Category Archives: Apple

The Never-Ending Influence Of Steve Jobs

The Lesson I Learned from Steve Jobs One evening, over dinner in San Francisco, I was struck by an irresistibly simple idea. What if any developer from anywhere in the world could create their own application for the Salesforce platform? … Continue reading

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iPhone 11 Pro Max: Real-World Camera Footage

There are probably other YouTube videos testing the camera. I haven’t seen those. This is the kind of footage that interests me. iPhone 11 Pro Max – Camera Test with Friday Night Skate My notebook maxes out at 720p playback. … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of The iOS Books App: Landscape With PDFs

Look: That’s a Google Books PDF opened in the iOS Books app on an iPad Pro 11″ in landscape mode. That’s the only possible view! There’s no way to show two pages — otherwise known as Facing Pages — at … Continue reading

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iPadOS Is More Insanely Great Than I Thought!

This is a very long read: Initial Thoughts on iPadOS: A New Path Forward But you’ll need to do it to have these two head-exploding images explained: I would have liked to have been an invisible presence at the iPadOS … Continue reading

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iOS 13 Apple Maps: No Biking Directions

Apple Reveals iOS 13 The biggest Maps improvement isn’t here. The one I was most looking forward to is absent. Apple Maps still doesn’t have biking directions! I ride a mini cruiser skateboard everywhere I go when the weather’s warm … Continue reading

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iOS/iPadOS 13: Voice Control

So damn amazing: Voice Control Demo (iOS 13, iPadOS 13) Previously here: iOS/iPadOS 13: More External Storage Testing iOS To Android: “Drop Dead!” Video: iOS 13 Apple AR: Motion Capture With A Phone. A Phone! Reference: Surface Hackintosh WWDC 2019 … Continue reading

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iOS To Android: “Drop Dead!”

I’ve cued the video to 1:55, which is when the iPadOS/iOS Files app action begins. A quick walkthrough at iPadOS on iPad Pro (iOS13) – external drive is accessible with Files.app! And that has killed Android d-e-d for me. Here’s … Continue reading

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Apple AR: Motion Capture With A Phone. A Phone!

There was Just So Much in yesterday’s WWDC 2019. Another one of the jaw-dropping things was motion capture in Augmented Realty. To appreciate this stunning achievement, you have to understand what motion capture entails — or once entailed. What Is? … Continue reading

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WWDC 2019 Head Explosions Continue

Gah! Stuff I forgot from WWDC 2019 (there was a lot and I’m probably still forgetting things): 1) Sign In With Apple. You have no idea how much I hate those “Sign In With…” buttons. Apple is killing them. Good … Continue reading

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