What does Chief Design Officer really mean for Jony Ive and Apple?

What does Chief Design Officer really mean for Jony Ive and Apple?

Jony Ive’s new role as Chief Design Officer at Apple gives him the opportunity to oversee a broader range of design projects, which, in theory, means he’ll play a bigger part in shaping the image of Apple and its products. But some believe the position isn’t all that it seems.

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to iOS later this year

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to iOS later this year

Microsoft today confirmed that it will be bringing its digital assistant — Cortana — to iOS and Android devices later this year.

This $100 DIY kit lets you gold plate your own Apple Watch at home

This $100 DIY kit lets you gold plate your own Apple Watch at home

Very few Apple fans can afford to spend $10,000+ on an Apple Watch Edition, but they doesn’t mean they can’t have a gold Apple Watch. Thanks to this do-it-yourself kit, you can gold-plate the stainless steel model in your own home for just $100.

Rumor: iPhone 6s to use smaller backlighting chips for slimmer, lighter design

Rumor: iPhone 6s to use smaller backlighting chips for slimmer, lighter design

Apple will use smaller LED backlighting chips in the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to allow for slimmer, lighter designs, according to a new report. The chips are said to be around 2mm thinner than those currently used in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Jony Ive promoted to Chief Design Officer

Jony Ive promoted to Chief Design Officer

Jony Ive, the leading entity for design at Apple, has served as the Senior Vice President of Design for several years. That will change soon, though.

I switched back to the MacBook Air

I switched back to the MacBook Air

I’ve gone back and forth between wanting a MacBook Pro and wanting a MacBook Air. The similarities between the 13-inch in both models are pretty great, and even if the Air is positioned as the ultraportable of the two, the MacBook Pro is still plenty portable in its own right. But I’ve always ended up with the MacBook Air more often than not. A few brief stints here and there with the Pro, but, just like right now, the Air is where I usually end up.

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge gets reviewed: The power of a beast in a beautiful frame

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge gets reviewed: The power of a beast in a beautiful frame

Samsung changed course in 2015 with the launch of not only one high-end flagship phone in the Galaxy S6, but also managed to release another one at the same time: The Galaxy S6 edge.

‘Office Now’ is Microsoft’s digital personal assistant and it’s coming to iOS

‘Office Now’ is Microsoft’s digital personal assistant and it’s coming to iOS

Microsoft has a digital personal assistant for Windows and Windows Phone, much like Apple’s Siri, and it’s called Cortana. But it looks like Microsoft is expanding on the idea.

Daily App Deals: Find the best deals on games, productivity tools and more (May 25)

Daily App Deals: Find the best deals on games, productivity tools and more (May 25)

We have some great apps for you today that are discounted for a short duration in the App Store, including Gesundheit!, Waking Mars and others. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Halo Back is a smart screen protector that aims to make one-handed use on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus easier

Halo Back is a smart screen protector that aims to make one-handed use on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus easier

With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple finally gave consumers what they have been asking the company for years: an iPhone with a bigger screen.