Since we still aren't in a truly compatible world where devices can simply talk with each other, I have to wait for companies like Apple to continue to step up their game. Just think, it was only 10 years ago that Palm users (myself included) regularly beamed contact info directly into another's … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons I Can’t Wait for iOS 11
You might have noticed that I've not posted here for quite a long time. That's because I've been working hard on several other projects. After upgrading to iOS7, though, and reading the thousands upon thousands of complaints on Twitter (as well as some very legitimate concerns and questions deeply … [Read more...] about iOS7 Installed. Now What?
This week, Mashable reported on Best Buy's latest social media marketing campaign: auto checking in customers who have an iPhone. According to the article, Best Buy will use shopkick to auto-login shoppers not via GPS, but rather, via a store sensor. Those running the shopkick app on iPhone and … [Read more...] about No Thanks, Best Buy, et al
With the smartphone market exploding, there's tremendous competition amongst manufacturers and carriers, not to mention loyalists of device types. When will we be able to use the devices we want and still communicate with each other effectively? In years past I used PalmOS (Treos). Most of my … [Read more...] about We Need Standards For Sharing Contacts on Mobile Devices
In the world of business and ecommerce, smartphones are steadily becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. The ability to handle email, support correspondence and task delegation while out of the office is not only appealing, but makes everything run more smoothly by eliminating time gaps while … [Read more...] about Which Smartphone is for You? 10 Tips…
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. Apple has made its mark on the smartphone market, and the iPhone won't be "killed" by another device any time soon. More than 3 million iPhone 4's were sold, and even if that number was just one-third, they'd still make … [Read more...] about There is No iPhone Killer
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. The way I see it, AT&T owes the bulk of its monetary success of their business to Apple. So why do they continuously offer iPhone users poor service? Read just about any article, or watch just about any interview, and … [Read more...] about Will AT&T Be Doomed After 2012?
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. This week a federal judge granted class action status to a lawsuit against Apple and AT&T. The suit claims AT&T "locked" iPhone users into a five-year contract with the carrier, despite having only signed a … [Read more...] about Did Apple and AT&T Really Create a Monopoly?