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Apple To Unveil Utra–high Definition Televisions with 55-inch and 65-inch in 4Q14 Bloomberg is reporting that a Tokyo-based analyst at Advanced Research Japan Co, believes that Apple will unveil a 55-inch and a 65-inch full-fledge TV device in the fourth quarter of 2014. According to the report, Apple is still working out the specifications of the full-fledge television sets.   However, Masahiko Ishino, an analyst at Advanced Research, said  that Apple would reportedly adopt a frameless design. The rumor of an Apple gained momentum late 2011 after Steve Jobs is quoted in hisRead More

Posted On October 17, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

iTunes on Windows: The Day Hell Froze Over

Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of iTunes on Windows PC, October, 16, 2003. The Day Hell Froze Over! However, in hindsight, this is actually the day Apple to its first step in becoming the being Post PC juggernaut it is today according to Chris Fralic, Partner at First Round Capital. “10 years ago today, Apple did something extraordinary, but it didn’t seem like it at the time, Chris Fralic writes. “Like the story of a butterfly flapping its wings and eventually causing a tsunami halfway around the world, this had a profoundRead More
There’s another side to the Steve Jobs Apple fans have come to admire and love over the years. To fully respect and appreciate someone you also need acknowledge their faults. Hence, the reason for sharing this quote from “The Bite in the Apple” by Chrisann Brennan, Steve Jobs’ former lover and mother to his child – Lisa. [quote cite=”Chrisann Brennan” url=”http://nypost.com/2013/10/15/steve-jobs-ex-reveals-their-explosive-relationship/”]Of course, it must have been sort of wild to have your genius recognised at the age of twenty-two, to be thrust into such a role of authority. Steve hadRead More
Credit: Esquire Here we have a classic case of why you shouldn’t judge the book by its cover. This story first appeared in the October 27th, 2011 issue of Rolling Stone, written by Jeff Goodell. It was recently republished to coincide with the 2nd anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death. [quote cite=”Jeff Goodell” url=”http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/the-steve-jobs-nobody-knew-20111027″]When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had gotten a job at this little computer companyRead More
In a follow-up to his earlier piece – What Clayton Christensen Got Wrong,  Ben Thompson of Stratechery is on the offense again with another post titled – Obsoletive.  In his new post Ben Thompson is reinforcing his theory that the low-end  disruption only happens in the business to business market and not the consumer market. First off, Ben Thompson highlighted that Christensen did acknowledge that he was wrong about the iPhone by pointing to the following article in the New Yorker (subscription needed): One CEO who never asked for his help, despite his admiration for The Innovator’sRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Jay Yarow: iOS 7 Is A Roaring Success Against All Odds

[quote cite=”Jay Yarow” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com/most-impressive-thing-about-apples-new-iphone-software-it-works-really-well-2013-9″] Apple released iOS 7, a complete remake of the look and feel of the iPhone and iPad’s operating system, last week. iOS 7 had the potential to be a complete and utter disaster for Apple. It was tossing out Steve Jobs’ design, which featured life-like illustrations, in favor of a simpler design that had none of those. It was, in many ways, the first truly post-Steve Jobs product Apple released. iOS 7 is not a disaster, though. It’s a success. A smash hit, if measured byRead More
 Fake Gold iPad mini? Many of you might be familiar with world-renowned business school professor – Clayton Christensen. His book – classic book The Innovator’s Dilemma, was reportedly one of the Steve Jobs’ favorite. Clayton Christensen posits the following two theories (via Stratechery): The theory of new market disruption – This describes how incumbent companies ignore new technologies that don’t serve the needs of their customers or fit within their existing business models. However, as the new technology, which excels on completely different attributes than the incumbent’s product, continues to mature, it eventuallyRead More

Posted On July 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

iPhone Concept 6m is from Designed by M

Today our featured iPhone concept is from Designed by M. The concept showcase a next-generation iPhone called -iPhone 6m. iPhone 6m sports sharp corners (Steve Jobs would not have approved) a slimmer body (20% thinner than the iPhone 5). Designed by M: Introducing the iPhone 6m! (You didn’t think we’d name it anything else did you?) It’s not over the top, but it’s enough to make you trade in your iPhone 5. We changed the shape, adding sharper angles to the usually round corners giving it an edgy, futuristic look and feel.Read More
With the unveiling of iOS 7, Tim Cook and crew show that they are ready to step out of Steve Jobs shadow and done what is right for the company. In his post on TechCrunch, this is what MG Siegler had to say: OS X will now be named after California landmarks. The Mac Pro will now be assembled in the USA. “Design in California” is the heir apparent to “Think Different”.Read More
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Posted On June 3, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials, Featured

How to Design Apps for Gesture-Driven Devices

Remember the moment when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone? It was exciting… but we don’t think anyone could have predicted the huge drive towards mobile devices that occurred over the following five years. Now, huge proportions of web traffic are from smartphones and mobile devices, and more and more people are using them every day to do things that would normally have only ever been attributed to desktop/laptop machines. The Shift to the Responsive Web With this ever-increasing move towards a mobile world arises a fair few issues. Initially, peopleRead More
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Posted On April 26, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Amazing Apple iLens Concept Photos

  Here is some superb photo of what a camera may look like if Apple ever start making cameras again. These concept photos come to you courtesy of Rishi Soman. iLens features a touch screen ultra-thin interchangeable lens camera, 4.8-inch Retina display a dual-lens system  and iLens equipped with a 50mm fixed focus lens and a zoom lens / telephoto lens, to give users with a range of shooting options. The iLen will also  feature near-field communication (NFC) capabilities, allowing users to easily share photos. Many of us remember famous quotes from Steve Jobs’s biographyRead More
Steve Jobs And John Gruber On Simplicity of the iOS Home Screen I stumbled across this post by respected blogger and Apple aficionado John Gruber recently. Gruber post was in response to a CNN piece by Steve Kovach in which it was alleged, that the home screens on iOS devices “is still just a grid of static icons that launch apps.” I haven’t read the post by Kovach and don’t intend to. However, I found what Gruber had to say very interesting. Gruber: [quote] Kovach’s whole piece is inane, butRead More