Apple has made some truly terrible pointing devices in its time. Apple’s puck mouse was so bad that it was rated one of the worst tech products of all time. The current Magic Mouse might not be that bad, but it’s hardly short on flaws. It’s uncomfortable to hold. It’s difficult to click correctly, causing […]
The current generation Magic Mouse is divisive. Critics complain that it’s uncomfortable and oversimplified while proponents appreciate its minimalist design. And it’s a pretty peripheral no doubt, which meshes perfectly with the Mac aesthetic. But its limitations and ergonomics make it hard for me to love. That’s why I’ve been using a gaming mouse to […]
If you want to improve your digital productivity, recognizing opportunities for automation is a crucial step. It’s an old maxim in programming that you should never do anything twice, and the same applies to productivity. Whenever you have to repeat the same action more than a couple times, you should think about how you can […]
As smoothly as most Apple devices operate, Mac cursor control is an area where they get some flack. Because Mac cursors handle things like acceleration and sensitivity a little differently than Windows machines, you’ll often find that the same exact mouse feels very different between the two operating systems. If you’ve spent a lot of your […]
What do you do with your old Apple devices? Do you (gasp!) throw them away? These clever Apple fans have repurposed their old stuff, finding new life for beautiful products of yesteryear.
I’ve identified eight basic geometric shapes that Apple comes back to time and again in their product designs. Can you guess them all?