Tag: Opinion

Opinion: Amazon’s AirPods competitor may sound better, but can’t match the best AirPods feature

As AirPods continue to grow in popularity, the truly wireless earbud market is also becoming increasingly crowded. Samsung, for instance, just launched the Galaxy Buds, while Apple’s Beats brand also… Read more »

Opinion: The flagship new iPhones were totally overshadowed by the Watch and the iPhone XR

There’s usually one star of the show when it comes to September Apple events: that year’s flagship new iPhone models. That’s usually true even in S-model years. But it wasn’t… Read more »

Opinion: James Comey’s book offers interesting background on the Apple/FBI case

Yesterday I finished reading A Higher Loyalty, the book written by former FBI director James Comey. I did manage to resist the temptation to jump ahead to the juicy bits, and… Read more »

Opinion: Giving AirPods the praise they deserve and why I won’t upgrade to version 2

Alongside the announcement of the iPhone 7 and its controversial removal of the headphone jack, Apple teased its truly wireless AirPods. After a brief delay, they were released just before the… Read more »

Opinion: Nokia hasn’t been healthy for Withings, Apple should consider HealthKit hardware

Nokia’s ownership of Withings has been incredibly messy. After buying Withings in mid-2016, Nokia sued Apple over unrelated patents which resulted in Withings digital health products being pulled from the… Read more »

Opinion: Constrained iPhone X supply will create a secondary spike in iPhone 8 sales before holidays

Launch day has arrived for the iPhone 8 along with Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K. So far, demand for the more iterative iPhone 8 has appeared to… Read more »

Opinion: Rumored iOS 10 HomeKit app is welcomed, but alternatives have a healthy head start

Since HomeKit was introduced with iOS 8, one major missing piece from Apple’s home automation effort has been a built-in app that provides a user interface to the underlying framework. Interacting with Siri is… Read more »

Opinion: Smart Connector is the future but Apple & accessory makers need to work together

Alongside the iPad Pro last November, Apple introduced a new connectivity option for users with the Smart Connector. Originally, Apple only touted the connection as being good for easily pairing… Read more »