September 28, 2012

News: A Letter From Apple CEO Tim Cook on Maps

After some of the complaints, growing pains, drama, and jokes about Apple’s new Maps in iOS 6, the company’s CEO, Tim Cook, has published an open letter on the subject. It’s rather honest and provides some explanations and alternatives…

September 24, 2012

Review: Apple EarPods

Apple EarpodsWhile one may automatically assume that the earbuds included with Apple’s iPods and iPhones are uncomfortable, poor sounding, and fragile, September 12’s introduction of EarPods hopes to change that. After more than three years of work, the cheesily-named $29 earbuds are Apple’s attempt to provide a product that will suit most users’ tastes…

September 19, 2012

News: Apple Releases iOS 6, OS X 10.8.2, OS X 10.7.5

As expected, Apple released iOS 6 for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, third-generation iPad, and fourth-generation iPod touch, along with OS X 10.8.2. Additionally, Apple released OS X 10.7.5, what many are expecting to be the last release for OS X Lion…

Article: Five Stages of Lightning

You’re probably familiar with the Kübler-Ross model, also known as the Five Stages of Grief, but after hearing all the complaints regarding Apple’s switch from the Dock Connector to the Lightning connector, I’m inclined to think that people are feeling that way about the death of the Dock Connector, one of the most stable technological things in our lives over the past nine years…

September 18, 2012

Article: Five Products Apple Shouldn’t Stop Making

Sam Grobart for Businessweek thinks Apple should nix Safari, Game Center, Pages, Numbers, and Mission Control/Launchpad/Dashboard to focus its efforts on more important products, but misses the point…