Jan 22


ComputerWorld has just announced that Jobs’ house burglar gets seven-year sentence for stealing $60,000 worth of Apple products and other items from the home of Steve Jobs’ family last July. Kariem McFarlin stole iMacs, iPads, iPods, iTV and more from the home of the late Apple CEO and has been sentenced to seven years in prison. » Burglar Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Stealing From Jobs Family’s Home

Jan 22

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The NY Times just published an article on Apple and why it builds almost all of its stuff in China. Years ago, the Chinese government subsidized building cities of factories that can hire 3,000 workers to live in a dorm in a day —or 8,700 Industrial Engineers in two weeks (it would take 9 months in the U.S.).  Todays gadgets require thousands of little parts that are all made in the same areas.  This whole global supply chain cannot be moved to the U.S. An interesting read about the last minute decision to make the iPhones display glass and more can be found after the break: » Why Apple Builds The iPhone In China

Nov 21

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A series of smashed, mangled, shot up and melted apple products are the subject of a recent photography project by a San Francisco-area graphic designer who said he’s trying to make people think about their relationship with these universally beloved gadgets. » A Series Of Destroyed Apple Products: Subject Of Photography Project [Pics]