Tag Archives: computers

Why Do So Many People in Trendy Coffee Shops Use Macs?

Paleo Retiree writes: Whenever I enter or pass by an upscale or hipster coffee shop these days, it’s not at all uncommon for every single person I see there who’s on a computer to be using an Apple product. Does … Continue reading

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More on Digital Culture Affecting (Infecting?) Mainstream Design

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Following Paleo Retiree’s post, this crossed my desk this morning: Clearly an attempt to ape this: Maybe Apple should sue?

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Ralphs’ New Campaign

Paleo Retiree writes: At my previous place of blogging I often marveled at what I called “nonsense brackets” — the tendency many graphic designers have these days of inserting parenthesis marks or brackets into their work for no grammatical/linguistic reason. … Continue reading

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Tech Question

Paleo Retiree writes: Is “rooting” a device the same as “jailbreaking” it? What are the advantages of doing either thing? And why would a gadget’s manufacturer NOT want you to monkey with your gadget in these ways?

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