Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (affiliate link). This is one of those books that I had every intention of reading when it was released, but was too busy to read at the time. When I had the chance to borrow it, I jumped, and spent most of my train trips for a week (and a sleepless …
Category Archives: apple
how Apple makes new products
A little old now, but I found the details on how Apple’s top secret product development process works to be fascinating.
time is short
Steve Jobs – 1955-2011 (Apple computer, Pixar, Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad) A few quotes, and a summary of the things I’ve been reading around the web. “What’s really great is to be open when [the work] is not great. My best contribution is not settling for anything but really good stuff, in all the details. …
how much do people love their iPhones?
[ /karen/ ] What students can teach us about iPhones details a survey that anthropology students at Stanford learned by studying their fellow students on campus. There are some insights here, I think, into the massive difference between the relationship that people develop with Apple products versus the products of any other company.
ten iPhone tricks
Do you know all 10 of these iPhone tricks?
iPhone camera for the iPad
[ Stephen Downes] How to Turn an iPhone 3GS Into a Wireless iPad Camera (using a couple of apps from the app store).
[ df ] Here’s a case of simple, elegant design – MoviePeg – a no-hand iPhone stand.
new iPhone Ads – with an ad in the middle.
This article – Apple Joins AT&T/Verizon Spat With New iPhone Ads – talks about Apple explicitly promoting the benefits of the AT&T network to handle voice calls and data at the same time. It’s not particularly noteworthy, except for the really odd experience of watching the video that’s embedded on the page. The video is …
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The State of the Mac mini
If you’re curious about the Mac Mini, and how to use it in a hosting environment, this is the post you should be looking at. Worth it for the photo at the end alone.
links on the current apple user experience
While I was driving recently, I needed the passenger to make a phone call. I had looked up the number, all that was needed was for the call to be placed. I handed over the iPhone, and the question was “how do I call?”. I was able to describe it easily enough, but the experience …
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