June 17th, 2005, 06:01 PM
History of Apple in a Nutshell
This page summarizes pretty much everything relating to Apple in the past 3 decades
(including historical events of IBM, Microsoft, and NeXT) in choronological order with fairly accurate dates. For more information do yourself a favor and read Owen Linzmayer's excellent Mac Bathroom Reader, with detailed accounts of all the events mentioned below from the people who actually experienced it.
This page summarizes pretty much everything relating to Apple in the past 3 decades (including historical events of IBM, Microsoft, and NeXT) in choronological order with fairly accurate dates
The wealth debate...Apple, Microsoft, and Linux...and virtually all the information you will ever need...
The History of Apple...again...and the ' secret agreement '...
Apple and Microsoft entered into a secret agreement. This agreement granted Microsoft a license to use the windows and icons in the development of version 1.0. In exchange, Microsoft agreed to develop software for the Macintosh platform. [Richmond Law Journal, 10 April 1995]
But let's not leave out Billy-Bob...comes with some pictures of the early stuff...
William H. Gates IV Page
June 17th, 2005, 08:04 PM
Good reading. Should put a light on alot of BS one sees flying around the net. Especially the intertwining between Unix, Microsoft and Apple.
West of House
You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door.
There is a small mailbox here.
June 17th, 2005, 09:23 PM
The GUI, was first developed at xerox parc..............this is probably the only issue of contention between Mac/PC...............?
In the begining we all exepted that the work of the future is based on what was created before. It is only recently that it has become wrong to develope and improve what went before.
Who's killing inovation??????????????????
What happens if a big asteroid hits the Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad. - Dave Barry