Just over five years ago, I made the argument that the iPhone (and its smartphone cousins) were killing the camera business. I occasionally update the data that shows the widening gap. With 2020 in the rearview mirror and Apple having just reported its quarterly earnings (over $111 billion in iPhone sales alone), I thought it … Continue reading iPhone vs Camera: No Contest
This is my recommended read of the week. It’s a very thorough investigation into how the behemoth that makes everything from iPhones to Kindles works and abuses those who work for them. It is a very sobering article.
Standing on the edge of a cliff, I took my time setting up my tripod and camera in anticipation of a sunset. The light would soon be bathing the mountains in front of me, illuminating the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers. One of the most beautiful sights my eyes had ever seen, the … Continue reading Why iPhone is today’s Kodak Brownie Camera
Apple has been pushing Arcade, its subscription gaming service, hard. If you are a subscriber, this geegaw from a company called Backbone might be an interesting one to try out. I am not a gamer, so can’t speak with authority. I am pretty sure the new iPhone 12 Pros must have the oomph to outgun the standalone devices. Let me know how it stacks up against stack alone consoles such as Nintendo Switch.
When you combine summer news lull, a pandemic, and an announcement of a new device, you get a few hundred news reports and hot-takes. And no, the gizmo in consideration isn’t the iPhone 12. Instead, it is Microsoft’s Surface Duo. What is Surface Duo? Technically speaking, it is an Android phone that costs $1400 and … Continue reading Surface Duo or DuOh?