At IBM: Mac vs PC

At IBM: Mac vs PC must have been an intense discussion subject in recent years. Tidbits is reporting today: "IBM Finds Its Mac Users to Be More Productive Than PC Users". In particular, something caught my attention: The study also found greater employee satisfaction and retention. Mac users are 17% less likely to leave the... Continue Reading →

On This Zoom Vulnerability

Shitty company with a shitty service What the fuck are those developers thinking when they design software like this? First, consider reading this from Jonathan Leitschuh: A vulnerability in the Mac Zoom Client allows any malicious website to enable your camera without your permission. The flaw potentially exposes up to 750,000 companies around the world... 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 →

iTunes 2001-2019: End Of An Era

R.I.P. Wow, who knew this would be coming someday. iTunes was such a big part of Apple's digital stores and media consumption. For many people, iTunes was just garbage. iTunes has a long history. It wasn't perfect and I still like it as of this writing. In fact, I just don't understand all that hate... Continue Reading →

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 Apple's four software platforms The keynote followed some kind of a different path this year... Continue Reading →

Is The iPhone Killing Apple?

Another product line from Apple: their stores 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... Continue Reading →

iOS 13 Will Be A Pretty Big Update

WWDC 2019 Poster Here is my take on the latest WWDC rumors. According to Mark Gurmen for Bloomberg, iOS 13 will be a pretty big one. Here are a few things that caught my attention. Many areas seeing improvements Other speed increase are expected across the board which I thought was done. It seems Apple... Continue Reading →

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