On Apple Watch App Store Experience

With watchOS 6.0, Apple brings the App Store experience to the wrist. Is it a good idea? I’m afraid the answer is no. Here is why. A few days ago, I came across a watch-only app that I found interesting: Moon++. This is a watch-only app as it doesn’t come with an iPhone companion app.... Continue Reading →

Is JPEG the new MP3?

As good as smartphones can be at taking pictures, as good as they can render a certain reality, are smartphones just the new MP3 players? Is JPEG the new MP3? The fact is that most of those pictures taken by our smartphones are mostly consumed on the small screen. For the vast majority of people,... Continue Reading →

The Other Apple Product: Apple Stores

Today I went to the Apple Store to get my iPhone 11 Pro ordered a week earlier. With each fall products launch, Apple is revisiting its stores' signage. This year Apple did is a particularly good job, and I love the result. I took a few pictures with my "old" iPhone 7 while waiting to... Continue Reading →

Experience Apple

After the release of the new iPhone, I came across a new Apple web site that I didn't know about: Experience Apple. Currently featuring the iPhone 11, you can compare a few features interactively. The starting view when opening the Experience Apple web site The welcome page is a simple models comparison. From there, you... Continue Reading →

A Provocative Thought

According to Jon Prosser, Apple is better without Steve Jobs. Yep. Here is a twelve minutes video clip that maybe is a bit provocative, exposing a few thoughts supporting this idea, worth your time. It is kind of late (Job passed away in 2011) but still interesting to listen in light of recent announcements by... Continue Reading →

On Apple Arcade Early Opening

I love it: Apple under promised but over delivered by opening the gate to the Apple Arcade service earlier than originally announced. It doesn’t happen often. The strategy is probably linked to a desire to test the platform with a gradual rollout. Kudos to them. But there is more. Matthew Panzarino writing for TechCrunch: Apple Arcade... Continue Reading →

My Photographer Challenge

Over the years, my photography skills improved quite a bit. Since 2016, I’m shooting in RAW most of the time and it makes a big difference. I started doing urban exploration which offers a quite different photography style. But there is one challenge that I can’t quite tackle: human photography in candid situations. Here is... Continue Reading →

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