SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's 2014 World Wide Developer Conference kicked off earlier today with its highly anticipated keynote that included previews of their new operating systems and the launch of a product kept so tightly under wraps that even CEO Tim Cook does not know what it is. Read More
The apple doesn't fall from the tree.
I'm sitting in a packed Apple store, a whopping 12 minutes after their opening, using their lightning quick internet, a spankin' new computer, and experiencing only a minor hiccup to this otherwise clever plan... Read More
To Cambodia I went, and from Cambodia I've returned.
Amazing, amazing place. Materially, poor as dirt. But as far as the people go, we're peasants by comparison. Coming back to Hong Kong last night I felt that feeling when you wake up from a great dream and you just feel sad and want to go back to sleep... Read More
Today the rains visited Shenzhen. The fellow you see above was from yesterday, which was a stunning beautiful day. The weather balance stays even in the end.
Yesterday went to visit the absolutely colossal electronics mall that sells knockoff everythings. "iPhone, Samsung, you want, you want?" I was a fool and bought a USB stick from a guy who claimed it was 1 TB and USB 3.0. Well of course if it sounds too good Read More
Cupertino, CA - Leading up to its holiday announcement in which many analysts expect Apple to unveil a new iPad and release its much awaited Mac Pro, the technology giant has announced a new Kickstarter campaign called Bloom.
Essentially, Apple's new Bloom will be a crowd-funding service, through which it can garner support for various new initiatives. Although the official press release differentiates the new service from the very popular American crowd-funding site Kickstarter, its offerings are remarkably similar, albeit limited to Apple-only initiatives. Read More
After a night of experimental music, I find myself actively mulling over the direction my own next performance step will take.
For the last while I’ve been intrigued by grid controllers, especially the Ableton Push, which allow for a great deal of live sound triggering & manipulation. Essentially, as I realize, these tools are a bridge between the studio and the stage, allowing producers to take their work to a live setting. Ableton has done a very respectable job in creating a tool that has some instrumental capabilities beyond simply triggering sounds, and I believe they deserve to be applauded for that.
With Apple’s launch of the new iOS 7, a number of the fruit company’s features and services have undergone an aesthetic overhaul. This comes with the appointment of Sir Jony Ive to the software design team, whereas before he had been known for hits including the handle on the original iMac. With the iOS 7 release came the first major overhaul of the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch interface, and quite dramatically so. Read More