The idea that anyone can be creative and benefit from doing so is a concept we took forward when we formed FiftyThree and developed our app, Paper, which enables users to sketch, write, draw and visualise ideas on their iPad.
The city’s department of transportation has been redesigning intersections to make left turns safer by changing signals and incorporating other design measures. But Lander and Rodriguez got the idea to ask Google to help by giving its map users the chance to request a “reduce left turns” routing option. “We haven’t heard back yet,” says Rodriguez. “But we hope, knowing that Google is one of those good private entities, that Google can look at this.”
Want to use iTunes Match or Apple Music but have too many songs? Here's how to create a sub-library to use with the service.
The big iTunes news this week is the introduction of Apple Music, and the many changes it brings to iTunes. In this week’s column, I answer a number of questions related to Apple Music, and to other changes in iTunes 12.2.
If you’ve got a decently long history with the Mac, you’ll remember AppleWorks and ClarisWorks. When Microsoft Office was a high-priced suite, AppleWorks and ClarisWorks were inexpensive (and sometimes thrown in). Apple stopped selling the last version in 2007, but files linger. In this week’s column, Mac 911 helps a reader open ancient ’Works files. I also help with sorting, EPUB formatting, and a systemwide text replacement sync issue.
Lightweight word processor does what it says.
If your goal is only to learn, then write clean code. But if your goal is to build a successful business, then stop trying to impress your heroes. Learn as you go. Be messy. Don’t use new technologies. Don’t use new languages for their own sake. Don’t waste time trying to think of the most elegant way to break an egg.
Rumored HomeKit/HealthKit synergy: if you ignore Apple Watch’s “time to stand” reminders, it pulls the fire alarm and activates sprinklers.— Andy Ihnatko (@Ihnatko) July 11, 2015
U.S. government antitrust regulators are looking into claims about whether Apple's treatment of rival streaming music apps is illegal under antitrust law, according to three industry sources.
Apple's latest retail outpost in Hong Kong — thought to be the company's largest in Asia — went public this week with the unveiling of a huge, three-dimensional Apple logo in a somewhat unexpected place.
Finally: Oreo-flavored Oreos. pic.twitter.com/GZLiciWVZJ— Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) July 10, 2015
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