MacBook Pro battery life: Apple responds to Consumer Reports
Apple responded to iMore after finding some issues with their battery test setup: „We appreciate the opportunity to work with Consumer Reports over the holidays to understand their battery test results,” Apple told iMore. „We learned that when testing battery life on Mac notebooks, Consumer Reports uses a hidden Safari setting for developing web sites … Continue reading "MacBook Pro battery life: ...
Nintendo has no additional content planned for Super Mario Run
Takashi Mochizuki for The Wall Street Journal: The Mario game, on the other hand, gives players only one chance to pay—the $9.99 charge to advance to the game’s higher levels. A Nintendo spokesman said the company didn’t plan to release additional content, either free or paid. Nintendo doing what it usually does best: deliver, but … Continue reading "Nintendo has no additional content planned for ...
Tim Cook vs. Bloomberg: How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists
Yesterday, Tim Cook: Don’t worry. Today, Bloomberg: Do Worry: In the Mac’s heyday, people working on new models could expect a lot of attention from Ive’s team. Once a week his people would meet with Mac engineers to discuss ongoing projects. Mac engineers brought prototypes to Ive’s studio for review, while his lieutenants would visit … Continue reading "Tim Cook vs. Bloomberg: How Apple Alienate...
Tim Cook: „Great desktops” are coming
Tim Cook in a leaked internal message that TechCrunch’s Matthew Panzarino got his hands on: The desktop is very strategic for us. It’s unique compared to the notebook because you can pack a lot more performance in a desktop — the largest screens, the most memory and storage, a greater variety of I/O, and fastest … Continue reading "Tim Cook: „Great desktops” are coming"
MacBook Pro Launch: Perplexing
Jean-Louis Gassée about the MacBook Pro launch: With both the RAM limitation and “donglegate” we see self-inflicted wounds, a puzzling lack of storytelling by a company that has a long history of controlling the narrative. Apple was forced to react with labored explanations and admission-of-guilt price cuts days after the late October launch. Experienced Apple … Continue reading "MacBook Pro Launc...
Adobe Photoshop CC with Touch Bar support is out now
Photoshop CC (2017.0.1) now supports Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro. The free update is available through Adobe’s Creative Cloud. Edit: Here’s the official blog post detailing all the things.
Apple AirPods are available for purchase now
Apple’s AirPods are – after a bit of a delay – now available for purchase. Just like John Gruber announced on his latest The Talk Show last weekend they started selling this week – to be precise, this morning Pacific time. If you ordered within the first hour your AirPods were shipping in time for … Continue reading "Apple AirPods are available for purchase now"
Nintendo’s Super Mario Run will require an internet connection
Interview with Shigeru Miyamoto at Mashable: I learned today that Super Mario Run requires an internet connection to play. What’s the reason for that? Are there any thoughts about an offline mode? For us, we view our software as being a very important asset for us. And also for consumers who are purchasing the game, … Continue reading "Nintendo’s Super Mario Run will require an internet connection...
Best Buy vs. The Apple Store
Jason Fried at Signal v. Noise: But in the last few years, the stores have really turned me off. I don’t like stepping into them. They don’t make me feel welcome — rather they make me feel like I need a good reason to be there. Of course I have a reason to be there, but I … Continue reading "Best Buy vs. The Apple Store"
Apples 10,5″ iPad in numbers
Dan Provost on why Apple would release a 10.5″ iPad: This new 10.5″ iPad would have the exact same resolution as the 12.9″ iPad Pro (2732 x 2048), but the same pixel density of the iPad mini (326 ppi instead of 264 ppi). Crunch the numbers, do a little Pythagorean Theorem, and you end up … Continue reading "Apples 10,5″ iPad in numbers"