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Jeremy Martin vying to be iPad artist of the stars

Pope Francis and Miley Cyrus have little in common. One is a spiritual leader who displays awe-inspiring compassion and the other is a hyper-sexualized pop singer who loves to display her tongue. Each carry the weight of celebrity and thus share space in a growing gallery of portraits by New York artist Jeremy Martin, whose […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Martin Scorsese narrates Apple’s Oscar Night ad, “Make a film with iPad”

Ahead of tonight’s Academy Awards, Apple has just released a new video celebrating how iOS devices can help filmmakers. Called “Make a film with iPad,” the video shows student directors from the Los Angeles County High School. Directors featured include…Read more ›

Apple Runs “Make a Film with iPad” TV Ad Narrated by Martin Scorsese

Apple is running a new iPad commercial focused on film making, the ad is narrated by clips from director Martin Scorsese’s commencement speech at NYU from 2014. The commercial, which is similar in theme to the “Make Music with iPad” commercial (but not at all similar in audio), follows students at Los Angeles County High … Read More

How Apple is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and to mark the occasion Apple has changed the image on its homepage to one commemorating the beloved Civil Rights activist and pastor. The black-and-white image is accompanied by a line reading, “Today…Read more ›

Apple beats Aston Martin to be named ‘Coolest Brand’

Following on from a great weekend for its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets, Apple has been named the coolest brand in Britain for the third year running. The CoolBrands list is voted for by 2,000 consumers, alongside a panel…Read more ›

I have a dream: Tim Cook tweets his admiration for Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, Tim Cook has tweeted to celebrate the life of the African-American Civil Rights leader and activist. Describing King’s speech as “the speech of my lifetime,” Cook…Read more ›

One iWatch To Rule Them All: More Incredible iWatch Concepts By Martin Hajek [Gallery]

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I’ve never been convinced by Martin Hajek’s iWatch concepts. They’re beautifully done, but the stitched leather band is hideous and very un-Apple-like, and I can’t help but feel that whatever the iWatch is going to be, it isn’t going to be an unusably small iPod touch strapped to your wrist.

That said, Hajek’s just unveiled a number of high-quality renders of his iWatch concept that he did for MacUser, and if you’re a fan  [Read More…]

New iPhone 4S Ad Features Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese using an iPhone

Apple is airing a new iPhone 4S commercial titled “Busy Day” that features director Martin Scorsese in a conversation with the voice assistant Siri while riding around in the back of a taxicab.

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A transcript of the dialog between Scorsese and Siri is as follows, courtesy of MacRumors:

Scorsese: What’s my day look like?

Siri: Another busy day today.

Scorsese: Are you serious?

Siri:  [Read More…]

Martin Scorsese Stars In New Siri Ad [Video]

Following other recent celebrity Siri promos, film director Martin Scorsese has made his way into Apple’s latest TV spot. Scorsese is seen rapid-firing questions at Siri in a taxi cab, asking about appointments, the traffic, and where to find one of his friends.

This new ad follows much the same format of Apple’s other ads featuring Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich, and the infamousZooey Deschanel”Is that rain?” ad.

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iPhone Knocked Off Top Spot of Cool Brands Index by Aston Martin

Despite itsunprecedentedsuccess and staggering popularity the world over, Apples iPhone is no longer Britains coolest brand, having been knocked off the top spot of the Cool Brands index by Aston Martin. The influential survey is made up of 2,000 consumers and a panel of 35 designers, style magazine editors, and website executives, who have deemed Aston Martin vehicles as Britains most desirable product pushing the iPhone into second place. The  [Read More…]