Tag: apple keynote

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Great timing! Missing another Apple product announcement…

I'm once again going to miss the Apple iPhone announcement this evening, as I'll be on a train back to London from Nottingham (the glamour!). I'll have to make do with following the proceedings via twitter and hoping that my excited gasps don't annoy too many of my fellow passengers. Bad planning on my part, ...

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iPhone anticipation

This is a familiar tale. A very familiar tale to anyone who knows me or has been reading this blog for more than a year. A new iPhone was due to be launched (two, in fact!) and as a result (no free will here, folks!) I expended a serious amount of concentration staying up into ...

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Lots of Apple loveliness

Let's get this out of the way first. Despite being in an extremely unhepful (relatively speaking) timezone, I stayed awake to watch this week's Apple keynote launch of their new goodies. So, being in Tokyo right now, this meant I had to wait up until 2am local time and then watch two hours of badly streamed ...

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Tempted. Very tempted.

Oooh that Apple WWDC keynote presentation was interesting. In one fell swoop they addressed a ton of my frustrations with both OS X Mavericks and iOS. Not all of them, mind you. And we didn’t see any new iPhones or iPads, either. But still. iOS 8 looks amazing and OS X Yosemite seems like it’s simply gobbling up all the functionality ...

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Considering WWDC

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) begins next week and, as usual, the rumour mill as achieved maximum output. This is partly fuelled by Apple itself - they’ve been dropping heavy hints about ‘new product categories’ for some time now. A new product category wouldn’t accurately translate into a new iPhone or iPad model. Sounds like something *completely* ...

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Another step change from Apple?

In this morning's Observer, John Naughton wonders if the relatively low-key launch of new iPhones from Apple masks a more significant technological step-change - one that the competition will leap to emulate as soon as possible. More than flat icons or colourful phones, there may be some less obvious, yet more significant. And although the ...