The short answer is convenience

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Applications on iPhone and iPad are a massive component of why this smartphone has been so wildly successful over the last decade-plus. The diversity and quality of iOS and iPadOS applications is virtually impossible to match for any other operating system besides Android. …


If you are underwhelmed by the iPhone 13 Pro, it’s probably not for you

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The iPhone 13 Pro models got a lot of unfair criticism when they launched a few weeks ago. A lot of the conversation was around the fact that the upgrades from the iPhone 12 models were just too minor. …


This is not the iPadOS many hoped for but it is very good

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Fundamentally, iPadOS15 hasn’t changed much from iPadOS 14, but the changes we did get are significant for those of us who get work done on iPads. I did not install the betas on my iPad so I’ve been experiencing everything new here for the first time. Overall, this is not…


We need competition for the best products

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Probably the most exciting product announced at Apple’s September event was the newly redesigned iPad mini. The iPad mini gets a new industrial design that matches the iPad Pro and iPad Air models. The camera system got an upgrade, and it can now support the Apple Pencil 2nd Gen. …


You can’t just leave the Apple walled garden

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For the first time in many years, I have been considering buying a smartphone that isn’t made by Apple. In fact, not just considering — I’d already decided my next upgrade will be the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3. …


A foldable iPhone might just be too good

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I’ve fallen in love with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3. I recently saw it in person and played around with it and now I really want it to be my next smartphone. I’ve had enough of the iPhone 12 mini and its poor battery performance*.

I’m either getting the new…


Things got weird with iPhone X and iPhone XR

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The iPhone model names have been a bit of a mess ever since the iPhone 8 launched back in 2017. That year also saw the launch of the iPhone X. …


Our minds are just not capable of coming up with completely new ideas

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Back when I started putting my work out online, I remember the advice was to create content that no one else out there has made. …


Get some small productivity gains with these utilities

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At this point, I don’t think many apps can contribute too much to productivity on my MacBook. I have my workflows set and adopting new software and services will probably cost more time and effort than the productivity gains I’ll get. The software that marginally increases my productivity lately are…


The screen protector impacts display clarity far too much

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Apple has increasingly made iPads more and more capable since they were introduced. The current versions of iPad Pros are great creative tools, content consumption devices and general productivity powerhouses.

I have been using my iPad Pro as a replacement for paper notebooks for a long time now. Paired with…

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