Henie writes, “Throughout his career, Jobs has been celebrated for ditching dying technologies in favor of new: the command line (first Mac), the Floppy Disk (first iMac), SCSI drives, serial ports, dial-up modems, and FireWire on hard drives and iPods. With Apple’s event yesterday Steve Jobs, went on a killing spree.”
Here’s eight technologies he gave the kiss of death to:
• Hard Drives
• Shrink-Wrap Software
• MacBook Pro (don’t worry, it’ll just evolve by appropriating MacBook Air tech – MDN Ed.)
• Online Software Portals
• DVD Install Disks
• The iSight Camera (just a name change, now it’s the “The FaceTime Camera”)
• Mouse Buttons
• Adobe Flash – “Oh wait, Steve killed that already,” Heine writes.
Read about each of the eight points above in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]