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In tech and media, you can’t remain neutral on a moving train

2 months agoHumor / odd :

In his review (finally!) of the iPhone X, John Gruber begins with a zoomed out view of how computer platforms face an adapt-or-die choice. The more popular a computer platform becomes, the more of a bind in which it inevitably finds itself. Show More Summary

Your Truly on Vector With Daniel Jalkut and Rene Ritchie

Vector episode 37: Rene speaks with MarsEdit developer, Daniel Jalkut, and John Gruber of Daring Fireball about the history and release of MarsEdit 4, blogging tools, the Mac App Store, and more. Much fun talking about one of my most-used and most-loved apps. ?

Why You Should Use Safari Instead of Chrome on a Mac

There was a time when Safari was a joke of a web browser, but that time has passed. As Mac devotee John Gruber says, “Safari is a terrific browser.” It’s the only browser that feels designed to integrate with macOS, both technically and aesthetically. Show More Summary

Is Safari Better than Chrome on macOS?

Once upon a time, Safari was a mediocre-at-best web browser that power users avoided. It was minimal, but also slow and incompatible with web technologies. But all that has changed in recent years. As Mac evangelist John Gruber says,...Show More Summary

Apple learns to feed the hype for its iPhone X launch—and snubs a lot of important people

Even before John Gruber started his one-man Apple-centric media operation, Daring Fireball, he knew he wanted to "be opinionated." Those opinions are often reserved for Apple items and other consumer technology topics, so it'd make sense...Show More Summary

Craig Federighi says Face ID is the future of biometric tech, doubts will ‘melt away’ once iPhone X is released

5 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Apple’s software engineering head Craig Federighi continued his interview tour last night, joining John Gruber’s “The Talk Show.” Much of the interview was spent on Face ID, with Federighi seemingly trying to dispel some of the doubts and concerns people have… more…

Was Apple employee behind alleged iPhone 8 leaks? - CNET

5 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Commentary: Influential Apple commentator John Gruber says he's "nearly certain" that someone at Apple is behind the information seeping out.

BBC Confirms iOS 11 GM URLs Were Leaked to 9to5Mac and MacRumors

Leo Kelion, reporting for the BBC: “As best I’ve been able to ascertain, these builds were available o download by anyone, but they were obscured by long, unguessable URLs [web addresses],” wrote John Gruber, a blogger known for his coverage of Apple. “Someone within Apple leaked the list of URLs to 9to5Mac and MacRumors. Show More Summary

iPhone 8 wireless charger to be sold as separate accessory, reports show

6 months agoNews : The Cutline

The iPhone 8's wireless charging feature could be sold as an optional extra, leaked images of Apple's wireless charging pads have revealed. John Gruber, an Apple expert, said the iPhone 8 could work with a wireless charger,...Show More Summary

Unobstruct: The Anti-Dickbar Content Blocker for Safari on iOS

Troy Gaul: As had happened in the past, I became annoyed by the bar and floating button at the bottom of the Medium page, which on such a small screen used up a not-insignificant amount of the vertical space. John Gruber had recently...Show More Summary

Comment: Might the LTE Apple Watch and ‘new form factor’ be different models?

7 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Bloomberg last week reported that Apple is planning to launch an LTE version of the Apple Watch last year. John Gruber then suggested that a new form factor was also in the works – though he later added a sentence somewhat walking back...Show More Summary

Bloomberg: Apple adding LTE to next Apple Watch [Update: New form factor this year]

7 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

[Update: John Gruber adds that a new form factor is coming this year too: “It’s hard to overstate just how big a deal this could be. No mention in Businessweek’s report, though, of the all-new form factor that I’ve heard is coming for...Show More Summary

To force quit or not to force quit apps, that is the question...

Is it nobler in the spirit to suffer the battery drain and lag of outrageous backgrounding or, by flicking them away, end them? John Gruber, writing for Daring Fireball: An awful lot of very hard work went into making iOS [automatically manage background tasks] like this. Show More Summary

iOS Users - Swiping Apps To Close Them Is A Waste Of Time

I'm not a compulsive app closer but my partner is. According to Mac blogger and publisher John Gruber, the practice of manually "killing" apps when they are in the background is counter-productive. He also says that Apple's approach to managing processor and memory with inactive apps is one of the iOS' big advantages over Android. More »      

PSA: Stop Forcing-Quitting Your Apps on Your iPhone

One of my favorite sites on the internet is Daring Fireball by John Gruber. John is a famous technology writer and UI designer and all-around well-respected internet citizen. He even worked at Bare Bones software, creator of BBEdit, which POPSUGAR was original coded with in 2006. Show More Summary

Ghost != Medium

John Gruber started a thread on Twitter lamenting that Medium is going down a predictable path. To which I responded, it's time for a Medium without a business model. A place for people to quickly write a document that stands alone on...Show More Summary

Comment: Suggestions that Apple is still undecided about iPhone 8 hardware seem crazy

7 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

John Gruber has succinctly summarised my own doubts about claims that Apple is still in the process of making hardware decisions about the iPhone 8 at this late stage. In particular, that no final decision has yet been made about whether...Show More Summary

The Next iPhone May Not Start At $1,200, But It Will Be Very Expensive

Apple wants to make this one a masterpiece, and not just one for the masses. But a predicted $1,200 starting price could be risky for Apple. Apple blogger John Gruber set off a wave of chatter last week by suggesting that the upcoming...Show More Summary

iPhone 8 pricing: How high can Apple go?

Customers have paid more for storage, processor power, materials, even colors, but will they pay more for iPhone 8 features? John Gruber has a great post up on Daring Fireball summing up a lot of the thinking that's been buzzing around about the next-generation iPhone since it was first rumored over two-and-a-half years ago. Show More Summary

iPhone 8’s wireless charging feature may be slightly delayed

If the latest rumblings from the rumor mill are accurate, it looks like we might have to wait a bit in order to take advantage of one of the iPhone 8's more intriguing new features. According to a tweet published by John Gruber overShow More Summary

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