Posts Tagged: 'apple'

Twelvesouth PencilSnap A Quick Review

Where and how to store your Apple Pencil is ongoing first world problem for iPad Pro users. Apple’s cases and covers don’t include a home for your pencil; except for the eye wateringly expensive Leather Sleeve. Apple make a very nice looking Pencil Case, but I could never understand why it wasn’t magnetic allowing it Continue Reading

Logitech Keys to Go Review

I’ve tried a number of keyboards and keyboard cases for the iPad, and my favourite by far is the Logitech Keys to Go keyboard. I’m typing this very sentence on it now. So what makes the Keys to Go so good? I prefer a keyboard that is separate from the iPad, as it gives me Continue Reading

Design Is How It Works

"Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer – that the designers are handed this box and told, “Make it look good!” That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." — Continue Reading

Putting the Artificial In Artificial Intelligence

My son shared this video with me over the weekend, and it really made me chuckle. I guess we don’t need to worry about AI taking over quite yet…

On Siri, Privacy and Consistency

Apple talks often and proudly about respecting its users privacy, about not sharing or storing information ‘in the cloud and about using machine learning and algorithms on the users device. About not sharing or storing information ‘in the cloud. About using machine learning and algorithms on the users device.   Yet despite all talk of Continue Reading

Visual Voicemail on EE

I’d always assumed that visual voicemail was an Apple invention, I hadn’t come across it before the launch of the iPhone and it seemed a classically Apple solution to a terrible experience, however Wikipedia suggests it predated the iPhone by some years. But I digress, can you digress in the first paragraph? Anyway, we continue… When Continue Reading

The iPhone 6S Camera

I haven’t really been many places or taken many photos since I bought my iPhone 6S, but I was struck by how good this snap taken at a friend’s party this weekend is. All I have done is crop it and tweak the contrast a little to make the background darker. Slight tweaking aside, the iPhone Continue Reading

Apple Live Photos – Inspired by Blade Runner

The recently released iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have a new feature called Live Photos which captures a moment of motion before and after your still photograph. A still photo captures an instant frozen in time. With Live Photos, you can turn those instants into unforgettable living memories. At the heart of a Live Photo is Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Macintosh

The Apple Macintosh celebrated its 30th birthday this week. Having visited the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park yesterday this short film from Apple feels even more pertinent.