Dr. Mac is fascinated by Typewise, the first keyboard app designed from the ground up for the iPhone (or other smart phone) and its claim that it can reduce typos up to 80%.
Apple shareholders came closer than I can recall to voting for a shareholder proposal opposed by Apple management, a proposal that called on Apple to uphold the same privacy protections in China it extolls elsewhere.
Dr. Mac’s been playing with Apple Notes lately and he thinks it might finally be mature enough to replace Evernote Premium in his workflow (which will save him $70 next year).
There is a renewed indicator that Apple will use its own ARM CPU in future Macs.
But there may be a catch.
John writes about the origin and evolution of The Mac Observer’s Background Mode Podcast. And how he’s come to feel about it.
Andrew thinks that a feature found in the latest beta of iOS 13.4 hints at a portless iPhone.
John recalls a group sales team meeting in 2001 in which Steve jobs presided. For a second, it got ugly.
John has found some fascinating rumors regarding the 2020 iMacs and 13-inch MacBook Pro. Buckle up.
New data from a Harris Poll suggests that younger consumers are willing to embrace financial services from high tech companies and forsake traditional financial institutions.
Apple is now making original video content, but could it make original podcasts, a format its products basically invented, and, if so, how?
There’s an easy way to let Apple steal an entire industry from you. Fool yourself into complacency.
Why would Apple release a new, non-8K Apple TV 4K? John theorizes.
A software bug meant that some Google Photos users’ personal videos were emailed to strangers over a four-day period in 2019.
New streaming services have developed the idea of a signature show to lure new subscribers. John looks at the offerings from Disney+, Apple TV+, and CBS All Access
The new iPad has a lot of features to explore, but a few things immediately stand out as you as you turn it on for the first time.
Andrew recently started meditating as a healthy, daily habit. He found that AirPods Pro used with Naturespace is a great meditation technique.
As Dave Hamilton pondered Neil Young’s recent attack on the MacBook Pro’s audio quality, he realized that there’s another angle to approach this from: one of compassion; one of trying to understand where all this comes from.
There are some major weaknesses in the human interface to iPadOS. In a very readable essay, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber explains in awesome detail.
It’s no secret Dr. Mac is an Apple Watch fanboy, so it’s no surprise that this week’s Rants & Raves column is a love letter to the latest iteration.
Dr. Mac has been playing (actually, working out) with an Activ5 Portable Fitness Device from Activbody for the past few weeks and so far he’s impressed.