Jobs’s work with legendary designer Paul Rand taught him lessons that any designer, client, or entrepreneur should take to heart.
The year is 1986. Steve Jobs meets Paul Rand, the genius responsible for branding IBM, UPS, and Westinghouse. Having just been ousted from Apple, Steve asks Rand to create a logo for his new company, Next Inc. Rand accepts the job. Over the following months–and years–Jobs would learn from Rand, who came of age in a very different era of company-building. Those lessons would include how to brand a startup, but also what a logo can–and can not–do for a company. In this 1993 interview, Jobs talks about the experience.
Apple’s most expensive and most powerful computer, the iMac Pro, goes on sale on Thursday. It’s aimed at audio, video, and software development professionals who need a lot of computing power.
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Apple is finalizing a deal to acquire Shazam, the app that lets you identify songs, movies, and TV shows from an audio clip, according to TechCrunch. The deal is reportedly for $400 million, according to Recode, which also confirmed the news.
Apple has now released iOS 11.2, bringing a fix for the crashes users experienced since the date rolled over to December 2, new Live Wallpapers for iPhone X users, and faster wireless charging on Qi chargers. iOS 11.2 also includes Apple Pay Cash (rolling out over the next week) for peer-to-peer payments between users in the U.S. Continue reading “Apple Releases iOS 11.2”
If you’ve recently upgraded to macOS High Sierra but are wondering what’s new and how to take advantage of new features, Apple has put together a very nice web experience to explain what’s new.
There are plenty of tutorials online to create an HTML signature in Apple Mail with older versions of OS X, but the process has changed ever so slightly for the new macOS X Sierra (10.12.x). Matt Coneybeare has a great blog post and shows how to do it.