Topic: apple
Posts: 49

watchOS 7: The BirchTree Review

watchOS 7: The BirchTree Review
I've been doing big reviews of watchOS since the beginning, and for the first time, I'm venturing into video! The full text of the review is below, but frankly, the video is the primary version of the review, so if you can I'd love if you checked that out if

Read more

Grading My Apple Watch Predictions

3 days ago I made a bunch of predictions about what we'd see from the new Apple Watches and today we saw everything. Let's see how I did: Apple Watch SEI made 9 total guesses, and I got it more right than I ever would have expected: It will look

Read more

What I Expect from the New Apple Watches

What I Expect from the New Apple Watches
Apple's event this coming week is expected to bring new Apple Watch models, and I wanted to get what I'm expecting out there now so I can be a good Apple rumor guy who brags if I get it right and never talk about it again if I get it wrong.

Read more

Impractical, Inconvenient, and Ineffective

Impractical, Inconvenient, and Ineffective
This line sticks out to my from Apple's new guidelines around streaming games on the App Store: Streaming games are permitted so long as they adhere to all guidelines — for example, each game update must be submitted for review, developers must provide appropriate metadata for search, games must use in-app

Read more

Flying Around the World, Recreating macOS Wallpapers

Flying Around the World, Recreating macOS Wallpapers
Above is my recreation of the macOS Catalina wallpaper taken in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. And here's a few versions of the Big Sur wallpaper. And finally, here's an attempt at the Yosemite wallpaper. I think they all have their own special charm, but in partial to the Catalina one

Read more

Updating Your Apple Pundit Vernacular for 2020

We no longer say, “Macs are trucks and iPads are cars,” instead we say, “Macs a general purpose computers and iPads are consoles, did you actually think there were similar?” We no longer say, “the iPad can replace your Mac,” instead we say, “the iPad is a totally different product

Read more

The Window of Conversation has Shifted

I saw this tweet yesterday and it really struck a chord with me. I genuinely do not understand why can't Apple create its own phone, its own OS, and restrict what runs on the OS. That's Apple's choice, and consumers willingly accepts it, not

Read more

Bean Counters

When Tim Cook took over for Apple way back in 2011, there was lots of concern around Apple turning the company over to the "bean counters". The concern was that Cook would turn the company into something that was unrecognizable from the Apple we knew and loved and turn it

Read more