Apple makes a big fuss about the iPad being the future, but the facts don’t bear that out. Yet. Apple Marketing is beating a dead horse for the sake of a cute gotcha.
John has been taking his time to further ponder Apple’s High Sierra root access debacle and now shares his thoughts.
There have been many articles about Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive, but few remind us of his pervasive impact in our daily lives.
Dr. Mac had no intention of writing another column about OS upgrades this year. But, two things that happened last week forced him to reconsider. If you’ve yet to upgrade to High Sierra, read it.
In a feat of willful ignorance or outright deceit, Mr. Pai believes that free market competition can keep the Internet open when there is no competition.
Citing unnamed sources, Mr. Gurman reported that HomePod has been in development for years, started and stopped multiple times, and that Apple was caught flat-footed by Amazon’s Alexa.
Bryan Chaffin stopped by the Apple Park Visitor Center, took some pics, bought a shirt, and talked to folks on opening day. Here are some of those photos and thoughts on this delightful place.
If there’s a theme to this week’s Particle Debris, it’s how some companies are struggling with technology decisions while others, like Apple, seem to have smooth sailing.
Internet-inventor Tim Berners-Lee has written an editorial for USA Today asking Americans to help save the Internet from an irresponsible vote on Net Neutrality expected from the FCC.
Currently, it’s a just a simple notification out of the blue and strong nudge for the user to upgrade macOS, but the OS needs to be smarter in its approach.
The comment came in regards to design decisions Apple has made with its iPhone line, including ditching the headphone jack in iPhone 7 and the Home button on iPhone X.
When Dr. Mac needs to remember something, he merely asks Siri (on his Mac, iPhone, or Apple Watch) to remind him of that thing at a specific time and date or place. He says he rarely forgets stuff anymore with this almost foolproof system.
Bryan Chaffin called this on Tuesday, and right on cue, the Trump Department of Justice is claiming that strong encryption “surely costs lives.”
Sure, it’s a first world problem, but Jeff Butts thinks using Apple Pay Cash at retailers could be quite a bit easier.
From every quarter, details are emerging about the amazing nature of the iPhone X.
Stefan Behling, a Foster + Partners partner and one of the lead architects on Apple Park, told Wallpaper, a design magazine, that the Steve Jobs Theater was the product of a deep collaboration between Foster + Partners and sir Jony’s team.
It can be hard to get iPhone X customers excited about technical specifications, OLED displays and the optics of Face ID, so Apple doesn’t go there. Think animojis.
LONDON – Instead of evolving like Apple, why do social media firms seem to insist on constantly changing their products?
Dr. Mac got an interesting email last week with “Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa technology use” on its subject line. Doc’s not a huge sports fan, so it nearly got deleted without reading… but, he is a nerd, so he decided to take a peek…and found it fascinating.
The FBI is already blaming encryption on an unspecified smartphone for not being able to get to the shooter’s data, and the call is being picked up on cable news networks even now.