The Status-And-Permanence Edition Sunday, May 21, 2017

Apple's Biggest Launch Of The Year May Have Been Last Week, by Chris Matyszczyk, CNET

Forget the old concept of the Apple fanperson. This is something more sophisticated, longer-lasting and more regular. You won't be a fan. You'll be a member. Fans are excitable, fickle even. Members have a certain status and permanence.

I Tried One Of Apple's New Free Photography Classes — Here's What I Learned, by Kif Leswing, Business Insider

I took my trusty iPhone 6 on the walk, but our instructor had an iPhone 7 Plus, which has a better camera. Apple said that it's possible to take the class without an iPhone because some stores may have loaner iPhones, and that nobody will get kicked out for having an Android phone, although they won't get the Apple-specific tips.


Apple Says 2011 MacBook Pro No Longer Eligible For 'Video Issues' Repair Program, by Joe Rossignol, MacRumors

The program expired on December 31, 2016, but it's still in effect for eligible models up to four years from their original date of sale.

Why I Love Apple’s Hideous Smart Battery Case, by Ste Smith, Cult of Mac

That hump on the back not only makes it really easy to hold in one hand for long periods of time but also stops the case feeling bulky — unlike some other battery cases I’ve tried. In fact, it’s still easily slim enough to slide in and out of my jeans pockets.

Redesigned Version Of Microsoft OneNote Now Available On Mac And iOS, by Tim Hardwick, MacRumors

The update to the note-taking platform introduces a new interface that aims to enhance usability for users of assistive technologies, simplify navigation controls, and create consistency across devices, according to the company.

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