Tag Archives: ios

Apple’s Next Messaging Push Should be to Venture Online

Yesterday I tweeted this: Come on Apple, you know there’s room on this page to add iMessage in the cloud! Maybe iOS X. pic.twitter.com/8Z5EK2XRcV — Matt Birchler (@mattbirchler) August 17, 2015 I was at work yesterday and was struggling to keep a conversation going with my wife over a combination of iMessage and Twitter DMs. […]

On Apple’s Supposed “Planned Obsolescence”

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: “Apple just releases updates to make your phone obsolete so you have to buy a new one.” I get this statement more often than I feel is reasonable. There are a surprising number of people out there who seem to think that Apple is out to get […]

Should You Install the iOS and OS X Public Betas?

I’ll once again open this post like I always do: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO However, my “NOOOO…” is a little more mild this time compared to my suggestions for the first 2 iOS and Os X betas. Below I lost my recommendations for whether you should install each beta for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. No matter which […]

iOS is 90% There, but That Last 10% Hurts

It's amazing how much you can get done on a smartphone in 2015. For the last couple weeks, I've been away from my Mac for almost half of each week and my life goes on just fine. I'm not a casual computer user either; I have a very active online presence and almost all of […]

iOS 9 Installs Should be Way Easier Than iOS 8’s

66% of my customers on eligible devices have at least 1.3GB of free space [enough to install iOS 9]. This compares to just 37% of users who would have immediately had sufficient space at the old iOS 8 requirement. via David Smith Speaking as an owner of a 16GB iPhone, this is great news! I […]