Recent Articles By John Martellaro [RSS]

4 Ways to Upgrade to Apple’s New iPhone 6s

3:40 PM, Sep. 10th, 2015 · John Martellaro · How-To

4 Ways to Upgrade to Apple's New iPhone 6s

Now that Apple has launched its own iPhone Upgrade Program, Apple customers have several different options when it comes to upgrading to a new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. It can get confusing, so John Martellaro sorts out four scenarios.

The New Apple TV Has a Contrarian Vision

6:33 PM, Sep. 9th, 2015 · John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple TV 4G has a contrarian vision

The TV industry is taking a traditional path towards new standards and better equipment. UHD/4KTVs and UHD/Blu-ray players and UHD Internet content will all play out as usual. Apple, on the other hand, has its own vision and can't change TV as we know it by playing along. Will the plan work?

The iPad Pro Will Be Apple’s New Guiding Star

5:32 PM, Sep. 9th, 2015 · John Martellaro · Editorial

iPad Pro is a winner

Apple rolled out some very nice products during its September 9 event. The new iPhones are suitably drool worthy, and the new Apple TV has a lot of design thought put into it and will be the signature device from the event. However, John Martellaro was particularly impressed with the iPad Pro and its implications for the future of the iPad line.

How Apple Succeeds in an Amazon World

6:00 PM, Sep. 4th, 2015 · John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple vs. Amazon. No contest.

In a world that seems relentlessly focused on buying things, with Amazon's help, Apple not only succeeds outside of Amazon's sphere, it thrives. Just exactly how does Apple do that and what does it mean for the future of both companies? John Martellaro has some thoughts.

Patriot Ready With a USB-C Flash Drive for Apple’s MacBook

6:15 PM, Sep. 3rd, 2015 · John Martellaro · In-Depth Review

Patriot Stellar-C Flash Drive

The new Apple MacBook comes with with a USB-C port precluding the use of any USB-A Flash drive without an adapter. Patriot Memory has solved that problem by launching a dual port USB-C, USB-A, combo Flash drive in 32 and 64 GB sizes at good price points. It's called the Stellar-C. John Martellaro has been testing one and posts his review.