Posts tagged “apple”
David Pierce, writing for Wired: What does a tweet feel like? What about an important text? To answer these questions, designers and engineers sampled the sounds of everything from bell clappers and birds to lightsabers and then began to turn sounds into physical sensations…Ive was the decider and was hard to please: Too metallic, he’d […]
Gene Steinberg invited me to be a guest on this week’s Tech Night Owl, airing Saturday, November 23rd. We talk about Microsoft and Apple’s visions for a world of computers in the cloud and every device a display. We also touch on the Xbox One and how Apple is really losing ground in the living […]
Marco Arment (formerly of Tumblr, Instapaper, and The Magazine) discussing iOS 7: iOS 7 is different. It isn’t just a new skin: it introduces entirely new navigational and structural standards far beyond the extent of any previous UI changes. Existing apps can support iOS 7 fairly easily without looking broken, but they’ll look and feel ancient. If there’s […]
Zachary M. Seward writing for Quartz, emphasis mine: On Tuesday, a day before the iPad announcement, HarperCollins agreed to Apple’s terms. The publisher’s ebooks were included in the iBookstore unveiled on January 27 along with new tablet, more than 100 million of which have now been sold. As part of the US government’s price-fixing lawsuit against Apple, […]
Lev Grossman, writing about Tim Cook, runner-up for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year: Cook’s flawless cap of white hair could have been designed by Jony Ive and fabricated in China out of brushed aluminum. Too far?
Don Melton, describing the brainstorming meeting when trying to name the browser now known as Safari: As I remember, Steve just started saying some names out loud…I don’t recall all the names, but one that stands out is “Freedom.” Steve spent some time trying that one out on all of us. He may have liked […]