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I have several friends who have received Google Wave and Voice invites. I’ve been given Google Wave and Google Voice invites.

I waved goodbye to both.

Why?

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Fresh Apples

Apple held its “It’s Only Rock and Roll” event today. Perhaps the most exciting thing for me was the return of Steve Jobs.

Aside from that, he announced iPhone 3.1 software (out today!) with a Genius feature for Apps, a ringtones store (for a steep $1.29 for the hot ones), an iTunes 9 preview and release date, they poked fun at Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, some developers showed off, they dropped the 8GB Touch to $199 and added a 64GB Touch, they added a 160GB Classic, all headphones will now include remote for iPod Shuffle, new colors for the new 2GB $59 Shuffles:

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The ebb and flow(chart)

I read this article on Boing Boing today and had major flashbacks to my childhood.

Growing up, I watched my father cuss, fuss and fight with computers. He is an IBM man through and through. (With the exception of his beloved iPhone.) For whatever reason, he thought IBMs were great family computers. Every two or three years, a new one would show up on the computer desk. And every two or three months, he would have to disassemble, reassemble and reload everything because something mysteriously went wrong with the PC.

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