If you want to know more about the iPhone 6 and iWatch, you're in luck — it seems that a day can't go by without more rumors about Apple's upcoming hardware. But that's not all that's been happening this week — there's also been loads of other news, including a new look at Apple HQ, info on vastly improved battery life, and some great tips to deal with spam and Time Machine.
If that 2016 opening date for Apple's new "spaceship" campus was starting to sound a little overambitious, take heart. Judging from a new photo posted to Twitter by KCBS news and traffic reporter Ron Cervi (via MacRumors), the new home base of Apple is quickly starting to take shape.
Remember those days when environmentalists used to jump on Apple all the time for its practices? Those days seem long behind us, indeed, this morning Apple unveiled its "Better" campaign to demonstrate its contributions to making the world a better place — aside, you know, from dependable and intuitive tech. To celebrate the initiative, YouTube's "Unofficially Apple" released a video on YouTube showcasing the environmentally friendly nature of Apple's new campus.
We've seen scale models, we've seen a couple of works of concept art, but today Wired revealed an astonishing away of vivid and realistic images that show what life at Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters in Cupertino will look like once it's finished.
If you've been wondering how things are progressing for Apple's shiny new "spaceship" campus, the San Jose Mercury News has some new information for you. With the help of a scale model Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's chief financial officer, showed the newspaper, it's possible to get better idea of what the actual 175-acre site will look like.
Sure, Apple has more money than most of us could ever dream of, but that doesn't mean the company can't be frugal when it needs to be. Case in point: They're doing some cost-cutting revisions on the new Campus 2 in Cupertino.
Looks like it's going to take a little longer than expected for Apple's new spaceship-style campus to touch down in Cupertino now that the iPhone maker has revised its plans and pushed back the completion date.
Facebook started on a college campus, but has since become a familiar part of nearly everyone's online life around the world. OOHLALA Mobile Campus Community aims to create something closer to Facebook's roots, centering on university-centric activity, but is it really necessary in this day and age when we're already so well connected? In shades of Facebook's past, users must register with a college or university email address to gain access to OOHLALA. What students will find within includes everything from campus maps and events to games, chat, and additional ways to socialize with fellow classmates -- at least in theory. The execution has less chatter and more echoes.
When your company continually grows by leaps and bounds, you gotta have room for all those employees, right? Apple sure thinks so. Due to said growth, Cupertino Mayor Gilbert Wong has mentioned that Apple executives are already in the planning stages for a third Apple campus, after completion of the "spaceship" campus.
Back in June, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled plans for a new Apple campus before the Cupertino city council meeting, having described the building appearing "a little like a spaceship landed." Since then, the city has unveiled more details in regard to Apple's plans for building the 2.8 million square-foot circular office building within the city.