Tag Archive: Works


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 […]

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

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Google’s mind-bending quantum computer actually works

A major breakthrough from Google’s quantum-computing team could eventually lead to artificial-intelligence systems complex enough to make sci-fi nerds lose sleep in fear of the robot apocalypse. The breakthrough sounds simple, but it has massive implications: The quantum computer the team co-operates with NASA actually works. And not only does it work, but it can […]

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Apple Watch maker says a new model is already in the works

The Apple Watch is still being rolled out around the world, but according to the chairman of Quanta Computer, a.k.a. the company which builds Apple’s debut wearable device, a sequel is very much in the works. Quanta’s chairman Barry Lam made the comments during a recent investor meeting, in which he claimed that the Apple Watch 2 […]

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Rare Apple III Plus still works (thanks to good karma)

As far as computers go, the Apple III was a rather rotten Apple. The first 14,000 were recalled with hardware problems galore and even with bugs eventually worked out, Apple never could erase the computer’s “lemon†label. But if you’re willing to give the Apple III a second chance, there is a working one for […]

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Rare Apple III Plus still works (thanks to good karma)

As far as computers go, the Apple III was a rather rotten Apple. The first 14,000 were recalled with hardware problems galore and even with bugs eventually worked out, Apple never could erase the computer’s “lemon†label. But if you’re willing to give the Apple III a second chance, there is a working one for […]

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As crucial deadline approaches, Apple finally explains how Apple Music works

With just days to go before free Apple Music trials start to expire, Cupertino is finally getting serious about explaining exactly how its streaming music service works. A new wave of “guided tour” videos demystifies Apple Music’s functionality and features — but will this marketing and educational push be too little, too late to stop […]

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Smarter watches: Android Wear works with iPhones now

Google’s smartwatch platform, Android Wear, has officially gained support for iPhones. The Android Wear for iOS app is currently rolling out and anyone with an iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus can start using the Android Wear app at last. Just make sure you’re running iOS 8.2 or later. The move […]

Apple Watch swim app works — but it will void your warranty

The Apple Watch isn’t completely waterproof, so it makes sense that you won’t find a swimming option in the Workouts app. But that hasn’t stopped one development team from building their own way to track aquatic exercises on the wearable.… Read more ›

Thunderbolt 3 is now twice as fast and works with USB-C ports

Apple completely removed all ports from the new MacBook except for a solitary USB Type-C that was mocked by fanboys across the world, but now that Intel has taken the wraps off of the new Thunderbolt 3 protocol, new MacBook… Read more ›

How Wunderlist works on the Apple Watch

Wunderlist is already one of the best apps to get things done on your iPhone, and soon, it will be just as good on the Apple Watch. In a post on their official blog, Berlin-based Wunderlist developer 6Wunderkinder goes into… Read more ›