The New York Times gives its stamp of approval to e-books, Steve Jobs dials ‘D’ for ‘developer,’ and Nintendo trademarks a classic catchphrase. The remainders for Thursday, November 11, 2010 are the first links of the rest of your life.
New York Times to launch bestseller list for e-books in early 2011
Starting next year, The New York Times will begin publishing a bestseller list for e-books, or, as I prefer to think of it, “titles about to be most pirated.”
How to get AirPrint working on Mac OS 10.6.5
(9 to 5 Mac)
If you’re feeling brave, 9 to 5 Mac has instructions for supposedly enabling the missing printer-sharing part of AirPrint, using files from a pre-release of 10.6.5. You know, if you’re really desperate to kill trees.
A zombie keyboard, an app-store rejection, a call from Steve Jobs and the Economy-for-iPad app
(Cascade Software Corporation)
Steve Jobs calls an iOS app developer out of the blue after the guy’s app is rejected for using a private API to work around a bug. Frankly, if it were me, I would have insisted upon verifying Steve’s identity with a little FaceTime.
Rare original ‘Apple-1’ computer sold by Steve Jobs from his parents’ garage goes on sale for £150,000
Speaking of Jobs, you could own one of the very first Apple computers sold from his very own parents’ garage. All you need is $241,815 to buy it at auction. Then you can put it next to your iPhone on your desk and weep at how much more powerful it is.
Nintendo seeks to trademark ‘On like Donkey Kong’
Fine, but I’m filing a trademark for “You’re going to be sorry-o like Mario.”