According to Apple’s promo email, “Buy with Apple Pay on the Fandango app or Fandango.com through January 2 and get $5 off your order.”
Apple shipped more than 20 new products in 2017, but here are the five most important software products.
In this TMO video podcast, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit look at how Project Marzipan could lead to one OS to rule them all. John also says he has a solution for Apple’s corporate structure. They also pore over Intel’s roadmap to look at what could be coming to MacBook in 2018. And they cap the show by asking why it is that some things just plain feel so good. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)
So many topics, so little time! In this episode, Bryan and Jeff address a listener question asking about Apple’s management structure. they also discuss whether or not Apple plans to merge iOS and macOS, and the cap the show with a detailed exploration of the exploding world of cryptocurrency, especially Coinbase.
Check out PolyMatter’s Grand Theory of Apple, an illustrated essay on what makes Apple “Apple.” It’s a salient and cogent look at some of the underlying philosophies driving Apple, and explains how those philosophies lead to the kinds of decisions that upset customers in the short term, but ultimately lead to success. I’m a snob when it comes to philosophizing about Apple, but this is a good listen/watch. I’d love to know what you think.
John Martellaro and Bryan join Jeff Gamet to talk about the future of the Mac now that the iMac Pro is available, plus they dive into Apple’s latest original show deal with Ronald D. Moore.
The new iMac Pro from Apple signals a new approach to thinking about the Mac lineup.
So far, Apple has announced 8, 10, 14, and 18 core versions of the iMac Pro, making this version of Logic Pro X one that looks towards the future. [Updated with download size.]
The update coincided with the release of Final Cut Pro 10.4, and it includes updated support for multiple video codecs.
Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit discuss the AirPort KRACK fix, and why the iMac Pro should really be called iMac Edition. They also dig into political criticism of Tim Cook speaking in China and Apple’s overall position in that country. And when they hear that Apple has hired new television execs, they hope it means Apple’s leadership is learning how to delegate. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)
In this episode, Bryan and Jeff chew over Apple’s burgeoning quality control issues, as well as the company’s bizarre decision to release a pro desktop that’s sealed. The cap the discussion by examining some of the topics in the Apple Context Machine Facebook group.
John Kheit thinks that Apple is mismanaging security, and that its quality assurance and attention to detail have gone to hell.
The maintenance release specifically addresses an issue with remote access and the Home app.
Apple has big plans for proximity sensing technology in its products because it just invested US$390 million in VCSEL laser maker Finisar.
AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.9 was released for AirPort base stations with 802.11n, while AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.9 was released for older AirPort base stations that support 802.11ac.
Apple updated its developer guidelines with some simple and sensible rules for preorders: here’s how it works.
Apple made a new commercial by shaving off a hipster model’s beard a little bit at a time and assembling it stop-motion style into a video to demonstrate Face ID.
Reuters reported that Apple has asked the SEC for permission to skip four shareholder proposals under the premise they’re part of Apple’s “ordinary business.”
Instead of working on new product design, Sir Jony focused on Apple’s tribute to the late Steve Jobs, Apple Park, but now he’s back in the product design saddle.
Apple makes a big fuss about the iPad being the future, but the facts don’t bear that out. Yet. Apple Marketing is beating a dead horse for the sake of a cute gotcha.