Archive for September, 2005
From Wired News Meet the Apple pack rats
He’s one of the legions of Macintosh and iPod users for whom the elegance of the user interface begins with the bold graphics and sleek texture of the box the new machine comes in. It’s in the smell and the way the box logically reveals each new component just as the user needs it. And, like the famously long-lived Apple Computer products they carry, these aesthetic outer wrappings have a habit of sticking around.
“I can’t imagine throwing them away,” he said. “It’s more than a record of a serial number; it’s a record of a good event that happened in my life.”
“A true Mac geek takes pictures,” Harne said. “The more artsy, the more points.”
Legions of Mac users take pictures. Apple users have a particular fascination with online photo galleries of other users unwrapping the latest company products, often with a smiling model performing the geek striptease one USB cable at a time.
As if I should be pointing fingers…
Gmail just expanded to 2.5 GB per account.
You are currently using 33 MB (1%) of your 2601 MB.
Holy friggin cool.