Lyrics Along With Keyboard Firmware Update v1.0

/ 21 February 2008

Shockingly a programmer at Apple secretly added the below lyrics into the executable of the Built-in Keyboard Update from earlier this week.

If you're fond of sand dunes and salty air, quaint little villages here and there.WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

Odd, right! Well, it’s now time for all of us to try and figure out the point of this secret message that was handed down to us along with this recent update. Feel free to speak your thoughts in comments here. According to those who’ve already delved into the origins of these lines:

...being from two diverse works—a ditty called Old Cape Cod, and George Orwell’s classic 1984...

Enjoy, Alex.