Up to the minute Apple and Mac news alerts

2012: ‘iOS 6 Adjusts Metallic Button Reflections as You Tilt Your Phone’

[2019-01-10 18:04:57]

This effect was based on the phone’s accelerometer, not real-world environmental lighting, but it’s certainly along the same lines. I miss details like this — I just love that some folks at Apple put time into making a single button look extra cool. And I just learned a new word: anisotropic.  ★ 

Read more....


An Environmentally-Lit User Interface

★ Codea’s iOS Menu Bar

Procreate’s Undo Gesture Is Open Source

1958 TV Episode Featured a Grifter Named Trump Who Cons a Town Into Building a Wall

‘Rather Than Dipping a Drinking Glass Into the Ocean, They Say, Astronomers Have Dunked a Bathtub’

U.S. Carriers Are Selling Customers’ Real-Time Location Data

Brief Thoughts on the State of Windows

The Mac Through the Eyes of a New User

Using BBEdit and Excel to Revive a Dead Podcast Feed

‘Post-Purchase Monetization’ — Why Smart TVs Are Cheaper Than Dumb TVs

Bloomberg: ‘Facebook App Can’t Be Deleted From Certain Samsung Phones’

The Google Assistant Ride at CES 2019

Samsung Announces 29 Percent Drop in Quarterly Profit

Stephen Hackett on the 12-Inch PowerBook G4

[Sponsor] HyperDrive: World’s First USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro