Archive for December, 2007

Life Line – Apple Product History & Its Effect on the Stock

Posted in Apple on December 18, 2007 by v1ruz

Apple Computer was the walking dead. In the mid 1990
’s, there was no life left in the company that started the personal computer revolution.

Popular perception was that even if Steve Jobs changed his name to Dr. Frankenstein, there would be no way to breathe life back into this company. Epitaphs were already being written

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9 Essential Principles for Good Web Design

Posted in Design on December 17, 2007 by v1ruz

Web design can be deceptively difficult. Getting a design that is both usable and pleasing, delivers information and builds brand, is technically sound and visually coherent… So here are my 9 principles for good web design with examples and further reading!

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Intel Chips from 1971 to 2007

Posted in Hardware on December 12, 2007 by v1ruz

…here are stats for different Intel chips from the past 35 years…along with bonus factual tidbits I came across while looking over some Intel stuff today. Here you can enjoy it at your own pace.

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MacintoshGUI.com – A Goodie Everyday

Posted in Apple, Design, Various on December 5, 2007 by v1ruz

Macintosh GUI is a site dedicated to showcasing a Goodie of the Day, well… everyday. These can be icons, desktops, screensavers, themes, or any GUI-related goodie that you submit. Check the site everyday, or subscribe to our RSS.

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The 20 Best iPod Utilities

Posted in Apple, iPod, Software on December 5, 2007 by v1ruz

With a new generation of iPods on the market this holiday season, your reliable old iPod may not seem as shiny as it once did. But with the help of third party applications and utilities, you can unlock tons of useful functionality you never knew was there and revive that aging iPod so it doesn’t look quite so bad next to its successors.

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The 56 Geeks Poster

Posted in Design, Various on December 5, 2007 by v1ruz

Poster covered in 56 geeks.

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Gmail Releases New Color-Coded Label System

Posted in Software on December 5, 2007 by v1ruz

Back in the Paleolithic Era, the world was a very different kind of place. People were hunter-gatherers, lived in caves, and kept all their email in folders*. You can’t really blame them. Between tracking woolly mammoths, fashioning crude stone tools, and auditioning for commercials, having a highly tuned system for organizing email wasn’t…

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