On The iPhone 5C, 5S

September 11, 2013

So Apple announced the multicolored, plastic iPhone 5C, and a “premium” metallic iPhone 5S.

On Tomorrow’s Apple Special Event

September 9, 2013

I gotta be honest; for the very first time, not really that excited about what Apple will announce tomorrow. The iPhone 5S or 5C sound very iterative and obvious. I’d love to see either an retina iPad Mini or a lighter iPad proper. iOS 7 probably has some cool new features, but may be trumped by the colorful redesign or the learning curve of figuring out the iPhone all over again.

iPhone 5S Box Photos – Same iOS 7 Icons

September 6, 2013

I recall back when people (including myself) were harping on the candy-colored look of iOS7, supposedly saner-minds said “It’s a beta; this stuff will get fixed before launch.” (someone at Apple will read this article)…

On Apple Store iPhone Trade-Ins

August 30, 2013

Great idea, as I’ve sold old iPhones while upgrading to the newest model. It’s been pretty straightforward, but always a bit of a hassle dealing with a third party and juggling the timing with getting the new iPhone – pretty painful to be without the primary cell phone for even a few days. I’d much rather visit an Apple Store in-person and get the whole upgrade-sell-old-iphone thing done all at once.

Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft

August 25, 2013

Personally, the writing on the wall was the infamous “developers” video from 2006. In terms of branding it was then clear that Microsoft was no longer in the hands of an uber geek, but an impulsive ego-driven sales guy.