Design guru Starck reveals 'revolutionary' Apple project

Apr 13, 2012
French designer Philippe Starck has revealed he is working on a "revolutionary" project with US computer giant Apple that will come out in time for Christmas.

Design guru Philippe Starck is working on a "revolutionary" project with US computer giant Apple that will come out in time for Christmas, the French designer revealed on Friday.

"Indeed, we have a big together that will be out in eight months," Starck told France Info radio, declining to comment further because of what he called California-based Apple's " cult".

The 63-year-old designer did however say that the project was "fairly, if not very, revolutionary".

Starck, who has previously designed everything from night clubs to bus passes, also told how for years he regularly visited legendary Apple boss , who died in October, at his Palo Alto, California, home.

"For seven years I went to see him once a month in Palo Alto and I'm going there on Monday because even if he's dead, now I go to see his wife. We used to love talking about interesting things," he said.

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Ophelia
5 / 5 (4) Apr 13, 2012
This sounds a bit like the hype that surrounded the Segway, another "revolutionary" device that's made nary a dent in society or technology.
hemitite
5 / 5 (2) Apr 13, 2012
My guess is that it's some sort of wearable/flexible gadget:

My God! You washed my computer!?!
Vendicar_Decarian
3 / 5 (3) Apr 13, 2012
Apple Teledildonics for XMas.
canuckit
5 / 5 (3) Apr 13, 2012
My guess is self-destructing "old" iPads whenever a newer model is released (every 6 months).
kaasinees
2.6 / 5 (5) Apr 13, 2012
Quantum qPhone?

Qauntum iPhoam
alfie_null
not rated yet Apr 14, 2012
Well orchestrated. He played his part well. Apple trying to engineer the marketing of a "must have" Christmas gadget.
perrycomo
2.3 / 5 (3) Apr 14, 2012
It is of course 3d communication on the ipad and i phone , without the need of glasses , the natural next step . ! The natural view is 3 d so it will become 3 d on computer screens too . The final goal will be a screen in which you cannot notice a difference in quality between the normal vision of your surrounding world and a computer screen .
Vendicar_Decarian
3 / 5 (4) Apr 14, 2012
Have you noticed that now that Jobs is dead, the Woz has gone from being a proponent of Android to being an born again Apple IOS fanbouy?

American Cattle are so easily manipulated.

"Well orchestrated. He played his part well. Apple trying to engineer the marketing of a "must have" Christmas gadget." - Alfie
packrat
1 / 5 (2) Apr 14, 2012
They better come out with something different. They can't live off just modifying the Ipod forever. Adding chips to make a phone worked out well for them and then making it bigger into a pad also worked well but what else could they make out of it that would be a 'required' thing to all their dedicated users? This should be interesting....
Vendicar_Decarian
3 / 5 (2) Apr 15, 2012
Apple is petty much at the end of the line when it comes to Ipad hardware.

They will now stagnate, and the competition will move in with products that are recognized as equally good.

I would sell Apple stock now. There is nowhere to go but down.

perrycomo
2.3 / 5 (3) Apr 15, 2012
"I would sell Apple stock now. There is nowhere to go but down."
I think you are a bit frustrated and jealous because you didn't buy some apple shares which were priced at 90 dollars some time ago .
Newbeak
not rated yet Apr 15, 2012
I would recommend selling half your position,and letting the rest ride..
Vendicar_Decarian
not rated yet Apr 15, 2012
There are very few ways available in which apple toys can be innovated further, and there is nothing else on the horizon.

Sell now, while it's at the top.

"I think you are a bit frustrated and jealous because you didn't buy some apple shares which were priced at 90 dollars some time ago." - Perrycomo
Newbeak
not rated yet Apr 15, 2012

Sell now, while it's at the top.



If you sell half,you are protecting your initial investment and making a profit no matter which way the price goes.I DO have a small position in Apple,and personally,I think I'll just let it ride for now.Besides,if you sell your whole position now,you will take a big capital gains hit on your taxes.

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