IBM has an one-atom thick graphene transitor? How long more before Apple changes MacBooks' unit of measurement for thickness from mm to atom? :-)
Christopher Breen, Macworld:
I’ve found these three broad principles to be the most helpful.
Puzzle it out.
Just a note to say that I’ve left Macworld to work for a Cupertino-based technology company you may be familiar with.
This has been an amazing day. Like witnessing your own funeral where people say lovely things about you. Thank you.— Chris Breen (@BodyofBreen) February 18, 2015
By the way, every one of you failed to earn your Junior Detective's badge: http://t.co/xz6VXtzOwE— Chris Breen (@BodyofBreen) February 17, 2015
Photo by Kohei Kanno (CC BY 2.0)
Charlie Sorrel, MacStories:
That’s what we’re looking at today – iPad (and iPhone) guitar amp simulations, along with virtual effects pedals. And along the way, we’ll look at hardware to connect up your guitar to the iPad, and at some speaker options so you can actually hear yourself play.
Spoiler alert – the guitar world has taken a big turn towards the awesome.
Stefania Leone, West:
Sometimes, unfortunately, new discoveries hide nasty surprises. Which is what happened to me when I realised that if blind or visually impaired people activate Voiceover on their iPhone or iPad using IOS 8.1.2, they cannot use a bluetooth keypad at the same time.
Apple puts a surprisingly high price on changing countries in iTunes… Sorry @surrysue, @NickdMiller, @dmcgahan. pic.twitter.com/6sHfx6KyWI— Charles Miller (@carlfish) February 17, 2015
The app helps users recognise the warning signs of suicide and allows them to immediately connect to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Popular task managing app Trello scored a pretty major update on iOS today. Version 2.7 brings a fresh new design, along with new features such as support for iOS 8's share menu, a new today widget, and Handoff support.
Honored to host @RepJohnLewis at Apple today. His 50-year march for justice and equality inspires us. @MARCHTrilogy pic.twitter.com/I5ye7OdIDi— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) February 17, 2015
Ed Christman, Billboard:
While Apple remains tight-lipped about its plans for the interactive streaming service many expect to launch early this year, the company has made big changes in its download store in the last month, and label executives believe the moves are tied closely with whatever they are planning for its soon to be revamped Beats digital streaming service.
The changes appear to benefit the major labels at the expense of indies, leaving the indie label sector in a diminished showing compared to where they were previously inside the store. iTunes didn't respond to a request for comment.
"Sorry I was late to work, my Apple Car updated overnight and now the left front wheel doesn't work and U2 are in the back seat."— Warren Ellis (@warrenellis) February 18, 2015
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