After testing some apps on an old iPhone 6s recently, I started to notice the device’s Home button was becoming less and less responsive to finger presses, especially when it came to double-clicking it. Sure enough, after a few more days‘ use, the Home button stopped working completely.
In memory of the Home button Now, ordinarily this would have left me in the unenviable position of having to power off my iPhone and turn it on again whenever I wanted to exit out of a launched app, until I relinquished the device and sent it away for a costly repair.
Fortunately, however, the event jogged my memory of a friend who was able to continue using their [...]
Apple design chief Jony Ive, who was awarded the 2018 Stephen Hawking Fellowship in September, delivered the Stephen Hawking Fellowship Lecture at The Cambridge Union, the University of Cambridge’s debate society, on Monday.
Jony Ive speaking at The Cambridge Union via Apple/The Independent Ive spoke about a wide range of topics, reflecting on his career at Apple, technology, and design as a whole, according to The Independent. We’ve rounded up some of his comments from the speech below.
How using a Mac for the first time led Ive to find out more about Apple and ultimately join the company in 1992:
With the Mac, in 1988, I think I learned two [...]
Apple’s HomePod was updated this week to version 12, which debuted alongside iOS 12 for iPhones and iPads. The HomePod update brings about a handful of new abilities for Apple’s smart speaker, including support for multiple timers, lyric search, find my iPhone, making and receiving phone calls, and more.
Because of all the useful and handy new additions arriving on HomePod this week, we’ve written this guide to provide quick steps that can help you figure out each new feature, and added in some tips as well.Multiple Timers
On previous HomePod software you could only make one timer and not name it, but with the new software Apple is letting you [...]