April 1, 2022

Article: 5G Skeptics

Recently, John Gruber linked to a post by Tim Bray and both don’t really seem to see the practicality of 5G. I found this really fascinating and wanted to dig a bit deeper. This originally started a Snippet post, but I found myself writing a bit more…

March 10, 2022

Article: A Few eSIM Uses

While I’d suspect most people who read this site have an iPhone and a plan that includes voice calls, text messages, and some amount of data (maybe even unlimited for all three), I dug into a few neat uses for the eSIM capability on recent iPhones that can pair nicely with your current service…

December 16, 2019

Special: Twenty

As 2019 draws to a close, I thought it would be worth looking back on a very important milestone that this site has hit this year—in September, SchwarzTech turned twenty. In true navel-gazing fashion, I took this opportunity to run a special header on the site all year, but otherwise treated it as a passing acknowledgement. I think it’s time to finally reflect a bit…

April 24, 2019

Article: Macs in the Age of iOS

For the last few months, there have been a number of articles, posts on social media, and general grumbling about the state of iOS, macOS, what kind of company Apple is becoming, and what the future will bring. I’ve often found myself having knee-jerk reactions to things, comparing with my own experiences, and I’ve got a few different thoughts that I’d like to share…

March 13, 2019

News: Spotify Thinks Apple Should Play Fair

Spotify filed a complaint with the European Commission that Apple’s stacking the deck against them when it comes to how the service is sold on iOS devices. In addition, the company set up Time to Play Fair, calling out Apple’s anti-competitive behavior…