The Matrix has you

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphone-addiction-silicon-valley-dystopiaI deleted the Facebook app from my iPhone and my iPad. Life improved. I had more time, since I wasn’t checking Facebook all the time. Now I look in on it maybe once a week....

Web browsing done right

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/apple-does-right-users-wrong-advertisersSo far web browsing is my favorite thing in iOS 11. I’ve turned on Reader View for every page that supports it and browsing is fast and ad-free. Tack on the built-in tracking blocker and...

What Apple needs to do

In terms of market capitalization, Apple Inc. will likely be the largest company in the world by the end of the year. They have $97 billion in cash and no debt. Their share price is up over $100 in the last 5 months. They’re selling record numbers of iPhones,...

Macworld Expo 2011

Last year I wrote: Having just concluded three days of Macworld SF 2010 after taking part in various user conferences and walking the show floor, I remain somewhat skeptical of Macworld SF 2011. The joy of being right is rather muted by the embarrassment of actually...
iPhone Life and Death

iPhone Life and Death

Pretty layouts, glossy paper, and alluring subject matter will get you in the door, but if the content’s not there (and boy is it not), you’re going to have a rough go of it. I’m looking at the March-April 2011 edition of iPhone Life that I picked up...