This is rare footage of Steve Jobs conducting a presentation in 1980. It is clear from this footage that he already had a vision and strategy where to position the company, Apple Inc, in future.
Finally there is proper vim client for mac, which looks in many respect mac-like, although it might seem exaggerated to call it this way. Vim is very different kind of editor than the one we know. But it comes handy in various situation like when one would like to edit something inside the terminal. But one should understand its application has not be constrained only to that. Here one can find the explanation why it is sometimes superior to other editors, when it comes to real programming. Even after using it several times, I feel newbie to the complete Vim-architecture. I can definitely recommend others the very healthy and pictorial tutorials to beginners from here.
MacVim can be downloaded from: http://code.google.com/p/macvim
“Kernel panic” in Mac OS X is sometimes irritating problem for end-user and sometimes opportunity to improve the code for developers. But for the end-user it may not be easy to find out why and where this problem occurs. There’s interesting unix command found in Leopard, which can find the root to the instability, when kernel panic occurs.
Apple’s description of kernel panic gives some idea of it. According to the website:
A kernel panic is a type of error that occurs when the core (kernel) of an operating system receives an instruction in an unexpected format, or that it fails to handle properly. A kernel panic may also follow when the operating system is not able to recover from a different type of error. A kernel panic can be caused by damaged or incompatible software or, more rarely, damaged or incompatible hardware.
Using the following command, one can get the list of all installed kernel extensions Continue reading »
Apple is slowly becoming a giant. Read on:
Mac marketshare explodes, hits 21 per cent in US Apple holds 10 per cent of global consumer computer market and 21 per cent in US
Apple continues to gain ground in the consumer markets, as the iPod halo continues to shine and iPhone attracts users to the brand.
The latest indicators that Mac marketshare is rising rapidly confirm a move in the consumer electronics market away from former incumbents and toward Apple, as the company continues to reap the benefits of investing its way through the last economic downturn.
Piper Jaffray’s chief Apple analyst, Gene Munster, believes Apple now holds 21 per cent of the consumer market, and will extend its reach in that market in future.
The general perception is that Mac is expensive, well:
The analyst also notes that consumers think that Macs are around 20-30 per cent more expensive than competing computers, but that the price difference is actually 16 per cent for desktops and 9 per cent for laptops.
So you wanted always one, then go get a mac!
Welcome to Macintosh Documentary to Premiere at Wisconsin Film Festival | MacMegasiteThere’s gonna be new documentary on how Apple had impact on our daily life. Apple changed our life forever, so rapidly that we never had time to recall it. Now it’s the time!
Ever since I was using QuickTime for all my movies, I couldn’t get its volume to full potential. I was left using other mighty players like VLC or MPlayer. But finally I found on the following blog a tip:
Pump up the volume in Quicktime » LifeClever
Apart from the normal volume control one gets, there is hidden volume control, which can only be accessed by holding down Shift while clicking the very volume icon in the controller. On this special slider, one can change the volume level for the whole player. I just do not understand, why this feature is kept hidden :-/
[composed and posted with ecto]
[composed and posted with ecto]
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