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Cupertino, California — Apple today announced the release of a new hardbound book chronicling 20 years of Apple’s design, expressed through 450 photographs of past and current Apple products. “Designed by Apple in California,” which covers products from 1998’s iMac to 2015’s Apple Pencil, also documents the materials and techniques used by Apple’s design team over two decades of innovation.
If, for some reason, you’re in the market for an Android smartphone…
With a sharp screen, a fast processor and 4GB of RAM, the new LeEco Le Pro3 is a bold shot across the bow of Apple and other premium smartphone makers.
While the hardware nudges the phone toward the high end of the spectrum, the rock-bottom pricing should send shivers through Cupertino. At just $399 — or $299 if you get in on LeEco’s generous instant rebate, which starts today — the Le Pro3 is a steal when compared to the iPhone 7 Plus.
In a media event at Apple’s Town Hall in Cupertino, Steve Jobs announced the next phase in the iBook revolution. The new iBook is essentially a miniature version of the popular PowerBook G4 Titanium with a smaller 12.1-inch screen and a 500MHz G3 processor. Four versions are available with the main differences being the optical drive: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW, or DVD/CD-RW combo. Check out Macworld’s First Look article, O’Grady’s iBook 2001 Updates at Go2Mac.com, MacNN’s 2001 iBook: A closer look, and [update] MacNN’s New iBook Photos.
Marble is the code-name of the new iBook being announced on 1 May 2001 at an Apple press event in Cupertino. New information acquired by Go2Mac describes the new iBook as more similar to the PowerBook G4 Titanium than to the original iBook. More details and specs at Go2Mac’s article, “Marble: Say Hello to iBook 2.0.”