A Better Way to Type on an iPhone?

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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 Notes May Be Better Than Ever(note)

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Apple Notes

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).

Apple, Steve Jobs and Salesmanship

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

John recalls a group sales team meeting in 2001 in which Steve jobs presided. For a second, it got ugly.

Apple Could, And Should, Create Original Podcasts

· Charlotte Henry · Analysis

Apple is now making original video content, but could it make original podcasts, a format its products basically invented, and, if so, how?

The First Few Days With a 2019 10.2" iPad

· Charlotte Henry · Analysis

New 2019 iPad

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.

A Brilliant Discussion of iPadOS Design Problems

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

iPad Pro with USB-C Port

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.

Thoughts on Apple Watch Series 5 (and watchOS 6)

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

The Noise app alerts me when the ambient noise level reaches dangerous levels.

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.

Activ5: Fun Isometric Workouts (Almost) Anywhere

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

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.