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Reasons Not to Buy the New MacBook Pro

Like many loyal Apple customers, I’m greatly disappointed by the 2016 MacBook Pro upgrades, especially for the 15″. Here are the most important reasons not to upgrade at this time: Expensive, the base cost is $2,399, an increase of $400...

/ November 2, 2016
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How to Download Apple’s San Francisco Font?

You can download the San Francisco Font freely from the new Apple Design Resources Github page.The San Francisco font is the typeface used by Apple in the Apple Watch, iOS 9, and OS X El Capitan. And, here is how...

/ October 5, 2016

Stan (and Eclaire): The Blind Apple Employee Who Upgraded My iPhone

While the iPhone 7 has some incredible engineering advances, it’s obvious Apple’s retail systems are intensely challenged by its annual upgrade cycle. In addition to its limited product availability, its website misdirected T-Mobile customers to visit Apple stores to join...

/ September 27, 2016

Apple.com Misleads T-Mobile Customers to Stores

It’s one thing to deliver an incredible product year after year managing global supply and demand, it’s another thing to stupidly mislead customers on your product launch website for a week. Apple’s iPhone Upgrade website instructs T-Mobile customers to enroll...

/ September 12, 2016
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Microsoft Revenue Quietly Surpasses $1 Trillion

Microsoft recently surpassed $1 trillion in cumulative revenues. Similarly, Amazon's earned more than a half trillion. Yet, Washington State still can't afford to pay for education, transportation, police and other vital services and resources.

/ May 8, 2016
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Most Frustrating iPhone Touch ID “Feature”

Clearly as we rely more on our devices, their security is more important than ever. But in the case of Apple’s iOS Touch ID hardware, I cannot understand for the life of me why Apple’s made security more paranoid than I will...

/ February 19, 2015

The Mac Equivalent of iPhone Kill Switch

Interesting stories today noting a drop in smartphone thefts with emergence of kill-switches. The Mac equivalent of the iPhone kill switch is setting a firmware password on your laptop or desktop. After having my laptop stolen in 2014, I wrote...

/ February 11, 2015