John Paczkowski

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Unlike iPhone Lines, iPhone Setup Process Mercifully Short

If you’re buying an iPhone 3G from Apple (AAPL) this Friday, the company expects the purchase process to take about 12 to 15 minutes–once you’ve actually made it inside an Apple Store. So Ron Johnson, Apple’s retail chief, told Bloomberg today. “Our expectation is that in 10 to 15 minutes, you’ll be set up and ready to go,” he said, adding that Apple’s retail stores hope to process about 100 customers an hour. Of course, that’s assuming everyone shows up with the required credit card and Social Security number so that the device can be activated immediately.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work