A collection of 12 posts
Pivotal Time For Apple
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 for thi
My Thoughts On The WWDC 2019 Keynote
WWDC 2019 Keynote is already behind us. This was a long wait. Expectations were high. Apple had to deliver. And boy they did. Here are my thoughts on the WWDC 2019 keynote. Spoiler alert: I’m overwhelmed. I’m blown away. Generalities The keynote followed some kind of a different path this year compa
Is The iPhone Killing Apple?
A question comes to my mind often these days: is the iPhone killing Apple? Apple was “for the rest of us” and the underdog for about half of his history. Apple was marching on a fine line dividing relevancy from extinction. Apple’s energy was focused, highly concentrated on caring on a small bunch o
Apple Facing Big Challenges With iOS 13
Here is a great read about iOS multitasking weaknesses: What’s Wrong With iOS 11/12 Multitasking — Fraser Speirs. iOS 11 was a great update for the iPad with drag & drop support coupled with “real” multitasking feature. This article, supposedly written a long time ago for iOS 11 is all about one thi
Apple’s Motivation for Marzipan
I’ve been thinking about Apple’s Marzipan project since rumors started to flow last year before the WWDC 2018 developers conference where it was officially announced. I wrote a blog post about it a few weeks ago. I keep thinking about it. Brent Simmons, a well known developer has many many questions
Please Update to iOS 12.1.4 ASAP
For your safety, please consider taking a 5-10 minutes break today to update all your iOS devices to iOS 12.1.4 which fix the FaceTime bug. It also fix two other zero-day vulnerabilities that were known to be exploited in the wild according to… Google 😳. Once updated, you’ll be able to use Group Fa
Another Case for iTunes Breakup ?
A recent article from 9to5Mac, “It’s time for Apple to separate Apple Music from iTunes on the Mac” suggests that time has finally come to break iTunes and make an Apple Music Player, a Podcast player, and… what next? This is where it get’s complicated. Where do you put device management, an importa
I Don’t Trust Android And Facebook
Here is an article about apps on Android using user data without user’s consent. All they have in common is this: they are running on Android and are using Facebook SDK. I’m not using Android anytime soon and will leave Facebook soon. 😊 P.S. I know that apps could leak user info on iOS too…. Contin
Be Careful For What You Wish For
Just before the unveiling of the new iPad Pro, Chris Johnson wrote a blog post (iPad Pro 2018 wish list) about things he would like to see on the new iPad. He is not alone asking for improvements to the iPad platform. I’m one of those myself. First thing, precise input in the form of… Continue Readi
iPad Pro – What a Difference Two Years Make ?
I recently read this article “The iPad Replaces my MacBook Pro. Finally!” thinking it was recently posted only to find out hat it was posted two years ago. This excerpt was interesting as it relates to photography: I love photography and my primary device not being able to import and process RAW ima