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Designing for Apple Watch: Design Guidelines

Apple Watch offers a new medium to communicate with users. Using an app on a wearable device is vastly different than using it on your smartphone. To …

UI Design

21 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Some of these features are incredibley useful and make its products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, it's fascinating to learn about the lengths Apple goes to when it comes to design and product development.<p>Here are 21 of …

How Disneyland Is Like Apple

And you know what? We loved it. We'll almost definitely go back.<p>The reason? Disneyland feels like one of the few affordable splurges left in America. Despite the crowds and wait times, we never felt ripped off or taken advantage of. I never felt like a walking dollar sign or a second-class …

Walt Disney Company

Learn When to Use JPEG, GIF, or PNG with This Graphic

When working with images, certain file formats may be better than others, depending on what your goals are. This infographic showcases the best uses …

Apple’s Swift – It’s a Programming Language, It’s a T-Shirt

Attention developers! It’s now possible to show the world how you wear your love of Apple’s new programming language Swift on your sleeve. Well, …

How to Create Better App Icons, 6 Tips from Apple.

This is a guest post by Martin LeBlanc, the founder of IconFinder, a search engine for icons. You can follow him on twitter here<p>Shortly after the WWDC event in San Francisco in June, a plethora of iOS7 resources became available on the web. Throughout the hundreds of sessions, speakers and …

Former retail chief on why Apple stores have always had free Wi-Fi

Apple Store

13 things to expect from Apple at WWDC 2014

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference starts Monday, and all indications are that it’s going to be a big one. WWDC has long been the place to be if you want to get an early glimpse at the future of iOS and OS X, and already iTunes chief Eddy Cue has teased that Apple’s product lineup this year is …

Have A MacBook Air? This Hack Might Make Your Screen Even Better

133<p>SHARES<p>With me recently acquiring a MacBook Air, like any geek, I tried to find any ways in which to make it better. And I've found a way to make …

Steve Jobs Hated The Idea Of A Multi-Button Mouse, Designer Claims

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

List-Worthy

The trouble with Ticketmaster is all the tickets

Graphic designer Matthew Lew likes concerts, but he hates concert tickets. A student from California College of the Arts, Lew was dismayed by the poor standard of design of tickets, both from an aesthetic and usability perspective. Rather than simply complain about it, he set about creating "a …

Who Wants a Video Tour of Apple’s Secret Design Studio?

Ever wanted to take a tour of Apple’s secret Industrial Design studio in Cupertino? Now you can — a virtual one, anyway — just for writing a review of my new book about Jony Ive. It doesn’t even have to be a good review!<p>Located on the ground floor of Infinite Loop II behind frosted glass windows, …

Accessibility Is The Key To Unlocking Apple’s Future Potential

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Spencer Callaghan | Wednesday, December 4th, 2013<p>My first reaction was to make fun of her. I was recently at a wedding reception and …

Apple Once Again Recognizes World AIDS Day In-Store and Online

Apple, not known for its partnerships with third-parties, is once again recognizing December 1st as World AIDS Day at Apple Retail Stores and on its website. Apple has also done something similar for the past two years.<p>Some stores, including several locations in the United Kingdom and the United …

How Apple’s ‘Blacklist’ Manipulates the Press

Yes, Apple maintains a press “blacklist,” a list of people in the media who are shunned and ignored — “punished,” as it were, for “disloyalty.”<p>“Blacklisted” reporters, editorialists and media personalities are denied access to information, products and events.<p>Once you’re on the list, it’s almost …

Self-Censorship

Innocent Man Thrown In Jail For Clay iPad Stunt

What’s worse than buying a brand new iPad, getting home and opening the box — only to find out that what you’ve bought isn’t an iPad at all, but rather a lump of clay?<p>Well, trying to return said lump of clay, only to find yourself arrested under suspicion of pulling the prank yourself.<p>That’s …

Tesco

These Are The Secret Little Tools Apple Uses To Repair The iPhone 5s

A lot of fuss has been made about the iPhone’s lack of repairability ever since it debuted in 2007 without <i>*gasp*</i> a removeable battery. Six years of design updates later and the iPhone is still as hard to tinker with as ever, unless of course you work at Apple.<p>Yesterday, Cult of Mac revealed a few …

A Look at How Apple Will Make its Own Scratch-Proof Sapphire Glass for iOS Devices (VIDEO)

It’s entirely possible that before Monday you hadn’t heard of GT Advanced, a New Hampshire based materials manufacturing firm. (We hadn’t.) But now, …

What’s Wrong With Apple’s Product Announcements?

Apple’s product announcements used to be the most exciting events in technology. Nowadays they’re boring, awkward and cringeworthy.<p>What happened?<p><b>Apple’s Event This Week: Tucked or Untucked?</b><p>Much of the social media chatter during Apple’s iPad announcement this week was about the fact that Apple …

Apple

The Satechi Smart Travel Router For Networking An Charging On The Go

The Satechi Smart Travel Router might just be the most useful travel adapter ever made. Not only can it plug into a wall socket pretty much anywhere in the world, it can also charge your iPhone and create a wireless network.<p>The Smart Travel Router has various prong configurations, just like any …

Networking

iOS: A visual history

In what is widely regarded as his greatest presentation ever, Apple's Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world on January 9th, 2007. In the five-plus years since then, the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch have literally redefined the entire world of mobile computing. That world is moving so …