Tag Archives: feature

Why I’m Not Crazy for Making Safari my Default Browser

If all you knew about me was that I was a web developer and designer and I asked you what browser you think I use day-to-day, you’d probably say Chrome. Chrome is a massive force on the web, and for good reason. My work computer is a Windows machine and nothing else I’ve tried comes close to Chrome’s speed and feature set. But when I get home, I open my Mac and I don’t go to Chrome, my mouse goes straight to Safari.

Don’t You Dare Remove My Ethernet Port!

I found this article sitting in my drafts folder from 2012 and decided to publish it today. Any similarities to current port removal arguments is completely coincidental. You know, I really like this new laptop from Apple, but the fact that they took away Ethernet, which is clearly superior to WiFi in just about every […]

Going from “It Just Works” to “I Just Work”

The “it just works” message pushed by Apple and the company’s fans in the early to mid 2000s was a sometimes tricky pitch to pull off. Of course at the time, Macs were much more intuitive to the average person than Windows1, but it opened them up to criticism when any little thing went wrong. […]

Rating Apple’s watchOS 3 Announcements at WWDC

Apple talked about a lot of stuff at their WWDC keynote today, and there are literally thousands of articles posted today about what they announced. But if you came to this site, you want to hear something about the Apple Watch, so don’t worry, it was the watchOS 3 news that got me the most […]

366 Days of Thinking Deeply About the Apple Watch

We just hit one full year of the Apple Watch’s release and I realized I’ve written a lot about it in that time. I’ve been an outspoken advocate for the value of smart watches in general, as well as a supporter of the Apple Watch as the best smart watch on the market. We’ve had […]