Travel with the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch was announced today and there were some specific announcements during the keynote that caught my attention. When Apple talked about 3rd party apps in development for the Apple Watch, they specifically called out travel – an industry I work in every day and a hobby I pursue outside of work as much as possible.

Skeuomorphism is about relevance

Christina Bonnington for Wired: “The next era of Apple user interface should embrace the touchscreen and trackpad inputs that have become indelible with their respective operating systems. With a generation coming upon us that may have never seen a record player, a rotary dial phone, or even a paper notepad, these nostalgic nods to times

Apple’s Four Principles of Success

Apple’s vice president of iPod, iPhone, and iOS product marketing: Greg Joswiak: Focus: It means saying no, not saying yes. Simplicity: Make complex things simple. Courage: Don’t hang on to ideas from the past even if they have been successful for you. Best: If you can’t enter the market and try and be the best in

Cutting the cord

  With iOS 5, you no longer need a computer to own an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. I believe this makes the iPad a true “post PC” device, as claimed by Jobs, and was the single biggest announcement from Monday’s keynote. Why? RBC Capital’s Mike Abramsky: “By “‘cutting the cord’ to the PC, Apple may expand

A list of all categories in the iOS App Store

I couldn’t find a decent list myself (in under 5 seconds) today, so thought I’d make one myself: Updated on 24/12/14 Sports Health & Fitness Education Photo & Video Travel Music Lifestyle Productivity Food & Drink Social Networking Business Entertainment News Utilities Weather Navigation Finance Medical Reference Catalogues Books Newsstand Games Kids

Smaller iPhone Rumors

“We think the open vs closed is just a smokescreen to try and hide the real issue, which is: What’s best for the customer? Fragmented vs. integrated. We think Android is very very fragmented and becoming more fragmented by the day.” “Developers can be more innovative if they can target a single platform, rather than