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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Why my iPhone 6 Plus won’t replace my iPad Mini after all

Personally, I was absolutely certain I would buy the iPhone 6 when I went to the Apple Store a few months back. For sure, I didn’t want a bulky mini tablet for a phone… so the iPhone 6 Plus was out of the question. When I first tried the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, they both seemed huge in comparison to my outdated iPhone 5S. None of the two I could operate with one hand, reachability feature or not.  For […]

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Steve Jobs by Doug Menuez

Steve Jobs by Doug Menuez

Steve Jobs by Doug Menuez (Storehouse) – A story by Doug Menuez, documentary filmmaker and photographer, who spent some time with Steve Jobs at his new startup NeXT after he got kicked out at Apple in 1985. Photo Source: Rare Images of Stve Jobs at NeXT, new.dice.comMore photos by Doug Menuez about The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley can be found in his book: Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000

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Tim Cook Speaks Up

“I don’t consider myself an activist, but I realize how much I’ve benefited from the sacrifice of others” Source: Tim Cook speaks up

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eve homeKit Accessories

Eve HomeKit Accessories

In September 2014 Elgato introduced Eve Smart Home Sensors supporting Apple’s HomeKit. I am not quite sure what to do with them really, but I am convinced I need stuff like this. I can’t wait for a connected home. I would even consider renovating on a large scale to make it happen. For more information on the Elgato Eve sensors visit https://www.elgato.com/en/eve Source: eve – know your home, October 9 2014 

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Apple Geisha

Susan Kare, Iconographer – About designing icons and symbols

Susan Kare is undoubtedly a pioneer of user interface graphics and pixel art. She worked on the original Macintosh Team at Apple and joined Steve Jobs at NeXT as a Creative Director. Among her portfolio many famous clients can be found, e.g. Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Paypal, Glam and many others. If you are interested in any of her artwork, limited edition prints both signed and numbered can be bought at kareprints.com This is a talk regarding the design of icons and symbols and […]

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Tim Cook

Tim Cook, Making Apple His Own

Tim Cook, Making Apple His Own – A profile of Tim Cook by the New York Times about his leadership at Apple over the past years and the differences compared to Steve Jobs’s management style. Image by Minh Uong/The New York Times

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Impressions from WWDC14

Here are some impressions from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference 2014 (WWDC) at Moscone Center in San Francisco. The motto of the conference was “Write the code, change the world” which fitted perfectly the introduction of Swift, a new programming language developed by Apple to replace Objective-C for developing application in the Apple ecosystem.

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intophoto

intophoto gets it’s 360° photo box for product photography

intophoto – intosite’s new photo studio – gets it’s 360° photo box for automatically cropped product photography. The setup took quite some time, but now it’s ready. The technology is provided by Fast Forward Imaging, a Berlin based technology startup that is part of the portfolio of companies the Ganske Media Group invested in. To give an idea about the potential of the technology developed by Fast Forward Imaging, the team at at intosystems – the IT department of intosite […]

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Flying Toasters – For those of you who remember…

Isn’t this amazing? As ridiculous as it might sound. It brings back memories from my childhood. The nostalgia almost makes we want to look for old Macintosh computers I could revive. Check it out: The Return of the Flying Toasters, a tribute to After Dark by N. Landsteiner, www.masswerk.at

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Destroyed Apple Products

12LVE – destroyed Apple products

While visiting the recommendable Stylectrical exhibition at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, I learned nothing new as a well versed Apple maniac, but I stumbled upon some amazing pictures of destroyed Apple products. The collaboration between Michael Tompert and the photographer Paul Fairchild is called 12LVE and provides some amazing looking images.  12LVE by digital artist, Michael Tompert, provides society a mirror, forcing us to question our infatuation with mere objects. By annihilating the adored, pulverizing the precious, and obliterating the beloved, 12LVE reminds […]

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