Infographic from Decluttr shows how the Internet reacted to the iPhone over the years

Infographic from Decluttr shows how the Internet reacted to the iPhone over the years

Since the iPhone first appeared on the scene in 2007, no other product has received so much attention in the form of online articles, reviews, tweets and comments. Decluttr is a great place to sell your old iPhone prior to tomorrow's announcements, and they sent along an infographic showing some of the "funniest, misguided and spookily accurate reactions to each of the past 15 iPhone releases". You'll have to scroll for a while to get to the iPhone 7/7 Plus, but the comments are well worth your time.

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Latest drone video from Duncan Sinfield shows completed Steve Jobs Theater

Latest drone video from Duncan Sinfield shows completed Steve Jobs Theater

On Tuesday, we'll be treated to the first interior views of the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, which will be the likely location of many future product reveals by Apple. Drone pilot Duncan Sinfield has been treating folks to wonderful videos of the construction of Apple Park, and in this latest video you can see a group of people -- Apple execs, perhaps? -- standing inside the completed facility.

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Nearly complete: Latest Apple Park drone footage

Nearly complete: Latest Apple Park drone footage

We've been highlighting 4K drone videos from Matthew Roberts (Maverick Media) since the early days of construction at the Apple Park campus. Now that construction is about to wrap up, we're most likely seeing the last of these videos...although we hope there's at least one more. In today's flyover, Roberts shows us the completed building with most landscaping in place, the uncovered Steve Jobs Theater, and more.

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Vintage Apples: 3 videos show top games from Mac Performa series, iMac G3 and Apple Pippin

Vintage Apples: 3 videos show top games from Mac Performa series, iMac G3 and Apple Pippin

"applemctom" on YouTube is fond of vintage Macs and the games that ran on them. Although these games look crude in comparison to what we're used to now, they represent some of the best games and educational apps that ran on the Macs of a bygone era. In the three short videos following, you'll see retro gaming on the Apple Macintosh Performa series (1992 - 1997), the iMac G3 (1998), and the short-lived Apple Pippin gaming console (1996-1997). Enjoy!

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How Apple earbuds were influenced by Star Wars Stormtroopers

How Apple earbuds were influenced by Star Wars Stormtroopers

Here's a fun bit of design trivia for you. The Wall Street Journal published a big article on Apple chief designer Jony Ive's touches on the soon-to-be-opened Apple Park today, but that's not the key piece of the article in my opinion. The fascinating bit? Apple's white plastic earbuds that came with the original iPod and have since morphed into the EarPods and AirPods we know so well were influenced by none other than the sparkling white body armor of Star Wars Stormtroopers.

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World premiere of "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs " at Santa Fe Opera Saturday night

World premiere of "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs " at Santa Fe Opera Saturday night

After two years of development, the new opera production of "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs" premiers at the beautiful Santa Fe Opera this Saturday. The 90-minute opera is based on the life of iconic Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and features a score by electronica composer Mason Bates and libretto by Mark Campbell.

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Drone footage shows Apple Park nearing completion

Drone footage shows Apple Park nearing completion

The latest 4K drone footage from Matthew Roberts of Maverick Media shows the state of Apple's new headquarters campus in July of 2017. Roberts did some close flyovers of the Steve Jobs Theater, which some are expecting to be used for the first time in September when the next generation of iPhones is unveiled.

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Vintage Apples: The Original iPhone Launch on June 29, 2007

Vintage Apples: The Original iPhone Launch on June 29, 2007

On June 29, 2007, I was one of those many people around the country who was standing in line at an Apple Store to try to get one of the first iPhones. The purchase was going to be a change for me; Cingular (now AT&T) didn't allow users to swap SIMs between devices -- something I needed to do at the time -- but since it was the sole carrier at launch of the iPhone, I decided to part ways with T-Mobile. 

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Happy 10th Birthday, iPhone! The concise history of Apple's smartphone in one colorful infographic

Happy 10th Birthday, iPhone! The concise history of Apple's smartphone in one colorful infographic

Ten years ago today, the Apple faithful stood in line -- and sometimes slept in line -- to be among the first to get their hands on the first iPhones. Later today I'll be posting some personal recollections of that day, but I thought that it would be a good idea to look at the history of the iPhone. Fortunately, the good folks at SureCall worked up an excellent infographic that colorfully illustrates that history. Click "read more" to see the infographic, and then scroll down to see it in detail. 

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Incredible private Apple museum opens near Warsaw, Poland

Incredible private Apple museum opens near Warsaw, Poland

A private Apple museum opened in the small town of Łoś near Warsaw, Poland last Saturday. The exhibition consists mostly of computers and accessories collected by Jacek Łupina. His collector's passion started with buying an old PowerMac G4. Soon, Łupina started buying other ancient Apple computers and devices, like a Macintosh 128K and its later variants, a Lisa 2/5 with 5 MB hard disk, and a special Woz edition Apple IIGS.

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A year of Apple Park construction captured by Matthew Roberts

A year of Apple Park construction captured by Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts of Maverick Media has been capturing drone footage of Apple Park construction since the beginning, but during the past year the construction has really gone from "empty shells" to "virtually complete. In this video, Roberts shows some of the major features of Apple Park -- the "Spaceship", the Steve Jobs Auditorium, parking garages, health center, R&D facilities and more -- as they appeared a year ago and then at various times through the past year.

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MacPaw now hosts Tekserve's Apple hardware museum

MacPaw now hosts Tekserve's Apple hardware museum

One of the greatest collections of vintage and rare Apple hardware now has a new home -- in Kyiv, Ukraine. The collection grew over the years at its former home in NYC at the offices of Tekserve, which was an Apple Authorized Service Center for 13 years before closing its door last year. Purchased by Mac developer MacPaw, the acquisition of the collection was made public today.

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AWT News Update: April 17, 2017

AWT News Update: April 17, 2017

What's in the Apple news of the day?

  • Wall Street analysts are optimistic about Apple's Q2 FY2017 financial results, which will be released on May 2nd
  • Developer betas of all of Apple's current operating systems were delivered today
  • Want to try out an Apple I? Head to Seattle's Living Computers Museum + Labs, where you can actually use one of the few remaining Apple I computers
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