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During the Steve Jobs II era at Apple, the company's product priorities focused on ease of use, delighting and surprising the customer, and of course the incredible design aesthetic that we all know and love. That design philosophy has been championed and executed by the industrial design team...

August 27th 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Jonathan Ive, Apple's senior vice president of product design, has no plans to take his talents back to the United Kingdom, an in-depth profile of the designer in the Daily Mail revealed last week. Recent speculation suggested the 44-year-old planned to cash in his US$30 million in Apple stock opt...

March 21st 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Well, we've already introduced a cat to the iPad, so a dog would naturally follow, right? Tested.com tried their best to bring their corgi Chloe (I really love corgis, ever since Cowboy Bebop) to the iPad, but as you can see in the video above, she doesn't take to it quite as well as Iggy the cat...

April 15th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Slow pans. Deliberate zooms. White background. Yes, it's another all too brief sit down with Apple's chief designer Jonathan Ive -- this time talking about the company's freshly revised iMacs. Among other things, Ive seems to be particularly keen on how well that those big new 16:9 displays have be...

October 20th 2009 at 12:48pm 0 Comments
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We all know that Steve Jobs will eventually leave Apple, and Apple's executive team has a responsibility to draft a succession plan to help minimize the turmoil when that day comes. To figure out what Apple might do, we can look to the past for other examples. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903...

January 15th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It seems like Apple's Johnathan Ive does two things: design great products, and win awards for designing said products. So today's Ive news is of the second order-- at the National Design Awards in Washington on Wednesday, Ive picked up the product design award. According to the Washington Post, Ive...

July 20th 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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As usual Time magazine seems to have gotten a bit of a sneak peak of a hot new Apple product. In this nice writeup, Lev Grossman discusses some of the background behind the iPhone. Uncle Steve was apparently up to form during the discussions about the iPhone. Grossman notes that "Jobs trash-talked t...

January 10th 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments