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I love how Tim Cook has modernized the black-tee... 208 Views / 1 Replies  
I love how Tim Cook has modernized the black-tee + jeans + sneakers uniform of Steve Jobs.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 19, 2014 at 01:16 PM, in Mac News
Apparently they missed the small print on the... 228 Views / 4 Replies  
Apparently they missed the small print on the back of their Visitor's Pass when they went to meet Apple "Anything you say, think or share with us while on these premises is the property of Apple –...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 11, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in Tech News
I imagine Jony and Marc will be giddy running... 259 Views / 3 Replies  
I imagine Jony and Marc will be giddy running around the design studio at Apple playing with all their ideas and splattering liquid aluminium all over the walls :)
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 5, 2014 at 07:21 PM, in Mac News
I love Apple's design aesthetic – this almost... 481 Views / 5 Replies  
I love Apple's design aesthetic – this almost looks exactly like their product packages – clean minimal white box holding something beautiful inside.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:44 AM, in Mac News
Yes, heaven forbid that people in charge of... 571 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, heaven forbid that people in charge of educating our children, closely communicate with companies responsible for the best and brightest technology advancements in the last decade. We much...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:08 PM, in Tech News
Even worse is... anyone who uses Mint.com, which... 1,594 Views / 11 Replies  
Even worse is... anyone who uses Mint.com, which Intuit acquired several years ago, will recognize this UI. It's literally the same exact platform just pasted into Quicken.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 21, 2014 at 02:42 PM, in Mac News
Considering what a sucky job we already do with... 632 Views / 4 Replies  
Considering what a sucky job we already do with parenting in our society, I would argue we need less gadgets between us and our children, not more.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 7, 2014 at 05:44 PM, in Tech News
I really don't understand why Apple is charging... 187 Views / 2 Replies  
I really don't understand why Apple is charging half the price of a contract phone just to replace glass. I think $99 is a better looking price. I understand it's not an insignificant component, but...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 7, 2014 at 10:57 AM, in Tech News
The song from the ad is called Chimes by Hudson... 517 Views / 7 Replies  
The song from the ad is called Chimes by Hudson Mohwak0, it's the only track available from an album that has a release date of September 30.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jul 22, 2014 at 09:42 AM, in Mac News
I would say this seems to bolster the theory that... 517 Views / 7 Replies  
I would say this seems to bolster the theory that Apple is trying to refocus on a younger-minded audience – ala the Beats purchase.
And at the end, I love how often Apple continues to pay homage to...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jul 22, 2014 at 09:17 AM, in Mac News
From a design perspective, I'm curious why Apple... 358 Views / 5 Replies  
From a design perspective, I'm curious why Apple didn't use more of the bold horizontal rainbow stripe style of their old logo in the banner/tshirt design for the parade.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jul 9, 2014 at 09:41 AM, in Mac News
I believe being proud of your identity and your... 358 Views / 5 Replies  
I believe being proud of your identity and your community, with all its beautiful facets, is important to everyone learning and growing as a soul.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jul 9, 2014 at 09:37 AM, in Mac News
With all these location-based enhancement... 281 Views / 1 Replies  
With all these location-based enhancement promised for iOS 8, if they don't update Maps to include better mass transit information or fix the inconsistencies in the data shown in location-based apps...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:39 PM, in Mac News
Wow, it just hit me how long it has been since... 257 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, it just hit me how long it has been since I've heard Steve Job's voice with its unique passion. :-[
Posted by carloblackmore, on Apr 22, 2014 at 09:56 AM, in Mac News
As for the commercials... it seems that Samsung... 1,090 Views / 15 Replies  
As for the commercials... it seems that Samsung seriously was considering the alternative of approaching Google to be the marketing sword against Apple. But at some point decided, they would go it...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Apr 16, 2014 at 04:32 PM, in Tech News
Amen! Crazy enough I was having very similar... 187 Views / 3 Replies  
Amen! Crazy enough I was having very similar thoughts to the campaigns I was seeing from Apple. It's somewhat comforting to know at least someone at Apple was digging for rapid improvement –...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Apr 7, 2014 at 06:00 PM, in Tech News
These are the nuances of Apple design showing... 276 Views / 5 Replies  
These are the nuances of Apple design showing long-term genius.
First, Apple choosing the elemental shape of a circle as the home button which best matches the shape of the input device - our...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Apr 4, 2014 at 01:04 PM, in Tech News
You have misrepresented the registration process.... 215 Views / 3 Replies  
You have misrepresented the registration process. It opens TODAY and goes until next week April 7 – not opens April 7.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:51 AM, in Tech News
Optical depth 1,495 Views / 5 Replies  
First let me preface my comment with full disclosure that I have never studied photography academically. I have only been a moderate hobby photographer with an SLR, then DSLR, then iPhone (never a...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Mar 21, 2014 at 05:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm not sure what changed (if anything), but I'm... 1,567 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm not sure what changed (if anything), but I'm actually noticing more and more people walking around on FaceTime calls. Maybe it's just gradual adoption due to more powerful processors in the 5S?...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Feb 28, 2014 at 04:23 PM, in Mac News
The fruit-only diet side of Steve Jobs would... 260 Views / 2 Replies  
The fruit-only diet side of Steve Jobs would appreciate the summer harvest fruit stamp being next to him :)
Posted by carloblackmore, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:37 AM, in Mac News
Cool photo. I'm guessing Thomas Edison's version... 262 Views / 1 Replies  
Cool photo. I'm guessing Thomas Edison's version of American Cool didn't include riding around in a German motor carriage though.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:28 AM, in Mac News
On the Apple homepage, it's stunning to see the... 439 Views / 4 Replies  
On the Apple homepage, it's stunning to see the first Macintosh standing next to the newest, fanciest, glossiest, highest-res iMac. The little Macintosh still comes across with so much cuteness and...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jan 24, 2014 at 12:06 PM, in Tech News
Apple could use this as a visual promo for their... 578 Views / 6 Replies  
Apple could use this as a visual promo for their new iPhone screen repair service in stores! The extremely cold weather and winds this season would push the limits on any glass structure.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jan 22, 2014 at 11:19 AM, in Mac News
Perhaps Google is doing this to bring Fadell... 1,508 Views / 21 Replies  
Perhaps Google is doing this to bring Fadell onboard for future hardware expertise?
