Sold! Apple Watch Has Already Earned a Place on My Wrist

11:45 AM, Apr. 7th, 2015 · · Analysis

Unlike Jeff Gamet, I have been slow to explore devices like the Fitbit. That's because I always felt that something better would come along to invest in, and it did.  It's called the Apple Watch. I intend for the Apple Watch to be my goto device for fitness, notices, Apple Pay and, well, everything. I'm all in.

LG Claims Apple Will Announce an iMac 8K in 2015, But Don’t Count on It

4:08 PM, Apr. 6th, 2015 · · Analysis

LG Electronics is claiming through a press release that Apple will announce an iMac 8K in 2015. Apple hasn't announced such a product, of course, and the company was already on the bleeding edge of ultra high definition with the iMac 5K, announced just this past fall.  Bryan Chaffin says you shouldn't put too much stock in this rumor.

Apple Watch has to Earn a Place on My Wrist

3:45 PM, Apr. 6th, 2015 · · Analysis

I used to be kind of heavy, like a good 60 pounds overweight. I needed personal incentive and accountability to get back to a healthy place, and the Fitbit Ultra (later, the Fitbit One) gave me that. Now Apple wants to do the same with the Apple Watch. We're still a few days away from Apple Watch pre-orders, but I can already tell you I know it'll be a supplement to my health and fitness tracking routine, not a replacement—and it's up to Apple to earn a place on my wrist.

Apple Watch Conceived to Free Us from the Tyranny of our Phones

10:16 PM, Apr. 2nd, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch was originally conceived as a device that would free us from the tyranny of our smartphones—and that includes iPhones. According to an excellent in-depth look at Apple Vice President Kevin Lynch and the Apple Watch, Apple wanted to find a way for us to be connected in a less intrusive, more human way.

Which iPhone 6s Features Would Compel Us to Upgrade?

4:40 PM, Apr. 2nd, 2015 · · Analysis

The base numbered iPhone series, the iPhone 4,5 and 6 have been major upgrades. The "s" iPhones, the iPhone 4s, 5s and presumably the 6s, are incremental improvements. Still, they have been and must continue to be compelling enough to get people to consider upgrading after just one year. What might Apple have up its sleeve this time?

What to Expect from the Core M Processor in the New MacBook [Updated]

5:45 PM, Mar. 30th, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple's new MacBook, to be released on April 10, is compact, low in weight, and full of new features. But will that low power Core M processor have enough computing punch for most users? John Martellaro takes a first, high-level look at the Core M processor and how it compares to other Apple notebooks, new and old.

Steve Wozniak: Apple Watch Edition Won’t Move the World Forward

7:25 PM, Mar. 27th, 2015 · · Analysis


Steve "Woz" Wozniak is interested in the Apple Watch, but not the Apple Watch Edition at the high end. At a keynote event titled What's Next--The Future of Technology at the Automate/Promat Show in Chicago on Wednesday, Mr. Wozniak said he thought the US$10,000 and $17,000 Apple Watch Edition wasn't the kind of device that would move the world forward.

A New Apple TV with 4K Would NOT Break the Internet

6:00 PM, Mar. 25th, 2015 · · Analysis

Often, for the sake of dramatic effect and the attention it brings, technical articles are couched in terms of dramatic change. And while change is what our industry is all about, the technical people behind the scenes know that nothing all happens at once. The same applies to 4K streaming.

Steve Jobs’s Inner Circle Defends Their Version of Jobs’s Legacy

9:42 PM, Mar. 23rd, 2015 · · Analysis

Becoming Steve Jobs

In the wake of the passing of someone who made an impact on the people around them, there is sometimes a contest to shape the memories and legacy of that person. The bigger the impact—be it good or bad—the greater the contest, and it should come as no surprise that those closest to Steve Jobs are fighting to shape his legacy.