Exactly ten years ago on June 29, 2007 the first true smartphone went for sale in the United States. The 1st generation iPhone (also known as iPhone 2g or iPhone EDGE) is a milestone in the history of software engineering, user interface design and industrial design. The multi-touch touchscreen, the virtual keyboard, the intuitive interaction, the possibility to easily upgrade and backup iPhone OS were breakthrough revolutions, all in an 11.6 mm thick and five-button device. The team who worked on the iPhone, the super secret project Purple, made an incredible effort to create something that brings simplicity to an highly sophisticated product. Everything defers… Continue reading “A victory for Beauty: 10 years of iPhone “
In my first fundamental article about beauty I was voluntarily unspecific. That was the start of a journey, I am going to analyze some specific areas of the aesthetic realm:
The Zeppelin Wireless by Bowers & Wilkins is a speaker featuring Bluetooth 4.1, Airplay, Ethernet and Aux (Mini Jack 3.5 mm) connections. The Spotify Premium compatibility is also present to stream directly from the Spotify app. It comes in two colors: black and white.
The Zeppelin, at its third iteration, is named after the early 20th century german rigid airships company. This is one of the generic trademark cases , where the name of a company is eventually used to define a class of objects (Biro with ball-point pens among the most famous examples). The iconic shape, infact, has a strong resemblance to the one of a zeppelin. An adequate distance between the drives is one of the requirements for a proper acoustic performance. Continue reading “Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless | Review “