AI, Chatting With Lightbulbs and iPad Miracles

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Philips Hue Signe light strip floor lamp

Modern technology, like AI, can look dorky and error prone in its early stages. We make fun of it. Then it matures before our eyes. Chatted with a lightbulb lately?

Apple's iPhone XS Max is a Winner. For Now

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

SVO Schiller shows 2018 iPhone lineup

Those who have an iPhone X have little incentive to upgrade to an iPhone XS. But the iPhone XS Max appears to be a winner. At least until pre-orders start for the iPhone XR.

The Best (and Worst) iPhone XS, XR & Apple Watch Reporting

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple iPhone XS

These days, it’s all about discovering the key features of Apple’s newest iPhones — and Apple Watches. And then decide. John looks some of the best and worst reporting out there.

Meet the VPs Behind the Scenes at Apple

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple Park

We hear at lot about the high-profile Senior VPs at Apple, but what about the regular VPs behind the scenes, VPs who keep the company humming?

Apple Pay. Privacy. iPhone Ads. It's All About the Money

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Apple with a big pile of money

John collects the interesting news articles that didn’t make the TMO headlines this week, the technical news debris. This week, the topics are all over the map, but one theme remains. Money. So dig in!

MacBook Pro, FreezerGate and a Tempest in a Teapot

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

MacBook Pro (2018)

There was a disruptive event this week in the Apple community that made screaming teenage girls at a concert look calm and sensible by comparison.