Gray Pride! Gray Powell Lost an iPhone Prototype and Found New Friends!

April 20th, 2010 |

Does it really suck to be Gray Powell right now? C’mon! This might be the best/worst day of his life! In the last second there were 65 more tweets about Gray Powell. The world is on your side, Gray POWER! Nonstop supportive tweets to comfort him for his common human blunder. Gizmodo contributor, Jesus Diaz, is the one in the Twitter shitter for ratting out beloved Gray Powell. While everyone else keeps the live feed going on this epic leak of, ummmmm, a fucking phone, I am wondering what Gray Powell is doing… right this second!

1. Browsing the gun selection at Walmart
2. Eating a tub of Ben & Jerry’s and watching Dancing With The Stars
3. Getting a tattoo, shaving his head and bashing out car windows with an umbrella
4. Drinking free pints of Hofbrau at the Gourmet Haus Stadt while high-fiving douche bags
5. Getting a BIG blow job from Steve Jobs. That’s totally not PC.

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Rocky Mills

No One Cares If You’re a Mac or a PC (and the Ads Must Die)

March 2nd, 2010 |

No one cares if you’re a Mac or a PC. There is no such thing as being a Mac or being a PC, and anyone who says otherwise is a complete fanboy who needs to grow up and realize that we live in a world where the work that we do is more important than what we do that work on. Computers are computers, whether it has a glowing Apple on its back or not. No one cares, just like an idiot is still an idiot whether they’re rich or poor.

Yes, I’m typing this out on a Mac, but that’s because it’s my primary computer at the moment. However, I could just as easily get a PC and do the same thing.

Owning a “premium” computer that costs nearly double that of a PC will not make you produce better content. I’ve been using my MacBook for almost three years and after switching to Mac, I was convinced that I did better work on Apple’s computers. For the last few years, I’ve deluded myself into thinking, because of my affiliation with the Mac, that I was superior to all my friends who were banging out on their ugly Dells and HPs. How wrong I have been and I am glad that I’ve realized it before it’s too late. My work flow may have improved significantly because of OS X’s more manageable interface, but it doesn’t mean I’ve produced better material.

Some people will say that a beautiful piece of hardware inspires them to create wonderful content and, for a short bit of time, I bought that bullshit too. I was so high from drinking Apple’s Kool-Aid that I completely forgot that I once wrote great articles on a PC (a lousy one at that, a Windows ME).

Apple’s “Get a Mac” commercials with their infamous “Hello, I’m a Mac. And I’m a PC” slogan, starring Justin Long and John Hodgman, would like you to think otherwise. Their iconic commercials have been airing since 2006 and have done nothing but fan the flames between Mac and PC users. Often witty and humorous, Cupertino’s ad agency has really created a cult following through these commercials. It’s not pretty. Read the rest of this entry »

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Raymond Wong