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February 24, 2019
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Comments Off on Comment: Spotify is at its ‘House of Cards’ moment with podcast pivot

Comment: Spotify is at its ‘House of Cards’ moment with podcast pivot

Spotify has been in the news a lot in recent weeks due to their acquisition of Gimlet Media and Anchor. Since it’s debut in 2008, Spotify has been focused on one thing: music. A few years ago, Spotify added a … Continue reading

August 27, 2018
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Comments Off on Comment: How the HomePod has found its place in my home, and what the future holds

Comment: How the HomePod has found its place in my home, and what the future holds

Apple officially released its HomePod smart speaker back in February, which means it has now spent over six months on the market and six months in the hands of consumers like myself. The HomePod has been one of the most … Continue reading

August 22, 2018
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Comments Off on Comment: Fortnite isn’t coming to Apple TV, but that’s just the latest tvOS gaming letdown

Comment: Fortnite isn’t coming to Apple TV, but that’s just the latest tvOS gaming letdown

Earlier today, a spelunking developer discovered code within Fortnite that seemingly hinted the hit-game was soon making its way to Apple TV. Subsequently, Epic Games shot down those hopes, saying the code mention of tvOS is the result of “general Unreal … Continue reading

August 12, 2018
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Comments Off on Comment: First impressions after nearly a month with Apple’s 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro

Comment: First impressions after nearly a month with Apple’s 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro has been available for almost a month now and despite the fact that the update was announced via a press release, this year’s revision brings some notable changes. While everything looks the same on the surface, … Continue reading

June 25, 2018
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Comments Off on Comment: The latest report increases my optimism about Apple headphones

Comment: The latest report increases my optimism about Apple headphones

I said back in February that my experience of HomePod had made me feel optimistic about a report that Apple was working on ‘studio quality’ over-ear headphones. Apple hasn’t exactly made a name for itself for headphone quality, either through … Continue reading

May 25, 2018
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Comments Off on Comment: Apple’s example shows how Europe’s new privacy law will benefit people worldwide

Comment: Apple’s example shows how Europe’s new privacy law will benefit people worldwide

Europe’s tough new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), came into force today. It provides the strongest protections the world has ever seen for customer and user data. Even Apple – a company famed for its respect for customer … Continue reading

April 6, 2018
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Comments Off on Comment: Apple’s latest announcements about the modular Mac Pro really ramp up expectations

Comment: Apple’s latest announcements about the modular Mac Pro really ramp up expectations

Apple has been rather quiet about an all-new Mac Pro it first teased a year ago. We did, though, learn two new things yesterday. Last year, all that Apple said about timing was that the new machine wouldn’t be released that year. … Continue reading

August 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple asks FCC to keep ‘legally sustainable protections’ in place in first net neutrality comment 

Apple asks FCC to keep ‘legally sustainable protections’ in place in first net neutrality comment 

Apple has officially broken its silence on the net neutrality debate. In with a new comment, Apple has asked the FCC (via Recode) to “retain strong, enforceable open internet protections” that advance consumer choice, no paid fast lanes, transparency, competition, … Continue reading

January 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Comment: Going from a skeptic to an every day user with Apple Watch Series 2

Comment: Going from a skeptic to an every day user with Apple Watch Series 2

Following the release of the Apple Watch Series 2, I wrote about my initial first impressions of the device. Essentially, I explained that the first-generation Apple Watch had never truly won me over. I often went through phases where I … Continue reading

December 24, 2016
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Comments Off on Comment: Apple’s AirPods show just how badly Siri needs an offline mode [Poll]

Comment: Apple’s AirPods show just how badly Siri needs an offline mode [Poll]

A few days after having received my AirPods order, I’ve quickly come to realize how the lack of accessible audio playback controls can hinder the overall experience. In my previous reviews of true wireless earbuds, I’ve consistently brought up on-device controls as … Continue reading

October 20, 2016
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Comments Off on Comment: IBM’s Apple deployment stats should be a lesson to enterprise companies everywhere

Comment: IBM’s Apple deployment stats should be a lesson to enterprise companies everywhere

IBM reported some pretty impressive stats this week. Not least among them the fact that 73% of IBM employees – the company whose personal computer division was once almost synonymous with Microsoft – want a Mac as their next PC. The company is currently … Continue reading

October 13, 2016
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Comments Off on Comment: Beats 1 station deserves an Apple Music-like revamp in year 2

Comment: Beats 1 station deserves an Apple Music-like revamp in year 2

When Apple first revealed Apple Music, one of the aspects I was most excited about was the always-on Beats 1 streaming station. I wrote in detail how it was the feature that could help Apple Music stand out from the … Continue reading