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Why I prefer the iPad Pro to my Mac for importing and editing photos | iMore
4. The iPad opens up Pixelmator automatically with my image inside it; I use the Apple Pencil to eradicate any stray pet hair or dust motes with Pixelmator's Repair tool, and adjust color if necessary.
5. I tap "Open in Another App", choose my format (JPG), and run my "Resize, name, and upload to iCloud Drive" workflow that resizes the image, names it, and uploads it to iCloud Drive.
photography  tool  iPad  apple  workflow 
september 2018 by aries1988
How I use Day One — and an aside about the differences between Bear and Day One – The Sweet Setup
Bear is great at being a giant scrapbook of useful (and useless!) thoughts and ideas. I throw anything and everything into Bear and use Bear to house all sorts of information and data to search and use at a later time. I keep all my notes tagged with a general topic (like “finance” or “home/renovations”) to keep things organized and easy to find. And I generally jump into Bear four or five times a day to keep my notes organized.

1. If the note is a task or event, it gets sent to Things or Fantastical.
2. If the note is an idea I want to pursue for my personal blog or for The Sweet Setup, I send the idea from Bear to Ulysses.
3. If the note is a personal memory or something I want to speak about to my future self, I send the note to Day One.
4. If the note doesn’t fit into any of the above categories, it’s left in Bear and sits there for future reference.

Day One, in my little world, is my little world — a largely information-free area that has sentimental value and that is ripe with personal conversations. Day One is, and has always been, the app that best embodies me. I don’t think I see a day where Day One is not part of my larger data workflow.
workflow  pkm  iOS  apple  notes  diary  self  future  tool  comparison 
june 2018 by aries1988
Apple and Shazam sing the same tune
The core audio-recognition software itself was created in Silicon Valley by Avery Wang, a specialist in digital signal processing with a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Mr Wang was sitting in a café in Palo Alto in 2000 when he came up with the breakthrough technique for identifying a song from recordings, even with low-quality phone microphones and background noise. 

His original patent, filed in 2001 jointly with his Stanford professor Julius Smith, for a “system and methods for recognising sound and music signals in high noise and distortion” remains a foundational part of Shazam’s technology and intellectual property portfolio. 

Mr Wang is the only one of Shazam’s four co-founders still working at the company. After he joins Apple, along with the rest of Shazam’s research and development team in Silicon Valley’s Redwood City, the iPhone maker will have fresh capabilities not only in music identification but the ability to recognise a wide range of audio signals, from TV and movies to the sound of people laughing or clapping.

“Apple isn’t buying Shazam for music. Instead, Shazam is an augmented-reality play,” Neil Cybart, an Apple analyst, said in his Above Avalon email newsletter on Monday.

