Tag Archive: Really


Swift grew, er, really fast in 2015

Swift, the programming language that creates apps for all of Apple’s hardware, had a pretty happy 2015, according to a report from job site Freelancers.com. The data comes from 1,429,842 “good” projects — that is, “those which have been filtered for spam, advertising, self promotion, reposts, or that are otherwise unlikely to be filled,” the […]

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Should Android makers really be worried about iPhone SE? [Friday Night Fights]

The iPhone SE is finally starting to sell out after making its official debut last week, greeted by glowing reviews from fans and critics. It’s the best 4-inch phone money can buy, but is it enough to win over the millions of consumers buying affordable Androids? It certainly has the looks, and with the same internals […]

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Get really good at building apps with Ruby, by building real apps [Deals]

Ruby on Rails is the language that powers most of the web apps you use every day. If you’re looking to get involved in web development, learning Ruby is a wise and lucrative move. BaseRail’s in-depth training teaches you to build working, deployable apps, offering critical hands-on experience that normally goes for thousands of dollars, […]

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How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

This feature is adapted from my book, Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio. Where do Apple’s great products come from? For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997 — most […]

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None more black: LG’s OLED displays show that nothing is really something

This post is brought to you by LG Electronics. When it comes to TVs, more is the new black. As the visual fidelity of film and television gets ever more refined, the visual subtleties and dynamics can be lost by TVs that aren’t able to produce a true black tone. It’s a benchmark of a […]

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Embedded iPad helps artist really get into his work

A painting by artist Jorge Pardo is taking work away from bull-slinging gallery explainers. The piece, which is currently showing at Art Basel in Miami, depicts an impressionist version of the artist on a slide at a water park. It comes from a photograph his daughter took and looks really cool, but that’s not the […]

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Embedded iPad helps artist really get into his work

A painting by artist Jorge Pardo is taking work away from bull-slinging gallery explainers. The piece, which is currently showing at Art Basel in Miami, depicts an impressionist version of the artist on a slide at a water park. It comes from a photograph his daughter took and looks really cool, but that’s not the […]

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Can iPad Pro really replace your Mac? We discuss (and argue), on The CultCast

This week: can the new iPad Pro really replace your Mac? Apple seems to think so, but we’ve got a Pro in-hand and we’re not so sure. Plus: Apple may soon offer us all a simple way to pay each other; and stick around for another classic El Kahney rant—zombie edition—on an all new Stuff […]

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iPad Pro Diary: Will this really replace my PC?

Instead of writing a long and boring product review, I’m going to try something new with the iPad Pro. I’m pulling a Tim Cook: I’m using it as my main and only machine for a while. I’ll be keeping a diary of how it goes. In fact, I’m typing this on it. The question everyone […]

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Does jailbreaking your iPhone really slow it down? Yes.

One of the reasons Apple says you shouldn’t jailbreak your iPhone is because it will impact performance. But is that actually true, or is that just what Apple wants you to believe? This video holds the answers. In the video, created by iAppleBytes, two 16GB iPhone 5’s running iOS 9.0.2 are compared. The only difference? […]

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