A little leak..?

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  • Reply 21 of 32
    [quote]Originally posted by Stagflation Steve:

    <strong>



    I think your confusing ADB with the old Apple serial ports</strong><hr></blockquote>



    your're!



    I though that Al Gore invented the mouse???
  • Reply 22 of 32
    DEATH TO THE SPELLING TALIBAN!
  • Reply 23 of 32
    mr. memr. me Posts: 3,219member
    [quote]Originally posted by Stagflation Steve:

    <strong>Intel developed USB, and has been built into Intel chipsets since the 430HX from 1994 onwards,



    It didn't receive Windows support until Windows 95 OSR.2 in 1997</strong><hr></blockquote>



    Although Intel developed USB, IIRC it did not invent the protocol. Intel bought the it from the original developer.
  • Reply 24 of 32
    [quote]Originally posted by MacsRGood4U:

    <strong>I think his name was Douglas Mouse. </strong><hr></blockquote>



    Doug Engelbart invented the mouse. it was crude, wood square with two wheels (no ball). He's a very nice, down to earth guy, and an incredible visionary. He was the recipient of the first e-mail, and conceived of the foundations for XML in the early 80s.



    I had an opportunity to meet him a few years ago...
  • Reply 25 of 32
    [quote]Originally posted by browncow:

    <strong>



    I had an opportunity to meet him a few years ago...</strong><hr></blockquote>



    String justSayIt = "Fukin A!";



    String theGodsName = "Englebart";



    NSGod mrEnglebart = new NSGod(theGodsName);



    NSPraise greatPraise = new NSPraise(justSayIt);



    String success = OverToasty.praise().sendToTheGod(greatPraise, mrEnglebart);



    NSLog.out.appendln("\

    " + success + "\

    ");



    Fukin A Englebart!
  • Reply 26 of 32
    ill be the first to admit that the article mentioned is nothing but a fluff piece for apple but,its good to see someone write something good about apple.

    an interesting tidbit i want to pass along.

    motorola's 8540 embedded processor can use ddr 333 memory without the addition of an additional memory controller.

    also the 8540 processor outperforms a g4 at 1ghz by quite a bit.

    unless apple has those ibm 970 systems ready to go..and they may have...i just think motorola is still in the picture.

    i know i sound like a broken record but i feel it in my gut.

    apple moving to AMD?

    its possible...but not anytime soon so dont even think about it.

    maybe apple will introduce quads in the spring,which they could do but it would be a pricey move.

    lets face it motorola is the wild-card here.

    and those 0.10u chips could be rolling off the presses right now!!! <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" /> <img src="confused.gif" border="0">
  • Reply 27 of 32
    [quote]Originally posted by KidRed:

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    USB is derived from ASB or whatever Apple called it, so yes, Apple did invent USB.</strong><hr></blockquote>



    HAHAHAHAHHAAHA ....... where do u get your news from ? "the apple bible" or something ? lol
  • Reply 28 of 32
    dfilerdfiler Posts: 3,420member
    [quote]Originally posted by OverToasty:

    <strong>



    String justSayIt = "Fukin A!";



    String theGodsName = "Englebart";



    NSGod mrEnglebart = new NSGod(theGodsName);



    NSPraise greatPraise = new NSPraise(justSayIt);



    String success = OverToasty.praise().sendToTheGod(greatPraise, mrEnglebart);



    NSLog.out.appendln("\

    " + success + "\

    ");



    Fukin A Englebart!</strong><hr></blockquote>Ahh, java bridge kludge... how gauche <img src="graemlins/bugeye.gif" border="0" alt="[Skeptical]" />
  • Reply 29 of 32
    phongphong Posts: 219member
    Yes, and I'm pretty sure it was 1964 - or so Macworld told me a long time ago.
  • Reply 30 of 32
    [quote]Originally posted by dfiler:

    <strong>Ahh, java bridge kludge... how gauche <img src="graemlins/bugeye.gif" border="0" alt="[Skeptical]" /> </strong><hr></blockquote>



    ... that's so 1999 ... We now worship the gods directly.

    <img src="graemlins/lol.gif" border="0" alt="[Laughing]" />
  • Reply 31 of 32
    stevessteves Posts: 108member
    [quote]Originally posted by MacsRGood4U:

    <strong>



    Really? What about the first consumer computer to use a mouse and GUI (yes, I know Xerox "invented" these but they were never marketed by them). How about the first to use 3 1/2 floppy discs? How about USB, Firewire, Wireless.....



    I guess some people also suffer from Dellitis.</strong><hr></blockquote>



    Xerox invented many things. The GUI and mouse are not among their many inventions. As mentioned above, the mouse was invented by Douglas Englebart.



    As for the GUI, what makes a GUI a GUI? The majority of conventions used in a modern GUI were in fact developed by Apple. Likewise, it would be appropriate to give Apple credit for developing what we consider to be a GUI. Yes, some of Xerox's work predates some of Apple's work. However, the concept of the GUI predates Xerox's work. Technically, the device Englebart used was a GUI because his mouse could move a cursor to point and click. Jeff Raskin wrote papers on the GUI and was invited to lecture at Xerox prior to Xerox developing a GUI. Jeff Raskin also started the Macintosh project. Likewise, it's not quite the black and white issue that many would have us believe.



    However, it is safe to say, there were several concurrent projects in the works by the late 70's and early 80's. Apple was first to market with a complete product. Xerox deserves some partial credit for the development of the GUI. However, even if Xerox developed some aspects of the GUI prior to Apple, the vast majority of conventions used in a modern GUI were developed / invented by Apple.



    Steve
  • Reply 32 of 32
    klinuxklinux Posts: 453member
    Personally, I think Xerox invented everything. First, they invented the concept of GUI and mouse as we know it today. Second, they invented the Palm Graffiti system that Palm shamelessly used and who eventually lost the court case against Xerox. Lastly, Xerox predates Napster by providing a fast, viable network for transmitting copyrighted works using its copy machines.



    Oh, they are also the first company to start their name with X and end with X.



    I could go on but you get my drift. :cool:
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