What the hell? It’s a glorified Bluetooth remote woven into a jacket, and you can only wash it about ten times before it may start to fail. Why even make this?
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Makes sense, since a standard replacement case costs $69. I would also imagine this new case will come standard with AirPods shortly thereafter.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Looks like Apple learned their lesson from last year. There were plenty of iPhone Upgrade Program folks (yourself included) upset with the first-time upgrade process. I hope this pre-approval extends to the iPhone X as well.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Only available in the US, but this is a great strategy by Spotify and Hulu. Maybe Apple Music should partner up with Netflix.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Kinda clever to get people to search about these on the web, but it’s a bit of a roundabout way to promote the comedy specials (which are excellent).
Friday, September 1, 2017
This makes total sense, as Siri definitely falls more under the purview of software engineering than services. I feel confident Craig (aka Hair Force One) will be able to make great strides with Siri in the coming years.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Implementation of this sounds awful (Open Cortana/Open Alexa), but this will likely benefit Microsoft more than Amazon. After all, does anyone really care about Cortana besides Master Chief?
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Even though Echoes sound like crap when it comes to playing music, this is long overdue for the low-end smart speaker market. That said, Amazon is reportedly working on a higher-end speaker to compete with HomePod, so multi-room audio is a must.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Sounds about right. A new 4K Apple TV is also expected to be introduced — it better have Gigabit Ethernet. I still can’t believe the current generation Apple TV only has a 10/100 Ethernet jack.
Monday, August 21, 2017
I see a lot of features similar to iOS 11, which is dropping soon. I find it kind of funny that Google has specifically branded their malware-scanning system as “Google Play Protect” — something Apple would never have to do.