U.S. dollar is sizzling, so say Big Mac sales
After the collapse of the USSR in 1991, other American and European chains staked ... the relative strengths of different currencies. The Economist prices one product — the Big Mac — around the world and measures the change in its local cost over ...
20 things you didn’t know about the Apple Mac
However, with a £6,000 asking price and cheaper options available from IBM ... Until very recently all Mac OS X software updates were named after big cats. (Leopard, Lion, Panther, Tiger, etc.) It is not known why Apple chose to ditch the convention ...
Apple's lost decade, HyperCard, and what might NOT have been if Apple then was like Apple is today
Back in 1991, I was an Apple guy ... at Apple had pretty much forgotten that end-user development could be a big business driver. Even so, HyperCard became part of the core Mac OS offering. It was shipped free with every Macintosh, and so Mac users ...
YOUR MONEY-The cost of being an Apple fan can add up
Over a few decades, the cumulative price tag of new iPods, iPhones and other Apple products can get very big, as some aficionados ... owners of the short-lived Power Mac G4 Cube () First Mac: A used Mac Classic in 1991, from the classified section of ...
Man who gave HK the Big Mac dies
Ng also established the mainland's first McDonald's - in Shenzhen in 1991. After his retirement ... to reflect the living standards of a region by comparing the prices of a Big Mac. It was introduced by The Economist and widely applied.