Categories: apple design

The Apple iPad--20 Years Ago It Asked Smart Design to Conceptualize It

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 01

Apple's iPad has tremendous buzz and will hit the stores this weekend--with Boomer's loving it, techies hating it and mainstreaming media hoping it means salvation. But the iPad has been...

iPhones in China Don't Say They Are Assembled in China

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on November 30

I went to a store with a big Apple logo selling Apple products in Shanghai three days ago with a Chinese friend. She wants to buy an iPhone. So we...

The High Line Opens In New York City. An Urban Design Miracle

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on June 09

If you're in New York over the next months, don't miss the new High Line Park. I know many architects, designers and urban planners who fought long and hard to...

A Great New Email App For The iPhone.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 08

I went looking through the new iPhone apps to fix some of its problems and found this very cool solution on TechCrunch for iPhone email. Perhaps it's my "fat fingers"...

Apple iPhone Apps For Education.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on July 25

In the deluge of new applications for the iPhone in recent days, a number of apps for education are worth considering. There are lots of folks who think the cell...

Apple's Big Success--It's All About Sociology, Not Technology. Does Google Get That?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 24

Apple had a blowout first quarter in the face of a declining economy, proving, once again, that innovation drives revenue and profit growth. But what exactly does that mean in...

Is Apple Innovative or Just Adaptive?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 22

There is an interesting thread of a conversation about Apple's innovation going on among those commenting on The Most Innovative Companies lead story for this issue of IN-Inside Innovation. Andre...

iPhones Hacked.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 30

Thanks to folks who quickly reminded me that Apple has an exclusive five year deal with AT&T, so they won't be offering the iPhone through other US carriers by the...

The Apple iPhone Is Getting Unlocked.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 29

Up to 25% of all Apple iPhones sold in the US are "unlocked" to work with rival telecom networks other than AT&T, according to a study reported in the BBC....

Is Bad Texting Hurting Apple iPhone Sales in Europe? Will It Hurt In India?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 21

Sales of Apple's iPhones in Britain and France appear disappointing. I'm wondering if the criticism I heard In Bangalore India recently about the weak texting capability of the iPhone may...

Apple's Innovation Strategy: More Than MacBook Air.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 16

I suffer from product lust as much as any so I was pretty taken with the latest ultra-thin laptop from Apple. There's plenty of "innovation" in it, much of it...

Apple's iPhone Will Fail In India. And Maybe Britain too.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on December 17

A number of Indians at the summit on design and innovation in Bangalore last week were carrying hacked iPhones around and they complained that Apple didn't get it when it...

How Apple Innovated In The Last Recession--And Why You Should Too.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on November 29

Todd Walker sent me another great insight into how Apple continued to innovate in the previous recession--it launched its retail stores. Lots of folks thought it was a mistake at...

Brooklyn Has The iPhones In New York.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on July 26

I think I found out where most of the iPhone are in New York--in hip Brooklyn. My friend Andrew Blum, who has written for our Innovation & Design site...

An iPhone Story From The Hamptons--Can It Be True?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on July 16

I was at a party in East Hampton over the weekend and was told this story: There's a hot restaurant on the Montauk highway called Cyril's where the twenty and...

YouTubing The iPhone.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 30

For those of you who were in Davos or otherwise away last week, this parody of the Apple iPhone made the rounds. The woman in the video is a friend...

Who Designed The Apple iPhone? Jonathan Ive, Of Course.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 21

In the ongoing discussion of the Apple iPhone, check out the great profile in a past issue of IN--Inside Innovation--of Jonathan Ive, Apple's head of design (yes, of course, Steve...

The iPhone Is Cool--But Is It An Ecosystem?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 10

OK, by now most of us have product lust for the new Apple iPhone and many folks will buy it but the real impact of the iPhone will be in...

Apple and IN.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on September 11

Steve Jobs is about to announce major news on Apple's push into iTunes movies and probably a new iMac Mini to send video to your living room screen via broadband....

Apple Vs. Wall Street and the Winner is....Apple.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on July 21

It's amazing to see Wall Street blow it quarter after quarter on Apple. A huge 47.5% jump in third quarter income took analysts by surprise. Quarter after quarter they predict...

What Top Execs Really Say About Apple.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 15

There were over 400 respondents who picked Apple as the Top Innovator in the 2006 BW/BCG innovation survey but what exactly were their reasons? Well, here are nearly all of...

Apple and the Cost of Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on March 21

If you haven't checked out Noise Between Stations, do it right away. It's one of my favorite blogs on innovation and design--a thoughtful aggregator and originator. Noise Between Stations has...

Apple's Jonathon Ive Speaks Out Publicly.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on March 20

The secretive senior vice president of design for Apple, "Jonnie" Ive will give a rare public presentation this week on why so many people have white headphones coming out of...

Wall Street Doesn't Get Apple or Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on March 16

So we have TheStreet.Com's senior writer wringing his hands over Apple because it is "holding the line" on spending on innovation and wondering if this frugality will hurt its amazing...

The Billionth Download on Apple's iTunes--Hooray for Innovation!

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 26

BBC News reports that a 16-year old from West Bloomfield, Michigan, bought Coldplay's Speed of Sound and made his buy the billionth purchase from Apple's online iTunes. Tbis is a...

Apple Embeds Secret Poem to Hackers

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 19

It's true. Apple confirmed that it is sending hidden poems to hackers asking them nicely not to hack its new OS X operating system built to work on Intel chips...

Ipod Video Vs the Nano--Too Much Apple?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 13

The new iPod Video is clearly the start of a media revolution that will drive established film and TV companies into a frenzy while making consumers who want what they...

Inside Apple's design machine

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 02

I received this extremely thoughtful letter on innovation and product design on and why Apple may have responded as it did last week to the Nano-storm. It's from Omar Khalifa...

Steve Jobs on love, death and passsion to create

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on September 29

I missed an amazing speech Steve Jobs gave at Stanford this summer and caught up to it yesterday. It kept me up most of the night because it was so...

Apple's iPod and applesauce

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on September 27

Is Apple facing a consumer backlash over the iPod that will make applesauce of its reputation? A really smart innovation consultant, Larry Keeley of Doblin, Inc. thinks this may be...

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