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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The distinction of business vs. consumer apps is flimsy as a justification for Apple's rejection of HEY from the App Store for not using in-app purchases   —  This statement is paraphrased by Pierce, not a direct quote, but on its surface this business/consumer distinction seems untenable.
Jun 17, 2020, 12:30 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Apple's rumored shift to its own CPUs for Mac may parallel the 2005 transition to Intel and brings up similar questions of emulation, developer transition kits   —  Mark Gurman: … I'm not sure what the hedging is about there, other than the fact that anything reported about anyone's future plans could, in theory, change.
Jun 9, 2020, 6:05 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The quadrennial iPhone SEs break from the annual upgrade cycle, arriving 2.5 years after their lookalikes as final versions of popular form factors   —  The answer: Leap years, the summer Olympics, U.S. presidential elections.  —  The question: What are things that occur every fourth year?
Apr 16, 2020, 6:45 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Source: the 2020 iPad Pros do not have a U1 Ultra Wideband chip   —  Joe Rossignol, MacRumors, “2020 iPad Pro May Not Have a U1 Ultra Wideband Chip After All”: … So the tech specs don't mention it, Apple never mentioned it, and the U1-enabled features in iPhone 11 models aren't there.
Apr 7, 2020, 9:30 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
A deep dive into the deal between Apple and Amazon that lets the retail giant process some payments in Prime Video app, and the motivations of both companies   —  Benjamin Mayo, writing for 9to5Mac yesterday: … I've been digging into this since the news broke, and I think it's even more significant than Mayo suggests.
Apr 2, 2020, 6:20 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
A day with the new MacBook Air: delightfully close to perfection and settles all the issues with keyboard, price, and performance, but its camera still stinks   —  We waited a long time for a retina MacBook Air.  When we finally got it back in November 2018, it was worth waiting for.
Mar 20, 2020, 4:00 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Ten years after the iPad's launch, it has not come close to being revolutionary or living up to its potential because of its inconsistent multitasking software   —  Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced the iPad on stage at the Yerba Buena theater in San Francisco.  It surprised everyone, in several ways.
Jan 28, 2020, 12:45 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
16" MacBook Pro first hands-on: while the keyboard's “de-Jony-Ive-ification” is good, we shouldn't be celebrating the return of features we shouldn't have lost   —  Apple today is releasing its much-rumored new 16-inch MacBook Pro.  —  It is full of good news.
Nov 13, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Oct 10, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
By not providing Siri users with clear control over how their data is used, Apple is at odds with the privacy doctrine that it preaches on billboards   —  Three weeks ago, writing for The Guardian, Alex Hern reported: … I pooh-poohed this story at first, mostly on the grounds that I thought …
Aug 17, 2019, 6:15 PMIn context

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