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Two Side Notes from Apple WWDC 2015

June 9th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I watched the WWDC speeches on Monday. I noticed two things. (1) Everyone at Apple is a huge Golden State Warriors basketball fan. Funny, I don’t recall any mentions of that team in any of the past Apple big events. Either I missed those mentions or the Apple folks are phoney jump-on-the-bandwagon […]

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A Lesson about using Apple Computers

July 26th, 2012 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I learn how NOT to backup an Apple computer. Apple has a piece of software called “Time Machine.” It automates backups. The software puts all the files on the computer disk into a “big ball of bytes” on a backup disk. You must have Time Machine to access the individual files in […]

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Tags: Apple · Computing · Learning

Google to the Rescue

July 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips My iMac disk dies so I have to recover everything from backup. But wait, not everything as my Google world is still there. Short story about my Apple iMac computer. I was updating the operating system and the installer froze the machine. The guy at the Reston Apple Store was very helpful. […]

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Tags: Apple · Computing · Google

A Request for a Touchscreen Television

September 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips We need a touchscreen television that interacts just like an iPad. At least we need one in my house. I have the original iPad with WiFi only. I like it and have learned a lot by having it. My main use for it is: Showing kids’ videos to my grandson (2 1/2 […]

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The Technology Imperative

June 7th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The Technology Imperative states that if a new technology exists, we need it. Logic and business school lessons don’t matter. It happened again this week. I was visiting someone at their office in another building. The man I was visiting was slouched over in his chair with a face that asked, “Why […]

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Tags: Apple · Culture · iPad · Meetings · Requirements · Technology

The iPhone Prototype

April 29th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips An Apple prototype is found in a bar. A stream of events ensue where no one seems to do the right thing. That is too bad. This story won’t seem to die. A basic timeline: Person #1 carries an Apple iPhone prototype out of the facility Person #1 loses the prototype in […]

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Tags: Apple · People · Privacy · Problems