Ex-Apple engineer wants you to think different about furniture

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This may be the iPhone of furniture.
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Here’s good news for anyone who has had to carry a heavy couch up or down several flights of stairs and/or through narrow doorways: You can now pre-order a sofa that will fit into easily portable boxes.

This is Campaign furniture, and the company’s head is Brad Sewell, a former supply base engineer for Apple who worked with the iPod and iPhone manufacturing design team and clearly picked up a few tips while he was there. And right away, the company is taking on the big names in affordable home furniture.

Mountain Lion’s New Notes App Contains Hidden Tribute To Famous Apple Ad

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Notes isn't the first app to contain this famous quote.
Notes isn't the first app to contain this famous quote.

It’s not uncommon for Apple to hide little treats within the icons of its Mac apps, but it’s always nice when we stumble across a new one. The latest comes with the new Notes application that will launch in OS X Mountain Lion next month, and it contains a famous quote used in Apple’s Think Different ad campaign.

Coca-Cola Recruits Student Behind Steve Jobs Tribute For New Advertising Campaign

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This image, designed by Hong Kong student Jonathan Mak, earned him a job with Coca-Cola.
This image, designed by Hong Kong student Jonathan Mak, earned him a job with Coca-Cola.

A Steve Jobs tribute image that rapidly went viral shortly after Jobs passed away last October has earned one 20-year-old student a job with Coca-Cola. Jonathan Mak, who lives in Hong Kong, was recruited by the beverage giant to design posters for its latest advertising campaign.

Greenpeace: Apple Is Less Green Friendly Than Dell, HP and Nokia

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Apple takes pride in making its products environmentally friendly. It has worked to reduce its carbon footprint by keeping its product packaging to a minimum, removing toxic materials from its entire product line, making its devices more energy efficient and lots more.

However, the company isn’t the greenest of tech companies. It ranks fourth in Greenpeace’s “Guide to Greener Electronics,” with HP, Dell, and Nokia leading the way.