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August 10, 2018
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After stint at Tesla, Doug Field returns to Apple to work on Project Titan w/ Bob Mansfield

After leaving in 2013 to join Tesla, Doug Field has now made his way back to Apple. As noted in a report from Daring Fireball, Field is returning to Apple to work alongside Bob Mansfield on Apple’s Project Titan car team… … Continue reading

May 24, 2018
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Apple’s self-driving shuttle project to use Volkswagen vans, report says

After rebuffed attempts to partner with major carmakers over an ambitious electric vehicle project, Apple has reportedly inked a deal with Volkswagen to convert a number of T6 Transporter vans into self-driving shuttles for company employees. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 9, 2018
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Comments Off on Clever project gives any Mac touchscreen capabilities with $1 worth of hardware

Clever project gives any Mac touchscreen capabilities with $1 worth of hardware

While Apple has long resisted the idea of a touchscreen Mac, a clever solution from a group of developers gives an existing Mac touchscreen capabilities. The proof of concept is called “Project Sistine” and is based on $ 1 worth of … Continue reading

April 4, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple’s morning show drama switches showrunners after creator leaves project

Apple’s morning show drama switches showrunners after creator leaves project

Apple’s upcoming morning show drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon is expected to get a new showrunner after creator Jay Carson left the project due to "creative differences." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 18, 2018
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Comments Off on Hands On: OmniPlan 3.9 is project management for complex jobs on the Mac and iPad

Hands On: OmniPlan 3.9 is project management for complex jobs on the Mac and iPad

You tend to know when you need a project management app. You’d be a little crazy to plan a small, intimate dinner party with a project management app but you’d be insane to build an office block without something like … Continue reading

August 23, 2017
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Comments Off on Report: Apple’s Car Project ‘Titan’ went from reinventing the (spherical) wheel to just a PAIL/carOS

Report: Apple’s Car Project ‘Titan’ went from reinventing the (spherical) wheel to just a PAIL/carOS

A new report this evening about Apple’s secret car efforts, Project Titan, sheds light on what’s been happening with the company’s plans over the last few years, how much it has changed course, and why. more… 9to5Mac

July 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video

Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video

Apple shared a series of lighthearted animated videos for Earth Day back in April and today the company has released another new video in the same style. This one highlights the company’s efforts with sustainable packaging… more… 9to5Mac

January 13, 2017
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Comments Off on New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

December 12, 2016
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Comments Off on ‘Dongle Dangler’ Kickstarter project aims to help you keep track of your 3.5mm headphone adapter

‘Dongle Dangler’ Kickstarter project aims to help you keep track of your 3.5mm headphone adapter

Apple made the courageous decision to remove the headphone jack with the release of the iPhone 7, but in an effort to ease the transition, the company included a Lightning to 3.5mm adapter with every purchase. One issue people have … Continue reading

September 11, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple has fully autonomous vehicles on closed routes, but is rebooting its Car project again

Apple has fully autonomous vehicles on closed routes, but is rebooting its Car project again

Apple’s car plans appear to have hit yet another snag. Tonight the NYTimes is reporting that Apple is again rebooting the now infamous car project. In a retrenchment of one of its most ambitious initiatives, Apple has shuttered parts of … Continue reading

September 10, 2016
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Apple ‘Reboots’ Self-Driving Car Initiative Amid Project Layoffs and Closures

Apple has closed parts of its self-driving car project and laid off dozens of employees attached to it as it reboots its plan for self-driving vehicles, according to The New York Times. The move comes just over a month after … Continue reading

May 6, 2016
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Apple eyeing 800,000-square-foot property for autonomous car project, report says

Apple, Google’s parent company Alphabet and a number of established car makers are reportedly on the hunt for prime real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area for autonomous vehicle projects, with Apple said to be looking at an 800,000-square-foot … Continue reading

March 6, 2016
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Comments Off on This week on AI: Apple & FBI testify to Congress, future iPhone tech, Apple’s auto project & more

This week on AI: Apple & FBI testify to Congress, future iPhone tech, Apple’s auto project & more

The battle over whether Apple should help the FBI unlock Syed Farook’s iPhone once again intensified, but in the meantime, more news emerged about future iPhones and Project Titan, Apple’s secretive automotive work. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 24, 2016
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Comments Off on ‘Apple Car’ Project Lead Steve Zadesky to Leave Apple

‘Apple Car’ Project Lead Steve Zadesky to Leave Apple

Apple VP of Product Design Steve Zadesky, who was believed to be leading Apple’s electric vehicle development efforts since 2014, has informed colleagues that he will be leaving the company, according to The Wall Street Journal. He remains at Apple … Continue reading

January 23, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple’s electric car effort hits a speed bump as project leader leaves the company

Apple’s electric car effort hits a speed bump as project leader leaves the company

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the Apple veteran employee who has been overseeing the company’s “Project Titan” electric car initiative is leaving the company. The report, citing “people familiar with the matter,” says Steve Zadesky, who … Continue reading