Tag Archive: Francisco


Apple returns to its roots at historic San Francisco venue

When Apple takes the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco for the fall media reveal, company execs will walk knowing they are in a sacred space. Sure the building is 100 years old this year and part of the city’s renaissance following the devastating 1906 earthquake. But the ground at the […]

Why Wait for OS X 10.11? How to Use the San Francisco System Font on OS X Yosemite Now

Apple is apparently planning on replacing Helvetica Neue, the current default system font in iOS and OS X, with the ‘San Francisco’ font used on Apple Watch, according to a new report from the well sourced 9to5mac. The font change to “San Francisco” will apparently arrive to OS X 10.11 and iOS 9, but if … Read More

San Francisco Apple Store gets unintended water feature

The Apple Store in downtown San Francisco got its own water fountain yesterday… sort of. In the afternoon, a construction worker carrying out work on the the corner of Stockton and Ellis Streets, near to the Union Square brick-and-mortar store,… Read more ›

Timbuk2: 25 years of sewin’ bags in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-five years ago, a bike messenger sat in his garage and used an old-school Singer sewing machine to stitch his mark on the world. That bike messenger was Rob Honeycutt, and the bags he made in 1989… Read more ›

Plans for giant San Francisco Apple Store hit tulip trees roadblock

A massive new Apple Store planned for downtown San Francisco is being held up by… tulip trees? The site in question overlooks Union Square, with Apple planning to demolish a large existing building and replace it with a giant, two-storey… Read more ›

Apple’s own security guards stage protest outside San Francisco Apple Store

A protest involving around 50 people blocked customers from entering the main doors of Apple’s flagship San Francisco Union Square retail store yesterday. The protest was related to service employees claiming to be underpaid. Organized by the Service Employees International… Read more ›

Tile Bluetooth tracking tag works great — if you live in San Francisco

The Tile is a tiny plastic widget that never gets lost. In theory anyway. It talks to your iPhone via low-power Bluetooth and lets you track the Tile itself, and anything the Tile is attached to. I’ve been using one… Read more ›

Parking app under fire pleads its case to San Francisco officials

SAN FRANCISCO — When they learned they were next in line for a cease-and-desist letter from the City Attorney, three young entrepreneurs made haste to City Hall to salvage their dream of making circling the block for parking a thing… Read more ›

Line forms for WWDC keynote tomorrow as developers flock to San Francisco

Apple’s first keynote of the year is taking place tomorrow morning to kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. App Store developers from around the world started arriving in San Francisco over the weekend for the week-long conference. At event registration today… Read more ›

Is Apple To Blame For Biggest San Francisco Crime Spike Since 2008?

There are different ways to measure the success of a tech company — thing like how many lucrative patents it’s sitting on, how much money it’s giving back to shareholders, and what its overall market penetration is in whatever area… Read more ›