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.
Insights Into Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro Design
Apple listens to its pro Mac customers without getting overwhelmed. Just how does the company do that?
A Humorous Take on macOS: Like Linux of Old
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.
Why Many of The New Streaming TV Services Will Fail
A consumer survey has confirmed what we already suspect. Too many costly streaming options will lead to piracy.
The iPhone 11, First of the Post-Ive Era, Shows New Design Trends
It has been argued that there are identifiable design trends in the iPhone 11 as we move into the post Jonny Ive era.
The Case For Apple to Make Home Robots Just Got Stronger
The profitability of cars is low. And Apple is a mass-market consumer electronics company that maintains high margins. Seeking Alpha argues that Apple should use its AI tech for home robots instead.
How the iMac Saved Apple and May Yet Live Forever
The iMac, in 1998, saved Apple from an extinction event. Today, it endures and embodies the best of desktop computing. Here’s the story.
Not All Robocall Blocking Apps on Your iPhone Can be Trusted
Are robocall-blocking apps on your iPhone trustworthy? It seems some have bypassed Apple’s scrutiny.
The iPhone on a Car Dash is Not The Right Way to Navigate
Navigating in a car with AR and maps on an iPhone, even on the upper dashboard, is not the right way to go. John has a much better idea.
The Unhappy Tale of How iTunes Went from Brilliance to Debacle
The long, sad tale of iTunes is recounted in this extensive, charming essay. It provides us with many lessons to learn about Apple.