Category Archives: Apple

Samples Of Apple’s Augmented Reality

Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s At WWDC earlier this month, Craig Federighi described ARKit as “the largest AR platform in the world,” and he was right. Yep. But while they’re showing you the same damn tape measuring … Continue reading

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Video: Embarrassing Apple Some More

Because it’s fun. But sad. Since the earliest iPhone that could download a Google Books PDF, I’ve been doing these damned tests, waiting for the day when an iProduct would be powerful enough to display them without making me want … Continue reading

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Video: iPad Pro Extreme PDF Test

The video after the break is less than four minutes. I used the same methodology as in the other post: My methodology was to download each (they display in Safari first), hit “Open in iBooks” in Safari, wait for iBooks … Continue reading

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Video: PDF Fun With iPad Mini 4 Splitscreen

I don’t know about anyone else, but I get a real kick out of seeing magazine stuff over one hundred years old on a tablet!

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The iPad Pro Mini Will Be Killer!

I remembered something. This: It’s the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, which I fondled back in 2011(!). It seemed handier than the contemporaneous iPad, and the dimensions reflect that: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9: 9.09″ x 6.21″ x 0.34″ iPad 2: 9.50″ … Continue reading

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Video: iPad Mini 4 Extreme PDF Test (Plus Tablet Thoughts)

I had to know. I couldn’t ask anyone else to do it. And I needed to see it all for myself.

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iPad Mini 4 AnTuTu Score

I’ve watched three recent YouTube videos. Two have it in the 80,000-range, one has it in the 60,000-range. I’ll believe the eighty. This is not a tablet too weak to handle Google Books PDFs. So the iBooks crashes are inexplicable … Continue reading

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128GB iPad Mini 4 Is Now US$399

Same-day update after the break. Apple is left with one iPad Mini now. The 4 with 128GBs of internal storage. Still with its aging A8 CPU. It was just back on November 21, 2016 that I wondered if the holiday … Continue reading

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Tim Cook’s Augmented Reality Nightmare

Twitter: Cook: “Wait! No! That’s not what I meant!”

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Making A Point Simply

Weekend reading: Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success Highly recommended. Many tales of Steve Jobs and Apple that are instructive. One I want to point out.

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