Peak Design congratulates Amazon for copying its signature sling bag so well

Peak Design, a maker of fine bags and accessories, has a problem: Amazon appears to have copied its popular bag, the $99.95 Everyday Sling, with its own $32.99 Amazon Basics Camera Bag. It was even called Everyday Sling until Peak Design’s video. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/3/22311574/peak-design-video-amazon-copy-everyday-sling-bag

See what lidar can do on the iPhone 12 with this 3D-scanning app

See what lidar can do on the iPhone 12 with this 3D-scanning app

The iPhone 12 Pro’s depth-scanning lidar sensor looks ready to open up a lot of possibilities for 3D-scanning apps on phones. A new one designed for home scanning, called Canvas, uses lidar for added accuracy and detail. But the app will work with non-pro iPhones going back to the iPhone 8, too.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnet.com/news/see-what-lidar-on-the-iphone-12-can-do-with-this-3d-scanning-app-canvas/

Jony Ive made the entire tech world care about design

I love industrial design and have for as long as I can remember. As a child, I broke my dad’s Braun electric razor playing with the dial that raised and lowered the blades because the action was so cool and “clicky.” At school, I dreamed of being either a product designer or an architect.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/29/19203188/jony-ive-influence-tech-design

Head of iPhone and iPad chip design may have left Apple

Someone who helped make the iPad and iPhone as powerful as they are has reportedly departed Apple. Gerard Williams III led the team that created every A-series processor since the A7, but no more. Williams left Apple last month, according to Cnet.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.cultofmac.com/615978/iphone-ipad-chip-design-apple-gerard-williams/