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Designer Álvaro Pabesio envisions what Apple’s next mobile operating system could look like on the company’s next-generation iPhones and iPads. The iOS 13 concept features a desktop extension for Mac / iPad, Reminders, a revamped Messages system, Mail, Reminders, a new volume HUD, Dark Mode, and lots more. “iOS 13 brings amazing new features to your devices. A completely reimagined iPad experience. An even better Continuity. Dark Mode. And stunning redesigns to the apps you love most,” said Pabesio. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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The Apple Car, codenamed “Project Titan,” had been in development for quite some time, and after failing to acquire Tesla back in 2013 for roughly $240 per share, the company has recently continued development. Craig Irwin, a senior research analyst at Roth Capital Partners, states that Apple is currently building “multiple very large drive rooms in California” for research and development purposes, while also allegedly working on “something interesting and exciting on the battery side.” Read more for another picture and additional information.
Musician and Oscar award winner Lady Gaga performed live for Apple employees on Friday at an exclusive Apple Park opening ceremony to mark the official opening of the company’s new headquarters in Cupertino, California, and as a tribute to Steve Jobs. Drone videographer Duncan Sinfield discovered a new rainbow stage at the heart of its Apple Park campus, and yesterday, they discovered that it was for this event. Read more to see Lady Gaga perform “Shallow” on the stage.
The original Apple-I, designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company in 1976. Wozniak’s friend Steve Jobs had the idea of selling the computer, thus Apple’s first product was born, and to finance its creation, Jobs sold his only motorized means of transportation, a VW Microbus, for a few hundred dollars, and Steve Wozniak sold his HP-65 calculator for $500. Today, one original example is headed to auction at Christie’s on May 16 at 9 am EST and expected to fetch anywhere between $384,000 – $640,000, a hefty premium over its original $666.66 price tag ($2,994.09 adjusted for inflation). Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
Here’s an alleged image of the upcoming Mac Pro 7.1 refresh from an internal Apple presentation slide. Labeled “Mac Pro 7.1” and codenamed “Phoenix,” it shows a square design that measures in at 7.7 x 11.55 x 11.55 inches, comes equipped with an Intel Xeon W Cascade Lake-X processor, an Apple T2 security chip, an “Apple X2 Accelerator,” AMD Firepro-X memory, as well as DD45 SO-DIMM memory. Will this be the hardware shown at WWDC 2019? You’ll have to tune in on June 3rd. Read more to see the full slide.
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It’s not unusual to see a flock of birds while driving or as a passenger in a moving vehicle, but have you ever wondered what they would look like if filmed with a camera / smartphone in slow-motion? If so, then wonder no more, as Davi Junior from Brazil decided to find out using his iPhone from inside a moving car. As you can see from the screenshots above, they birds seem to be frozen in time. Read more for the clip and additional information.
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Analysts report that TSMC will ramp production in June for Apple’s next-generation A13 chip, which is set to be used in the three iPhone models that will be revealed in September. It uses the chip manufacturer’s second-generation 7nm process, and the first to use extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography. Next year, the rumored A14 will most likely be paired with a Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 modem for 5G connectivity. Read more for a video and additional information.
Apple AirPods 2 comes with the new H1 chip for faster wireless connection to compatible devices as well as “Hey Siri” integration, all for $139.99 shipped (order now to lock in price), today only, originally $159. Simply double-tap on the earbud to play or skip forward, and just plug in the case via Lightning connector to charge it up. Product page. Read more for a full hands-on video review and additional information.
An original Apple iPod could be yours, but it’ll cost you the price of a new car, or at least in some places. Did you know that Apple did not develop the iPod software entirely in-house, but rather used PortalPlayer’s reference platform based on two ARM cores? That’s right, the platform had basic software running on a commercial microkernel embedded operating system. “I am a longtime Apple device collector, and this 5-Gigabyte iPod has been in my personal possession for almost two decades, kept in cool temperatures and away from sunlight. I guarantee that it has been completely unused and untouched inside its original packaging, along with its iconic headphones, charging accessories, and manuals,” said the seller. Auction page. Read more for a video of the original Steve Jobs iPod keynote from 2001 and additional information.
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Apple is set to debut three new iPhone models in September, and they’re expected to be successors to the XS / XS Max / XR. The iPhone 11 Max is expected to feature an OLED display, a USB-C port, and the previously rumored triple-lens camera system. Some case manufacturers have already begun producing prototypes with the triple camera module out back, with one being spotted by Slashleaks. Read more for a video and additional information.