Posts tagged apple
Posts tagged apple
"On boarding was super bumpy, and they had so many passwords, accounts, and logins that it took nearly a month just for me to get on the server."
"“To say [OS X and iOS] should be the same, independent of their purpose? Let’s just converge, for the sake of convergence? [It’s] absolutely a nongoal,” Federighi said. “You don’t want to say the Mac became less good at being a Mac because someone tried to turn it into iOS. At the same time, you don’t want to feel like iOS was designed by [one] company and Mac was designed by [a different] company, and they’re different for reasons of lack of common vision. We have a common sense of aesthetics, a common set of principles that drive us, and we’re building the best products we can for their unique purposes. So you’ll see them be the same where that makes sense, and you’ll see them be different in those things that are critical to their essence.”"
"So again, not to single out Murphy, but to me, his “finally” explains why so many publications jumped on this story — the belief that it was inevitable, that Apple’s market domination has been an aberration, that the company is in the midst of an inevitable decline. It’s a pre-conceived narrative driving the facts, rather than the facts driving the narrative."
"Why isn’t the iPhone n-1 “good enough”? Surely consumers can do almost the same tasks with an iPhone 4S as they can with the 5. Why are they still buying the new phone?
The clue comes from the fact that the consumer is not the only buyer. It’s operators who buy and re-price the product. They are hiring the product to sell broadband and the newest variant is still the best hire to do that job. This observation is crucial to understanding the growth dynamics of the iPhone and consequently, of Apple itself.”
Nach allem, was man liest und hört: Ja.
"While we’re improving Maps, you can try alternatives by downloading map apps from the App Store like Bing, MapQuest and Waze, or use Google or Nokia maps by going to their websites and creating an icon on your home screen to their web app."
Direkte Konkurrenten erwähnen und empfehlen, nachdem man es selbst verbockt hat. Wie viele Unternehmen machen das? (Und: Die Reaktion von Apple sagt viel über das Verständnis von der Bedeutung von iOS bei Apple aus. Das kann man gar nicht überschätzen.)
"Another major inclusion, and a very interesting one at that, is the ability to send audio content from the Apple TV out to devices that support AirPlay, like speakers, AirPort Express devices and even other Apple TVs.
You can now also protect AirPlay access with an on-screen code, rather than anyone on your WiFi network being able to use the feature.”
Statement von Apple: “Our license to include the YouTube app in iOS has ended, customers can use YouTube in the Safari browser and Google is working on a new YouTube app to be on the App Store.”
Zwei Wörter: John Siracusa.
Ich habe hier ein Macbook Air und ein Lenovo Thinkpad. Die Qualitätsunterschiede zwischen den Trackpads sind so groß, dass es fast schon wieder lustig ist. Wird Microsoft erfolgreich sein mit Surface? Das wird man sehen. So oder so: Sie hatten keine andere Wahl mehr.