Tag Archive: Wouldn’t


Steve Jobs wouldn’t care how old Apple is today

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wasn’t the most sentimental person ever, and we’ve just found more evidence to back that up. It comes in an anecdote from a former product manager who was around 10 years ago for the company’s 30th birthday. And his dream of a huge celebration of the milestone earned him a healthy […]

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

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Bond producers rejected $50m offer so 007 wouldn’t have to use an Android

James Bond depressed the brake in his Aston Martin, slowing the silver beast down to stalking speed. As the car dawdled outside the six-star Maldives hotel, he rolled up the sleeve of his Giorgio Armani shirt, checked the time on his gleaming $ 20,000 Omega watch, and then reached into his pocket and withdrew the middling […]

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

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Steve Jobs wouldn’t let his kids become iOS addicts

Being Steve Jobs’ son or daughter would surely mean a never-ending supply of new high-tech devices to play around with, right? Not according to a New York Times article by Nick Bilton, who claims that Jobs set out to purposely…

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We watched Google’s 3-hour keynote so you wouldn’t have to

The entire future of the Android universe was just laid open for all to see, by Android chief Sundar Pichai as Google I/O kicked off this morning at Moscone West. Yes, there were juicy bits about the newest version of Android…

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Gold iPhone 5S For Chinese Market? It Wouldn’t Be Very Popular [Chart]

dupont2011_china-colorhrIf you believe recent scuttlebutt, one of the reasons Apple is looking to release a gold iPhone 5S later this year is because gold is a color that sells really well in China. Is that supposition even remotely true though? If it is, it should be quantifiable. Fortune’s Philip Elmer-DeWitt went looking for data to […]

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Auxo For iPad: The App Switcher Apple Wouldn’t Make [Jailbreak]

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It’s finally here. 

It all started as a concept in a forum. A designer who goes by the online name of “Sentry” posted mockups of a redesigned app switcher for the iPhone. It was such a unique and innovative take—webOS-like app cards and quick access to Settings toggles—that it got picked up by dozens and dozens of big websites, Cult of Mac included. “This is the awesome, radically redesigned app switcher we  [Read More…]

You Could Carry Every Gadget You Own In iHome’s Smart Brief Bag, But I Wouldn’t [Review]

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When iHome designed their Smart Brief computer bag ($ 99), they had the good idea to create a product with pockets for all of today’s modern-day computing devices and accessories. Problem is, like every good idea turned product, execution is everything, and that’s where the Smart Brief starts to get a little lackluster.

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Macbook Pro, iPad, chargers, headphones, iPhones, pens, pencils—there’s literally nothing in iHome’s Smart Brief  [Read More…]

Apple Ditched Google Maps In iOS 6 Because Google Wouldn’t Provide Voice Turn-By-Turn Navigation [Report]

Siri can give turn-by-turn directions in iOS 6, and that’s because Google refused to.

Apple’s new Maps application in iOS 6 has come under quite a lot of fire since its public release last week. Directions are wrong. Locations are incorrect. Apple has begged its customers to give the new Maps app time, but complaints still run rampant. The mapping data has definitely changed, and that’s because Apple abandoned Google Maps.

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