The Shop is Open

After years of solely admiring my personal collection of vintage Apple goodies, I’ve decided to part with a select few. I’ve opened a store right here on this site offering rare Apple manuals, disks, and promotional items. Shop now.

I will be adding more items on a regular basis, so visit again soon.

The Digital Imperative

Original article by Karalee Close, Partner and Managing Director at BCG

As entire industries are disrupted by bold digital entrants and business models, more and more companies are at risk of extinction. Music, retailing, media, and travel are far along on this path, but we are also seeing similar patterns in more traditional industries, such as banking, agriculture, energy, healthcare, industrial goods, and manufacturing.

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Dark Menu and Dock in Mojave

Back in 2014 with the release of Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple introduced a visual option to the operating system called Dark Menu Bar and Dock. Enabled via System Preferences, this option, as its name describes, turned both the menu bar at the top of the screen and the Dock from the traditional OS X white/light gray to black/dark gray.

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Digital Strategy = Gravitational Pull

Thanks to social media, businesses need to change how they think about influence. You can control what you say in an ad, sales meeting, or company memo, but when people connect peer-to-peer, you lose direct control over what is said or done. The new challenge is how to have influence from a distance.

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Replying To Spam Email

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply?

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Continuity Camera

With iOS 12, there are a number of hidden features, but here’s one I have been using regularly since it’s release. You can now use your iPhone or iPad to scan documents or take a photo of something nearby and it appears instantly on your Mac. Continuity Camera is supported in many apps, including Finder, Mail, Messages, and more.