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Apple invents texture-sensing stylus for future iPads

Steve Jobs was famously opposed to including a stylus with the iPad, but even he might have changed his mind had he caught a glimpse of the futuristic texture-sensing input device Apple just patented.<p>According to a pair of patent applications published today, Apple is working on stylus with …

Everyone (but Apple’s) Wearable Problem

Mark Miller writes an astute piece on why no other company has the resources, knowledge and expertise to pull of a wearable like Apple. Whether it be …

Wearable Tech

Why the Apple Watch actually is my most personal Apple device

Having affection for an Apple product isn’t usually an unpopular opinion. From the earliest days of the Mac to the iPod, iPhone, and iPad, people …

5 things I like about Apple Watch

In another universe, I don't own Apple Watch. Either LG Watch Urbane or Moto 360 adorns my wrist. But in this one, I not only sold my soul to the …

3 ways Steve Jobs made meetings productive

American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.<p>Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn’t one of those companies.<p>Here …

Apple patent hints at potential solar cell embedded touch screens

Apple tends to patent every one of its inventions that could possibly be used in a future product, so it can be difficult to read the tea leaves on which ones will eventually translate to product features. A new patent from Apple highlighted by PatentlyApple today, though, describes a technology …

How can Apple Watch help with self-regulated learning?

A research team from the Penn State University is exploring how wearable technology might translate into learning technology. Ben Brautigam, who …

8 Things I Learned After a Month with the Apple Watch

This is not a review of the Apple Watch. I’m not going to tell you about battery life, the newfangled interface, or which apps are worth downloading. …

Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling

by John Lasseter<p>It is such an exciting time to be a filmmaker.<p>I do not believe the notion that the cinema is dying or dead because it’s amazing what …

Animation

Changing the conversation: How Apple could modernize iMessage to be more powerful and easy to use

At this year’s WWDC, Apple devoted a lot of onstage attention to a revamp of the Notes app in both iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. One of my favorite additions is inline web link previews. Just paste a URL, and Notes will turn the link into a preview bubble with a thumbnail for the page, as well as a …

Can Typography Help Us Empathize With Others?

It's OK if you're having trouble reading the words in this image. You're supposed to have trouble reading them.<p>What you’re seeing is Helvetica, or at …

Typography

Apple Watch: My most personal review ever

I have been reporting on Apple for more than 20 years now, and in all that time no product has had such an impact on my life as this little piece of …

Apple is setting itself up for a giant iPad

Some of the most interesting features Apple unveiled this week for its iOS 9 operating system were new controls specifically designed for the iPad.<p>These included:<p><b>A new split-screen mode</b> to quickly open a second app in the right column and then slide it away. For example, you could quickly slide the …

Apple

How to Write Your Life

Every life has drama: joy, loss, surprise, knowledge, conflict, wisdom -- the stuff of a memoir. Writing yours can be a treasured gift to your children and grandchildren because it tells them something eloquent about who you are and who they are. It can also be a gift to yourself by providing the …

8 Creativity Lessons From a Pixar Animator

Shares 0<p><i>Sometimes immersing yourself in the creative world of people doing amazing things can bring unexpected results.</i><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? Become a …

Apple Patents Hybrid Keyboard With Touch-Sensitive Mechanical Keys

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published a patent application filed by Apple in September 2011 (via <i>AppleInsider</i>), detailing a new keyboard that includes inputs for both traditional mechanical keystrokes along with a new touch-sensitive interface laid over each individual key.<p>The …

How my girlfriend and I tried to fit the Apple Watch into our relationship

Have you seen the Apple Watch's "Us" ad? The one-minute spot presents several vignettes of humans interacting from afar by way of wrist, from sending tiny sketches to checking various chat notifications. It's a technically accurate, if wholly idyllic, take on the experience: <i>You, too, can show off</i> …

The future might see us unlocking our phones just by thinking about it

I love Touch ID, since it lets me unlock my iPhone faster than ever before and without even lifting my finger off the Home button. What would be …

We’re all suckers for filtered photos

The researchers at Yahoo labs have just quantified the use of filters on digital photos. Say what you want about the death of the art of photography – filters will get your photos noticed.<p>“We find two groups of serious and casual photographers among filter users,” write the researchers at Yahoo …

French Student Sets Internet on Fire with Animation Inspired by Moebius, Syd Mead & Hayao Miyazaki

The internet over in Japan was lit ablaze last month by a student film. Titled “Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux” (“Girls and Guys from the Summits …

Holy crap! LG has made HDTV as thin as wallpaper

Short on room space? LG has just busted through the thinness limit on massive screened television sets and unveiled its proof of concept HDTV that’s as thin as paper.<p>Sure, it’s not in production yet, and will likely cost way too much for the average person to buy at first, but a press-on wallpaper …

L'Oreal's Plan to Start 3D Printing Human Skin

L’Oreal needs human skin. Lots of it. That’s why the French cosmetics giant earlier this month announced that it's partnering with bioprinting …

Tim Cook to College Grads: Don't Spend Your Life on the Sidelines (Video)

Cook delivered the commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a challenge to the graduating class at George Washington University on Sunday: Someone has to change the world — it might as well be you.<p>“The sidelines are not where you want to live your …

Pixar’s John Lasseter Says iPhone, Go-Pro Could Be Next Film Breakthroughs – Variety

John Lasseter remembers the years before he was considered a visionary. He told people he wanted to make a full length computer animated film. They …

Animation

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