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What It’s Like to Work the Apple Store Front Lines on iPhone Day

What, if anything, would you stand in line for all night? Front row tickets to your favorite band? A cameo on your favorite show? A spot for your child in that better school?Read more…

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Apple’s recalling certain MacBook Air models over flash drive failure.

Apple’s recalling certain MacBook Air models over flash drive failure. If you purchased one between June 2012 and June 2013, a firmware update will see if your 64GB or 128GB drive needs replacing. [Apple via GigaOM]Read more…

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Apple Patent Could Bring TouchID to iPads and Macs

The next generation of MacBook laptops and iPad tablets could be opened with a scan of a fingerprint (or nipple-print, or toe-print , or sausage-print), as Apple’s TouchID patent looks ready to cover a wider range of the Cupertino firm’s products.R…

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Jony Ive and Craig Federighi Talk Design, User Experience and Touch ID

Last week, Business Week ran a fairly boring interview with Tim Cook, Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi. Now, though, it’s released a longer interview with just Ive and Federighi, which is kinda interesting. Here are some of the highlights.Read more…

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Nerd Out on This Sprawling Oral History of Apple Design

If you, like me, pored over the Steve Jobs biography (or perhaps over Jobs) looking for juicy tidbits about Apple’s design culture, you likely were sorely disappointed. We know plenty about Jobs’ mercurial management and even about his own aesthetic s…

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iCloud’s About to Look a Whole Lot More Like iOS 7

The slow creep of Jony Ive’s flat-friendly software design is starting to pick up its pace with the new beta version of iCloud.com. That scratchy old black background is now dreamy blue and blurry just like iOS 7. The app icons have lost a dimension, a…

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Apple is apparently gathering up new MacBook Airs which appear to be displaying Wi-Fi issues—so it m

Apple is apparently gathering up new MacBook Airs which appear to be displaying Wi-Fi issues—so it might be worth dropping into the store if yours is struggling with the internets.

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MacBook Cheat Sheet

Anyone looking for a full breakdown and comparison of the entire MacBook lineup: I’ve put together a pretty comprehensive comparison between every model, every option, specs, etc. with information from Apple and around the internet. Screenshot shown a…

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What If Apple Had Released an Entirely Different Mac?

In case you missed it earlier this week, Apple announced a brand spankin’ new Mac at WWDC. It’s quite the departure from previous Macs but somehow ultimately familiar.
Here’s a quick video recap of all the excitement. [Simon Balch via Buzzfeed]

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The Brilliant Insanity Behind the New Mac Pro’s Design

The last we heard of the Power Mac G4 Cube—a computer everyone loved, but no one could quite figure out—was in a press release from 2001. Twelve years later, we’ve finally met its beautiful, brilliant, and not altogether sane successor.
Back in Jul…

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