Category Archives: Apple

My Review of the iPhone 6 Plus

My review of the new iPhone 6 Plus appears on Techlicious, and you can read it here. Preview: It’s a HUGE phone.

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4.7- or 5.5-inch — Which iPhone 6 Should You Buy?

An answer to an upcoming dilemma, on Huffington Post.

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Smartphone Camera Features Versus Digital Camera Technology in 2014

What, exactly, are smartphone makers putting in their devices that let us leave our actual cameras at home? Here’s a piece I did exploring smartphone camera technologies for Digital Imaging Reporter, a photo trade magazine. Smartphone Camera Features Versus Digital Camera … Continue reading

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Has Apple entered comfortable middle age?

I wrote this column before Apple’s purchase of the cooler Beats and announced plain (and sometimes catch-up) updates of its mobile and desktop operating systems at its Wordlwide Developers Conference – and nothing else new. YAWN! Is Apple merely resting on … Continue reading

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Your Smartphone in 2018: 15 Futuristic Features

Here’s a piece I wrote for Laptop Magazine; the title is self-explanatory. Your Smartphone in 2018: 15 Futuristic Feature

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Your Smartphone in 2018: 15 Futuristic Features

In many ways, the evolution of the smartphone since the debut of the original iPhone in 2007 has been a predictable straight line —bigger screen, more powerful processors, longer battery life, faster data connections, higher-resolution cameras and more apps. But … Continue reading

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If you build it, they will videophone

Apple’s FaceTime is stoking the flames of videophoning passion, and could help video telephony finally engulf the living room (to complete the suddenly ridiculous fire metaphor). Yes, futurists have been prognosticating ubiquitous videophones since, well, since futurists have been prognosticating; … Continue reading

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How to Solve iPhone Reception Problems

The recent broohaha over iPhone 4 reception issues reminds me of an old vaudeville joke. Man goes to a doctor and says “It hurts when I do this.” Replies the doctor, “Well, don’t do that!” This is my response to … Continue reading

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