Writer/director Rian Johnson did an interview with The Wall Street Journal this week, discussing his favorite tech essentials that he uses both casually and professionally, including for the creation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In regards to the scripting process of The Last Jedi, Johnson said that he wrote the entire film on an air-gapped MacBook Air.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi official title via starwars.com An air-gapped computer is never connected to the internet, ensuring that the device is completely isolated from other, potentially non-secure networks. Johnson explained that this prevented secrets within The Last Jedi’s script from ever getting out, and he [...]
With the year quickly drawing to a close, now is an opportune time to reflect on the biggest Apple rumors and leaks of 2017.
Many new products released by Apple this year were widely rumored in the months leading up to their introductions, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, HomePod, and new iPads. We even had an advanced look at software features like Animoji.
2017 was a particularly interesting year for Apple rumors given leaked or prematurely released versions of iOS 11 and HomePod firmware contained references to several products that had yet to be announced. While not every rumor proved true, much of [...]
Several images were posted to Chinese microblogging site Weibo on Saturday claiming to show more leaked „iPhone 8“ components, just weeks away from the handset’s expected launch in September.
The images, later shared via Slashleaks, are said to include the phone’s OLED display assembly, internal components for the Lightning connector and flex cables for transferring power to other components.
While we can’t vouch for the authenticity of the photos, it’s not unusual for leaked parts and components to steadily trickle out of assembly plants as Apple ramps up production ahead of an iPhone launch. For example, just last week we saw [...]
Last November, Adobe previewed its next-generation photo editor, Project Nimbus, which boasts a focus on cloud storage and simplified editing controls, telling users to expect a beta sometime in 2017. Although that beta has yet to arrive, some users of Adobe’s Creative Cloud recently had access to an „internal only“ download of Project Nimbus on both Mac and Windows devices.
Since a few Creative Cloud users were able to download Project Nimbus, Adobe quickly fixed the leak and confirmed it as an accident: „That morning, we shared Project Nimbus by mistake with a small group of Creative Cloud customers.“ French site MacGeneration [Google [...]