John Gruber believes that iOS 7.1 should ship any day now—because the app required to stream Apple's SXSW iTunes Festival, which starts in a week, requires the new OS. Let's see! Read more...
iOS 7.1 has already been expected to drop this month, and now a more specific timeframe has been given by Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. According to Gruber’s source, iOS 7.1 will be required to stream Apple’s SXSW iTunes Festival from … Read more ›
According to a brief post by Daring Fireball’s John Gruber, Apple will release the final version of iOS 7.1 “any day now,” ahead of next week’s iTunes Festival at South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Alluding to an unnamed source...Show More Summary
Apple’s iOS 7.1 update, the first major update to its new operating system, will reportedly be released within the next week. According to John Gruber at Daring Fireball, sources indicate that iOS 7.1 is required for devices to stream Apple’s iTunes Festival, taking place at SXSW. Show More Summary
Apple's much-anticipated iOS 7.1 update could come any day now, according to new information from John Gruber of Daring Fireball. Gruber has heard that Apple has plans to release an iOS 7.1-reliant app that will stream the iTunes Festival...Show More Summary
iPhone and iPad owners looking forward to the next major update for iOS 7 might not have to wait much longer. John Gruber over at Daring Fireball believes that Apple’s streaming app for the upcoming iTunes Festival will require iOS 7.1,...Show More Summary
In a brief note on Daring Fireball, John Gruber makes a notable connection between Apple’s planned iTunes Festival at SXSW next week and the pending release of iOS 7.1: Apple’s first iTunes Festival in the U.S. starts a week from today at SXSW in Austin. Apple is going to stream the performances to iOS devices using an app, […]
John Gruber published a smart essay about Microsoft on his Daring Fireball blog last week, adding perspective to the appointment of Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella. The gist of Gruber's essay is that Microsoft's redemption, if there is to be one, will involve its ability to become a leading provider of cloud services. Show More Summary
John Gruber on Microsoft's past and future: Windows 8 wasn’t designed to adjust to the new world; it was designed to turn back the clock to the old one.
By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Flag, a photo printing start-up that is holding a barnstorming 14-day Kickstarter campaign right now, turned up on my radar this week thanks to John Gruber's Daring Fireball. The pitch video for the app...Show More Summary
John Gruber of Daring Fireball made an important point about product design recently in response to Robert Scoble’s concern that many Google employees were not wearing their Google Glasses. After Scoble suggested that a lack of employee support might hurt adoption of the Glass product, Gruber responds: “Scoble has the cause and effect backwards. Show More Summary
Even in a “lost year for tech” there have been great gains, as John Gruber at Daring Fireball points out. For one, smartphones have become commodities, and more than 1.5 billion people worldwide tote full-on miniature computers in their pockets. The fact that one out of every five people on the planet have access to real-time information and can communicate...
After taking down a rather daft article about 2013 being a disappointing year for tech, John Gruber put to words something I've been wrestling with for the latter part of this year. From Daring Fireball: That which escapes the graspShow More Summary
Oh man, this is so awesome. I'd pay good money to watch @pennjillette throw these balls at Jenny McCarthy: — John Gruber (@gruber) December 21, 2013 Disclosure: A publisher of a book with a foreword written by Jenny McCarthy once bought an ad on Daddy Types. Show More Summary
Prompted by a post by John Gruber at Daring Fireball, there have been a number of discussions of late regarding the App Store rating system. The conversation started with increasing displeasure with pop-ups that occur within an app, nagging users to leave a review. Gruber suggested that perhaps if users followed the prompt, leaving a single […]
The idea that Apple's iOS devices can't really be used for serious content creation just got a major debunking. Yesterday, Daring Fireball's John Gruber linked to this amazing video of artist Kyle Lambert's creation of a photorealistic finger painting of actor Morgan Freeman. Show More Summary
Interesting thread on Twitter last night, I wanted to capture it here before it scrolls off. I posted a note about how I was studying John Gruber's Markdown spec, and said I liked it. It reminds me of the RSS 2.0 spec. What I meant: It tends to answer questions I have, when I have them. Show More Summary
“ In exactly three years, Apple has produced an iPad that outperforms a then-brand-new MacBook. - John Gruber http://t.co/Y6xsbdnavY — Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) October 30, 2013 ” - John Gruber notes a line of demarkation: the new iPad...Show More Summary
Vesper gets a lot of attention because it's crafted by well-known personalities in the Apple community, namely Brent Simmons, Dave Wiskus, and John Gruber. Part of the reason they're well-known, however, is because they're not only capable of great craft, but of explaining the creative and business processes behind it. Show More Summary
Over on his official Flickr stream, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has posted the beautiful shot of the iPhone 5c packaging. I admit, I was skeptical when we saw earlier leaked shots of the iPhone 5c that this was the actual retail packaging. Show More Summary