Tag Archive: Classic


Metal versions of classic iPhone ringtones will melt your face

The iPhone’s ‘Marimba’ ringtone has become one of the most common sounds you hear everyday, and if you’ve owned an iPhone for a while, it’s downright annoying. Sure, the ringtone is somehow able to distill Apple’s light and whimsical platform into just a few notes played on an African xylophone, but after nine years, the […]

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9 classic iOS games to keep you entertained this weekend

There are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of games available in the App Store. I’ve played tons of them over the years. Some of those games eventually ended up getting deleted, or moved to the last few pages of my games folder, where they remain for long car or plane rides. However, there are a few […]

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Chicago’s Apple Store blends cutting-edge design with classic architecture

Stunning new renderings, depicting the rumored Chicago Apple Store at the gateway to the city’s North Michigan Avenue shopping district, have appeared online, obtained by the Chicago Tribune. Check them out below. The designs depict a variation on Frank Lloyd Wright’s “quintessentially Midwestern Prairie Style homes,” with spectacular views of the Chicago River. Like the […]

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Andy Warhol’s classic Macintosh ad can be yours for $600,000

Old Apple computers are no stranger to Sotheby’s, but next week a different piece of Apple history is hitting the auction block, only this high-priced collectors item was created by Andy Warhol instead of Steve Jobs. Warhol’s acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas painting of the classic Apple logo is going up for auction and […]

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Remembering Gary Allen, Apple store’s most devoted overnight camper (CoM classic)

It’s with great sadness that I heard about he passing of Gary Allen this morning. I met Gary several times over the years and called and corresponded with him many times. He ran by far the best website about Apple’s incredible chain of retail stores, a topic that proved a rich hunting ground, given the […]

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The classic Holga camera finally goes digital

I have three Holga cameras sitting in a box with at least one still loaded with film. Plastic and unpredictable, the low-fi aesthetic makes portraits and landscapes look dreamy and from another time. But film isn’t as easy or as cheap to develop, scan and print as it once was, so many photographers like me […]

This movie app brings you daily deals on classic films

If you’re looking for a good deal on a movie to watch you may want to check out the freshly-launched Movie of the Day! app on iOS, which offers up to 70 percent discounts off the price of new and classic… Read more ›

New stoner ad from Ben & Jerry’s parodies an Apple classic

Is this a new era of marketing directly to stoners? In Ben & Jerry’s new ad for its in-shop confection, the Brrr-ito, a young woman wearing an ice cream server’s uniform runs into a room of slack-jawed young men staring… Read more ›

Would you buy this iPod Classic smart cover for the iPhone 6?

Usually, we tell you what we think about things that come down the Mac and iOS news pipeline. But this time, we want your opinion: what do you think of this iPod Classic smart cover for iPhone that turns your… Read more ›

Sony is hacked and fans scramble for the iPod Classic on The CultCast

This week: the Sony hack reveals all sorts of juicy Jobs movie tidbits; HBO uses Game of Thrones to break big cable’s iron grip; iPod Classic prices skyrocket as fans scramble to buy them; we’ll tell you how to get… Read more ›