Jean-luc Parent

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Why the $10,000 Watch is essential to Apple’s plan

It’s taken all week, but I finally think I have a pretty good idea why Apple is selling a crazy-expensive, super-exclusive gold watch.<p>Initially, the very idea that Apple would make something for the one percent seemed abhorrent. What makes Apple great is that it sells affordable luxury to the …

LARRY PAGE'S NIGHTMARE: How Google's Dominance Comes To An End

Google generates an astonishing $3 billion in free cash flow every quarter, and is growing at a rate of 20% yearly.<p>It still dominates search — the way most of us find information online, and the most lucrative form of advertising ever invented. It's got the dominant smartphone platform, Android, …

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Apple TV Unboxed and Ahead of the Curve

Say Apple and you usually expect an iPhone concept, however this time around designer Martin Hajek surprises us with two unique Apple iTV concepts. …

Stand Back! iOS Market Share Is About to Explode!

Everybody likes whining about Apple. The company doesn’t innovate anymore, critics say. Their new phones are boring, the same old wine in a line of colorful new bottles. The “S” releases are always just tweaks of yesterday’s iPhone, and are not fundamentally different. Android phones dominate …

A look at what an iOS 7-inspired OS X could look like [Gallery]

In light of the upcoming launch of iOS 7, designer Stu Crew and other designers have imagined what a version of the OS X operating system with iOS 7 design principles could look like. Crew’s design matches iOS 7 by removing the heavy, metaphoric textures from OS X. The image above showcases a look …

TOPEKA: Apple Is Going To Release The iPhone 5S In 'At Least' Two Screen Sizes

For the most part, all we've heard is that Apple is working on an iPhone 5S which will be just like the iPhone 5, except with a bump in performance.<p>It will be the same pattern we've seen from Apple. The iPhone 3G led to the iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 4 was the predecessor to the iPhone 4S. And this …

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

Facebook’s Android Homescreen Could Expose Apple’s Inflexibility

The mainstream has had little reason to care that Android gives developers much more customization freedom than iOS. But if Facebook’s fabled Android homescreen is a hit, the stubbornness of Apple’s closed mobile platform could be framed as a drawback after years of its cohesive design and ease …

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …