Current Apple Products As Of Mid-2019

Tim Cook showing the new Mac Pro Tim Cook once said in an interview in 2010: The table each of you are sitting at today, you could probably put every product on it that Apple makes, yet Apple's revenue last year was $40 billionTim Cook Well, in 2019 this is no longer the case. Have... Continue Reading →

My iOS 13 Beta 2 Observations

My iOS 13 Beta 2 observations are here. Quite a few notes of interest. This is beta software, remember! Upgrade experience and general feeling Free space went from 172 GB to 179 then to 168 GB since my upgrade to iOS 13.Updating from iOS 12.3.1 took 30 minutes on my 2018 iPad Pro.Lots of icons... Continue Reading →

Thank You For Inviting Me, Apple.

Thank you for inviting me, Apple. This is a poisonous gift. You know that I won't resist installaing iOS 13. After two weeks of waiting, today I got my invitation for the iOS 13 beta program. I'm dying for this. I'm not sure this is a good idea. I know many people are actually installing... Continue Reading →

What If Apple Bought WordPress?

Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash The idea may seem surprising but, what if Apple bought WordPress? Is such a thing even possible? And why on earth Apple would enter the self publishing world? Would this be another nice addition to their ever expanding services portfolio? Let’s try to answer some of these questions. Why... Continue Reading →

Apple’s Photos And RAW Image Handling

If you are an amateur photographer evolving in Apple's ecosystem and if you use RAW image format while you shoot, please, read this excellent informative article "The Ins and Outs of Non-destructive Editing in Photos for Mac and iOS". You have to know this important fact: Photos extensions in iOS 12 are never passed a... Continue Reading →

Putting My Nikon 70-200mm To The Test

Here are a few sample photos taken with my new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm that I'm putting to the test. Click to enlarge and browse in full quality with EXIF data. I'm very satisfied with my new lens. Yes it is a bit heavy but the construction quality is impressive. I never had this kind... Continue Reading →

Bye Bye Dropbox

Dropbox is not a product but a feature When too much is like not enough I was a big user of Dropbox when the service started. I even developed iOS apps that could work with Dropbox as a storage service. But boy this service is trying too hard too many things now. I'm 100% on... Continue Reading →

Pivotal Time For Apple

SwiftUI Slide at WWDC Keynote Make no mistake, 2019 is another pivotal year for Apple. In case you are wondering why, just remember one thing: SwiftUI. Writing software for Apple ecosystem will never be the same. Here is why it matters for developers and general users. High expectations We were expecting a lot from Apple... Continue Reading →

My Latest Buy: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm For frequent visitors of this blog, you know that I'm a serious amateur photographer. My photo gear is quite simple but it just got a bit bigger. Here is my latest buy: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II. Why this lens? My camera is a Nikon D750 and my... Continue Reading →

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