John collects the interesting news articles that didn’t make the TMO headlines this week, the technical news debris. This week, the topics are all over the map, but one theme remains. Money. So dig in!
Recently, we’ve seen a more visible impact of Apple’s values in the social life of America. John likes what he sees.
Last week Dr. Mac promised to tell you about the one feature that makes the Apple Watch indispensable to him this week. So, in this week’s installment of Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves (Episode #290 for those keeping score), he delivers the big reveal…
Here’s a thumbnail sketch of Apple’s journey to a trillion dollar valuation — and why it matters to investors and customers.
Apple became the first company to close about a trillion dollar valuation on Thursday, which means Apple is now just $9 trillion away from being the first company valued at $10 trillion!
Apple knows how to press our emotional buttons in certain, honorable ways. It dictates how we react to the company in our purchases. This is a Good Thing.
Concerned about it’s bottom line, Apple found a way to boost Services earnings by no longer thanking publishers for spreading the word about apps in the App Store.
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus tells us about the Apple Watch features he uses regularly and why he doesn’t think he’ll ever go back to wearing an analog watch regularly.
The school fall semester starts soon, and so, for many students, it’s time to think about programming languages they might want to learn. But which?
Andrew Orr came up with an idea to improve the HomePod experience. It involves using NFC to enable multi-user support.
Apple’s values, strengths and ecosystem advantages make it, more and more, the compelling, indeed, only choice for our tech life.
Many consumers who have made the jump to 4K/UHD TV, or plan to do so, may be considering a companion 4K Blu-ray player. John thinks it’s still too early to consider that.
A recent article reminds us how powerful the influence of Steve Jobs has been on Tim Cook. It remains today.
Andrew interviewed Bradley Metrock, CEO of Score Publishing. He shares Andrew’s enthusiasm for Apple Books, and feels that Apple isn’t doing enough to make it the best platform for authors and readers.
Google Chrome is gradually changing the alert in the search bar regarding the security of its website connection. John had mixed feelings about the early announcements.
There was a disruptive event this week in the Apple community that made screaming teenage girls at a concert look calm and sensible by comparison.
It looks just like an iPhone X, from the lack of a Home button to the faked notch to the (crappy, blurry) lens array on the back.
The Core i9 2018 MacBook Pro was tested with one particular app and experienced some thermal throttling. A fuss ensued. John weighs in.
Dr. Mac says that other than a handful of iPhones he ordered for delivery on the first day they were available (don’t judge him), he hasn’t paid retail for a Mac or iDevice in at least a decade. Wanna know his secret?
The new 2018 MacBook Pro has us all talking. But here’s the best review of them all that John has seen. From a NASA engineer.