How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists

Mark Gurman for Bloomberg on how the “once iconic computer” is now getting far less attention than it once did: If more Mac users switch, the Apple ecosystem will become less sticky—opening the door to people abandoning higher-value products like the iPhone and iPad. — How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists

Apple Nails The Execution

The Verge reviews the new 2012 iMac and Mac Mini, noting that the hybrid SSD/HDD Fusion Drive is a “very good idea” adding that although “Apple didn’t invent the idea”, “it nails the execution” – something which is safe to say about a lot of Apple’s work.

Cook’s Maps Letter

It’s refreshing to see a CEO take this approach — being honest and upfront that something isn’t quite right. Rightly so, as Maps on iOS 6 suck – as this article from my home-town so painfully highlights.

What struck me as interesting is Tim Cook openly recommending that people try other rival mapping applications, suggesting that a fix for the numerous problems in the Apple’s new Maps app aren’t coming anytime soon.

 

iOS 6 Maps Are Just Plain Wrong

If there is one thing you want a map to be, its accurate.

The BBC have a good round-up of the gaping flaws users here in the UK are facing. It’s quite clear this isn’t ready for prime-time on an international level at all.

PCWorld Posts For January 2010 – Retro TV’s, Flash Chips & The iPad

In a month which saw PCWorld celebrate 50 Million visitors, Apple finally revealed their tablet device putting an end to the endless rumour mill. During January I wrote about a retro LG CRT TV, Google’s Nexus One phone, CES rumours and of course the iPad. Check out my posts for the month of January below:… Continue reading PCWorld Posts For January 2010 – Retro TV’s, Flash Chips & The iPad

iPhone Problem – Any Advice?

I finally joined the masses and grabbed myself a 32GB iPhone about two weeks ago. Ever since then I have been hunting around for the best apps and downloading a fair few, especially game and utility apps.  I will probably do a round-up post detailing the apps I have soon, offering my recommendations. However, this blog… Continue reading iPhone Problem – Any Advice?