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How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

This feature is adapted from my book, Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio. Where do Apple’s great products come from? For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997 — most […]

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Take a video tour of Apple’s secret design studio

Very few outsiders have been inside Apple’s Industrial Design Studio, the amazingly creative product lab behind the company’s blockbuster hardware. That may change this weekend, when 60 Minutes broadcasts a tour of the design lab. Apple’s lead designer, Jony Ive, gave journalist Charlie Rose a peek at the facility earlier this year — and his […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Inside Apple’s secret design studio, best Mac games of 2015, and more

Happy holidays, everyone! No matter what you celebrate (or don’t), we’ve got a ton of great stuff in the latest issue of Cult of Mac Magazine, right here for you. There’s a sneak peek inside Apple’s secret design studio to start you off, plus the best games for your Mac from 2015, a deep dive […]

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Tim Cook on Apple’s tax avoidance: ‘That’s total political crap’

Tim Cook will sat down for a wide-ranging interview with 60 Minutes host Charlie Rose for Sunday night’s episode inside Apple HQ, and it appears that the two will have a heated exchange about Apple’s tax practice. In a preview of the interview released this afternoon, Tim Cook defended Apple’s tax policies, noting that the […]

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BlackBerry CEO: Apple’s privacy stance is unethical

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has waded in on the the question of whether or not Apple is right to refuse to help the government access smartphone data for security purposes. “For years, government officials have pleaded to the technology industry for help,” Chen wrote in a recent blogpost. “Yet [the requests] have been met with […]

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Apple’s management shake-up could make great gadgets even greater

Apple made some promotions and tweaked the responsibilities of some of its managers Thursday. Companies do it all the time without much notice or disruption to the goods and services they create. But this is Apple. Any change in the way it does business could ultimately change our experiences with its product. That is the […]

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Apple’s unsung hero Jeff Williams is named new Chief Operating Officer

Apple today announced a bit of a corporate reshuffle — with Jeff Williams named Chief Operating Officer, VP of Hardware Technologies Johny Srouji getting a boost up to Senior Vice President level, and Phil Schiller expanding his role as Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing to include running the App Store across all platforms. “We are fortunate to […]

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Investigation into Apple’s Irish tax practices delayed to 2016

Having previously said that a verdict on Apple’s Irish tax arrangements would be announced by Christmas, a new report reveals that an announcement won’t be made until February next year after all. The reason for the delay is additional supplementary questions sent by E.C. investigators, concerning whether or not Apple potentially underpaid on billions of euros of tax […]

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What happened to Apple’s faultless design?

Unlike any other consumer electronics company, Apple has been nailing product design for decades. Jony Ive and his incredibly talented team have produced countless iconic gadgets that rivals can only dream of, and it’s the biggest reason why the company is so successful today. But there are suggestions that Apple’s design prowess is beginning to slip […]

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Apple’s zany Smart Battery Case and 2015’s best iOS apps and games on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: we take a look at Apple’s zany new Smart Battery Case; cover the new and notable in the WatchOS, tvOS, and iOS updates; discuss our favorite strategies for managing overloaded inboxes; and stick around till the end for our favorite iOS apps and games of 2015! Our thanks to Squarespace […]

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