iPhone X | First impressions

“Say hello to the future” Apple says. But future can wait for now as the iPhone X will be available in November. In the meantime we can  console ourselves with the iPhone 8 and 8s which go on preorders on September 15 and on sale on the 22nd. X as ten, ten years from the so far so close 2007 when Steve Jobs introduced the very first iPhone. The iPhone X is the first one that completely change the user experience, Continue reading “iPhone X | First impressions”

Cars: the ultimate art’s form

When i was a kid driving was reserved to adults, it was some kind of a mythological activity, it was supposed to be so sweet to drive a fancy car around with friends or lovers.

When I turned 15 my mom bought me a little lightweight 4-wheel vehicle, i got it just after school finished in June and i just had the time of my life during those years. It was so amazing to be on the street for the first time with my own music on an audio cd I had just burned, one of the first tracks was “Diamonds on the inside” by Ben Harper! The sense of freedom of going wherever and whenever I wanted was absolute and inebriating. Continue reading “Cars: the ultimate art’s form”

A victory for Beauty: 10 years of iPhone 

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 “

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless | Review 

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.

DESIGN

White version

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 “