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Apple is Absent from NAB 2016

Apple is Absent from NAB 2016

It appears that Apple has decided that they are so big and important that they don't need to go to events like MacWorld and NAB. Apple was absent at the recent NAB 2016. Presumably, the reasoning is that they can schedule and host their own events, stream them live and generate a huge online draw....

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Disruptive Tech, Bitcoin, and a New Order

I've spent the holiday time off doing a deep-dive into the disruptive technology of Bitcoin and the underlying techonlogy. From what I can see, Bitcoin is quickly becoming a profoundly disruptive technology. Actually, it's not really specifically Bitcoin itself. Digital currencies, and even...

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Beware of iOS 8.4

Beware of iOS 8.4

One of the biggest reasons I never apply an OS update from Apple as soon as it is released is because I don't want to lose functionality. Sometimes an Apple update just breaks things. This has happened often enough to make me wait until it's discovered and fixed. But increasingly, Apple has...

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The iPhone 6 After Four Months

The iPhone 6 After Four Months

I've now had my iPhone 6 four months and I'm ready to give a balanced review. First, it should be noted that 4 months ago I upgraded from an iPhone 4s. My philosophy with Apple products in general has evolved from a "got to have the latest" mentality into a "I will upgrade when the improvements...

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Apple Watch

Apple Watch

I'm excited about Apple's new iPhone 6. I will probably upgrade my iPhone 4s in a few weeks when they become available. I'm not sure about the iPhone 6 Plus. I don't think I want to be carrying around a small iPad mini in pocket. I am especially excited about the new 8MP camera with an f/2.2...

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