Apple News+: First Impressions of the UK Offer

· Charlotte Henry · Analysis

Apple News+ landed in the UK and Australia earlier this week and Charlotte has so far have been pretty impressed with what she’s seen.

My Dilemma: iPad mini 5 or 7th Gen iPad?

· John Martellaro · Editorial

John was all set to replace his iPad mini 3 with an iPad mini 5. Then Apple announced the low cost, 7th generation iPad for $329. Will he shift gears?

Apple is Starting to Take Being in Media Seriously

· Charlotte Henry · Editorial

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Apple TV+

With reports of increased spending and siginficant hires, it looks like Apple is ready to compete seriously against the likes of Netflix.

Two USB-C Ports on a MacBook Air is Absolutely Ridiculous

· John Martellaro · Editorial

2018 MacBook Air

Apple puts four USB-C Ports on a MacBook Pro to make us believe that it’s a “pro” machine. The trouble is, we all do the same things with ports on a MacBook Air which only has two ports. This crippling is all very callous and manipulative by Apple.

Monzo Bank Stored My PIN Incorrectly

· Charlotte Henry · Analysis

Monzo Bank

UK digtial bank Monzo confessed it stored some users’ PINs, including Charlotte’s, wrongly, in an incident that is damaging to customer trust.

A Very Personal MacBook Pro Disaster, Part 3

· John Martellaro · Editorial

In this part 3, John continues the saga about a failed 2018 MacBook Pro and its Thunderbolt Dock. It’s been quite an adventure.

The Price of an iPod Touch is Unjustifiable

· Charlotte Henry · Editorial

iPod touch new

There are plenty of use cases for the iPod Touch, but the exorbitantly high price means it is very hard to justify buying one.

A Very Personal MacBook Pro Disaster

· John Martellaro · Editorial

For the first time in 15 years, John has had a Mac product fail utterly. The experience confirms the observations of others.

Apple Steps Up Its Game at ISTE 2019 Edtech Conference

· Laura Bain · Editorial

While Apple has had a presence at prior ISTE events, the company made an obvious effort to increase the number of educators who could get into its display and get their hands on Apple technology.