Apple is hunting for an exec to lead its moves original podcasts, but should it being doing this, and what benefit does doing so bring?
Currently, when you buy an iPhone online, there’s a “page 2” option to also purchase a set of AirPods at full price. But John thinks there’s a nifty, alternative option.
Established streaming TV services have strong video libraries and relationships, experience and bargaining power. They can ramp up when needed. Apple TV+ doesn’t enjoy that kind of leverage.
Having multiple products with basically the same name, along with a messy UI, is holding back the Apple TV+ streaming service.
During the earnings report Tim Cook highlighted the importance of remote technologies. But you wouldn’t think so with the lack of marketing.
Corporations have obligations to their shareholders, but during Apple’s Financial Results report for Q2 2020, Tim Cook made it clear that his company has obligations to the community as well.
The new iPhone SE is relatively inexpensive by Apple standards. But it will be a big money maker for Apple. John explains.
Charlotte reflects on six-months of having an iPhone as her main phone, with lots of positives, but still a few niggles, to be found.
In the 10th year of the iPad in his tech life, John thinks it’s time to ponder how it has changed him. And where it may be going in the next 10 years.
Traditionally, Apple provides a preview of the next version of macOS at WWDC in June, then releases it late September. This year, there’s a case to be made to postpone macOS 10.16 into 2021.
One could argue that Apple’s release of new iPads and Macs amidst a global pandemic is tone deaf. Or maybe not.
The Mac mini is a really good, versatile machine, but with a bit more love from Apple, it could become a great one.
Apple is breaking down barriers that have kept the iPad from soaring growth. It’s a shame that the corresponding ad campaign has so many mixed messages.
The Apple Watch is known for its ability to monitor health and fitness. And that has improved John’s life. But the standout feature for him has been the ability to answer phone calls received on his iPhone.
Apple’s Messages app all too often feels like its a relic from a bygone era, but help may be on its way in the shape of iOS 14.
It was International Women’s Day on Sunday, and there are a number of women across the tech industry who are hugely inspiring.
In totally unshocking news, forthcoming Apple TV+ feature film ‘The Banker’ has received multiple bad reviews.
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.
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.