What it’s REALLY Like to Work For Apple

3:15 PM, Apr. 16th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Working for Apple is the experience of a lifetime. Most everyone who has had that privilege looks back with affection on the experience — if one ignores the reason for leaving. But a recent article, without having spoken to any former Apple employees, looks only at the downsides from a few whiners. It was a one sided, deceptive picture.

Apple’s iTunes: Ample Demonstration of Harvard’s Law

5:15 PM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Particle Debris

Havard's Law states: "Under the most rigorously controlled conditions of  pressure, temperature, volume, humidity, and other variables, the organism will do as it damn well pleases."
Nowhere is this more true than when it comes to Apple customers, iTunes and music.

Apple Will End the War of the TV Set-top Boxes

2:40 PM, Apr. 8th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

The little black box war

Black boxes for delivering video content are flooding the market, and, as fast as they appear, they're updated with new designs.  Is it just a phase the industry is going through? Where is this all leading? More importantly, how can Apple differentiate itself?

Puzzled? 3 Free Puzzlers For iOS

7:51 PM, Apr. 4th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

Free on iTunes

If you're a fan of puzzles then you've come to the right place. Vern Seward points out three free iOS puzzle games in this week's Free on iTunes. DOOORS, Montezume Pussle, and Sudoku 2.

3 Free App for the Citizen Scientist

4:30 PM, Mar. 28th, 2014 · · Columns and Opinions

All science isn't done in a lab by white coated professors.You can do scientific field work where ever you are with these three free iOS app featured in this week's Free on iTunes. Project Squirrel, Project Noah, Merlin Bird ID.