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jan 13, 2014 at 05:03 PM, in Tech News
It may not be for audiophiles, but definitely for... 337 Views / 4 Replies  
It may not be for audiophiles, but definitely for classic car enthusiasts who would rather not ruin the aesthetic of the dashboard in an old Malibu to connect their music or Bluetooth device to their...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jan 10, 2014 at 01:42 PM, in Tech News
In other words, they needed to have something for... 380 Views / 3 Replies  
In other words, they needed to have something for the press to attend this week so Apple's even doesn't get all the attention unchallenged.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Oct 21, 2013 at 06:38 PM, in Tech News
A little too late for me. I tried updating... 565 Views / 7 Replies  
A little too late for me. I tried updating yesterday, and it completely disabled my Apple TV. The Apple TV asks to be connected to iTunes, and then that screen disappears and then it's kaputz. ...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 23, 2013 at 02:41 PM, in Tech News
This is the result of a company "knowing" its... 240 Views / 2 Replies  
This is the result of a company "knowing" its core character and staying true to it as much as possible – of course that also requires a company having a core character to begin with. A concept quite...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 19, 2013 at 03:47 PM, in Tech News
I still wonder if Apple TV could be changed into... 271 Views / 4 Replies  
I still wonder if Apple TV could be changed into a projector device easily enough. But I guess the bulb/lens components for a high-quality projector would have been noticed by now.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 4, 2013 at 11:18 AM, in Tech News
Apple used almost the exact same polka dots for... 821 Views / 7 Replies  
Apple used almost the exact same polka dots for the iPad 2 launch event signage (not invite). Weird that they would reuse a design, unless they specifically want to hint at a new iPad?
Posted by carloblackmore, on Sep 3, 2013 at 06:10 PM, in Tech News
I think when most people first see the Apple logo... 1,236 Views / 10 Replies  
I think when most people first see the Apple logo they will be thinking "new iPhone?" up until the very end – and even at the end they may still think the new iPhone is called "MacPro". Then once...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:21 AM, in Tech News
I just realized the new iOS 7 icon for Contacts... 264 Views / 4 Replies  
I just realized the new iOS 7 icon for Contacts uses different color tabs for "A", "B", "C", and "D". The colors seem to imply the colors are somehow relevant to the Contacts app. However, I'm not...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 23, 2013 at 04:31 PM, in Mac News
Looking forward to the new iWork icons to match... 213 Views / 1 Replies  
Looking forward to the new iWork icons to match the iOS 7 style. I just realized the iOS 7 icon for Contacts uses different color tabs for "A", "B", "C", and "D". However, I'm not aware of any...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 23, 2013 at 04:20 PM, in Mac News
Currently Apple offers only a slate trim (for the... 323 Views / 3 Replies  
Currently Apple offers only a slate trim (for the black iPhone) and only a silver trim for the white iPhone. Gold would be a third trim choice. But whether it would be an option for the white iPhone...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 16, 2013 at 06:23 PM, in Tech News
What if Apple decided to skip the whole TV set... 266 Views / 4 Replies  
What if Apple decided to skip the whole TV set and just slap a projector on the side of the Apple TV box?
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:24 PM, in Tech News
I can't help but think this article title should... 1,501 Views / 13 Replies  
I can't help but think this article title should be Apple Board Pressure Cook-er.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Aug 9, 2013 at 04:11 PM, in Tech News
HAHAHA, put their logo on an Apple device?... 365 Views / 4 Replies  
HAHAHA, put their logo on an Apple device? Hahaha. I'm imagining Tim Cook asking "What's the Japanese term for when-pigs-fly?"
Ummm, or NTT will just never have the iPhone and Apple will go on...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jul 5, 2013 at 04:48 PM, in Mac News
App deleted. 245 Views / 1 Replies  
App deleted.
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jul 2, 2013 at 05:46 PM, in Mac News
This is a much needed attempt by Apple to bring... 703 Views / 7 Replies  
This is a much needed attempt by Apple to bring the best parts of Steve Jobs' reality distortion field into the market. Without him, Apple probably realizes they are sorely lacking some of the...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jun 25, 2013 at 01:57 PM, in Mac News
What occurs to me is that all the Internet... 954 Views / 10 Replies  
What occurs to me is that all the Internet browsing and services we use from Google, Apple, Facebook, etc. come to us through a cell carrier or broadband provider.

So I wonder what's the...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jun 17, 2013 at 02:51 PM, in Tech News
Keep in mind the WWDC logo shows tiles with... 2,704 Views / 24 Replies  
Keep in mind the WWDC logo shows tiles with rounded corners. Although maybe Apple will announce multiple themes for iOS 7 that allows the user to pick a style for their UI - classic rounded, new...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:21 AM, in Mac News
I completely agree rexray – a repost doesn't... 336 Views / 6 Replies  
I completely agree rexray – a repost doesn't excuse a respectful website from posting in a responsible manner. Now it's up to MacNN to decide how they define respectful and responsible.
And I...
Posted by carloblackmore, on Apr 29, 2013 at 06:18 PM, in Mac News
 
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