One of Madison Avenue's more famous advertisements from the late 1970s noted that when E.F. Hutton talks, people listen. That referred to a famous Wall Street broker of the day. But the same adage might easily apply to Apple, whose product and design decisions have often been signposts for the rest of the tech industry.
Apple is no stranger to being a trendsetter. The company has pioneered a number of tools and features that competitors later made standard, like the CD-ROM drive and the computer mouse. The list extends to 3.5-inch disks, home printers, glass touchscreens, and … Read more