Levi Dante Espinoza

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What life after the smartphone will look like

News about the iPhone 8 featuring a wider bezel and OLED technology landed with a thud recently. More tweaks to the existing design, baby steps …

IPhone 8

‘Meet me at Apple’ is Cupertino’s Gen Z dream

“Shall we meet at the Apple store?”<p>That’s the kind of question Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail, wants Gen Z shoppers to ask one another, according to a new interview airing this week <i>CBC This Morning</i>.<p>Set to air tomorrow on CBS from 7am to 9am ET and PT the interview with …

Tim Cook: As the cable-TV bundle “breaks down,” change is coming

Apple doesn’t have a solid TV strategy yet. But CEO Tim Cook thinks he can see the writing on the wall—the much loathed cable-TV bundle is on its deathbed.<p>Speaking on the earnings call after Apple posted a record first quarter, Cook said (emphasis added):<p>The way that we participate in the changes …

Televisions

Apple's 'polarizing' new products are paying off

Throughout much of 2016, it seemed like lots of Apple fans were unhappy. The year brought few updates to the Mac (and the one big change was quite polarizing), a barely redesigned iPhone with no headphone jack, AirPods that shipped two months late and a new Apple Watch that was a modest improvement …

Tim Cook is living in the future (and you can too)

Tim Cook is living the Jetsons lifestyle — minus the jetpack and flying car — thanks to Siri and the growing number of HomeKit devices on the market.<p>The Apple CEO offered a rare glimpse into his private life Tuesday during Apple’s quarterly financial report, painting a picture of techno-utopian …

Apple Is Not The Next Blackberry, It’s The Next Toyota

Apple is not a once-great company in decline, but a still-great company that will face conditions over the next decade far less favorable than in the …

BlackBerry

MacBook Pro spy photos hint at OLED touch strip, no MagSafe

It’s been a while since Apple made any huge change to its MacBook Pro line but the upcoming new model might prove to be the most controversial, or at …

MacBook Pro

We finally learned about a new app Apple plans to introduce in iOS 10

With Apple’s annual WWDC event now just barely more than a month away, we still know surprisingly little about the types of tweaks and features Apple …

It makes perfect sense for Apple to kill the iPhone's headphone jack

The latest iPhone rumor is that Apple might get rid of the 3.5 mm audio jack next year.<p>Eliminating a connector that's used by countless headphones, speaker systems, and other peripherals would certainly create huge blowback for Apple.<p>The reaction would probably be even more volatile than when the …

Mobile Technology

Jeff Williams Named Apple COO, Phil Schiller Takes Over App Store Leadership

Apple has announced an executive shakeup today that sees Jeff Williams promoted to Chief Operating Officer and marketing chief Phil Schiller taking over App Store leadership across all Apple platforms.<p>Williams, who joined Apple in 1998 as head of worldwide procurement, becomes Apple's fourth …

App Store

What Steve Jobs taught me about leadership, genius, and success in my 13 years at Apple

I witnessed a company losing and finding itself, and in the process, it inspired me to pursue an entrepreneurial path.<p>I was lucky to work at Apple from my time as a college student up until 2003. I was there while still in college during the John Scully years, which progressed to Michael "The …

Apple is about to hold the biggest event it's had in years — here's what to expect

It's an announcement we've been expecting for months; Apple has held press events to introduce its newest smartphone to the world every September since 2012.<p>But what makes this event different is that analysts and industry watchers are expecting the company to talk about more than just its new …

Apple Watch

Apple HQ flies Pride flag to celebrate marriage equality ruling

This week has been one of the most miraculous weeks we’ve seen in recent history. We’ve seen a 25 year-old country girl bend the will of a bunch of rich ass middle-aged white men in Silicon Valley. 150 after their defeat, in the Civil War, Confederacy loyalist are lowering the stars and bars. And …

Silicon Valley

Thirty-one years later, the Mac is still a vital part of Apple's soul

Developed on, developed on, developed on<p>First of all, let me go back to a point that I've made time after time, whenever paranoid Mac users start …

Apple Stores finally begin selling Apple Watch starting today

The Apple Watch is finally here. We have been told by trusted sources that Apple Stores around the country have begun to receive shipments of the …