US companies, he adds, have been more successful at commercialisation and scaling up a new technology than their British counterparts. “What we are really good at in this country is innovation and creativity. We should try to play to our strengths and be willing to partner or sell out to US companies.”
usa  uk  music  innovation  app  mobile  2017  apple  technology 
december 2017 by aries1988
如果你想了解国外苹果社群,这里有一份值得关注的人物、网站、播客清单
本文是我在接触两年多国外苹果社群后,总结出的一份值得关注的人物、网站、播客的清单,希望可以为你的探索提供一份地图。
list  apple 
december 2017 by aries1988
站在苹果店门口,只盯着玻璃就流口水了,这么大要卖肾啊
全玻璃透明的苹果专卖店如何解决强烈的太阳光射入问题? 这个问题有意思,建筑师怒答。 我 google 了一下,找到这个网页,这个就是给苹果商店供应过玻璃的厂商。 里面写到 “With oversized units up to 6082mm x 2500mm and incorporating Low Iron -…
manufacturing  glass  apple  explained 
september 2015 by aries1988
Apple’s Magic Is In The Turn, Not The Prestige | TechCrunch
The opening dialogue of Christopher Nolan’s 2006 film, The Prestige: "Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called “The Pledge”. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. He shows you this object. Perhaps he asks you to inspect it to see if it is indeed real, unaltered, normal. But of course…it probably isn’t. The second act is called “The Turn”. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something extraordinary. Now you’re looking for the secret… but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled. But you wouldn’t clap yet. Because making something disappear isn’t enough; you have to bring it back. That’s why every magic trick has a third act, the hardest part, the part we call “The Prestige”. "
http://www.instapaper.com/read/338956933
movie  classic  apple  design  future 
november 2012 by aries1988
Apple's iPod touch Dilemma
Bottom line: the iPod touch market is being constricted by Apple's own products—the iPhone and the (presumed) iPad mini. And perhaps even by the iPod nano. I'm confident that the situation is not dire enough for Apple to consider abandoning the iPod touch altogether. But Apple does have some price compression and market differentiation quandaries to solve. What will it do? We should know the answers in a few weeks.
apple  price 
september 2012 by aries1988
This Is What 100 Brand New MacBook Pro’s Look Like
Kent College is based in Canterbury, UK has been profiled by Apple Education before for their extensive use of Macs in education.
http://www.apple.com/uk/education/profiles/kent-college/
googlereader  fun  apple  photo 
september 2012 by aries1988
藏在麦金塔芯片中的苹果彩蛋 - 爱范儿 · Beats of Bits
在纽约,一群 Geek 在街边发现了一台 Macintosh SE,却未曾想到在这台年代久远的机器里,竟遗留下出乎意料的“彩蛋”。他们发现了一张模糊的照片,然后经过努力将之还原。原来这是麦金塔团队的照片。
apple  story 
august 2012 by aries1988
iOS 5 和 iCloud:和家人共用一个 Apple ID
iOS 5 到来使苹果产品向“后 PC 时代”又走近了一步。iCloud 使电脑不再是同步所有设备的“枢纽中心”,其实 iCloud 已经变成了这个中心。要使用 iCloud 就必须用 Apple ID 登录,而随着更多人升级到 iOS 5,以前一直和家人、朋友共用一个 Apple ID 的用户会察觉到一些问题。
http://www.instapaper.com/read/215301255
iOS  apple  buy  icloud 
august 2012 by aries1988
Why Apple Has Already Pwned the Gaming Market | Cult of Mac
That’s what Apple does with gaming. They’re not going after the console gamer. Just as Starbucks got non-gourmet coffee drinkers to drink gourmet coffee, Apple is getting non gamers to play games.
http://www.instapaper.com/read/275232418
game  device  apple  starbucks  coffee  market  strategy  comparison 
august 2012 by aries1988
Why Apple Has Already Pwned the Gaming Market | Cult of Mac
That’s what Apple does with gaming. They’re not going after the console gamer. Just as Starbucks got non-gourmet coffee drinkers to drink gourmet coffee, Apple is getting non gamers to play games.
game  device  apple  starbucks  coffee  market  strategy  comparison 
august 2012 by aries1988
One More Great Lesson From Steve Jobs: Innovation Begins As A Social Movement | Co. Design
WHY IS THE LOSS OF ONE CEO THE CAUSE FOR UNIVERSAL MOURNING? BECAUSE HE SYMBOLIZED THE KIND OF ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPITALISM THAT GENERATES THE FUN THAT COMES WITH CREATING THE NEW. http://www.instapaper.com/read/214576788
entrepreneurial  apple 
august 2012 by aries1988
苹果内幕:保密与圈子文化支撑的神秘帝国
新浪科技: 苹果颇具邪教色彩的保密制度:1.木工出现=高度保密的新项目正在进行 2.附近酒吧安插便衣保安,监听员工言论 3.基层小组犹如恐怖组织,新员工在圈子之外 4.工业设计师是不能得罪,尽管不在要职 http://t.cn/z0Dnxs7
apple  corporation 
august 2012 by aries1988
News Desk: Do Chinese Factory Workers Dream of iPads? : The New Yorker
Across China, there are a hundred and fifty million migrant workers, a third of them women, who have left their villages to work in the factories, restaurants, hotels, and construction sites of the cities. They represent the largest migration in human history; their experiences have changed the way they work and marry and live and think. Very few of them would want to return to the way things used to be. Should you feel bad? I don’t think so. But whether you do or not is peripheral to a much larger and more important story.
http://www.instapaper.com/read/265733170
china  future  society  apple 
august 2012 by aries1988
Steve Jobs and the Portal to the Invisible
In his controlling hands, technology became both the engine and the emblem of transcendence. But as the iPhone slips from his grasp, Jobs is making his final bid for immortality. http://www.instapaper.com/read/213813441
apple  instapaper_favs 
august 2012 by aries1988
App 面包旅行-Breadtrip
Breadtrip is an amazingly well done app for trips and memories.
app  apple  tool  diary  travel 
july 2012 by aries1988
Apple vs. Google: Lessons from Bill Gates’ playbook — Tech News and Analysis
Apple and Google may have fundamentally different strategies, but I believe that both companies have derived their own truths from seven core attributes from Microsoft’s playbook:
http://www.instapaper.com/read/275830154
google  apple  microsoft  comparison 
april 2012 by aries1988
你画我猜的赌博
《Draw Something》这款爆红的猜词小游戏背后,是残酷的创业逻辑。
难倒中国用户的TOP10单词

(查询增长量最高的TOP10单词)

Tomhanks

Hambone

Hamwich

Paperbag

Drumset

Paintcan

Kneepads

Icepop

Toga

Pricetag

数据来源:有道词典
apple  app  chinese  english  industry  startup  idea 
april 2012 by aries1988
∇ Bill Gross: Amazing Fact Learned @WEF (World Economic Forum)
6 个小时前 Bill Gross Twitter 上更新的一些自己在达沃斯世界经济论坛获取的一些数据和信息。 其中有 20 条更新里有 4 条有关苹果。4 条里除了下面这条外, Apple’s cash reserve is enough to pay off the total public debt of 8 countries in EU! 苹果的现金储备可以足够帮欧盟 8 个国家还清债务。
future  numbers  economy  apple  world 
january 2012 by aries1988
Evoz: 婴儿监测2.0时代来临
摘要: 假设你有一个iPhone或者iPod touch,固定在你婴儿的房间里,就像其他婴儿监测器一样。
假设有这样一个应用可以让你从任何地方打电话到婴儿房间里的设备上,听听你的婴儿睡得怎么样,或者是不是哭得很厉害,在笑,还是开心得玩。
baby  future  app  apple 
april 2011 by aries1988

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