During this week’s episode of John Gruber’s podcast, The Talk Show, Gruber sat down with Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal to talk all things Apple Watch. About two hours and 9 minutes into the podcast, both Gruber and Stern began lamenting the poor performance they saw with third-party Apple Watch apps. Show More Summary
The first Apple Watch reviews came out this week, and they weren't great. Reviewers did praise the design and the way it lets you leave your phone in your pocket more, and blogger John Gruber had a great non-cynical take on the "taptic"...Show More Summary
Some sort of embargo seems to have lifted because here come the Apple Watch reviews! As I'm unanointed by Apple, I haven't experienced Apple Watch in the flesh, but I do have a few random thoughts and guesses. John Gruber notes that why Apple made a watch is different from why they made the iPhone. Show More Summary
After an initial teaser post from John Gruber earlier this month and several leaks and excerpts, the new Steve Jobs biography Becoming Steve Jobs debuted yesterday, and we've had a chance to read through the book that offers a new look into the life of the Apple co-founder. Show More Summary
Some things are blindingly obvious in hindsight, and Iconfactory principal Craig Hockenberry and Daring Fireball’s John Gruber made one of these points about the flattening of iOS. “The flattening of Apple’s user interface that began in iOS 7 was as much a strategic move as an aesthetic one,” says Hockenberry, with Gruber adding that “iOS 6-style […]
Two of the smartest Apple minds I know on The Talk Show this week: Serenity Caldwell and John Gruber. They talk MacBook, Photos for Mac, the PowerBook Duo, and (of course) the Apple Watch. Special guest Serenity Caldwell joins the show. Show More Summary
Interesting chart about USB Type C video capabilities not really relevant to this post Yesterday on his Talk Show podcast, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber suggested that his Apple sources told him that Apple invented USB Type-C. KnownShow More Summary
During its Spring Forward Apple media event, Apple announced that the new 12-inch MacBook would adopt the new USB standard USB Type C, which is a multifaceted port that can do multiple things like video and charging. In the newest episode...Show More Summary
The Apple Watch has been greeted with some skeptical reactions so far, even from reviewers who are normally inclined to write favorably about Apple products. Daring Fireball’s John Gruber highlights two early hands-on impressions that he finds “worrisome” for the watch’s prospects and they both highlight some common areas of concern. Show More Summary
A new biography of Steve Jobs is coming out in March, written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, a pair of technology journalists who have covered Jobs and the personal computer revolution for decades. John Gruber has read it and calls it "remarkable". It is, in short, the book about Steve Jobs that the world deserves. Show More Summary
Vesper — the thought-collection app by Brent Simmons, Dave Wiskus, and John Gruber — has been updated to support Apple's new adaptive interface frameworks. And yes, that means Vesper now lets you note and tag in landscape and on your iPad. Show More Summary
Daring Fireball's John Gruber today published a piece going in-depth on what he believes Apple's upcoming Apple Watch wearable will sell for, how the various accessory bands will be sold at retail, and just how much the all-gold Apple...Show More Summary
Apple could make serious money from its first experiment with a luxury item, John Gruber writes. The new Apple Watch, expected to launch in April, is going to come in three different variants. The cheapest model is the "Sport" version,...Show More Summary
I was delighted to join John Gruber on The Talk Show this week to discuss everything that happened with Apple in 2014. Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a special Apple 2014 year-in-review episode. Just a few of theShow More Summary
As well reviewed as the iPhone 6 was, even the biggest Apple fans had a major problem with it — the entry-level model comes with just 16B of storage. John Gruber, who is often very positive about Apple, called it "downright punitive" to only include 16GB of storage, considering how much space apps, videos, and photos take up these days. Show More Summary
On his Thursday Fox News Channel program, Sean Hannity reacted to the House of Representatives CR/omnibus bill under the leadership of House Speaker John Boehner by saying he should no longer be the Speaker of the House. "John 'Gruber'...Show More Summary
“The only people who don’t love apps are pundits who don’t understand that apps aren’t really in opposition to the open Internet. They’re just superior clients to open Internet services.” - John Gruber, Native Apps Are Part of the W...
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According to Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber (via The Tech Block), Apple Inc. could introduce its “biggest camera jump ever” in the next-generation iPhone. In a recent episode of his podcast The Talk Show, Gruber said, “The specific thing I heard is that … Continue reading ?
Apple may introduce its "biggest camera jump ever" in the next-generation iPhone, according to Daring Fireball's John Gruber (via The Tech Block). In a recent episode of his podcast The Talk Show, Gruber said that he heard "from a birdie...Show More Summary