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Andy’s Pre-Macworld Keynote Predictions

3:00 PM, Jan. 13th, 2008 · Andy Ihnatko · Columns and Opinions

First off, you need to understand that when Steve takes the stage on Tuesday, he's not there to talk to us, i.e., you folks and me, i.e., the extended and interbreeding family of longtime Mac users. His true function is to speak to us, i.e., me and other folks who didn't have to wait in line to get in, i.e., the insular and never-been-kissed corps of media and analysts. This understanding tends to act as a useful lens on what Steve is saying.

So: It’s A Video iPod. Sweet!

5:00 PM, Oct. 12th, 2005 · Andy Ihnatko · Columns and Opinions

Okey-doke...so it is indeed a video-studly iPod. Inneresting. I don't have mine yet -- and I haven't even had my Apple briefing -- so I can't say yet whether or not this is a Good Thing or a Bad Thing. See, where a video iPod is concerned I've always been worried about that Purple Cloud of Insanity.

Thoughts on the Keynote

3:00 PM, Jan. 11th, 2005 · Andy Ihnatko · Columns and Opinions

If it hadn't have been for his raging fever last week, Andy Ihnatko would have written about how absurd the idea of a cheap Mac from Apple was. Fortunately for him, he had that fever, so today he offers his thoughts on what actually did come from Apple on Tuesday