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  • Sony Wants To Build Another iPhone Killer

    2h By Jeffrey Mincey
    One of my very first so-called smartphones was a Sony Ericsson-something from way back in the day. It wasn’t so smart. I tried Treo, Palm, Windows, and others, and Steve Jobs was correct. They were not so smart. ... Continue Reading »
  • ‘I Thought Apple Was Dying In China’

    3h By Wil Gomez
    Are there good reasons not to take too much stock in headlines and summaries? Yes. Most of the time we need to scratch the surface of an article or news story to get enough details to fully understand ... Continue Reading »
  • Yes, Virginia, There Is Compatibility

    7:00pm By Natalia Nowak
    Assume for a moment that you and I are much alike. We have Apple gear. We enjoy following all things Apple. We depend upon Apple products for work, home, and, yes, play. For Apple customers who date their ... Continue Reading »
  • iPhone Gets A Very Clever VPN Firewall

    Tue 10:00pm By Jeffrey Mincey
    What keeps the bad guys out of your Mac? macOS. Apple is so confident your Mac remains secure that it does not bother to turn on the built-in macOS firewall. What about iOS? Nope. No firewall there, either. ... Continue Reading »
  • OMG, Apple Technology Is So Boring

    Tue 8:00pm By Natalia Nowak
    Earlier this week I was showing a staff member how to use Reminders, Calendar, and Notes on an iPad, when a teacher entered the conversation. “I read that iPhone 11 will be a dud.” I said, “Oh, really? ... Continue Reading »
  • How The New Tim Cook Reinvented Apple

    Tue 7:00pm By Wil Gomez
    Sorry, folks. Things change. Seasons change. Time marches on. It’s time to get over the fact that Steve Jobs is gone and his version of Apple, let’s call it Apple 2.0, is now at version 3.0, and Tim ... Continue Reading »
  • How Apple’s Platforms Are More Open

    Mon 10:00pm By Jeffrey Mincey
    I understand the differences between so-called open platforms among personal computers, and so-called closed platforms. Windows? Open. Mac? Closed. Android? Open. iPhone? Closed. Those nattering nabobs of negativism and members of the technorati elite…
  • What Happened To Small Smartphones?

    Mon 8:00pm By T.T. O'Brien
    Remember when Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone in early 2007? What did the original iPhone have that other so-called smartphones of the era did not have? A big frackin’ screen. How big? 3.5-inches. Diagonal. Or, put another ... Continue Reading »
  • Here Comes A New Mac Renaissance

    Mon 7:00pm By David Farrington
    The Mac is back, baby! Are you ready for a Mac renaissance? It’s coming. Soon. In fact, it’s already underway, thanks to the 64-bit only macOS Catalina due in early fall. What’s going on? For whatever the reason, ... Continue Reading »
  • iPhone 11: Ugly Is The New Beautiful

    Thu 9:00pm By Jeffrey Mincey
    We live in the golden age of concept renderings that somehow make their way into reality. For better or worse, ugly is the new beautiful. Apple made it a trendy thing a few years ago with the Notch ... Continue Reading »
  • A Better Way To Use The Mac’s Finder

    Thu 8:12pm By Wil Gomez
    Remember way back in the day, back to, uh, well, the last Mac OS X version; back when the Finder was one of Apple’s most hated Mac functions? Those days are gone. The Mac Pro brought the Mac ... Continue Reading »
  • What Was Samsung Really Thinking?

    Thu 8:00pm By Jack Miller
    For obvious reasons, mud on the wall should not be a technology company’s modus operandi for product research and development. Yet, who is better at the mud slinging tech than Samsung? Remember Samsung’s recent Galaxy Fold? The Korean ... Continue Reading »