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Tower House has Powerful Verticals, Horizontals & Views

Sometimes a design concept gets in the way of good design, but at other times, a generative idea can carry through to create a space both remarkable …

Architecture

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

Taking Pictures on an Offshore Oil Rig Is Serious Business

Taking pictures on an offshore oil rig is serious business. For starters, due to the risk of flammable gas coming up the oil well, normal electronics …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Pair of Dogs Present Shared Treasure

When it comes to photographing pets, the sky is the limit. If they can sit still long enough, you can dress them up in bows, hats and tiny clothes, …

15 Beautiful Pictures of Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is located in The Golden State of California. This national park offers a variety of things to do for the whole family; with …

'Activation lock' to tighten iOS security

Apple may not be able to do anything to stop a mugger from stealing your iPhone, but changes in iOS 7 will prevent the thief from trying to sell the phone as new.<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference here on Monday, Apple unveiled several security enhancements. Activation Lock is the most …

James Martin

Soon you’ll be able to read iBooks on your Mac

Starting this fall, Apple’s iBooks are no longer limited to reading on iPhones and iPads. The iBookstore is getting its own dedicated Mac app with …

Skeuomorphism Is The Red-Headed Step Child At This Year’s WWDC

Apple’s keynote presentation at the Worldwide Developers conference this morning had a few moments of humor — and several of them came at the expense of skeuomorphism, the design philosophy that seemed to govern many of the earlier versions of iOS.<p>The move away from skeuomorphism has been …

The Single Best Thing Apple Announced At Today's iPhone Event

It's not the new font, or icons, or apps, and it's certainly not the homescreen parallax effect. It's something simple that you'll use all the time.<p>When you're at home, you want the Wi-Fi on your phone to be turned on. It saves battery life; it loads, downloads, and sends things faster; it keeps …

Apple’s new operating system presages the fusion of desktop and mobile software

“Trendsetter” isn’t a word often used to describe Microsoft these days, but for once it’s apt. First Google, and now Apple, have revealed that they are following Microsoft’s “Windows Everywhere” vision into a future of personal computing where desktop operating systems look and function like, and …

Software

Millions and Billions: Apple's WWDC Digits

Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote began as so many others, with a victory lap of metrics, many incremental improvements from the set of big numbers the …

WWDC 2013: Apple overhauls iOS design, shows off MacBook Airs and Mac Pro (roundup)

During its first major event of 2013, Apple (s aapl) used its Worldwide Developers Conference to show off sweeping changes to the design of its …

In a hurry? We’ve distilled Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote into 2 minutes of pure information [video]

Apple announced a lot of new software and hardware today at WWDC, including OS X Mavericks, iOS 7, new Mac Pros, and more.<p>If you’ve been out of the loop, or don’t have time to catch up on everything, the video above summarizes everything you need to know about Apple’s WWDC announcements.<p>For more …

Apple’s streaming radio service won’t win without on-demand play

Apple announced a new streaming radio service today, but that doesn’t mean it’s about to drive its competitors out of the the digital music business. It’s trying to adopt a business model it already helped kill.<p>Apple’s new product promises to use its existing Genius music-recommendation software to …

Apple Announces 2013 Design Awards, Winning Apps Include 'Letterpress' and 'Evernote'

Apple has announced the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards at WWDC, highlighting an array of apps from utilities to games on both iOS and the Mac. Apple's Design Awards were created to recognize apps that "raise the bar in design, technology, and innovation."<p><b>iPhone and iPad</b><br>- Yahoo! Weather<br>- …

Watch this: Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote in exactly 10 minutes

Want to catch up on Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote but don't have two hours to spare? We've got you covered with a 10-minute edit of the event complete with plenty of Cook-isms, new OS X and iPhone / iPad features, and much, much more. If you prefer a more text-and-pictures-based education, here is …

Watch this: Apple's imperfect video about perfection

Apple's marathon keynote session at yesterday's WWDC began with the following video. Graced by soothing piano music, a minimalist monochromatic palette, and a set of elegantly transitioning geometric shapes, the ad does a great job of conveying Apple lead designer Jony Ive's pursuit of purity and …

iOS 7's 'Activation Lock' Delivers Cautious Optimism to Officials Concerned Over Mobile Device Thefts

One of the new iOS 7 features introduced by Craig Federighi at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote yesterday was Activation Lock, which aims to reduce the appeal of Apple devices to thieves by preventing stolen phones from being activated by new users.<p>There's one feature I want to talk …

Designers Think Apple's New Flat iOS Look Is 'Ugly' and 'Harsh' and Blinding

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After years of complaints about Apple's cheesy, outdated, and decidedly "skeuomorphic" iPhone …

Apple iOS 7 supports Wi-Fi Hotspot 2.0 for next-gen network roaming

Apple(s aapl) didn’t get a chance to show every new iOS 7 feature on Monday at its WWDC event, but in typical fashion it did show one presentation …

Why Apple Killed Genius For Apps, And What’s Next For The App Store’s Long Tail

Apple is no longer offering the “Genius” feature as a way to surface and discover new mobile applications in the iOS App Store in the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 7. Instead, the spot that used to belong to “Genius” now goes to “Near Me,” a new feature demoed during …

iOS 7 borrows heavily from its competition, but should we care?

If you were online at all yesterday, you probably heard at least a little bit about Apple’s latest iOS 7. The new UI is completely redesigned and transforms the aging platform into something modern and fresh. At the same time, it also looks very familiar.<p>Some of this is because at it’s heart it is …

Apps

Apple confirms new version of Final Cut Pro X coming alongside new Mac Pro later this year

Yesterday’s unveiling of the all-new Mac Pro at Apple’s WWDC keynote certainly made up for the fact that we didn’t see any updates to Apple’s pro apps like we we’re hoping. However, you might have missed Phil Schiller’s rather quick confirmation that a new version of Final Cut Pro X is indeed …

Apple’s Top Brass Looks Very Much In Sync At WWDC Following Last Year’s Reorganization

Apple’s WWDC Keynote yesterday left one impression on me above all others: the executive team seems much more comfortable and in sync under CEO Tim Cook now than they ever have before. Rarely has a keynote or event gone as smoothly as the one Apple delivered yesterday, and rarely has the ensemble …

Apple’s Declaration of Values: Simplify, Perfect, Delight

“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred …

Apple