We made Tito because it should be simple to buy tickets online. We’re so proud to provide ticket sales for many Daring Fireball readers. It would be a delight to welcome even more. Tito supports Apple Pay and Apple Wallet, and we’re about to ship a brand new iOS check-in app. Show More Summary
In light of BlackBerry’s decision this week to stop making hardware, it’s worth revisiting what is probably the best long-term prediction I’ve ever made on Daring Fireball:’ calling BlackBerry “doomed” in May 2008. Hindsight is 20-20, but this wasn’t a popular call in early 2008. Show More Summary
As discovered by Myke Hurley (via Daring Fireball), iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users are going to have a tough time unlocking their devices during wintertime. As it turns out, the new "solid-state" Home button on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus...Show More Summary
Six Colors’ Jason Snell (via Daring Fireball) posed an interesting question in his preview of today’s launch event: how will Apple justify the removal of the headphone socket? Will it do so loudly or quietly, and what will it sell as the benefit? What’s going to be interesting is how Apple explains the move. Show More Summary
It’s difficult for Apple to keep secrets this close to an iPhone launch. At this point, we probably know most of what there is to know, but a May interview with Tim Cook resurfaced on Daring Fireball could indicate that Apple has one...Show More Summary
Emoji week continues on Daring Fireball. Glenn Fleishman, writing for Macworld: As part of this update, Apple has also redrawn most faces and figures, among other changes. For the quasi-figurative smiley-style emoji, the changes are very slight. Show More Summary
I’m the guest on Peter Kafka’s podcast this week, talking about the history and business of Daring Fireball. I really enjoyed it. ?
The day after the keynote, Daring Fireball's John Gruber took the stage at Mezzanine in San Francisco with not one, but two special guests from Apple: SVP Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller, and SVP Software Engineering Craig Federighi. Show More Summary
A day after Apple's WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller and SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi joined Daring Fireball's John Gruber on a special edition of his podcast, The Talk Show. The duo addressed...Show More Summary
Monday is Apple’s big day for software announcements at its annual WWDC conference, but we got an early peek at one of them at The Verge and Daring Fireball today — and it’s one that’ll be of interest to publishers. The Verge’s Lauren Goode: In a rare pre-WWDC sit-down interview with the The Verge, Phil...
I had the pleasure of chatting with Daring Fireball's John Gruber on the latest episode of his podcast, The Talk Show. Topics include Apple's new flagship retail store in San Francisco, recent improvements to App Store approval times,...Show More Summary
In the latest episode of his podcast, The Talk Show, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has revealed “scuttlebutt” he’s heard regarding the long-term plans for the iPhone. In the discussion, Gruber confirms the wide range of rumors suggesting...Show More Summary
On the latest episode of his podcast, The Talk Show, Daring Fireball's John Gruber divulged some interesting potential details about 2017's iPhone. While this year's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are rumored to adhere to the design language of...Show More Summary
The iPhone that Apple will release in 2017 may be getting a total design overhaul, according to a podcast hosted by Daring Fireball's John Gruber on May 6, which we first read about on MacRumors. Gruber is very plugged into the Apple...Show More Summary
Some of Apple's own users have been teeing off lately about the quality of some of its software, specifically the default Apple apps that often clog up space on the iPhone. Daring Fireball's John Gruber had Apple execs Eddy Cue and Craig...Show More Summary
Apple services boss Eddy Cue said that Apple Music has 11 million paid subscribers during a podcast with Daring Fireball's John Gruber published on Friday. " I think we're going to see more and more customers," Cue said. "We just passed over 11 milloin Apple Music subscribers, and all of those people live in a world where music is in the cloud. Show More Summary
Apple's iMessage handles an absurd amount of messages: sometimes as many as 200,000 per second, according to Apple services boss Eddy Cue. The stat was revealed during a podcast with Daring Fireball's John Gruber published on Friday. "The...Show More Summary
It was once again my pleasure to join John Gruber of Daring Fireball fame for his annual year-in-review episode of The Talk Show. This year we discussed: the new one-port MacBook, Apple Watch's launch, WWDC and Apple Music, the iPhones...Show More Summary
You know what you should buy? You should buy a couple of these brand-new Daring Fireball t-shirts. The classic logo design is now available on a tri-blend American Apparel shirt for the first time. The other two are brand-new hand-lettered designs by the amazing Jon Contino. Orders placed by Monday will ship in time for Christmas. ?
Jon Gruber has been covering Apple for more than a decade on his Daring Fireball blog, and he believes that the iPad Pro signals a huge inflection point not only for Apple but the entire computer industry. Basically, he's calling game over for Intel's x86 chip architecture, which has been at the core of personal computing since the 1980s. Show More Summary