Saturday, August 24, 2019

Jony Ive leaves Apple. What comes next?

Eight years after the death of Steve Jobs, Jony Ive has decided to leave Apple. Between them, they were instrumental in turning Apple into a trillion-dollar company. So what does this departure mean for the future of Apple?

Apple AirPods v PowerBeats Pro

How do Apple's new PowerBeats pro stack up agains the now common AirPods. Mike has been trying the new earphones and much prefers them to the rather skittish AirPods

95% of humans over 15 own a cellphone. True or false?

Can you believe that 5 billion out of 5.3 bill over-15s on this planet own a phone? I didn't but let's give it a whirl...

Typewriters and the Mueller touch

Did Mueller himself type his report? The two-space-after-stop convention leads to suspicion....

Blog Workflow: Offline editing brings greater productivity

Using an offline editor for posting to Wordpress encourages more productivity

Apple Watch: Joining the cashless society

Can you exist without cash? Electronic payments for trifling amounts are now commonplace, thanks largely to the total acceptance of swipe cards and smart devices such as the Apple Watch. We are moving inexorably to a point where cash will be an curiosity, a payment method of last resort…..

Macfilos Archives: My first iPhone, the shape of things to come

Ten years ago: My shiny new iPhone 3G arrives, maxed out with 16GB of storage. A revelation, and the first of many as it turned out.

New iPhone: A surfeit of Excess

Mike’s eyes were big when he clapped them on the iPhone EXCESS Maxi Maxi. Who could resist? He couldn’t, but in the end he did.

Aperture, the flawed genius. And why Lightroom won battle and war

Just what happened to Aperture and why did it die a sudden death. Stephen Hackett traces the history of Apple’s much-loved post processor over at Macstories….

Buying a new Mac: The problem is solved, for now

For a year or so Mike has been sitting at the side of the road watching the Apple bandwagon trundle by. But when to jump aboard? At last he has made a decision on a new Mac….