Designed in California, Made in China

James Dyson (the vacuum cleaner guy) said something which may seem obvious but is nonetheless very controversial:

“Apple’s success as a technology company is built on hardware. The current fixation with digital is misplaced.” (fromThe Real Meaning and Future of Apple’s Mantra – Designed in California)

Good article. Read it.

Update on Jobs’ health

In case you didn’t see this, it’s kind of interesting if you follow Apple and our pal Steve Jobs:

““I have been losing weight throughout 2008. The reason has been a mystery to me and my doctors,” Jobs, who turns 54 in February, said today in a statement. “After further testing, my doctors think they have found the cause — a hormone imbalance that has been ‘robbing’ me of the proteins my body needs to be healthy.” (from Bloomberg News)

Read the rest of the article about Steve Jobs Health. It’s basically commentary. The key is the paragraph above.