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Flyover Apple’s New Spaceship HQ and 1 Infinite Loop

8:53 PM, Apr. 19th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

KCBS reporter Ron Cervi posted a new flyover of Apple's new Spaceship HQ that includes a pan over to Apple's current campus at 1 Infinite Loop. The contrast is fascinating to me, but seeing the latest on the new HQ is always interesting, too. Check it out.

 

A quick pan from the @apple spaceship over to the current campus.

A video posted by Ron Cervi (@sky1ron) on

LapPad V2 Mobile Desk: $89

5:35 PM, Apr. 19th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

LapPad Mobile Desk

Check out the LapPad V2, a desk for your laptop, mobile devices, writing, or whatever. It's made of Canadian poplar, has pass-through ports for your cables, and slots that hold your devices for you. On the right is a full size mouse pad. too. We have a deal on this mobile desk at $89, more than 30 percent off.

Legendary Silicon Valley Advisor Bill Campbell Dies

1:53 PM, Apr. 18th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · News

Bill Campbell

Bill "The Coach" Campbell passed away Monday morning after a long bout with cancer, according to Re/code. Mr. Campbell is a former Apple executive, the former CEO of Intuit, and he was one of the first people Steve Jobs picked for Apple's board of directors on his return to the company in 1997. He retired from Apple's board in 2014. Bill Campbell was 75 when he died.

TMO Daily Observations 2016-04-18: Amazon Prime Video Goes Standalone, Apple Music Is Serious

1:18 PM, Apr. 18th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Daily Observations Podcast

Daily Observations Podcast

Amazon just broke Prime Video out as a standalone service, just as Netflix raised its price. It costs more than buying a year of Amazon Prime as a whole, but Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin, and Adam Christianson say it still might be a great move for Amazon. They also talk about Apple Music and the fact that Apple appears to be investing significant resources in original content.

Apple Might Turn Back to Glass Case for Futuristic iPhone in 2017

8:00 AM, Apr. 18th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Rumor

It's Cloudy

Apple could turn to a page from yesteryear when it comes to the next major form factor change in the iPhone, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo [via 9to5Mac]. The analyst said that Apple is planning to ditch aluminum for an iPhone refresh and return to an all-glass enclosure—but interestingly he says Apple will do so in 2017.