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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Thinking This iPad Mini Thing Even Througher   —  Last month I tried to think this smaller iPad thing all the way through.  Didn't quite make it all the way through, though, so let's dig deeper.  —  We've got the display.  7.85 inches diagonally, 1024 × 768 pixels at 163 PPI …
Aug 14, 2012, 11:00 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Pixel Perfect   —  I've spent my whole life thinking about dots, largely in the form of on-screen pixels.  I remember first seeing a Pac-Man coin-op arcade game, wondering how it worked, and deducing the basic gist: the screen was a matrix of dots, like animated graph paper.  I loved graph paper.
Aug 14, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Inspired by Sony   —  Eric Raymond: This isn't speculation — an Apple employee copied Sony's design, circulated it to his bosses, and testified to these facts in court.  From now on, when anyone heaps phrase on Apple's design excellence and superlative innovation, just point and laugh.
Aug 1, 2012, 12:15 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Mountain Lion   —  It seems like another era, but back in the '00s, major new-cat-name updates of Mac OS X were a big deal.  They were packed with major new features, new built-in apps, significant performance improvements, and often sported refreshed system-wide UI appearances …
Jul 25, 2012, 8:50 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Let's Try to Think This iPad Mini Thing All the Way Through   —  We're Talking About a Smaller iPad, Not a Bigger iPod Touch  —  I've seen a fair bit of speculation that, if Apple produces a 7-inch iOS device, then maybe it would be a bigger iPod Touch, not a smaller iPad.
Jul 10, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The iPhone and Disruption: Five Years In   —  Clayton Christensen, author of the deservedly much-praised The Innovator's Dilemma, was wrong about the iPhone five years ago: … Last month Larissa MacFarquhar profiled Christensen in The New Yorker (subscribers-only, alas), and in a parenthetical …
Jul 3, 2012, 5:40 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Surface: Between a Rock and a Hardware Place   —  Watching the Microsoft Surface event video, I sensed uneasiness.  Not panic, but discomfort.  Some will argue that I'm simply spoiled by Apple's on-stage polish, but Monday's Microsoft event struck me as rushed and severely under-rehearsed.
Jun 21, 2012, 1:45 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Three Takeaways From Today's WWDC Keynote   —  1.  —  On the software side, Apple has — dare I say finally — become a company that can walk and chew gum at the same time.  Remember back in 2007 when Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) was delayed six months because, Apple flat-out admitted …
Jun 11, 2012, 8:50 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Let's Have Some Fun Reading Way Too Much Into the Preliminary Schedule for WWDC 2012   —  “We're going to double down on secrecy on products.”  —Tim Cook, yesterday at the D10 conference  —  I've long compared Apple punditry to Cold War-era Kremlinology — to predict or analyze an opaque …
May 30, 2012, 4:55 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
More on Apple's Removal of Airfoil Speakers Touch From the App Store   —  After some interesting back-and-forth with a few informed sources, I think Apple's removal of Airfoil Speakers Touch from the iOS App Store is not as mysterious or capricious as I first thought.  The key is to focus on what's new in version 3 of the app:
May 25, 2012, 12:15 AMIn context

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