In 2005 Scott Forstall was tasked with finding people to build the iPhone and, due to secrecy concerns, Steve Jobs said he could only pick people from within Apple. From Mark Sullivan over at Fast Company:
“During all the interviews for the team, we screened for people who were growth mind-set,” Forstall told me. Forstall said he had been a fan of Carol Dweck, a Stanford psychology professor known for her theory that people exist somewhere on a continuum between “fixed mind-set” and “growth mind-set.”
The 2017 Steam Summer Sale has just kicked off. While known for PC games, Steam sells a growing number of of Mac games, so there should be some great deals to be had over the next few days. The sale is on now through Wednesday, July 5th with discounts up to 85 percent on hundreds of games.
Only a few airports and malls are currently supported, but Apple will be adding more as the public release of iOS 11 approaches.
Apple released the Pride Edition band earlier this month, but clarified this week that some of the proceeds will go to groups supporting the LGBTQ cause.
Toshiba turned down Apple and Foxconn when it picked a buyer for its NAND flash memory business.
Several classic Sega games have long been available for iOS, but the company is kicking things up a notch with the launch this week of the “Sega Forever” collection. The company has brought five of its classic games to iOS and Android for free, with many more titles scheduled to launch in the coming months. The games available today include Altered Beast, Comix Zone, Kid Chameleon, Phantasy Star II, and Sonic the Hedgehog. The games are all free with ads, and can be upgraded to remove ads for $1.99 each. Each game also includes a set of iMessage stickers if, you know, you’re into that kind of thing.
Jeff Butts put Vaja’s Wallet Agenda LP iPhone case through its paces to let you know if it’s worth the price.
Apple has an incentive to get the junk out of the App Store before the revamped App Store experience launches with iOS 11 later this year.
The music industry may actually be fine with a reduced cut as long as Apple can keep adding Apple Music subscribers.
Apple’s dedication to user privacy and experience means that these new Apple News features come with big caveats for publishers.
Apple released developer beta 2 for iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and macOS High Sierra Wednesday afternoon.
Dr. Mac spent some time with former Apple CEO John Sculley talking about old times, Steve Jobs, and if the Reality Distortion Field was real.
Virgin Mobile is set to make you an iPhone offer you can’t refuse.
An affordable notebook Mac for Middle and High School education sets the world on its heels.
If you’re planning to sit or lie down and listen to high fidelity songs, Ella will kiss your ears into a joyous state of bliss.
Dave Hamilton and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to discuss Scott Forstall’s fireside chat at the Computer History Museum last night and how it would be nice to see someone with his charisma on stage at Apple events.
The best camera is the one you have with you, and odds are that’s an iPhone. Today we have a great deal on on the JOBY GorillaPod stand and several GorillaPod mounts, too. The GorillaPod stand has flexible legs so you can set it on uneven surfaces or attach it to other things, and the mounts hold your iPhone with or without a case. They’re all available for US$14.99 each, so that’s between 24% and 74%, depending on which you get.
Apple Camp, which is Apple’s annual summer creative learning series for kids, is open for registration.
2016’s Hitman was a fantastic sleeper hit, eventually rising to “Game of the Year” status. It’s an engaging combination of stealth, action, strategy, and even comedy but, until now, it was only available for PC and consoles. Thanks to the porting efforts of Feral Interactive, Hitman is now available for macOS, and it’s even on sale, too! Head over to Steam to check it out and download the free demo, but be sure to verify the game’s system requirements before you buy, as it currently supports only recent Macs with AMD graphics cards.
Riders will have the option to add a tip after they rate their driver, for up to 30 days after the trip.