Nicholas Gunther

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One Thing Steve Jobs Did at Apple That Will Instantly Improve Your Productivity

Distraction is always the enemy. Here's one simple technique to maintain focus on what's really important.<p>Busy Work<p>So, if we are going to talk about productivity we need to get one thing straight from the outset; busy does not equate to productive.<p>Try this experiment; go around for a day and ask …

Time Management

10 books that will change how you think forever

<i>Caitlin is Editor in Chief at Page19 and frequently writes about marketing, communications, and creativity. An edited version of this post originally appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Sometimes it’s a lecture. Sometimes it’s a particular teacher’s words. Sometimes it’s a lesson from a parent or a friend, or …

Self-improvement

12 design secrets spilled by Jony Ive

Jony Ive made a rare public appearance at the Design Museum in London yesterday, where he discussed a range of topics with museum director Deyan Sudjic. Everything from the future of design, to Jony’s work at Apple popped up in the conversation, but the most intriguing parts where the insights into …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Ignite Your Metabolism!

Target your glutes to annihilate calories and build a stronger lower body<p>Butt-building exercises shouldn't be reserved for women in bikinis. "Your glutes are one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>. "Targeting them …

The Pushup That Builds Maximum Muscle

Work your chest, core, and arms harder with this tough pushup variation<p>There are lots of ways to make the classic pushup more difficult. You can elevate your feet, put your hands closer together, lift one leg, or place your hands on an unstable surface. But if you really want to hammer your chest, …

The Most Important Fat-Burning Exercise You're Not Doing

“I was once a fat dude with bad knees, then I experienced the awesome power of bodyweight training to shed weight and build a lean, strong body,” says BJ Gaddour, CSCS, who <i>Men’s Health</i> magazine calls “one of fittest men of all time.”<p>Gaddour says almost anyone can become as lean and fit as he is by …

Allison Johnson: We Have Enough Companies Like Apple

If we want people to read more books, we have to bring more books to the people—and their screens.<p>The answers included using waste artichoke and bio …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

Opinion: What approach will Apple take to deliver a larger-screen iPhone 6?

I wrote in an earlier opinion piece that 2014 is the year when I expect Apple to finally give in and opt for a larger iPhone display. Assuming I’m right, the question then becomes: what approach will Apple take?<p>There are two ways of increasing the size of a display. First, you can keep the …

What OS X Could Look Like If It Gets Jony’s iOS 7 Treatment [Concept]

We’ve seen a bunch of “OS X meets iOS” concepts for the Mac over the last few years, most of which have been pretty meh, but this recent submission to us is the first one I wouldn’t mind using if OS X 11 absolutely has to take all of its design cues from iOS 7.<p>Created by Andrew Ambrosino, the OS X …

What An iOS-7 Inspired Apple TV Interface Could Look Like [Concept]

Andrew Ambrosino, the same concept designer who showed us what the next version of OS X could look like, also has an interesting take on the Apple TV’s interface. His concept design is inspired by Jony Ive’s iOS 7.<p>“I know, it’s a Samsung TV so it can’t be a “real” Apple TV / iTV concept,” notes …

Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Global warming is a pressing issue that affects everyone. Though it may be hard to tell right now while we still have polar ice caps, National Geographic recently created a series of maps that illustrate how visually different the Earth would look if all the ice on the planet melted. The maps …

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11 years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone

on January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs put sneaker to stage for what was the most incredible keynote presentations of his life—a life filled with incredible …

What iOS 7 looks like (and other tidbits)

Mark’s already run down much of what we think will happen at WWDC.<p>I’ve been given a quick peek at an early beta of iOS 7 and can only describe what I’ve seen. I’m told I can’t post the screenshots because Apple embeds little watermarks that could land the source in some trouble.<p>The whole OS has …

Briefs Review: A Great Prototyping Tool For iOS Apps – MacStories

Briefs has a complicated history.<p>In September 2009, independent developer Rob Rhyne showed a demo of an iPhone prototyping tool called “Briefs” at the C4[3] conference in Chicago. The day after the presentation, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber called Briefs “impressive” in the way it hit “the sweet …