Some companies, like Apple, Converse and Coke, keep churning out the same designs all the time — and people love it.

Really miss your typewriter? There’s an app for that. 
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Source: Reuters

Apple and Foxconn have pledged to seriously improve working conditions at factories in China, where millions of iPads and iPhones are assembled each year, following an audit by the Fair Labor Association

Immersive video - how it works

Condition One is a new app that uses the iPad to deliver interactive, immersive video. Here, Benji Lanyado demonstrates how it works, and showcases the Guardian’s first commissioned immersive video, shot in Tokyo. To view it, download the iPad app from Condition One at conditionone.com

• The Guardian’s Tokyo beta experiments

Coming to an iPad near you…

Alan Rusbridger, editor of the Guardian and Mark Porter, design consultant on the Guardian’s iPad project, explain the Guardian’s forthcoming iPad app, which will launch soon

Steve Jobs: his life and career

Technology editor Charles Arthur looks back at the career of the driving force behind Apple, Steve Jobs. He was the single-minded visionary who revolutionised three industries: computers, film and music.