Here's a short story about a short episode of my journey as an indie and part-time iPhone apps developer back in 2009. This is a mockup of the Carousel app. From 2009 to 2013, before becoming a content creator, I spend my spare time creating iPhone apps. There was a short period between the two... Continue Reading →
Like for most people, the iPod played an important role since its launch back in 2001. Apple put an end to the iPod story. Here are some thoughts and memories.
Apple has a special place in my life because of my passion for the company, its history and most importantly because I share the same values.
Widgets in MacOS Tiger and macOS Big are two worlds apart. Which version provides the best experience?
Here is something that I could have published on my secondary blog (https://numericcitizen.micro.blog) but the importance of the subject is too high not to put it on my main blog. Apple's power and leadership are undeniable. The expression of this leadership takes many forms: design, new standards, market domination, etc. Recently, Apple's power with its... Continue Reading →
Today is the start of something new on the Mac: Diagrams. A simple yet promising diagramming application for macOS. Here is a short peek at this newcomer in a relatively competitive and crowded space. A simple diagram created with... Diagrams 1.0 on macOS. Start small, think big Entirely new and native applications on the Mac... Continue Reading →
I recently came across this 512pixels.net post about the iPhone of the decade. To my surprise, they selected the iPhone 6, 6 Plus. In summary: in 2016, Apple introduced two important things in the iPhone franchise: bigger screen iPhone and choice in screen size and features. Sure, the iPhone 6 propelled iPhone sales to a... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/UxapcquSZxs Benjamin Mayo demonstration of iOS 13 text selection compared to iOS 12 Benjamin Mayo, a well-known writer for 9to5Mac, published a very enlighting YouTube video on iOS 13 text selection problems. This video shows a few simple tasks involving text selection in iOS 13 compared to iOS 12. From this video, we can conclude... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/OCpxBgGMeOg Impressive interior view of Apple's headquarters Take a few minutes to look at this short video of Apple's headquarters. What a magnificent place to go see and probably work. I'm completely amazed by the amount of design that went into this building and installations. I'm in awe of this place. My design awareness is... Continue Reading →
Apple’s Mail.app is known to be very buggy in iOS 13 beta cycle. Even at version 13.1 beta 1, things are not looking good yet. But there is another problem that is making this version of Mail.app very frustrating to use. Consider the following two screenshots. On the left, this is what we get while... Continue Reading →