Sunday, November 17, 2019

Smartphones: Apple celebrates ten years of iPhone with the iPhone X

The new iPhone X is a worthy tenth-anniversary marker. In many ways it is as revolutionary as the original iPhone back in 2007.....

Apple iPad: The comeback tablet

Have iPad sales turned the corner? Mike points out that the previous decline in iPad sales could be more to do with the longer replacement cycle than with customer disenchantment. Recent model improvements and some price reductions have led to a 15% hike in sales....

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?