Tag Archive: Overhaul


iPhone 7 Will Look Familiar, iPhone 8 to Offer Major Design Overhaul

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the next iPhone model to debut this year will largely resemble existing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S in appearance. Instead, Apple will opt for a more dramatic design overhaul with the 2017 model year iPhone. According to WSJ, the most notable visual change in this years iPhone release will … Read More

London’s ‘tired’ flagship Apple Store may be next for a Jony Ive overhaul

After the opening of the redesigned, tree-filled Apple Store in Brussels, Apple’s flagship Regent Street store in London may be next to get the Jony Ive treatment. Working with the architectural firm responsible for the Gherkin skyscraper, Apple’s plans call for it to transform what it refers to as the “tired and outdated” look of […]

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

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The $25 skin which gives your iPhone 6 an Iron Man overhaul

When Samsung dropped its Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge variant, I had a moment I’ve never experienced in my days as an iPhone owner: A feeling of envy. Fortunately that brief emotional response can now be banished to the… Read more ›

The Simpsons: Tapped Out Gets An Egg-cellent Easter Overhaul

One of the cool things about the era of over-the-air updates is that developers can add tweaks and features specific to certain times of the year, without having to build them in from the start. That’s what EA’s The Simpsons:… Read more ›

Mynd Smart Calendar Adds Weather Forecasts And iOS 7 Overhaul

If you’re a person who needs to balance lots of appointments on a daily basis, but hasn’t come across Mynd Smart Calendar yet, it’s something that’s well worth looking into. The free app — which describes itself as an “intelligent… Read more ›     

Soulver For iPad Gets iOS 7 Overhaul, As Soulver For iPhone Goes Universal

Although a graceful crystal ballet danced in the world of symbols, for those of us who aren’t particularly math minded, all those plus signs, minus signs, dividers and parentheses can get confusing when we’re trying to figure out a problem.… Read more ›     

Plex Gets iOS 7 Overhaul, New Media Player, And More

Essential media player application Plex is now out in a new version for iOS users — adding support for the latest firmware along with a refreshed media component. With the expected iOS 7 “look and feel” newly incorporated, Plex 3.3… Read more ›     

Fujifilm’s Instant Camera Gets Retro-Style Overhaul

Old Vs. New. Or New Vs. Old?I saw a kid at the airport the other day, carrying a Fujifilm Instax camera, and I wondered what the hell kind of cruel trick her parents were playing on her. That thing is hideous. But if she’d been carrying the new retro-style Instax Mini 90, I’d have been all “WTF?” The new Instax is […]

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Facebook Gets A Major New Overhaul, Coming To iPad & iPhone Soon

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Prepare to riot. Facebook — the social network you obviously spend every single second of every single day upon — is about to change their Newsfeed… and it’ll never be the same again! Up is down! Left is right! Zig is zag! Ahhhhhhh!

Just kidding. It’s not that bad, although those who fear change won’t be fond. The new design is “mobile-inspired” and is basically aimed at  [Read More…]

Former Apple Engineers Working On Speedier Facebook For iPhone, Complete Overhaul Planned For Next Year [Report]

Rumors of Facebook rebuilding its official iPhone app have been circulating since The New York Times reported the news last month. Instead of an aesthetic redesign, Facebook was said to be focusing on fundamental improvements under the hood. The update was said to launch this summer. Interestingly, Facebook has also been hiring former Apple engineers who worked on the iPhone and iPad to help build a Facebook-centric smartphone with HTC as a  [Read More…]