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iOS 11 fails the detail test, says designer, as he points to inconsistencies

Apple prides itself on its fanatical attention to detail, with many stories of the lengths to which Steve Jobs would go in the pursuit of perfecting even the smallest of UI elements. In one of them, Google’s then VP of engineering Vic Gundotra describes being called by Steve at home on a Sunday.<p><i>So</i> …

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Before you update to iOS 11 here’s how to check which apps won’t work

For users of Apple’s iOS the imminent arrival of a major new update to the mobile platform is generally a moment of high excitement. In the case of iOS 11, iPad users have the most to be excited about — including a new system-wide dock where favorite apps can live, and a bird’s eye view of recent …

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iOS 11 is now available on iPhones and iPads

It's the gift to iPhone and iPad owners who don't want to buy a new gadget.<p>Apple's latest mobile operating system iOS 11 is now available as a free download. The redesigned software packs in big changes and minor tweaks, some you may never even see.<p>The update is available on smartphones as far back …

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Apple shows iPhone X, its biggest iPhone redesign in a decade, which starts at $999

Apple announced the iPhone X at its event on Tuesday. It's pronounced "iPhone 10."<p>The iPhone X is Apple's most high-end iPhone to date. It offers a …

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Pebble’s founder is back on Kickstarter with an iPhone battery case that also charges AirPods

Pebble’s founder and former CEO Eric Migicovsky is back with his first new product since the smartwatch maker got rolled up into Fitbit last year. The PodCase doesn’t have the same sort of grand ambitions as his last project, but the new case is the kind of clever one-off product Kickstarter was …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone 8 production month behind, Foxconn paying bonuses to increase staff

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has published a new report on iPhone 8 production ahead of Apple’s major unveiling next week. While the lead suggests Apple is having trouble making the redesigned iPhone altogether — which is hitting stock — the story as a whole largely echoes what regular readers have been …

OLEDs

Leaked iPhone 7s dimensions are bad news for your wallet

iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus might be more affordable than the swankier iPhone 8, but it certainly won’t be cheap upgrades. If you were hoping to hold onto all the accessories you have already purchased for iPhone 7, you can think again.<p>Leaked schematics for both devices suggest all your existing …

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Daily Promise Blog - Promise #240 - Monday August 28, 2017

<b>Promise #240: I will anoint you with oil so your cup overflows.</b><br>In today's Scripture reference, King David declares that the Lord not only prepares a …

Faith

Blurry Leaked Images Depict Alleged 'Apple OLED TV' in Testing Facility [Updated]

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Apple’s redesigned Fifth Avenue retail store to reopen around November 2018

Earlier this year, Apple began renovations of its Fifth Avenue retail store with the goal of more than doubling its size. Details on the project have been somewhat unclear throughout the project, but a new report today from MacMagazine says that Apple’s flagship retail location will reopen towards …

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Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Jonathan Ive

End of an era as mp3 music format popularised by the iPod is officially discontinued

[<i>Update: OS News reports that what Fraunhofer IIS fails to mention is that the last of the patents expired, and this is the reason that it is no longer licensing the format.</i>]<p>More than 25 years after it was first developed, the mp3 format for digital music has been officially discontinued. The …

Patents

Latest annual ranking shows the cheapest & most expensive countries to buy an iPhone

Deutsche Bank has published its annual <i>Mapping the World’s Prices</i> report, which includes a ranking of the cost of an iPhone in each of 33 countries. The 2017 version shows that Brazil is no longer the most expensive place to buy …<p>Instead, as <i>Business Insider</i> notes, the country has been overtaken by …

United States

If you need one reason iPhone is better than ANY Android device, THIS is definitely it

ANDROID and iOS smartphones are neck and neck in almost every aspect – camera, speed, battery life, apps, design – except one. And it's an important …

Android Nougat

10 Shocking Secrets About Apple

Drone footage shows crews racing to finish Apple Park by April

Apple employees are set to move into the Apple spaceship campus just next month, but based on the recent drone footage there’s still a lot of work to be done on Apple Park.<p>Crews can be seen finishing construction and landscaping work in the new aerial footage. While the tunnel, parking structures, …

Apple Park

'Apple has Samsung on the ropes like never before,' says Wall Street analyst

The competition for the lucrative high-end of the smartphone market is a race between two companies: Apple and Samsung, which ship over 36% of smartphones globally, according to an IDC estimate.<p>The war between the two companies for smartphone buyers has raged for years, but the power balance seems …

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New iPhone Patent Suggests Touch ID May Live on in a Different Form

One of the more contentious iPhone 8 rumors we've seen recently is the claim that with the removal of the Home button, Apple will ditch its Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology and replace it with another form of bio-recognition hardware.<p>While several possible alternatives have been put …

Patents

Guy Kawasaki's Most Memorable Steve Jobs Moment

If I had said nice things about crappy software, Steve would have concluded that I was clueless.<p><i>What is your most memorable experience working with Steve Jobs? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

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Apple Tops 'World's Most Admired Companies' List for Tenth Year in a Row

Apple has been awarded the number one spot on <i>Fortune</i>'s annual list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." The 2017 list marks Apple's tenth consecutive win as the most admired company in the world according to <i>Fortune</i>, which collected the data from 3,800 executives, analysts, directors, and …

Berkshire Hathaway

How To Quickly Lock Your Mac From the Keyboard

When you walk away from your desk for a restroom break, lunch, or another reason, you run the risk of prying eyes viewing your work and personal …

The Surprising Genius Of Apple’s Dorkiest Idea

Former Disney imagineer Tony Christopher speaks with Co.Design about designing Apple’s cybercafe–and shares exclusive images.<p>The year was 1996.<p>Apple wasn’t doing well, suffering through the awkward years between the Mac and the iPod. Jobs would return officially in 1997, but in the meantime, Apple …

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10 key takeaways from Apple’s historic earnings call

Apple managed to shock Wall Street today by beating its own expectations for Q1 2017, the most profitable quarter in the company’s history.<p>There was good news all around as iPhone sales, services and even the Mac all performed better than predicted. During today’s earnings call, Tim Cook and Apple …

Apple topples Samsung as world's biggest smartphone maker

Apple has overthrown Samsung as the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer for the first time in five years after the iPhone maker reported record sales.<p>Strategy Analytics said that the US tech company regained the top spot after selling 78.3 million handsets in the final quarter of 2017, while …

Samsung

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

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Geoffrey A. Fowler Retweeted Joanna Stern<p>This was a no-brainer: Apple’s now got a tool to help locate their tiny $160 wireless earbuds you’re …

Poll: Should the next iPad adopt USB-C connectivity or stick with Lightning?

Apple is expected to overhaul its iPad lineup in 2017 with new screen sizes and software capabilities, as well as perhaps a new Apple Pencil. One lingering question, however, is what kind of connectivity the new iPads will use.<p>Since Apple put such as focus on the power of USB-C with the 12-inch …

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Don Felipe

Mr Cook gets to go all over the world. Great ambassador....<p>28w<p>Make them in the USA<p>28w<p>+Drucker Richard they are looking into that... However if you …

10 things you might not know about Apple's AirPods

Apple fans, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that if you want to get your hands on Apple's hot new truly wireless earbuds anytime soon, it's the same old story. You can either keep your eyes glued to one of several available AirPods inventory tracking websites, or you can pay a bit …

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