Tag Archives: ios

Should You Install the iOS 10 Public Beta (July 25 update)?

The iOS 10 beta has come a long way in in the 6 weeks since it’s been out in the world. And while it is not as stable as a standard release, I think it’s gotten to a place where I can feel pretty confident anyone reading this blog is probably savvy enough to be careful and install this beta and not get burned.

Should You Install the iOS 10 Beta on Your iPhone or iPad?

You might be tempted to install the iOS 10 beta on your iPhone or iPad, but trust me when I tell you it’s not worth the risks or headaches yet. We’re not even to the public beta yet, and by then I would expect things to be in better shape, but this is not a release that Apple wants in the hands of everyday people.

The Watch-ification of iOS

I watched the Apple keynote yesterday and thought the new features of iOS 10 looked good, but it wasn’t until I installed it on my iPhone that I realized just how eerily similar a lot of these new features feel to what I enjoy everyday on my Apple Watch. Raise to wake looks a whole […]

The Perks of Being an iOS User

Google Photos is one of the most valuable tools on my phone. It’s a wonderfully accessible archive of all the photos I have ever taken. Smart searching is Google Photos’ killer feature, as I can find just about any photo by simply typing the name of something in that photo. Google also makes an awesome […]

Greener Grass

Marco Arment wrote a good piece yesterday about how Apple could become the next Blackberry in the smartphone world if they’re not careful. If Google is wrong, and computing continues to be defined by a tightly controlled grid of siloed apps that you poke a thousand times a day on a smooth rectangle of manufacturing […]