5: Slippery Little Pill
February 11th, 2011
1 hr 1 min 3 secs
About this Episode
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Apple’s hardware blind spots: keyboards, dock connector, iPod/iPhone cases, laptop designs, and more.
Links for this episode:
- Ars Technica review of the original Aluminum PowerBook G4
- Apple's Mac OS X Lion web page, which mentions Spaces
- SMART Utility - hard drive hardware diagnostics
- S.M.A.R.T. - Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology
- Subtraction.com: Designed Deterioration
- Apple's 30-pin dock connector
- SCSI - Kids, ask your parents about it
- Light Peak - A New Hope for connecting computing peripherals with wires
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