MyAppleMenu - Sun, Mar 8, 2015

Sun, Mar 8, 2015 The All-Decked-Out Edition

Yerba Buena is all decked out for Monday. (Also saw a bunch of folks in Apple Security shirts in the vicinity.)

— Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) March 7, 2015

Entrance to the building behind the Yerba Buena theater is sealed up & presided over by Apple Security.

— Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) March 8, 2015

False Dichotomies

Lukas Mathis, Ignore the Code:

Tribalism based on superficial, insignificant criteria — the computers or phones we use, the sports teams we like, the clothes we wear, the car brands we drive — is pretty common human behavior, and we fall into it easily.

The article includes a proposal to solve the iPhone mute switch's mute-everything/mute-everything-but-alarms problem.

Why My iPhone Is the Best Watch I've Ever Owned

Geoffrey Goetz, GigaOM:

My iPhone is more important to me as a time piece than it is an actual phone. Here’s why.

Take your typical 'feature-watch', add apps and customizable options and notifications and Siri, and you get the iPhone.


Up Next by Illuminated Bits takes all of your calendar events and reminders to organize them in an easier-to-digest format. We spent about a week with Up Next, and we quite liked how easy it made reviewing and managing our schedule from one place.


Tap-Tap-Tap Time for a [Insert Brand Here] Lunch

Robots Read News

Scott Adams:

I am testing out some edgier material today just to see if a robot can get away with it.


Parting Words

Thanks for reading.