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Apple is an agent of chaos


Rumors have been swirling about Apple planning to remove the headphone jack on the next iPhone to make it thinner, and therefore requiring headphones and earbuds to be connected via lightning cable. I think the Joker said it best in The Dark Knight: “Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established …

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Facebook Notify: What problem does it solve?


Facebook released its long-awaited Notify app. We’ve heard a lot about it, but little about what it actually would do. Many instantly thought it was a competitor and knockout punch to Twitter and its new Moments feature. Turns out, Notify isn’t that at all. In fact, Notify has nothing to …

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Twitter Moments: There’s no Lightning


I was so excited about Twitter moments. Twitter, with all its real-time data, was destined to hit a home run here. Hire a staff of people to curate and capture what we’re talking about and drive conversation to the point where current users are excited and new users sign up …

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Apple updates: WatchOS 2.0.1 and iOS 9.1


Apple updates galore! Apple released a bunch of software and website updates, but the most important two are updates for iOS and the Apple Watch. Here’s what’s new for the Apple Watch. • This update contains new emoji characters, performance improvements, and bug fixes, including: • Fixes an issue that …

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Problem with Apple Weather app on iOS


There’s something weird happening with the Apple Weather app for iOS, the stock one that you have probably replaced with a better one anyhow. But I digress; accuracy matters no matter what the situation. My wife gets the credit for noticing it first. Note the photo to the left and …

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I love my Apple Watch, but …

Let me start by saying that I love my Apple Watch. I love glancing down and instantly seeing the temperature. I love reading and responding to text messages without having to remove my iPhone from my pocket, even if responding via Siri is far from perfect. I love knowing the …

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The trouble with Twitter Moments


As someone who has been using Twitter since 2008, I was not particularly excited about its new product Moments. Advertised as a curated way to keep up with the best of Twitter organized by subject, my first thought was … why would I need that? I follow the accounts I …

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Why you should follow me on Snapchat


You should follow me on Snapchat. I know what you’re thinking. You already follow me on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and everywhere else, so why in the world do you need to follow me in another place. Fair question, and I totally get it. Before I got excited about …

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My Apple Watch Flipboard Magazine


View my Flipboard Magazine. I remember when I was so bummed waiting for my Apple Watch. People were getting theirs and reviewing them and all I had was a UPS “processing” status to keep refreshing every 30 seconds. Now my Apple Watch Flipboard magazine is one of the most popular …

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Vine: 6 seconds with the Apple Watch


I could do this forever – so much cool stuff to fit into a few seconds. I’ll do a bigger review soon, but my favorite thing is that it’s like a summary of the most important things I do. But the secret is to treat the phone and watch completely …

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