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I have two questions re: Liquid Metal: 1) Will it have stupid chip able edges like the ipad mini and iPhone 5 - serious aesthetic flaws compared to previous 2) Can it be recycled? This currently benefits production of aluminium cases. Comparative cost?
Design-wise, how does apple go? They could have an integrated, strap/band as seen above, or do a more traditional face, opening up to strap and/or bezel designs from third parties. Both designs have their merits, but imo the former would be much harder to engineer.
There is only one place for Apple's "iPhone" to succeed, and that is as a luxury product. Smartphones are fashion. Period. No one needs one. People have to WANT one. Desire and LUST after one. If you do not have that kind of passion for such a thing, then there is always some cheap Chinese, no margin thing you can put in the pocket of your knock-off Members Only jacket you still have.
Duh! It's "Art"!More redundantly, it's Apple!Crazies & Haters will be.
Isn't it ironic how, despite the lauding of HTML etc. based apps on crapforms ("crap"'s similar enough to "plat" - WebOS, Windows whatever, Blackberry, Firefox: basically platforms with no developers), Apple not only spear-headed web apps but have given them great support in iOS and OS X. Ha.
That won't happen any time soon.So the killer app for Apple TV is eliminating the airplay lag. Interesting.
Read dreyfus2's post. Telefonica's O2 is a European telecom company. Spain is irrelevant.I'm switching from O2 with the new iPhone. Their cynical (but arguably, spot on) tariffs where you now get pretty-much flat rate minutes and texts with differing levels of egregious data fees are ridiculous.They're kinda on-the-ball in many respects, and they're after what they think will benefit them the most. It just isn't what would benefit me as a consumer. It doesn't benefit me to...
At this point, smartphone share really becomes meaningless if people are using them as feature phones. Maybe an iPhone mini can disrupt this somewhat, but it's rather unnecessary for apple to compete in that market.
Possibles for an "iWatch": 1) iPhone functionality: Calls, clock (obv), notifications, Siri 2) Fuelband/up/nano pedometer, open to these kind of movement tracking applications 3) Biometrics: authentication, recording of pulse etc. 4) Radio comms: payments, passes (ski pass?), universal remote? The potential for cross-over with these kind of functions is amazing, if not a little scary. On form-factor, they have a choice of watch face with an included, interchangeable...
Since this is just measuring web usage, from a ux standpoint, it seems more than half of people are more comfortable using the same orientation they'd use on a traditional PC display.Whether this says most about the users, the iPad itself, or the websites they're using is conjecture and guess-work.It would be much more interesting if we could see some correlation with demographic data to present some hypotheses.
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