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The man charged with keeping Apple user interfaces looking and working beautifully made his bones by suggesting hand-painted boxes for the original iPhone. That’s just one shimmery detail from the resume of Alan Dye, Apple’s new vice president of user… Read more ›

This is Richard Howarth, Apple’s newly appointed vice president of industrial design, and the man who has to fill Jony Ive’s (calf-leather) shoes. Ive has been promoted to chief design officer to do more “blue sky thinking,” leaving Howarth to… Read more ›

Fire breaks out at Apple’s Arizona command center

A fire of unknown origin broke out today in Apple’s command center in Mesa, Arizona. Local firefighters responded at around 11:30 Tuesday morning to the structure, which formerly held sapphire glass supplier GT Advanced Technologies. A Mesa fire spokesperson said… Read more ›

If Apple’s former CEO had been more sentimental we’d be referring to the company’s upcoming “Spaceship” headquarters as the Steve Jobs campus, according to an interesting tidbit in Stephen Fry’s Telegraph article about Jony Ive’s promotion. While being given a tour… Read more ›

The first Apple devices to boast A9 chips aren’t even out yet, and already manufacturers are fighting it out to get a piece of the next-next-gen A10 order action — which are likely to make their debut with the iPhone 7 in… Read more ›

Jony Ive received a nice gift for the Memorial Day weekend: a promotion to the role of Chief Design Officer at Apple, which will broaden his design duties at Apple while handing day-to-day running of the design team to long-time… Read more ›

This week: ok sure, Apple may have forever shelved plans for a proper television, but reports of a souped-up Apple TV debuting at WWDC will make you forget all that. Plus: the good stuff in Apple’s first Watch update; new… Read more ›

Apple’s new patent could supercharge Touch ID

Apple filed a patent application today that could someday help you use Touch ID to run everything on your iPhone or iPad without covering the screen with your fat digits. The application (Patent #US2015/0135108, if you’re into the numbers thing)… Read more ›

You can add all the high-tech features you want, but ultimately one of the best ways to make people buy gadgets is to ensure that the devices are the same ones already used by their friends. That’s the concept behind… Read more ›

Samsung today rolled out its new smartwatch SDK in preparation for “the next generation Gear device,” and it confirms one of the wearable’s biggest selling points (and Samsung’s answer to the Apple Watch’s Digital Crown) — a new rotating bezel. Samsung’s… Read more ›