Posts made in January, 2018

Best Laptop 2018: Pixelbook Vs. MacBook Pro 13 Vs. HP Spectre 13 Vs. Dell XPS 13 (Review)

By on Jan 29, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Google Pixelbook. Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and Dell all offer solid new versions of their flagship 13-inch models. And Google has entered the fray with its Pixelbook. I’ve been using all four. So which one comes out on top? (Note this is an update to a previous post and adds the Google Pixelbook because of its significance in 2018. Changes have been made to...

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Apple wants to make it easy to access your medical records on your iPhone – though it insists it will only see the …

By on Jan 28, 2018 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Apple wants to turn your iPhone into a device where you can easily access your medical records  The tech giant is rolling out a test version of a new product that allows users to download their health records onto their iPhones  The records can be accessed quicker and easier in order to be shown to a doctor or caregiver  Apple says it will only see the information...

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iOS 12 concept proposes grouped notifications, Android-style widgets & fantasy wish list items

By on Jan 28, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

A new iOS 12 concept illustrates a mix of ideas – one good, one likely to get mixed views, and a couple of wish list fantasy items thrown in for good measure … NordVPN The idea I really like is grouped notifications. Instead of a purely sequential stream of notifications, iOS would group them logically by application. For example, if you had three new messages,...

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Apple’s iPhone battery ‘slowdown’ to be optional

By on Jan 27, 2018 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The iPhone 7 Plus is one of the affected devices A software update will let iPhone owners switch off the “battery saver” feature that slows down some models, Apple has confirmed. The option to switch off the feature will appear on the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, SE, 6S, 6S Plus, 7 and 7 Plus models. Last month, Apple...

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Up close with Apple’s HomePod

By on Jan 27, 2018 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

The HomePod is much smaller than I remember. I hadn’t seen one since June, when the company announced the speaker back at WWDC. Last month, of course, Apple announced the speaker was being pushed back from its projected December launch date because the company needed, “a little more time.” That time, it seems, has finally arrived, going up for pre-order this week...

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