Posts made in September, 2017

How Apple’s Mail-In iPhone Trade In Program Works

By on Sep 30, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Pro Tip: Stalking your FedEx driver will not get your iPhone delivered faster. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) You’ve got your eye on shiny new iPhone 8, or you’re contemplating picking up an iPhone X at the end of October (if you can get your hands on one). But you also have an iPhone 7 that’s currently enrolled in the iPhone Upgrade Program. How do you get...

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What is Microsoft’s AndromedaOS?

By on Sep 30, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Some of us Microsoft watchers have heard and blogged about a rumored Microsoft mobile device known as “Andromeda.” But Andromeda isn’t just hardware. It’s also the codename for the software that will power not just Microsoft’s Andromeda device, but Windows 10 itself, going forward, I believe. Windows Central and MSPoweruser.com have...

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Google’s new app lets parents turn old Android tablets into kid-friendly devices

By on Sep 29, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Google’s Family Link app lets parents hand down their old Android gadgets to their kids without worrying about what they could end up downloading from the Play Store or finding online. They just have to create a Google account for their kids and download the app, which went public today. Until now, parents had to request an invite and hope that Google followed...

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Apple iOS 11.0.1 Release: Should You Upgrade?

By on Sep 28, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Apple iOS 11 has problems and, as I warned in my iOS 11 Upgrade Guide, you were wise to give it a wide berth – despite all its tempting secret features. The good news is Apple has recognised these flaws and rushed iOS 11.0.1 out the door just one week later. But should you upgrade or is it a case of out the frying pan and into the fire? Here’s everything you...

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Essential Phone vs iPhone X

By on Sep 28, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Pretty much everyone knows what Android is these days, the same way everyone knows what the iPhone is. Likewise everyone knew who Steve Jobs was, and a lot of people probably know who Tim Cook is, however, even fans of Android may not know who Andy Rubin is. Andy Rubin was one of the original co-creators of Android way back when, in fact by many he is considered the...

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