How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists

Mark Gurman for Bloomberg on how the “once iconic computer” is now getting far less attention than it once did: If more Mac users switch, the Apple ecosystem will become less sticky—opening the door to people abandoning higher-value products like the iPhone and iPad. — How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists

Being average

Once you accept the premise that a life is only worthwhile if it is truly notable and great, then you basically accept the fact that most of the human population sucks and is worthless. Interesting read from author Mark Manson on what it means to be ‘average’. — In Defense of Being Average

Instagram

Pretty pictures! I’ve been using Instagram for a few years now, and never thought to share here on my blog that I was using the service. I was a little apprehensive when , but ever since the 2012 acquisition the app has largely remained unchanged, with any alterations only positive. Yes, ads are coming, but… Continue reading Instagram

Apple Nails The Execution

The Verge reviews the new 2012 iMac and Mac Mini, noting that the hybrid SSD/HDD Fusion Drive is a “very good idea” adding that although “Apple didn’t invent the idea”, “it nails the execution” – something which is safe to say about a lot of Apple’s work.

L.A. Noire delivers genuine nostalgia

Late-sixities former L.A. resident revisits the city he grew up in, virtually:

“a refreshingly thoughtful-almost intellectual-scenario that I would not have expected in something called a game”.

Good read from Eurogamer.