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Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

August 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

For those that keep telling me that Apple isn’t doing well or isn’t doing anything new or isn’t doing that great. Source: Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

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Applying Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Our Early Results

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments

We’ve developed an algorithm to use the Apple Watch to detect atrial fibrillation — the most common heart arrhythmia — with higher accuracy than previously validated methods.

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Apple Named Worlds Largest Wearables Vendor With an Estimated 3.5M Apple Watch Shipments in Q1 2017 – Mac Rumors

May 6th, 2017 · No Comments

For those saying the Watch is a failure I give you this: Source: Apple Named Worlds Largest Wearables Vendor With an Estimated 3.5M Apple Watch Shipments in Q1 2017 – Mac Rumors

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Category: Apple iOS · General

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Apples Echo-Like Smart Speaker With Siri and AirPlay Could Debut as Early as WWDC – Mac Rumors

April 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: Apples Echo-Like Smart Speaker With Siri and AirPlay Could Debut as Early as WWDC – Mac Rumors

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Category: Design · General

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End Of The Internet As We Know It

January 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Given the recent NSA revelations it seems appropriate to now discuss the end of the Internet as we know it and talk about building the new Internet.

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Apple Fixes Terrible UI Design

June 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

Perhaps someone from Apple heard Jobs screaming from his grave or read my blog post and decided to fix the terrible layout of the audio buttons on the iPhone lock screen.  I believe it was just fixed in iOS 6.1.4. See this post on how they screwed up at one point. Glad to see it […]

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Gree Pulls The Plug On OpenFeint

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

This was not unexpected however I think this will backfire on them especially given the short one month notice. My guess is that a lot of companies will just NOT bother migrating to Gree and just pull the plug on them altogether. With most apps supporting both Gamecenter and OpenFeint I see zero incentive to […]

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Category: Software Development

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Apple’s Terribe UI Design

October 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

You won’t see this headline often as most of what Apple does in the UI area is very very good. However, I’ve had some issues with the terrible interface for the “music” app when accessed through the lock screen on the iPhone for a long time now. I’m pretty sure this was introduced in iOS5 […]

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Advancement In Textbooks

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments

It is very good to see Apple advancing the textbook in the form of a digital textbook on the iPad with some interactivity.

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Apple iTablet

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Ever since I picked up an Apple iTouch (iPhone) I immediately knew Apple had to make a tablet sized device. The reality has been coming closer and closer with the various rumor sites announcing various things. The latest is right along the right lines Apple should be heading down. And hopefully they are. If only […]

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