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Computational Zoom on the iPhone 11 Pro

Google talks a big game about how they enhance zoomed photos in a feature they call Super Res Zoom, which I have tested in the past and found to be less effective than the additional hardware found in the iPhone XS. The Pixel 4 will be in my hands soon and I’ll be testing out […]

Product Management and the Apple Watch

In 2015 smart watches were not a new thing, and some commentators at the time even said that if Apple didn’t release a smart watch within a year that the whole company would go under. Even in April 2015 there were smart watches with always-on displays. Yet, the Apple Watch shipped without it. Between April […]

I Want An “Exciting” Phone: or An Appreciation for Iteration

This is the Estwing 16 oz. Cureved-Claw Rip Hammer: Doesn’t look that crazy right? Surely this is just a random hammer I found at Home Depot, right? Nope, according to The Wirecutter, this is the best hammer money can buy. There are plenty of other hammers you can buy that are bigger, have crazy materials, […]

Deep Fusion and the (Not Actually) Muddying of a Simple Camera Experience

The iPhone camera has always succeeded in large part because it’s been incredibly easy to use. No need to think about what you want to do, just open the app and tap the shutter button. You can of course do some extra stuff like portrait mode and time lapse, but in general it’s all about […]