Newsweek had the exclusive iMac announcement story

While the iMac wasn’t a guaranteed success (there was a lot of Sturm und Drang over its design and technology decisions), it was a Hail Mary that turned into an incredible product for the company.

Steve Jobs introduces the original iMac

In my opinion, it’s impossible to overstate the importance of this announcement. I’ve long maintained that the iMac saved Apple. Without it, the company would not exist today.


I’d love to hear from Apple why this move, a move that was “obvious” to many of us for many years, was never attempted by the company.

Amazon Prime price change

This is the first price increase in four years but, like all price increases, it undoubtedly won’t sit well with some Prime members.

29 summer movies to get excited about

There’s lots of movies I’m looking forward to this summer – Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Solo, The Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, among others. I think having a “new” 12-year-old son helps ramp up my excitement level for some of them.

“2001: A Space Odyssey” trailer

I’ve never seen the movie in theaters and only once or twice on a TV screen. Whether it was because of that or my young age at viewing, I never understood the movie.

Spotify beefs up its free tier

My wife prefers Spotify over Apple Music (Apple Music’s selection of her favourite tunes is woefully inadequate) so this news will make her happy.

All of the songs played on “WKRP in Cincinnati” in one Spotify playlist

WKRP is one of those TV shows I loved but will never watch again. I’m afraid it won’t be as good as I remember it. It has happened to me before – I rewatched some old “Get Smart” shows I loved as a kid and thought, as an adult, it was awful. But I’ll listen to this playlist all day long.