Remains of the Day: Sadie Hawkins


In this interview with Verizon CEO Ivan Sidenberg, we learn that Verizon was never really much of an alternative to Cingular/AT&T as a launch partner for the iPhone, because Apple was “more focused on a single technology,” namely the GSM technology that works with both AT&T and carriers all over the world. “If you do your job well, then in an industry like this, eventually the right partners are going to end up on the dance floor,” Seidenberg said. Aww, and Steve Jobs asked Ivan to dance! Nobody .

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Long, long ago, there were a bunch of crazy computer adventure games published by Sierra On-Line. I had King’s Quest for my Apple II, and it was the only game I ever saw that took full advantage of its super-high-res graphics mode. Well, now those games are available to be played on the iPad, via your web browser. At least, until the intellectual-property attorneys come knocking. Wait, what am I talking about? Intellectual-property attorneys don’t knock. They . Enjoy your King’s Quest while you can, iPad users.

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San Francisco chocolate factory Tcho (Technology and Chocolate, y’know) is super high tech, super hip, and super controlled by an iPhone. Insert your own “Willy Wonka” joke here—I’m going home.