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.

Apple to Re-energize the Idea of Lovable Products

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

woman hugging computer

Apple will likely release two exciting, potentially lovable products in the first half of 2020. John examines what we know so far.

Apple Stumbles With its Obtrusive Apple TV+ Ads

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

We’ve always expected just a little more from Apple when it comes to treating the customer with respect and delivering best-of-class products. That’s been called into question with one Apple service.

When an Apple Macintosh Isn't a Macintosh Anymore

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

John looks at the week’s curated news that didn’t make the TMO headines. This collection of news debris, however, is as juicy as ever. iPhone 11 trickery. HDMI 2.1 details. And a cute robotic cat.

What Apple Might Have in Mind for its Macs in 2020

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

2017 MacBook Air

There are some tantalizing opportunities for Mac upgrades in 2020. And even some opportunities to fill in holes in the lineup. John’s selected article of the week explore it all.

Apple's New Services Are Fueling iPad Growth

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

The more hardware Apple sells, the more people sign up for services. But the opposite may also be happening. Services also drive iPad sales in new ways.

A Humorous Take on macOS: Like Linux of Old

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

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It’s hard to have a sense of humor about a macOS affair that causes great grief. It requires a unique perspective to look at the lighter side. Here’s one.