Tag Archives: ios

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 […]

How Does a $60 Phone’s Camera Stand Up?

One of the major things that you pay for when you buy a fancy, high-end smartphone. The iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6, and LG G4 all sport insanely impressive cameras that are way better than something that small has any right to be. They also come with zippy processors, amazing screens, and a bunch of […]