Monday, June 17, 2019

Quazy Quest: iPhone 7 Plus takes on the mighty Leica Q

Why on earth bother with the cost and the weight of a Leica Q when you have a super set of cameras in your constant companion, your trusty iPhone 7 Plus? We think we know the answer, but USAToday aims to gives you the definitive response......

iPhone 8: Remembering the face, if not the name

Facial recognition is the new-fangled tip for the iPhone 8. But traditional facial recognition is almost dead.....

iPhone Photography: A huge opportunity for the camera industry

The effect of burgeoning iPhone photography is a positive indicator for the camera industry as a whole. Far from killing off the traditional camera, the new craze is introducing a whole generation to the pleasures of holding and using a camera.....

iPhone after ten years: Defining the 21st Century?

Ten years. It was today in 2007 that the Apple iPhone eventually made it to the public. Some believe it will be seen as one of the defining productions of the 21st Century.....

Apple iPad: Is it now a real photographer’s tool?

Mike has never gelled with the iPad, particularly as a tool for photo processing. But there are many photographers for whom a tablet has developed into a principal computing environment. What do you think?

New Macs: Deciding between a desktop or a powerful portable

Back to the dilemma of whether to run two computers — big desktop and ultra-portable laptop — or a one-size-fits all MacBook Pro with external monitor. Mike investigates.....

Twelve Years with Apple: But are the pips beginning to squeak?

Mike has had a twelve-year love affair with Apple. But the competition is gathering and Apple is showing worrying signs of ignoring the opinion leaders in favour of a dumbed-down mass market. It does so at its peril.....

iCloud Drive: The danger with Optimised Storage file placeholders

iCloud Drive works seamlessly, but did you know that it is easy to lose your data forever if you move files to an another location, such as Dropbox?

iPhone Charging: Prevent data theft when using unknown power sources

A public charging point can be a lifesaver. But did you know that you run the risk of having all your data compromised while the phone is on charge?

iPhone goes up in a flash of light

A dead iPhone with its flashlight glaring forth. Mike had to sort out a friend's iPhone 5S and ended up at the Genius Bar to some good effect.....