You ever get that nagging feeling at the back of your mind that you’ve missed something important? Huh. Well, it was probably nothing. I mean, after all, what could be more important than Microsoft shipping Windows Phone 7? Or Steve Jobs’s approval of Intel’s latest acquisition? I’ll tell you what: Don Draper on his iPhone. Lean back, relax, and let the soothing remainders for Wednesday, September 1, 2010 wash over you.
Windows Phone 7 goes gold master, begins rolling out to partners for final launch preparations
Windows Phone 7—née Windows Phone 7 Series—is finally on its way to device makers, Microsoft says, along with a couple of extra bells and whistles. Boy, they picked a great day to announce that, huh? It’s so quiet.
Intel consults Steve Jobs over next acquisition
Intel CEO Paul Otellini, dishing on the company’s recent acquisition of chip maker Infineon’s wireless unit, says he had to consult with the big guy upstairs before making the deal. By which I mean Steve Jobs—what other big guy would I be talking about? Fortunately, Jobs gave him the thumbs up. If you’re wondering exactly how long Jobs has been calling the shots behind the scenes at Intel, just let me remind you that he made Otellini show up at Macworld Expo wearing a bunny suit
Inside ‘Mad Men’: on set and behind the scenes of the Emmy-winning show
He’s Don Draper—the epitome of 1960’s cool. So what does he use to make phone calls? Trick question: he has secretaries to do that for him. But his doppelgänger Jon Hamm apparently uses an iPhone, which would have been my very next guess. Also, check out this shot of TV department head Harry Crane getting his mind blown by 21st century technology.