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November 27, 2012
15:17 // 1 year ago
November 11, 2012
Apple just paid Swiss Federal Railways $21 million for the rights to the design of the above clock, according to Mashable. This was weeks after the iOS6 release, in which the company received much criticism over using the clock, considered iconic of the rail company, as their new default clock design — without paying for the rights.

Apple just paid Swiss Federal Railways $21 million for the rights to the design of the above clock, according to Mashable. This was weeks after the iOS6 release, in which the company received much criticism over using the clock, considered iconic of the rail company, as their new default clock design — without paying for the rights.

17:51 // 1 year ago
October 4, 2012
11:01 // 2 years ago
September 28, 2012
thisistheverge:

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We fell short’ on new Maps app in iOS 6, suggests third-party alternatives
Apple has been under fire since last week’s launch of iOS 6 and its new, in-house Maps app — and now Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has published an open letter in which he admits that the new app “fell short” of the company’s high standards.

Holy. Crap. Wow.

thisistheverge:

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We fell short’ on new Maps app in iOS 6, suggests third-party alternatives

Apple has been under fire since last week’s launch of iOS 6 and its new, in-house Maps app — and now Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has published an open letter in which he admits that the new app “fell short” of the company’s high standards.

Holy. Crap. Wow.

9:05 // 2 years ago
September 26, 2012
We own this; we manage the vendors. This is no one’s issue but ours.
An Apple executive • Speaking to David Pogue about the technical failings of its maps app, which have been well-documented elsewhere. Pogue has a way with words in his review of the program: “So Apple has written a beautiful, well-designed app — and fed it questionable data,” he says. “It’s as though you just got a $1,500 professional coffee maker and then poured moldy beans into it.” Ouch.
20:25 // 2 years ago
September 20, 2012

iOS 6 will probably be on more devices than iOS 5 by Monday

  • 15 percent of all eligible devices have iOS 6 installed only 24 hours after its release. When you include the flood of iPhone 5’s that will be activated with iOS 6 tomorrow, the numbers are only going to go up.
  • 20 percent of all eligible devices didn’t have iOS 5 installed until five days after the iOS update’s release. Clearly, native YouTube and Google Maps apps weren’t all that important to fans of Apple. source
17:30 // 2 years ago
June 11, 2012
Here’s the full list of devices that will be compatible with iOS 6 when it releases this fall.

Here’s the full list of devices that will be compatible with iOS 6 when it releases this fall.

14:52 // 2 years ago
Apple’s new IOS mapping app: Siri integration, 3D mapping, and um, is that Gill Sans? Eric Gill would be proud. (more)

Apple’s new IOS mapping app: Siri integration, 3D mapping, and um, is that Gill Sans? Eric Gill would be proud. (more)

14:45 // 2 years ago
New iOS 6 feature Guided Access allows for the disabling of portions of the screen — to assist the accessibility community with using the devices — and also allows the device to be placed in single-app mode.

New iOS 6 feature Guided Access allows for the disabling of portions of the screen — to assist the accessibility community with using the devices — and also allows the device to be placed in single-app mode.

14:42 // 2 years ago
Introducing Passbook: Apple’s new app for storing credit card info, movie tickets, boarding passes, and more.

Introducing Passbook: Apple’s new app for storing credit card info, movie tickets, boarding passes, and more.

14:35 // 2 years ago