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’s iTunes is bloated, but what could a slimmed down, simplified version look like? Andrew Ambrosino shares his concept.
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.
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.
Open Safari and navigate to maps.google.com. Add to Home Screen. Done.
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.
*Note – The graphic above says Apple has made “two changes over more than 10 years”, which isn’t technically correct as the dock connector was introduced nine years ago in 2003.
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
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?
Earlier this month I landed a writing position over at PCWorld.com. I was reccomended for a position at the sites Geek Tech blog by fellow writer and friend Daniel Ionescu. Below is a small handful of articles I have wrote for the site since my first article went live, be sure to check them out,… Continue reading Writing for PCWorld