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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Apple Watch event predictions: 42mm costlier than 38mm, steel models $749+, Edition models $7.5K+, no upgradability, Photos demoed, 12" MacBook Air revealed   —  One Last Spitball on Stainless Steel Apple Watch Pricing  —  Here are my “final guesses” from last night (for 38/42mm models):
Mar 8, 2015, 1:45 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Apple Watch revenues could be dominated by relatively low-volume, high-priced Edition model   —  Thinking About the Split in Apple Watch Sales by Model  —  Lorraine Luk and Daisuke Wakabayashi, reporting today for the WSJ, “Apple Orders More Than 5 Million Watches for Initial Run”:
Feb 18, 2015, 12:15 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Far from killing it, native apps have made the open web even stronger   —  Native Apps Are Part of the Web  —  Christopher Mims, writing in the WSJ, “The Web Is Dying; Apps Are Killing It”: … I can't believe someone is still writing this in 2014.  Users love apps, developers love apps …
Nov 18, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
CVS and Rite Aid blocking Apple Pay is a defensive move to buttress a cumbersome and ultimately doomed rival payment system   —  Retailers Are Disabling NFC to Block Apple Pay  —  Eric Slivka, reporting for MacRumors: … These retailers are part of a group (Merchant Customer Exchange …
Oct 25, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
iPad Air 2 is faster than 2011 MacBook Air, forges ahead of new iPhones on performance   —  The iPad Air 2 (And a Few Cursory Words Regarding the iPad Mini 3)  —  The relationship between the iPad and the iPhone, performance-wise, has been hard to predict.
Oct 22, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
iOS 8 adoption rates stagnating is mainly about lack of space for 5GB OTA update, not trust   —  Note to Self: It's the Storage Space, Stupid  —  Last night I speculated that the slow uptake of iOS 8 was about people not trusting Apple with iOS software updates — too many bugs …
Oct 8, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
iPhone 6 better in every way: display, performance, photos, videos, battery life, and network speed   —  The iPhones 6  —  THE BIG PICTURE A few days into testing the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, I accidentally left my personal iPhone 5S on a desk next to the iPhone 6 Plus.
Sep 17, 2014, 9:00 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Initial Apple Watch thoughts: gold version could start at $5K, stainless $1K; unclear how Apple and the market will deal with its technology growing old fast   —  Apple Watch: Initial Thoughts and Observations  —  Consider Vertu, the company that sells $6,000 Android phones (and which, back in the day, sold $6,000 Symbian phones).
Sep 16, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Conjecture on new iPhone resolutions: 1334 x 750 for the 4.7" model, 2208 x 1242 for 5.5"   —  Conjecture Regarding Larger iPhone Displays  —  Throughout the entire rumor cycle for this year's new iPhones, we've been inundated with reports of two new screen sizes, 4.7 and 5.5 inches.
Aug 23, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Apple will announce a wrist wearable in September   —  The Verge: 'This Is How You'll Charge a Moto 360 Smartwatch'  —  It looks like Motorola's designers tried to draw as much attention as they could to the 360's stupid flat-tire display shape.  —  The only way this could get funnier …
Aug 8, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context

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