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Apple’s beginning to test the limits of their fans

Strap in, it’s another Apple post! It’s been a busy week for them so you know I had to get one in. We had the announcements of the iPad Mini, a tablet that’s substantially more expensive than most of its … Continue reading

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Gabe Newell says a lot of things

I think Valve are awesome. They make great games, Steam while not perfect by any means is still a fantastic digital distribution platform and they have a corporate culture I would do morally questionable things to be able to work … Continue reading

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DayZ: A Wonder Impossible In the Cloud Future

A couple of weeks ago, I got wind of the DayZ mod for ArmA IIĀ from some friends at Gamers With Jobs. This has been out for a little while now. A single guy from New Zealand decided to take this … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Mike Daisey Stretched the Truth But There’s Still A Problem In China

If you’ve been reading the Internet this afternoon you’re probably aware of this already but This American Life has retracted the story Mike Daisey about Apple factory conditions after further fact-checking revealed that some of the more dramatic portions of … Continue reading

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The Worries of An Apple Led Post-PC World

So the iPad 3 was announced yesterday (yes I know it’s just called the iPad but it’s the 3rd one so it’s the iPad 3) and as usual, the press tripped over themselves to give them free PR. The mainstream … Continue reading

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Apple Can Do Better for Chinese Workers

With surprisingly coincidental timing, Apple today released a statement about working conditions in the Chinese factories they employ that has nothing to do with the recent This American Life story, honest. They’ve announced that they will now produce a continually … Continue reading

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Amazing This American Life Story On Chinese Manufacturing Conditions

My preferred content to listen to at work is podcasts and as always, I start my week’s rotation off with the always fantastic This American Life from NPR. If you haven’t listened to this podcast, it’s a fantastic show where … Continue reading

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Retail Can’t See the Apples Through the Trees

Say what you will about Apple and I can say plenty but if there’s one thing they understand better than anything else, it’s tailoring the user experience. Perhaps nowhere else is this more apparent than in their branded retail stores. … Continue reading

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