Apple executive Phil Schiller, in his own words, on why the new MacBook only has one port

When Apple launched its new, super-thin MacBook laptop in April, much of the initial criticism focused on its having only one port, a new type of USB called USB-C.<p>People wondered: <i>How am I supposed to charge my laptop and iPhone at the same time? Why do I have to spend $80 on an adapter that hooks</i> …

Apple

Apple’s Hybrid Keyboard Patent Combines Touch Input And Mechanical Typing

Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that combines the best of both worlds when it comes to input – physical keys and touch-based input. The hybrid design would provide users with more flexibility when it comes to doing things beyond typing, all without taking away the satisfying click of a …

How to Think Like Steve Jobs, Innovate Like Elon Musk, and Act Like Bill Gates | Inc.com

A wall-mounted battery that can power your entire house? An electric car that can drive three times as far as its competitors? A train that runs on air pressure?<p>These are just a few of the ideas Elon Musk has invented or promised. The brilliant innovator runs multiple companies and always seems to …

Bill Gates

Watch Tim Cook, Eddy Cue and Phil Schiller boogie down

<b>Update: The video has already been removed, but I’ve replaced it with a cached version.</b><p>We now know what Pharrell Williams’ payment was for his advance gold Apple Watch Edition: Promising to not laugh at Tim Cook, Eddy Cue, and Phil Schiller’s “dad dancing” moves during yesterday’s live concert at …

Tim Cook

Just how scratch-resistant will your Apple Watch Sport be?

Unlike the sapphire crystal used in the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition, the low-end Apple Watch Sport uses a scratch-resistant fortified ion-X glass display to protect your next must-have Apple device from the wear-and-tear of its daily grind. But how does it hold up?<p>Thanks to Lewis …

Apple Watch

Apple Watch preorders surpass 2 million amidst supply constraints

While Apple isn’t saying how many Watches it’s sold, estimates so far are that more than 1 million preorders have been placed.<p>Now the industry’s leading Apple analyst is weighing in with his own findings, including why preorder estimates have already been pushed back to June.<p>KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo, who …

Smartwatches

Apple just dropped a big clue about a major new product coming in June

Apple announced on Tuesday that its annual developer conference, WWDC, would take place June 8-12. And the artwork for the announcement suggests that Apple will be releasing a major overhaul to Apple TV.<p>"I usually don't play the 'let's read into the design of the Apple event announcement' game, but …

Mophie Debuts New 'Watch Dock' for Apple Watch

Ahead of the Apple Watch launch, several companies have debuted charging accessories, bands, cases, and more for the Apple Watch, and as of today, popular iOS accessory maker Mophie is also offering its own version of a Watch Dock for the Apple Watch.<p>The Watch Dock from Mophie is constructed from a …

Smartwatches

Apple's WWDC logos through the ages: what did they tell us?

Apple's WWDC 2014 developer conference is set for June 2 and we're already feverish with anticipation.<p>What will Apple announce? iOS 8? An OS X …

Apple

Guitar Hero TV is like a playable version of classic MTV

“This gets music videos back on the TV,” says Jamie Jackson, the Creative Director of Freestyle Games. The bearded and tattooed exec is showing Guitar Hero TV, or GHTV, the banner online multiplayer mode for <i>Guitar Hero Live</i>, his studio’s reboot of the plastic instruments franchise. Jackson had …

Here's what the Apple Watch Sport looks like with a Milanese Loop

After a weekend of travel, I finally got a chance to visit the Apple Store to "officially" try on the Apple Watch. Despite having already placed my …

First Apple Watch Unboxing Video Surfaces

As the initial wave of reviews for the much-anticipated Apple Watch began flooding in this morning, French website <i>Metronews</i> posted one of the first unboxing videos for Apple's wrist-worn device, showing off specifically what appears to be the 42mm Stainless Steel Case with Milanese Loop Apple Watch.<p>…

Smartwatches

Leaked Memo Says Apple Will Push Retail Store Shoppers Online

Apple might be implementing retail changes that discourage the kind of hype-building launch day lines that get headlines with each new device that goes on sale, according to a new memo reportedly from Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts shared with retail store employees and obtained by Business …