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Even the chairs at Apple Park are designed to promote collaboration

There’s a good chance you’ll never have the opportunity to work at Apple, let alone attain the success of chief designer Jony Ive. But that doesn’t mean you can’t <i>sit</i> like Jony Ive — and, no, we don’t mean on a giant pile of money in front of a white backdrop.<p>According to a new report, Apple Park …

How THE LAST JEDI Fixes the STAR WARS Saga’s Biggest Mistake

<b>Warning: Major spoilers for</b> <b>The Last Jedi</b> <b>follow!</b><p>When our favorite moptop farmboy barreled into an incarcerated sovereign’s holding cell and proudly …

Cedric Price’s Potteries Thinkbelt

I now take the West Coast Express home from work. I have a short commute and rather enjoy the quiet, relaxing travel from Vancouver. I am on the …

Framing Makoto Shinkai: 15 Years of Anime Art from the Director of “Your Name”

<i>Anime director Makoto Shinkai delivered a blockbuster hit with his 2016 anime movie Your Name. The film, which broke box office records in Japan and</i> …

Anime

Jony Ive is retaking control of Apple’s design team after two years in hands-off role

Guess who’s back, back again<p>Jony Ive, technically Apple’s design chief since 2015, is once again assuming management control of the iPhone maker’s design team after two years in a largely hands-off role, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. Ive, responsible for the look and feel of Apple hardware …

Apple Design Chief Jonathan Ive on the iPhone X: We Had to Solve ‘Extraordinarily Complex Problems’

Apple helped bring personal computers into the home with its early Macs, revolutionized the way we listen to music with the iPod, and put a …

Jony Ive's perfect magazine is one with no content

Unapologetically blank<p>Apple’s chief design officer Jony Ive is something of a legend in Silicon Valley. He’s the man whose golden touch is credited with the iconic designs of some of Apple’s most successful products, like the iPhone, iPod, and iMac.<p>But while Ive is very good at designing …

Product Design

Jony Ive on Apple Park and his unique, minimalist W* cover

Jony Ive told Angela Ahrendts ‘Don’t mess with the tables’ as she set about revamping Apple’s retail stores

When Angela Ahrendts was head-hunted by Apple to head up its retail operations, she said she was given one constraint on what she could change.<p>“In one of those very early conversations,” Ahrendts recalled, Ive said, ‘Don’t mess with the tables. They’re the same tables we used in our design studio …

Apple Store

Apple iOS 11.1 Release, It's A Big One

Apple iOS 11.1 is the big one. Following the rushed releases of iOS 11.0.1, iOS 11.0.2 and iOS 11.0.3 (which caused more problems than they fixed), Apple has launched a new iOS 11.1 update which tackles by far the biggest problem facing iOS 11 upgraders today: <i>battery life</i>.<p>Popular YouTuber …

Mobile Technology

Drop-in electric bike conversion kit employs a friction drive & has a 30-mile range

<b>EAZY Bike aims to make it simple and affordable to convert a bicycle to an e-bike with its $160 system.</b><p>Another day, another electric bike project.<p>It …

Electric Bikes

Jony Ive says we ‘sense care’ in good design, Apple will continue to be revolutionary, and more in new interview

<i>Update 10/11: Video clip of the interview added above the transcript below.</i><p>Jony Ive, Apple’s Chief Design Officer, is set to take the stage at The New Yorker TechFest to discuss ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ with <i>The New Yorker</i>‘s editor David Remnick. <i>9to5Mac</i> is live from the venue in New York City …

Product Design

Meet Liz Diller, the rebel architect behind MoMA, the High Line and now a home for Simon Rattle

Her practice beat Foster, Gehry and Piano to clinch London’s new £250m Centre for Music. She talks about fuelling gentrification – and why arts buildings have to be more than corporate baubles<p>‘We’ve never stopped being rebellious,” says Liz Diller, founding partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the …

Architecture

Jony Ive says iPhone X is only the beginning of a new chapter in iPhone development

In a brief interview that took place at the iPhone X launch but has only been published this week, Apple’s design head Jony Ive said that while the new flagship phone represents the achievement of a long-held ambition, it is only the beginning.<p>Ive said that the iPhone X is a huge change in the …

