Category Archives: General

Saying goodbye to Macworld Expo

Yesterday, IDG announced that Macworld|iWorld will not take place next year, 2015. While the press release described Macworld as going on “hiatus,” the reality is that the event will almost certainly never return — in any form. [Coincidentally, I decided … Continue reading

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NYT on “pay up or wait” freemium games

In my prior post, I detailed how (from my perspective) Rovio has managed to just about ruin what had been one of the best game franchises in history: Angry Birds. The crux of the problem was the introduction of in-app purchases that are … Continue reading

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Noah? No

Here’s a footnote to my prior article on Cosmos and God: If ever there was a Bible story that makes absolutely no sense, it is the story of Noah. It’s so easy to find logical fallacies in the telling that it … Continue reading

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MacFixIt is gone

MacFixIt is gone. Sometime last week, apparently without any formal announcement (aside from a tweet), CNET dropped the MacFixIt name from its site. As of now, if you go to www.macfixit.com, it takes you instead to CNET>Computers. In response, Topher … Continue reading

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