About three weeks ago, I wrote about the Apple M1 chip, concluding that the new MacBook Pro 13 does most things for most people. Of course, most people aren’t developers, and they aren’t using exotic design software. Most people use computers for mundane tasks. So, I scratched my head when I read a much-shared piece that … Continue reading The Truth about M1 MacBooks
A few days back, The New York Times writer Charlie Warzel wrote a piece criticizing the whole notion of the Apple Event(s) as something whose time has come and gone. He wants Apple to shut it down. It led to furious debate, on both sides. It was great to follow along on Twitter. Yesterday, John … Continue reading Charlie Warzel of NY Times vs John Gruber
It has been almost ten days since I have been able to read properly. The bug I picked on my recent travels along with severe conjunctivitis turned out to be a forced vacation from screens. I am woefully behind on emails and also on my reading. And as usual, I caught up with some of my favorite bloggers, Dave Winer and John Gruber. And as I sped through their writing, it finally clicked.
Earlier today, Quartz published a somewhat flimsy story about the modest success/relative failure of Apple Watch, without really any concrete evidence on why they think so. I totally understand they wanted to be skeptical, but it would have been good to back it all up with data. John Gruber in a worth-reading piece pointed out … Continue reading How successful is the Apple Watch?
My comments (made on Leo LaPorte’s Twit) about Apple, Eddy Cue and the fragile state of iCloud services have struck a nerve, with most disagreeing with me and only a few actually agreeing with the general sensibility of the comments. One of the co-panelists Philip Elmer-Dewitt disagreed vehemently with what I was saying, though he … Continue reading Gruber & I disagree about a few issues about Apple