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Working Apple 1 Computer Sells for Record Auction Price of $671,400

<i>The New York Times</i> reports that a working Apple 1 computer has sold at auction in Germany for a record $671,400, breaking the previous mark of $640,000 set last November at the same auction house. That November record has eclipsed an earlier record of $375,000 set less than six months earlier.<p>The …

Apple Needs To Steal These Features For iOS 7, Pronto

He put out this demo of his ideas, and we think Apple would be wise to include a lot of these features when iOS 7 comes out of the oven.<p>That magic release date, in true Apple fashion, is still unknown, but the rumor mill suggests we'll see it later this year.<p>We already thought iOS was pretty cool …

Steve Jobs’s High School GPA Is Proof That Grades Aren’t Everything

When you die as a billionaire who created one of the most influential companies in modern history, people automatically assume that you were pretty smart. And smarts mean good grades in school, right? That’s what your teachers want you to believe.<p>Mr. Stephen Paul Jobs was a genius, but not at …

Apple Photographer Details the Process of Capturing Product Photos

Apple is well known for the simple, no-frills product photos that highlight its lineup of mobile devices and as it turns out, a lot of work goes into capturing those images. <i>The Verge</i> interviewed Peter Belanger, a photographer who has worked with Apple for years, to shed some light on Apple's …

If You’re In Atlanta, Make Sure To Stop By The Apple Pop-Up Museum [Gallery]

The Apple Pop-Up Museum showcases the history of Apple from its inception to today. The exhibit is run by Lonnie Mimms, a tech junkie who has been collecting every bit of Apple gear he can get his hands on for decades.<p>The museum opened last month, and if you’re in the Atlanta, Georgia area on May …

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J.P. Morgan: The ‘Budget’ iPhone Would Kill Samsung’s U.S. Smartphone Marketshare In 12 Months

We’ve been talking a lot about the budget iPhone in recent months, mostly in relation to the emerging market (where the vast majority of the remaining smartphone growth is expected to happen in the next five years), but here’s a question: even if Apple, as they are rumored to do, release their …

This Rare Working Apple I Will Hit The Auction Block Later This Month

Over the last few years, we’ve seen quite a few Apple I’s hit the auction block. Some of the machines can be worth over half a million dollars, depending the item’s condition, and a new working Apple I is about to hit the auction block.<p>A German auctioneer is putting their rare, working Apple I …

Budget iPhone “Confirmed” For This Year, Says Leaker Of Previous iPhone Components

Last year, electronics supply company ETrade Supply lucked out and was one of the first companies to obtain parts of the iPhone 5 before release: first the FaceTime cam, then the front panel and then the back panel.<p>Whatever ETrade Supply’s sources, then, they clearly have a solid connection inside …

Steve Jobs Personally Ordered All Apple Ads To Be Removed From Fox News

Even though Steve Jobs had a solid working relationship with News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, it’s no secret that Steve Jobs hated Fox News. In fact, in Walter Isaacon’s authorized biography, Steve Jobs said that “Fox has become an incredibly destructive force in our society.”<p>Rather than associate …

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$7 Cardboard iPad Cases Might Be The Cheapest Cases Ever

$7 is getting close to the lower limit on prices for iPad cases – unless you choose to make your own out of recycled materials that is. Actually, the Apple Pie iPad case <i>is</i> made from recycled materials. It’s a cardboard folio that’ll protect your iPad from adults and kids alike.<p>What I like most is …

Creative Bluetooth Showerhead With A Removable Speaker

We have already told you of a water-resistant portable speaker, iShower, and this piece is also a speaker but it’s fit in the showerhead. According …

Nostalgic Floppy Disk Table With A Storage Compartment

Wanna feel nostalgia? Berlin-based architect Axel van Exel and sculptor Marian Neulant collaborated on this Floppy Table that might bring back a few …

One-Room Cabin: Japanese Minimalism in Rustic Northwest

Great building design tends to fall into one of two categories: sweeping gestures that leave a mark but may or may not be useful or contextual, and …

79 Stylish Mid-Century Living Room Design Ideas

Mid-century style has its charm – it’s kind of vintage but not exactly. To me this style reminds of James Bond films mostly. Today designers create …

Apple’s New ‘Why You’ll Love iPad’ Page

Apple has got a new page up highlighting the many benefits of owning an iPad. The new ‘Why You’ll Love iPad’ page on Apple.com has a strong opening section:<p>When iPad was introduced, there was nothing quite like it. And there still isn’t. Today millions of people are using iPad and iPad mini to do …

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Cool Things: LEGO Custom Dock Kit for iPad Retina & iPad mini

Here’s a cool looking new iPad accessory – the <b>LEGO Custom Dock Kit for the iPad Retina and iPad mini</b>, from The Daily Brick.<p>This is a custom dock for your Apple iPad (with Lightning Connector) made entirely out of Lego. It has been designed to stand your iPad up on your desk and allow you to charge …

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What Will Apple Use Flexible Displays For? Everything!

Apple is working on the use of flexible-glass touch displays. Which products will Apple use flexible displays in?<p>The answer is: all of them.<p>When people think about flexible displays, they think about small-screen gadgets like iWatches and curved-glass iPhones. What most don’t realize is that …

Apple to reportedly secure licensing agreements for iRadio next week

We’ve known for a little while that Apple is trying to launch a music streaming service of its own, reportedly called iRadio, that will rival the …

Ebooks made up 22.55 percent of all US publishing revenue in 2012

The US publishing industry appears to be turning over a new leaf: ebook sales made up 22.5 percent of the industry's net revenue last year, according to a new survey from the Association of American Publishers. That's up from just 0.05 percent 10 years prior, when the AAP first began keeping track …

This LEGO DSLR Comes with a Flexible Strap and External Flash

If you thought the LEGO Nikon F SLR we shared earlier this week was neat, check out this LEGO DSLR created by Taiwanese LEGO enthusiast RGB900. The …

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No Wet Blankets Allowed

Make that towels! This is becuase we have the Dry Clean, a very capable towel drier that not only dries towels but also disinfects them. The device …

Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montreal into a Visual Playground | Colossal

<p>In 2001, artist Peter Gibson began a guerrilla street art campaign to encourage the city of Montreal to build more bike lanes. What began as a …

Eames Collection Update by Vitra

While the work of Charles and Ray Eames is practically synonymous with Herman Miller for most of us in the States, several works by the prolific designers are actually under license by Vitra in Europe and much of Asia. This duality of production and distribution mainly serves to promote beautiful …

Betype’s Against Cancer by Byron Galan

<b>Betype’s Against Cancer by Byron Galan.</b><p>Byron’s Mom was diagnosed with Uterine Cancer stage 3, so he made an <b>Indiegogo campaign</b> to help her with the treatment.<p>“Byron: I made this poster to promote my campaign, I want to capture the attention of the young people that aren’t aware of Cancer by making a contrast of concepts, sometimes we are pissed off by little things as a dropped ice cream or youtube restrictions but if you stop and think how many people have hard problems in the world like cancer …

Articles about may issue sneak preview global style on Dwell.com - Dwell

And learn about our first-ever podcast series.<p>Careful detailing and attention to scale ensure that this dwelling in Ballarat, Victoria, is elegant and fuss-free.<p>With four outdoor living spaces, this prefab Cliff May abode is perfect for large-scale entertaining.<p>A clever design team brings a dash of …

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