MyAppleMenu - Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Sun, Jul 12, 2015The One-Time-Deal Edition

Apple Gives Greek iCloud Users 30 Days Free Service In Light Of Financial Crisis, by Mikey Campbell, AppleInsider

It appears Apple's extension is a one-time deal, as the email notes users might need to reduce their reliance on iCloud storage if subsequent attempts for renewal fail.

M.I.A. Audiovisual Project "Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than A Border" Coming To Apple Music, by Amy Phillips, Pitchfork

The launch of Apple Music hasn't only included a new radio station, social network, and streaming service. Apple have also started creating their own original content. The company made Drake's amazing "Energy" video in-house, as well as Pharrell's "Freedom" and Eminem's "Phenomenal".


It’s 2015, And I Still Use RSS (And Sometimes Even Bookmarks), by Rob Pegoraro

The third, maybe most important feature: Nobody owns RSS.

Disconnect From Your Network Without Turning Off Wi-Fi, by Peter Cohen, iMore


Steve Jobs on problem solving: (via @gmc

— Chris Dixon (@cdixon) July 11, 2015

Architecture Astronauts

Pro tip: Keep the people who talk about building things away from the people who actually build things.

— rands (@rands) July 10, 2015

Don't Forget Meetings

If college was really about preparing you for a career, it would be nothing but 4 years of writing emails.

— alex watlington (@alexwatlington) July 8, 2015


Five Gorgeous New “Shot On iPhone 6″ Video Ads Debut From Apple, by OS X Daily

Addicted To Your Phone? There’s Help For That, by Conor Dougherty, New York Times

Love Letters

When You Give A Tree An Email Address, by Adrienne Lafrance, CityLab

Officials assigned the trees ID numbers and email addresses in 2013 as part of a program designed to make it easier for citizens to report problems like dangerous branches. The “unintended but positive consequence,” as the chair of Melbourne’s Environment Portfolio, Councillor Arron Wood, put it to me in an email, was that people did more than just report issues. They also wrote directly to the trees, which have received thousands of messages—everything from banal greetings and questions about current events to love letters and existential dilemmas.

Parting Words

Awkward family photos SDCC style

— Steve Drew (@elquesogrande1) July 10, 2015

Thanks for reading.