My thoughts on Apple’s 2016 WWDC news

Apple WWDC 2016

On Monday, Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address announcing various Apple software news. I’ll give my thoughts on each major news item below. For details on all of the WWDC news, see Lifehacker and TechCrunch. Apple Watch Apple Watch got some incremental updates. Of interest for this blog’s animation fans is … Read moreMy thoughts on Apple’s 2016 WWDC news

Amazon to ban Apple TV, Chromecast sales

Chromecast stand

Online behemoth Amazon is clearly intent on exercising its “behemoth” part. Last week, Amazon announced that as of October 29, all sales of Apple’s Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast will be banned for sale from its store. This extends to third party sellers selling those devices, as well. The reason Amazon gave for the Chromecast and … Read moreAmazon to ban Apple TV, Chromecast sales

Thoughts on Apple’s keynote (March 2015)

Apple Watch

Today, Apple held another of its famous keynotes. While this one was mainly billed as pushing the Apple Watch, there were a few other announcements made today. Apple Watch The centerpiece of the announcement, the Apple Watch, gave some more details about Apple’s “wearable,” as we’re calling such devices in 2015. Among other details, the Watch … Read moreThoughts on Apple’s keynote (March 2015)

Cable TV alternatives

MacBook Air on a table

Lately I’ve been looking over what I’ve been spending on my cable bill. After being notified that I’ll be seeing my cable bill raised next month by $16 (from $80 currently, for digital cable service with no specialty channels and a DVR, to $96), I’ve been pondering what it is I watch on TV, and … Read moreCable TV alternatives

Apple’s 2010 iPod announcements, plus my thoughts

MacBook Air on a table

Today was Apple’s annual new iPod announcements. While I’ll have to see the new iPods in person at the Apple Store to fully gauge what they’ll be like, I thought I’d analyze on what was announced today, model-by-model. (All prices in US dollars). General information on today’s Apple announcements: iPod Shuffle The iPod … Read moreApple’s 2010 iPod announcements, plus my thoughts