribution) of a Macintosh program which later became synonymous with digital photoretouching.

Pubblicato il 17/03/2014 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The future of personal computing according to Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld
In June 2004 Grady Booch interviewed Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld for the Computer History Museum. His last question for the creators of the Macintosh was about how we will use computers in the future.

Pubblicato il 26/10/2012 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The Performas
From 1992 to 1998 Apple tried yet again to expand its user base and market share with a bold but ultimately doomed strategy based on a new line of low cost Macintoshes.

Pubblicato il 17/09/2012 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – A chat with Jay Elliot
The former Senior Vice President of Apple speaks about Steve Jobs, product markting and more.

Pubblicato il 8/12/2011 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – On Apple Multimedia – An Interview with Dan Crow (part two)
From managing Apple Media Tool to working on HyperCard and QuickTime.

Pubblicato il 12/07/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – On Apple Multimedia – An Interview with Dan Crow (part one)
The former project manager of Apple Multimedia Tool recounts an exclusive history of Apple's little known authoring package.

Pubblicato il 5/07/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The surprising success of the iPod mini
How the smaller and trendier device added further momentum to the iPod.

Pubblicato il 1/07/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Who created the Apple IIgs?
Woz signed the case and the certificate but behind the ambitious Apple IIgs were the efforts of twelve key Apple engineers and managers.

Pubblicato il 29/04/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Jerry York and Apple
In 1997 York, after becoming part of the new board of directors, was featured in a video speaking about the company and about the concepts of Reality, Experience, Focus and Passion. This is what he said.

Pubblicato il 19/03/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – There’s more to Apple than that
In January Apple let go forty people from the Final Cut Pro teams: can such a move be the death of a software project? Looking back the answer is probably no, not really.

Pubblicato il 17/03/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Larry, John, Steve, and Bruce
These were the names of the four main developers of the System 6 Finder. But who were these people? And what else did they do at Apple?

Pubblicato il 15/02/2010 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – It’s just OS X
At the 2008 World Wide Developer Conference Apple made a small but significant move: it removed the “Mac” prefix from Mac OS X.

Pubblicato il 13/12/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Braeburn Capital, Apple’s fruitful reserve
The braeburncapital.com url redirects to Apple’s main website. Why? Who is this Braeburn Capital and what relationship does it have with Apple?

Pubblicato il 17/11/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – New hands of Cupertino
Here are new examples of the prominent use of hands in Apple’s promotional iconography, straight from the recent ipod lineup.

Pubblicato il 10/09/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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