The rumors have been flying for weeks, and today Apple made it official: The iPad Mini will be announced at a media event on October 23rd.
When Apple purchased C3 Technologies to make use of their realistic 3D mapping system, C3 already had a number of major world cities mapped. So why have some of them been left out of Apple Maps‘ big debut?
It’s hard to imagine employees at a creative, free-thinking tech company like Apple donning uniforms before heading into work. In an industry where many industry leaders take pride in shunning traditional corporate values – the company with the unofficial motto “think different” and the leader who has pointed to LSD drug use as a major […]
How does Apple create those 3D “Flyover” Maps of major cities? And why are they such a mess when you zoom in close?
Diehard Apple fans measure their geek cred by how much lore and minutia they know. Here’s a story from way back when that I hadn’t heard, about Steve Jobs’ idea for “a mysterious little man who lives inside each Macintosh.”
At that same Hawaiian sales staff conference where the video was shown of Steve Jobs impersonating FDR, there was also this. It’s called Bluebusters, and it’s four minutes of Apple staff spoofing Ghostbusters.
Software maker Andy Hertzfeld yesterday posted a very old Apple commercial that never aired. It’s a fascinating blast from the past.
I’ve identified eight basic geometric shapes that Apple comes back to time and again in their product designs. Can you guess them all?
The latest information to come from the Apple v. Samsung patent trial is about Apple’s marketing strategy. The media would have you believe that this is some huge revelation, but it’s just affirmation of what Apple fans have known for years.
Apple’s ads in recent years have simplified more and more, to the point that there’s nothing but the product on a white background with its name below. Is it too little?