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Gruber: Apple's Cross-Platform App Support to Debut in 2019, Not 2018

Monday April 30, 2018 6:51 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Rumored cross-platform functionality that will allow Macs to run iPhone and iPad apps is planned for macOS 10.15 and iOS 13 rather than macOS 10.14 and iOS 12, according to well-known Apple journalist John Gruber. Gruber shared the tidbit in a blog post covering "scuttlebutt" he's heard about the cross-platform UI project, which he says is indeed in the works at Apple. News of support for ...

Professional Mac Users' Complaints List Grows After 'Disappointing' Apple Event

Wednesday November 2, 2016 3:57 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Less than a week ago Apple unveiled its new MacBook Pro line-up, with the focus of its "Hello again" event centering on the OLED Touch Bar that replaces the function keys on the company's 13-inch and 15-inch flagship models. Initial media reaction to Apple's event was positive, and most journalists in attendance were impressed after their limited hands-on time with the new machines. "There's...

Tim Cook Comment Prompts Speculation iPhone 7 Will Support Apple Pencil

Wednesday September 7, 2016 3:40 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Over the weekend, Apple journalist John Gruber highlighted a comment made by Tim Cook during an interview with NDTV's Vikram Chandra back in May, in which the Apple CEO was asked what he thought Steve Jobs would make of the Apple Pencil. NDTV: Has that voice never come to you? For example when you launched the pencil and you know what Steve said,' if you see a stylus they blew it', when you...

Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi's Interview on 'The Talk Show' Now Available

Saturday June 18, 2016 10:45 am PDT by Eric Slivka
Earlier this week, Apple executives Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi appeared on a live episode of John Gruber's podcast, The Talk Show, touching on a number of topics and expanding on some of the announcements made the previous day at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. The full video and audio of the interview are now available from Daring Fireball for those interested in seeing...

Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi Talk iMessage, Siri API and Mac App Store on 'The Talk Show'

Tuesday June 14, 2016 8:51 pm PDT by Husain Sumra
A day after Apple's WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller and SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi joined Daring Fireball's John Gruber on a special edition of his podcast, The Talk Show. The duo addressed many topics, including the emphasis on iMessage in iOS 10, opening up Siri and other parts of iOS up to developers and the Mac App Store. The bulk of Apple's...

John Gruber: Apple Invented USB Type C

Friday March 13, 2015 6:15 pm PDT by Husain Sumra
During its Spring Forward Apple media event, Apple announced that the new 12-inch MacBook would adopt the new USB standard USB Type C, which is a multifaceted port that can do multiple things like video and charging. In the newest episode of his podcast The Talk Show, John Gruber mentioned that Apple may have invented the new standard. The mention was first spotted by The Tech Block. I have...

iOS 7 Running Behind, Rumored to Have Significant Visual Makeover

Tuesday April 2, 2013 5:52 pm PDT by Husain Sumra
In a Branch chat, which at the time of this writing is still going on, Daring Fireball's John Gruber says, according to what he's heard, iOS 7 is running behind schedule and that it will bring a significant user interface (UI) refresh. What I've heard: iOS 7 is running behind, and engineers have been pulled from OS X 10.9 to work on it. (Let me know if you've heard this song before.)Gruber went...