Apple

Jony Ive’s Mistakes

Yet what’s almost universally overlooked in the paeans to Ive’s design legacy is that the fabulous iMac design also included one of his worst mistakes: the “hockey puck” mouse, whose round shape was so unfriendly to the human hand that… Read More ›

Bye bye to the best Mac ever

Apple cleaned up its MacBook lineup this week with updated hardware, better prices, and one casualty: the 12-inch MacBook. While the MacBook Air and entry-level MacBook Pro saw changes (and Mac storage prices dropped), Apple killed off its lightest notebook… Read More ›

Apple disables Walkie-Talkie

Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie service on Apple Watch this morning, due to an unknown exploit that could have allowed a stranger to eavesdrop the Apple Watch microphone without consent… More here. I tried to get Walkie-Talkie to work many… Read More ›

The Apple TimeBand

Created as a concept piece by the “Industrial Design Group” who displayed it on the March/April 1991 back cover of Industrial Design magazine, it has buttons on the left that imply phone connectivity and print service. On the screen, menu… Read More ›

Bye Jony

Apple’s chief design officer Jonathan Ive will depart the company later this year, bringing an end to a tenure spent crafting some of technology’s most influential products, including the iPhone. Ive, who has led Apple’s design team since 1996, is… Read More ›