Posts Tagged 'Apple'

All Diamond Ring Designed By Apple’s Jony Ive

According to BoingBoing –

Creating a ring-shaped diamond is no small feat; the diamond block will be faceted with several thousand facets, some of which are as small as several hundred micrometers. The interior ring will be cylindrically cut out for the desired smoothness using a micrometer thick water jet inside which a laser beam is cast. The finished ring will have between 2000-3000 facets which has never been seen before on a single piece.

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The iMac Turns 20

According to GeeksAreSexy.net –

It’s 20 years since Steve Jobs publicly unveiled the iMac. While today it looks every bit as dated as Ally McBeal and the Teletubbies, it was arguably the first step in Apple surviving and thriving as a mainstream consumer tech firm.

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How Well Did The Tech Giants Do In 2017?

Engadget published this round-up of the good and the bad from Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and Samsung as well as what to expect in 2018.

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Biggest and Best Tech Stories of 2017

MakeUseOf presents the top technology news stories of 2017. Spoiler alert – it’s not all Apple.

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Need An Hourglass? How About One For $12,000?

The Verge reported –

This is a safe space, okay? We’re going to talk about a $12,000 hourglass designed by Apple designer Marc Newson in this post, and I won’t judge you if you want it. But let me be straight up about my feelings: this thing is ridiculously expensive, and I don’t “get” it. I’m also a little lowbrow. As I mentioned, Newson created an Hourglass for Hodinkee that costs $12,000. Only 100 are being made. Each is custom created in a glass factory. The hourglass is filled with 1,249,996 “nanoballs” that are 0.66mm in diameter and made of solid stainless steel coated in copper. The hourglass times 10 minutes.

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Master Microfixer Teaching the World to Fix iPhones [video]

Apple II Gets Its First OS Update In 23 Years

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According to ZDNet –

If you own a working Apple II computer, there’s a new ProDOS update for the first time in 23 years, thanks to software developer John Brooks. In 1993, ProDOS version 2.0.3 was the last official release Apple delivered for the Apple II series. But on Friday, that was superseded by ProDOS 8 version 2.4, which Brooks released to mark the 30th anniversary of Apple IIGS. According to Ars Technica, remarkably the update also brings improvements to the earlier Apple ][ and ][+.

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