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Laptop program change sets schools back 10 years
The webinar started with a five-minute effort to ensure the screen-and-audio sharing technology was actually working, punctuated by uncertainty about which representatives of which companies would be making remarks. Not an auspicious start.
| May 04, 2013
Monologue peels the screen back for a look at the core of Apple
The narrator of Mike Daisey's one-man show has long had a worshipful relationship with Apple electronics.
Under the smooth exterior
| June 22, 2012
The dinosaurs of the entertainment world ( i.e. , Hollywood movie studios and national music companies) have joined with the Business Software Alliance (which represents tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft, and Intel) to sponsor an insidious piece of l
Old-media corporate giants seek censorship through a web-based blacklist. Plus, #occupy brutality, and D.C. deadlock.
| November 25, 2011
Interview: John Hodgman is pleased to serve
Brookline native, Apple pitchman, podcast host, and Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman has made a career out of hilarious pedantry.
| November 11, 2011
In loving memory
Everyone deserves an iPad 2.
| October 14, 2011
In the not-so-distant future, thanks to poor management and changing weather patterns, we are likely to face crippling shortages of fresh water.
Figa opens at last, with influences delicate and broad
| April 22, 2011
Review: Canary Square
Where are the canaries? There are no canaries here. This gastropub is on Jamaica Plain's William E. Canary Square, marked with a sign few read in memory of Corporal Canary, who died in World War I.
Remaking a popular spot in Jamaica Plain
| January 14, 2011
The year in tech
This year saw some tech wins (public information), some losses (privacy), and many more questions for the future of an increasingly wired world. (Example: Is anything secret anymore?) And there was the appearance of yet another grassroots David, and, as
Private eyes are watching you
JEFF INGLIS AND NICHOLAS SCHROEDER
| December 24, 2010
Blog: Apple Cracks Down on Jailbroken Iphones 8-23-10
Early this morning Fletcher talked about a recent article that says "Apple is cracking down on Jailbroken Iphones" Check it out HERE.
| August 23, 2010
The ghost of George W. Bush will haunt the this year's election season.
Corporate America's $200 million war chest, Apple's worm, Goldman's fine, BP's latest
| July 23, 2010
Give me back my bloody pad
I was wondering ...
| June 25, 2010
Steve Jobs talks toast
Exploring the iKitchen
Big Fat Whale
| June 04, 2010
I appreciated your timely article on Apple’s evolution from underdog to corporate bully.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 28, 2010
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 28, 2010
Privacy concerns make facebook the new bad guy
There was, for a time, a pretty clear moral hierarchy in the tech sector. Microsoft was the evil overlord, Apple the virtuous underling.
| May 28, 2010
Apple loses its cool
Sheez, they’re getting awfully touchy out in Cupertino.
Once the underdog cult darling battling the evil empire, Apple is fighting an image problem — and critics, who say it’s betrayed the digital revolution
| May 14, 2010
iPad news, bans, and misinformation
So you've gone by and drooled over the newest Apple product at your local Apple store, wishing the thing didn't cost $500+. Or maybe you've...
| April 26, 2010
Apple's iPad & the Marvel Comic Reader
No, I don't have an Apple iPad -- so watching CNET's Natali Del Conte dextrously unwrap that device felt strangely voyeuristic. Not that fresh tech...
| April 02, 2010
Play by play: March 12, 2010
Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of March 12, 2010
| March 12, 2010
Play by Play: March 5, 2010
Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, March 5, 2010
| March 05, 2010
It hadn't been a pleasant millennium so far for books. But then, lo this past month, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled his company's new iPad, and there was much rejoicing.
The future of e-publishing can be found in one of the world's oldest books.
| February 19, 2010
The iPad revealed: Is it #namefail or #netbookiller?
Engadget demos the iPadSteve Jobs finally unveiled his latest brainchild, the much-anticipated iPad, at an Apple event in San Francisco just this morning. The technophile...
| January 27, 2010
Through a glass darkly
Predicting a Super Bowl winner doesn't make you a genius: after all, given a pool of 32 teams, one of them is bound to capture the trophy. But predicting the future for an industry that's been buffeted by new technologies and economic vicissitudes, and
Forecasting the media year to come
| January 08, 2010
Microsoft plans for Xphone
The above image - the "Xune" - is a years-old fantasy of A.J. Kandy's. It's an Xbox 360-inspired version of Microsoft's mp3 player, the Zune,...
| December 30, 2009
Tilting at Windows
Stallman — a legend in the programmer community for more than a quarter century — considers it his life's work to proselytize the free-software gospel, educating the lay people who'd otherwise assume that Microsoft or Apple are exclusively synonymous wit
Software 'Saint' Richard Stallman fights for computing freedom — and against corporate control
| December 18, 2009
New Microsoft Stores: Good News for Gamers
Today, Microsoft opened the first in a chain of retail stores designed to mimic the success of the Apple Stores. Mac and PC users alike...
| October 26, 2009
| September 08, 2009
Steve Jobs is a genius...
Yes, I know this is a parody. Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard...
| January 06, 2009
Flashbacks: Artist provocateur Paul Richard puts the ICA up for sale, king of the Bonds and where were you when Agnew Quit?
DEPT. OF REINTERPRETATION10 years agoOctober 16, 1998 | Reporter Sarah McNaught interviewed conceptual artist Paul Richard about his latest “work.”“The 36-year-old provocateur...recently climbed up on...
| October 17, 2008
The Big Hurt: The week in digital mishaps
Say what you will about Kid Rock, but I will not allow you to deny that the man is a fucking artiste .
Internets threaten Kid Rock, Steven Tyler, and sexy bits
| October 15, 2008
Wes Anderson's short film available as a free iTunes download
It's called "Hotel Chevalier," and you can get it here. It's intended as a companion piece to Wes Anderson's upcoming Darjeeling Limited: a 13-minute prologue...
| September 27, 2007
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