Posts made in June, 2017

Amazon’s Vision of Computing’s Future: An Information Appliance

By on Jun 28, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

It’s called the Echo Show, and it is the latest incarnation of the Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled smart speaker that has become a surprise hit. The Echo Show is easy to describe; it’s an Echo with a screen, and you control it the same way you do any other Echo — by talking to Alexa, its cheery assistant. As my colleague Brian X. Chen wrote in his review, the Show...

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iOS 11 turns your iPad into a completely different machine

By on Jun 27, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

iOS has been around for 10 years. It’s hard to keep innovating after so many iterations. And yet, in many ways, iOS 11 feels like a completely new beast on the iPad. For the first time in years, it feels like Apple is taking risks with its operating system update. I’ve been playing with a beta version of iOS 11 on a 10.5-inch iPad Pro for the past few weeks. While...

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iOS 11 Gives the iPad a Much-Needed Speed Boost

By on Jun 27, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

As expected, Apple’s new software update for the iPhone and iPad is full of deceptively minor changes that make a powerful collective difference. Some of iOS 11’s new features are immediately noticeable, such as a brand new app for managing files, while others won’t be apparent unless you look for them, like the new document scanner that lets you quickly import...

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Apple’s new iPhone 8 will have a brand new design: Reports

By on Jun 26, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

NEW YORK: As the launch date of iPhone is nearing, a new leak has reportedly “confirmed” the iPhone 8′s brand new design. Following several leaks about Apple’s controversial yet virtually bezel-less redesign, OnLeaks has obtained detailed iPhone 8 dummy models which confirm that the devices to be launched in September would have an elongated...

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