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|Archived Since:||April 6, 2008|
MG Siegler’s take on Monday’s keynote: The new App Store looks like Apple Music, which I like. Some people will find it too heavy-handed, but I find the old App Store paradigm very stale? — ?because it was. The idea of creating a reason for people to come back to the App Store each day makes a ton of sense to me. Show More Summary
Nice rundown from MacRumors of small changes and additions in iOS 11. ?
Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, John Gruber is joined by Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi to discuss the news from WWDC: new Mac hardware, the new iPad Pro, Mac OS 10.13 “High Sierra”, iOS...Show More Summary
John Paczkowski has a great interview with Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi: It’s hard not to look at the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro running iOS 11 and recall that “The computer for the rest of us” slogan Apple used in 1984 to launch the Mac. Show More Summary
No on-stage ceremony this year, but they held a reception for the winners. ?
Marco Arment is providing a live audio stream at ATP’s website. ?
Ingrid Lunden, reporting for TechCrunch: Last week, ahead of WWDC, there was a ripple of news when Axios discovered that Bozoma Saint John — one of the more noticeable execs at the company for being a woman of color, who led an Apple Music demo at the previous year’s WWDC to some acclaim — was leaving Apple. Show More Summary
This special treatment for Twitter and Facebook always seemed a little weird to me. It feels right that in iOS 11 they’re just apps again. ?
Apple: In addition to the new iMac Pro, Apple is working on a completely redesigned, next-generation Mac Pro architected for pro customers who need the highest-end, high-throughput system in a modular design, as well as a new high-end pro display. ?
John Nack: With the help of a few friends, I’ve gathered some links to places worth checking out during WWDC and beyond. ?
Field Notes is offering two special kits for Father’s Day and they’re boxed up nice and ready to go. Each includes memo books, notebooks and a hand-screened card. One features a matte, black Space Pen and the other, a fine, limited-edition, hand-crafted rollerball pen. We can ship a kit to you pronto. Show More Summary
Ina Fried, reporting a scoop for Axios: Bozoma Saint John, the Apple executive who garnered significant attention for her demo at last year’s worldwide developer conference, plans to leave the company, Axios has learned. Saint John was head of Global Consumer Marketing for Apple Music (and predecessor Beats Music). Show More Summary
Tomorrow night in San Jose: Join AltConf and Layers on Sunday June 4 for an exclusive pre-release screening of App: The Human Story, a documentary that gives an intimate view into the journeys of independent app makers as they traverse a dynamic new industry. Show More Summary
This week’s issue of The New York Times Magazine turned the entire magazine into a series of comics, illustrating stories from the newspaper’s Metro section. Even the crossword is hand-drawn. And the web version has some nifty animation. Fun. ?
The next batch of tickets will go on sale today, Friday, at 1p ET/10a PT. Given what happened Wednesday, I expect them to sell out in a few minutes.
Joe Cieplinski: Look, I get that I’m the nut who doesn’t want to use Facebook. I’m not even saying don’t post your stuff to Facebook. But if Facebook is the only place you are posting something, know that you are shutting out people like me for no good reason. Show More Summary
Joe Hewitt, possibly in response to Dave Winer’s and my objections to Facebook today: Seriously guys, nobody gives a shit about the open web. Only your clique. A few thoughts: Most people don’t care about “the open web” at the technical or political (and in my personal case, business) level that Dave Winer and I do. Show More Summary
Matt Levine, in a fascinating and wide-ranging column for Bloomberg: One of the most incredible feats of marketing of our century is hat the internet companies have convinced a lot of people that selling advertisements on web pages is...Show More Summary
Daniel Victor, writing for The New York Times: Twenty-five companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft, bought full-page ads in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post last month to argue their case. Show More Summary
Apple: Apple today announced that Swift Playgrounds, its educational coding app for iPad, will offer an exciting new way to learn to code using robots, drones and musical instruments. Swift Playgrounds is perfect for students and beginners...Show More Summary