Mobile Technology

Jony Ive on iPhone X and Apple's future products: Design and ideas must wait for technology to catch up

In a conversation at The New Yorker's TechFest conference in Manhattan on Friday, Apple chief designer Jony Ive gave a small glimpse into the …

Prototypes

Jony Ive says folks use iPhones too much, reveals iPhone X took 5 years | Trusted Reviews

<b>Apple’s design guru Sir Jonathan Ive says the iPhone X handset was in the works a full five years before it was revealed last month.</b><p>Speaking at the …

Apple trapped me on iOS — perhaps forever

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Apple's Jony Ive Says This Is the Most Important Thing He Learned From Steve Jobs

Jony Ive is a legend in the design world who is best known for bringing a distinct mix of understatement and elegance to numerous Apple products.<p>One …

Apple's healthcare plans under the microscope: From iPhone apps to Apple Watch and what comes next

The way healthcare data is gathered, shared, and understood could all be set for a sea-change if Apple becomes consumers' and providers' med-tech …

Digital Health

Apple's design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Speaking at <i>The New Yorker’s</i> annual tech shindig,TechFest, Apple design guru Jony Ive hit us with some hard truth: we’re using our phones too much. Granted, we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and that conclusion is that smartphones are basically …

How to add a fast new SSD to your old Mac or MacBook for only $150

When I first wrote about using solid state drives (SSDs) to radically improve the performance of older Macs, high-capacity SSDs were just beginning to become affordable. Replacing a Mac’s 500GB or 1TB hard drive with a same-sized SSD required at least $250 back then, but the benefits were …

Computer Hardware

Braun philosophy is about "reducing the bling-bling" says designer Dietrich Lubs

A protégé of Dieter Rams, Dietrich Lubs was responsible for some of Braun's most influential products. As Dezeen and Braun launch a limited-edition …

"Simplicity is the key to excellence" says Dieter Rams

In a rare interview, German designer Dieter Rams has called for a return to well-made, long-lasting products, even if it comes at the expense of …

Craig Federighi Says 3D Touch App Switcher Gesture Will Return in Future Update to iOS 11

Apple software engineering chief Craig Federighi has revealed that a popular 3D Touch gesture for accessing the App Switcher will apparently return in a future update to iOS 11.<p>Federighi, replying to an email from <i>MacRumors</i> reader Adam Zahn, said Apple had to "temporarily drop support" for the …

Craig Federighi

You can now buy a Volvo like an iPhone

Volvo wants to make it as easy to get into a sensible Swedish sedan as Apple has made it to buy an iPhone. Right now, you can apply online (or in-store), let Apple run a quick credit check, and walk out with an iPhone on an installment plan in a matter of minutes. It was a smart way for Apple to …

Volvo

watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch is now available, here’s everything new

watchOS 4 is out today as a free update for all Apple Watch models. The latest version brings three new watch faces including Toy Story and Siri, new versions of Music and the Heart Rate app, enhancements to the Activity and Workout apps including High Intensity Interval Training, and much more.<p>The …

Smartwatches

Apple releases iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad, here’s everything new

Apple has just released iOS 11 to the public, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. The major update brings a variety of new features including a redesigned Control Center, a brand-new App Store, the new Files app, Do Not Disturb While Driving, a new Lock Screen / Cover Sheet experience, and much …

Apps

tvOS 11 update for Apple TV is now available, here’s everything new

There’s a new software update out for the fourth-gen Apple TV that brings a few useful new features to the set-top box. tvOS 11 brings automatic dark mode switching, Home Screen Sync, proper AirPods support, and more to the Apple TV.<p><b>How to update Apple TV to tvOS 11</b><p>Launch Settings app<br>• Navigate to …

Smart TV

Apple explains what exactly happened when Face ID ‘failed’ during iPhone X demo

Apple has officially clarified what happened on stage when the first demo of Face ID didn’t go as planned. While many were quick to call it a “fail,” that’s not what happened in the slightest. Apple confirmed the situation in a statement to Yahoo this evening…<p>Apple explained that the demo iPhone X …

Face ID