However yesterdays keynote was the first time I've felt like Apple is beginning to lose their focus on keeping it simple for consumers. This is from the Harvard Business Review:
When Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, it was producing a random array of computers... Read more →
For me it's definitely better TouchID support. 1Password and Day One have implemented this for unlocking each app. It makes getting into them much easier.
After that it's improved sharing. I no longer need some hokey way to save stuff to Instapaper or Pinboard. I... Read more →
As you may recall one of the newest additions to iOS 8 is a more open intent system, and this is something iOS fans have long been wanting. Currently there is tool called OvershareKit  that developers can take advantage of, but that's only for sharing. What the wonderful folks at AgileBits have done is create an extension to let developers use 1Password to auto-fill password fields. It's a huge feature I've been wanting out of 1Password and iOS for a while and... Read more →
I'm likely going to purchase a few issues before a flight to see if it's worth it, but I'm just... Read more →
How can I best identify just what in the hell is crushing my battery?
Back when the original iPad came out, there was a small segment of people who lamented the fact that the device didn't have a rear facing camera. But there was a larger group of people that were annoyed at the suggestion that a tablet should even have a camera -- myself included.
Apple ultimately released the iPad 2 with a camera and since then, nearly every tablet that's been released has included a rear facing camera.
And this is something that's seemingly changed... Read more →
Me? I am not convinced. Perhaps I am reading into things too much, but these are the main points that make me skeptical. The following is all conjecture, nothing is based on fact
1. Architecture and Multitasking.... Read more →
As phones get larger and larger ( 3.5" iPhone -> 5.7" Galaxy Note 3) and tablets get smaller and smaller (10" iPad -> 7" Nexus 7), it becomes more evident to me that they’re essentially the same product category.
Think about it - for every iPad app, you could have a smaller version on the iPhone that does the... Read more →