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Apple Internet Software & Hardware

Apple’s Safari in search of success

As tempted as I am to call this a Safari versus Firefox face-off, in reality, there is no competition — Firefox is hands-down immeasurably better than Safari. And for a long-time, committed Mac user like me, some might find that an unusual disclosure…

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Apple Design Innovation Software & Hardware Technology Usability

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard initial thoughts

Beyond the initial Mac OS X Leopard preview noise would be the immediate availability of Safari for Windows, which teased a comment out of me earlier today: “I get the feeling Apple aren’t so much interested in the market share, but more the out-reach thing to make their (up-coming?) services work better under Windows. Also, […]

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Apple Design Innovation Software & Hardware Technology Usability

Apple desktop to become an art canvas?

Sometimes, high-end software engineering is like high art – it’s not always easy to appreciate what the eye of the ‘artist’ sees. And so it is that a patent filing by Apple Inc. sort of bends my head in different directions as I try to find some actual, meaningful application for the proposed ‘active desktop’ […]

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Apple Business Innovation Internet Technology Web Design & Development

Apple Safari, Adobe Apollo in web app tie-in

The politics of the web is a many splendid thing. Political machinations within the technology industry have always fascinated me. The speed at which trends are adopted, talked up and either overtaken, upgraded or killed off is at times breathtaking. Right now for Apple and Adobe, the trend is an upwards one, if no less […]

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Apple Internet Software & Hardware

Web browsers on the Mac

Changing from one web browser to another can be a huge wrench. This I know, I keep doing it over and over again. Like the zen surfer, traipsing around the globe in search of that perfect wave, I’m a surfer of another kind, in search of the perfect browser. For a long time, I used […]