Monday, June 17, 2019

Smartphone has won the battle with low-end compact cameras

Sales of compact cameras have fallen by 90 percent in the past ten years. Smartphones are winning the battle for the pocket camera market. Is the end for the traditional camera? 

iPhone X Launch: First-come-first-served as the internet buzzes

iPhone X launch day and the internet is buzzing. Will my order succeed? Mike has his finger on the button....

Apple’s iAnaemic not a roaring success, apparently

Sales of the iPhone 8 are apparently tanking. But it isn't strange at all. All the early adopters and the high-five queuers are waiting for the next big thing — Generation X....

iPhone 8 Plus: Is it the best camera you can own?

The latest smartphone cameras, in particular that in the new iPhone 8 Plus, are so easy to use effectively and definitely flatter the user. It's a good thing and it creating tens of thousands of new camera addicts. But is the iPhone 8 Plus the only camera you would want to use? Is it taking over?

Why Apple should buy Sony (but probably won’t)

What would be the benefits of Apple hoovering up Sony? In some ways the two companies are now a perfect match....

Apple’s iPad finally comes of age as a productivity tool

I have never been happy with the iPad as a productivity device, a replacement for the Mac. But the new iOS 11 operating system transforms Apple's tablet. Now, I believe, it is worth another look....

Speccing up the MacBook or choosing a faster MacBook Pro

Choosing a Mac laptop these days isn't at all easy. Do you major on the smallest side, with the MacBook, and limit performance? Or do yo go all-out for speed with the MacBook Pro and suffer the additional weight? Whatever route you take you have to make compromises.

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......