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Je Suis Charlie

You have all no doubt heard about the terrorist attack in Paris. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know that I lived in France for a long time; 28 years, more than half my life, so this touches me a great deal. While I only read Charlie Hebdo twice – once […]

New York Times To Impose Paywall

The New York Times announced today that as of March 28, full access to the newspaper’s web site will no longer be free. This is not a surprise, but what is a shock is the price. The Times offers three prices: for web and tablet access, it’s $20 a month. For web and smartphone access, […]

Thoughts on the iPad-Only Newspaper The Daily

To much fanfare yesterday, The Daily was announced by Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corp., together with Eddy Cue, Apple vice president of Internet services. This is the first iPad-only daily news organ, and it represents, apparently, some $30 million in investment. The Daily states that it was “built from scratch for the iPad,” and […]

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Writings about Macs, music and more by Kirk McElhearn