apple design

16-inch MacBook Pro shows the advantages of a post-Jony Ive Apple [Opinion]

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro is a sign of a fundamental shift at Apple: It includes a keyboard that makes this laptop slightly less stylish but more useful. It’s hard to believe this would have

The MacBook is a disaster. Can Apple fix it?

You'd have to be nuts to buy a MacBook today. The keyboard don't work, you can't upgrade them, and even macOS is getting worse. What can Apple do to fix it? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

The new AirPods Pro are fandabbydosey [An appreciation]

Hot dang, Apple’s still got it. The new AirPods Pro are fantastic. They’re truly great headphones, and every major new feature improves on the old AirPods in big and significant ways. The sound is

Former Apple designer responds to Trump’s iPhone critique

As an iPhone UI designer, you need to have a thick skin. First, you have to defend your idea internally at Apple. Then members of the public endlessly critique your work upon its release. The one

Designers can’t ‘unsee’ iPhone’s misaligned send message button

The send message button on the iPhone is misaligned and for most of us, a 3-pixel discrepancy won’t cause heartburn. But a few designers are reaching for the antacids this week after one of their own

iPad is catching up with Mac, but it will never be as easy to use [Opinion]

Thanks to the recently launched iPadOS, I can finally do simple things on my iPad that I’ve always been able to do on my Mac. Like opening multiple documents in the same app, or installing fonts.

Get those colorful Infograph complications back on your Apple Watch

Did your Apple Watch’s Infograph face go monochromatic for seemingly no reason at all? If upgrading to watchOS 6 sapped your Apple Watch Series 4 of all its multicolored complications, there’s an

Apple’s iconic Fifth Avenue store reopens Friday — without the glass stairs

Apple’s redesigned Fifth Avenue Store will open to the public tomorrow, bigger and better than ever. However, the landmark New York City store replaces a trademark Apple architectural design — the

Today in Apple history: iOS 7’s major redesign divides fans

September 18, 2013: iOS 7 makes its public debut with a radical redesign that divides the tech world. The biggest overhaul Apple’s mobile operating system has seen in years, iOS 7 ditches the

iPhone 11 Pro allegedly triggers an unusual phobia

Does the above picture of a lotus seed pod freak you out? If so, there’s a chance you suffer from trypophobia, the fear of small holes in certain configurations. You know what else apparently could

3D Window Displays to Make a Comeback to Apple Stores

A day before Apple’s yearly iPhone event, the company is blocking off the windows with black curtains. Needless to say, this is to make changes to the front facade of Apple Stores.

iPhone 11’s gorgeous new color options spilled by case-maker

Stunning new color options for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are today revealed in new images from case-maker Olixar. One supposed finish — which mixes light pastel pink, green and yellow — is similar

Apple should totally make an all-screen iPhone SE [Opinion]

Would you buy an iPhone 5-size phone that had an edge-to-edge screen like the iPhones X? Making the case for an all-screen iPhone SE. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Today in Apple history: Rainbow Apple logo gets a modern overhaul

August 27, 1999: Apple replaces the striped, multicolored logo it used since 1977 with a new single-color version. The replacement of the iconic logo shocks many longtime Apple fans. However, it is

Apple discontinues Jony Ive’s pricey design book, marking end of an era

Apple’s removal of the pricey Designed by Apple in California book from its online store marks the end of an era. Apple released the book, which retailed in two sizes for $199 and $299, in November

Apple hires more designers and developers, fewer suits

Jony Ive told the world in June he’s ready to stop being Apple’s Chief Design Officer but it seems likely he told his employers months before that. New research shows Apple went on a hiring spree in

The Real Reason Chief Design Officer Jony Ive Left Apple? CEO Tim Cook

The company has become known for uninspired products in recent years.

Why Apple will miss Jony Ive’s fabulous ‘fiddle factor’

As a design student back in the 1980s, a teenage Jony Ive spent a semester with a design agency in London, the Roberts Weaver Group. One of his first projects was designing a new pen for Japan’s Zebra

Jony Ive is leaving Apple

Apple’s long-time design boss Jony Ive revealed today that he is leaving the company. After helping create some of the most iconic consumer products of all time for Apple, Ive says he is going to

Mac Pro-inspired wallpaper turns other devices into cheese graters

Most of us will never own the new Mac Pro, but our lesser Apple devices can still be cheese-grater chic. Anyone with an iPhone, iPad or a more mortal Mac can now get wallpaper inspired by the