iPhone Sales Continue Strong Growth

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Apple expected to top 53 million in June quarter There is strong evidence that iPhone sales continue strong growth as Apple’s 3rd fiscal quarter came to a close. Demand is so strong that Apple increased its USA market share by…

The Spirit Of 1776 Is Under Assault

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Jefferson and his fellow Founders would not recognize their experiment Recent events have filled many hearts with doubt as to whether the Spirit of 1776 can survive in this upside down world. The country’s two main founding documents, The Declaration…

Is iTunes Match Still A Value?

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$25 Annual Fee is a small price to pay The expanded abilities of Apple Music begs to ask is iTunes Match still a value? The short answer is absolutely. At a cost of just $25 per year, Apple will catalog…

Get Started With Apple Music

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Registering for Apple Streaming service is a piece of cake The first thing you have to do in order to get started with Apple Music Streaming on you iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices is to update those iOS devices…

Apple Failed In its eBook Appeal

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iMaker will pay $450 Million as price fixing judgement stands There is an interesting takeaway from the 2-1 decision besides the fact that Apple failed in its eBook appeal. It sure seems smarter to use predatory pricing than to seek…

iPhone Shipped 8 Years Ago

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Steve Jobs punched another dent in the Universe It seems like only yesterday but the original iPhone shipped 8 years ago on June 29, 2007. Steve Jobs had announced the introduction of iPhone earlier in the year. The MacWorld Keynote…

Apple Watch Trounced The Competition

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Apple’s wearable must be doomed One would be reasonable to conclude that Apple Watch trounced the competition for smart watches in just eight weeks. After all, sales of Apple’s first product in the so called wearable technology category virtually doubled…

Reflections On A Man

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We celebrate again the life of David Padnes A little over two years ago, I wrote a few reflections on a man of many different interests and talents. My cousin Patty’s husband David had just lost his battle with that…

Apple Reinstates Civil War Games

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iMaker backs away when game maker refuses to rewrite historic backdrop One day after pulling all games depicting the Stars and Bars, Apple reinstates Civil War games that depict the Confederate Battle Flag. A bit of sanity in an otherwise…

Has Everyone Lost Their Minds?

Soviet style revisionism aims to purge American history Is it just me asking has everyone lost their minds? What the heck is happening to people? Is minority tyranny the new cause to celebrate? Do leftists really believe they can purge…

Mans Best Friend Gets A Friend

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Adding a gal pal for our Jack is a great addition Nine years ago, we added our Yorkie Jack to our family and today mans best friend has a friend of his own. We adopted a little 11 month old…

Let The Music Play

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Apple changes tune, will now pay artists’ royalties during free trial The reigning queen of pop music, Taylor Swift, got through to Apple in her open letter that if you let the music play, you’ve got to pay the artists.…

How To Fix Apple Watch Screen Freeze

If you encounter an Apple Watch screen, there is no need to panic. The fix is a simple two finger solution.
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The solution is right at your fingertips I spent the better part of the afternoon trying to figure out how to fix an Apple Watch screen freeze. It all started around 1:00 pm when I met with an associate of…

Wow, It’s Fathers Day!

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It’s time to celebrate dads everywhere I’m pretty sure Bill Cosby summed up years ago why Fathers Day means so much to those of us blessed with children. In one of his classic routines, Cosby lamented on how dads get…

Yankee Pinstripes Are Special

A-Rod tagged a 95 MPH fastball for hit 3,000 and home run number 667.

Boggs, Jeter & A-Rod are only players to reach 3,000 Hits with Home Runs Back during the 2001 World Series, a number of Arizona Diamondbacks questioned whether New York Yankee Pinstripes are special. Curt Shilling went so far as to…

Wearables Sales Set To Nearly Triple

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IDC expects 72 million units, up from 26 million There were a number of interesting reports out with one suggesting wearables sales are set to go through the roof next year. IDC, the tech industry research firm that tracks such…

Samsung Refuses To Pay For Infringement

Asks for “en blanc” hearing after losing appeal If anyone needed further proof that patent infringement is Samsung’s R&D strategy, look no further then the news that Samsung refuses to pay Apple for illegally copying Apple’s iPhone and iPad. Back…

Don’t Cops Have Better Things To Do?

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Go catch “Bad Guys” and let honest people be to earn a living I’m sure cops have better things to do than to be on the end of the puppet strings of the Taxi and Limo lobby. I sure can…

WSJ Writer Is Clueless About Apple

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It’s no wonder why Walt Mossberg left Over at the Wall Street Journal, some piece by a guy masquerading as the heir to Walt Mossberg that only succeeds in showing how this WSJ writer is clueless about Apple. If I…

Apple Watch One Month Review

I had a surprise waiting for me when I arrived home. My Spple Watch was delivered weeks ahead of schedule.

More than an attractive Timepiece, Apple Watch is a winner I have been enjoying my Apple Watch one month now and I am very satisfied with what I have experienced. Though my initial motivation was driven more by my appreciation…

Post WWDC Deals On Apple Products

Without the legacy of innovation that is Macintosh, there never have been an iPod touch and iPhone or an iPad

Big savings can be found on Macs, iPads and iPods The post WWDC deals on Apple products are popping up everywhere. It happens this time every year. First came the specials tied directly to WWDC. A number of Apple Authorized…

iPhoto Has Served Mac Users Well

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Apple’s workhorse digital shoebox best days are past Since it was introduced way back in 1998, iPhoto has served Mac users well. As Steve Jobs noted when he introduced the digital image program that we no longer had to archive…

Music Is At The Apple Core

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iTunes and iPod started the resurgence of Apple Someone would have had to be in a cave these past seventeen years not to know music is at the Apple core. Sure, Apple’s DNA is all about computing. But where does…

Apple WatchOS 2.0 Debuts WWDC

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Third party Native Apps follow iPhone track The Apple launch of iPhone and its subsequent upgrade to iPhoneOS 2.0 provides a pretty good idea of what we can expect when Apple WatchOS 2.0 debuts in the Fall. Those of us…

3 Really Big Things At WWDC

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iPad Multitasking, Apple Watch 2.0 Native Apps and Apple Music Rule There are a lot of great things to take away from Monday’s WWDC Keynote but I’m going to focus on 3 really big things. The first puts iPad front…

Apple App Store Hits 100 Billion Downloads

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Cupertino pays out $30 Billion to developers There should be no doubt regarding how big and how important the Apple App Store is to developers around the world. Tim Cook and company announced at the World Wide Developers Conference that…

For Brian Wilson It Was No Fun, Fun, Fun

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Love and Mercy looks at the dark days of Beach Boy Legend I have been a huge Beach Boys fan from the first time I heard Brian Wilson sing Surfer Girl on the radio. His music filled the bookmarks of…