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Stories of Apple – Dylan sues Apple
Did you know that… in the summer of 1994 folk singer Bob Dylan sued Apple for trademark infringement?

Pubblicato il 22/06/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The 68k->PPC transition and Snow Leopard: comparing apples to oranges
A closer look at Apple's change from the Motorola 68×000 Macs to the PowerPCs: a transition which mixed the two lines for a while and proceeded slowly, ending with the release of Mac OS 8.5 in 1998.

Pubblicato il 16/06/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – From 25 to 75 millions users
In 2007 the number of active users of Apple’s operating system was at 25 millions in 2009 it had suddenly risen to 75 million. How could this be?

Pubblicato il 12/06/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The birth of the iPod Division
At the end of May 2004 Apple’s organization underwent a major shakeup. Three years after the introduction of its digital player, the Cupertino company created a new iPod division.

Pubblicato il 20/05/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The pace of Mac OS X releases
On the 19th of May 2004 Avie Tevanian, then Apple Chief Software Technology Officer told a technology conference that Apple would slow the pace of its operating system releases.

Pubblicato il 19/05/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The Lombard Ad: words in motion
The launch of the Macintosh PowerBook G3 “Lombard” in 1999 marked a new stylistic direction for Apple television ads and animated movies.

Pubblicato il 11/05/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The little Quadra
The Macintosh Quadra 605 was the smallest and lowest-model from the high profile professional lineup of the 68k era and married the hardware of the LC 475 with a rounder and more stylish design.

Pubblicato il 30/04/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – The Apple IIsi
Codenamed “Centossa”, the Apple IIsi was conceived in 1988 to be the swan song of the Apple II line.

Pubblicato il 1/04/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Apple’s Babelfish
A networking technology part of the ill-fated Apple-IBM Taligent project, with a nod to both Douglas Adams and E.C. Escher.

Pubblicato il 19/02/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Apple Corps Vs Apple
Did you know that on the 4th February of 1989 Apple Corps, the Beatles-founded holding company sued Apple Computer for the second timefor violating the terms of a 1981 trademark coexistence agreement?

Pubblicato il 2/02/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Meet the Apple 32 SuperMicros
How Apple tried to capitalize on the distinction between the old 8 and 16 bit and the newer and more powerful 32 bit microcomputers and at the same time a way grouped the Mac and the Lisa together to help with the sales of its’ first computer with a GUI.

Pubblicato il 26/01/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – And you’ll see…
The “1984″ Macintosh spot was “officially” shown 25 years ago, on 22 January 1984 during the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII, a match between the Washington Redskins and theTampa Stadiums.

Pubblicato il 22/01/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple – Five years of GarageBand
In January, 2004 Apple introduced a new addition to the the iLife software suite, GarageBand:.let’s see how it has evolved in its first five years (and five versions).

Pubblicato il 9/01/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » Ten years ago: here comes Mac OS X Server
On Jan. 5, 1999, during the Macworld Expo, Apple announced Mac OS X Server as its’ new server operating system offering, which was declared to combine “the proven strength of Unix with the simplicity of Macintosh”.

Pubblicato il 5/01/2009 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » Apple’s software lineup in 2001
A look at the main software offerings from Apple in 2001, the year Mac OS X debuted, still a mix of classic product lines and solutions coming from the NeXT acquisition.

Pubblicato il 27/12/2008 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » CLImax: yet another shell before Mac OS X
Although it is true that until 2001 Apple never provided a command line interface out of the box, there have been many ways to obtain such an interface: here's one of them, an AppleScript shell called CLImax, developed in 1996 by Drew Thaler.

Pubblicato il 19/12/2008 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » More hands of Cupertino
Notwithstanding Apple ’s long and heterogeneous output there is a constant in its promotional iconography: the use of hands. Here are some examples taken from a very wide spectrum of Apple products, strategies and eras.

Pubblicato il 8/12/2008 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » Captain Crunch on Apple – An interview with John Draper
A chat with with John T. Draper, better known as Captain Crunch, a man whose work and life are deeply intertwined with the history of hacking, phreaking and the personal computer industry.

Pubblicato il 4/12/2008 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » Peter Hoddie, QuickTime architect
He's one of the many important and talented developers in Apple history and also a key to its prominent position in the music business. Let's take a look why.

Pubblicato il 3/12/2008 e archiviato in: articoli  
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Stories of Apple » The Apple Store invades the world
On the 30th of November 2003 Apple opened its first retail store outside the United States, in Tokyo's Ginza district.

Pubblicato il 30/11/2008 e archiviato in: articoli  
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