Tag Archive: Machine


Apple has been struggling to produce enough sapphire displays in time for the iPhone 6, but after going straight to the source of the freakishly indestructible glass – GT Advanced Technologies – MIT has learned of the company’s plans to use… Read more ›

Spend any time watching trailers for new iOS games, and quickly you’ll find that one merges into the other: all stock music, quick gameplay snapshots, and (if the title’s any good) a stream of title cards reading things like “Brilliant”… Read more ›

Like most, you probably capture all of your life’s significant moments by taking video with your smartphone. Likely, the majority of those shots end up being riddled with bumps and shakes that render the subject of your video a blurry… Read more ›

It may seem hard to believe, but there was a time when Apple didn’t ship computers without a built-in monitor as an exception, but as the rule. Such was the case with the venerable Apple II, which shipped with a… Read more ›

It takes a lot to be both New York City’s most photographed landmark, and Apple’s most beautiful retail store. It’s rare that a shop can genuinely be said to take your breath away, but in the case of New York’s… Read more ›

Machine Crush Monday: 1976 Gibson Explorer

To me, the 1976 Gibson Explorer means lust at first sight, love at first feel and that rarest of man-machine crushes: an enduring passion that persists long after I plunked down my hard-earned cash. Gibson’s luthiers prototyped the Explorer (alongside… Read more ›

Machine Crush Monday: Leica M6

When I worked on my college paper a million years ago, my buddy Bruno had Leicas. This made him the coolest person in the whole wide world. The cameras were tiny and had the smoothest-operating lenses I had ever touched.… Read more ›

As we creep closer to the expected September release date of the iPhone 6, more mockups and reported leaks are showing up on what seems like a daily basis. This latest one, which surfaced on the Chinese technology blog 86Digi,… Read more ›

Apple isn’t being valued as a creative leap company so much as it is a predictable cash machine, says former CEO John Sculley. Speaking with India’s Economic Times about the launch of his latest venture, pCell — a technology that… Read more ›