Apple has always been a company that favors form just as much as, and some would argue even more than, function. While this truth has yielded some of the most iconic products of the last decade, many have criticized Apples designs in recent years to for making too many functional tradeoffs in the name of… Continue reading With the Mac Pro’s release, the Jony Ive era of Apple is over.
Stop trying to be Steve Jobs
What do the CEOs of a health company meant to test blood sugar levels and a PC gaming peripheral manufacture have in common, a shared idol, Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs has been called many things, a hero, a thief, he has been glorified and vilified, but no matter your opinion on him, his impact on… Continue reading Stop trying to be Steve Jobs
Snapchat could finally push deep fakes into the mainstream, and that may not be a good thing.
In layman’s terms, a deep fake is an image or video that utilizes a neural network overlay someones face onto another’s. This often frighteningly convincing technology has been used for many purposes, and can be seen in everything from memes to, of course, porn. While this technology has been pretty well known among the tech… Continue reading Snapchat could finally push deep fakes into the mainstream, and that may not be a good thing.
Apple’s constantly evolving confusing product lineup
Pretty much all of Apples products are iconic, that’s hard to dispute. Many of them have become so ubiquitous and well known that they have become household names which are used even when talking about non-Apple products that are remotely similar. Recently, however, Apple’s product lineup has become increasingly crowded and, dare I say, diluted.… Continue reading Apple’s constantly evolving confusing product lineup
The Google Glass as we knew it is dead.
Right now it seems that most people think that AR headsets are the logical evolution of our current technology, the device of the future. However in recent years, many of the companies that have tried to push towards this future have ended up falling flat on their face or producing lackluster products. One such company… Continue reading The Google Glass as we knew it is dead.
Apple going portless on the iPhone already?
I can already hear “It’s the headphone jack all over again.”. According to well trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, which is definitely not someone working at Apple “leaking” details about future devices to generate hype, Apple will be ditching the Lightning connector in its 2021 iPhones. Now, while this is definitely not set in stone, Kuo… Continue reading Apple going portless on the iPhone already?
My thoughts on the Tesla Cybertruck
When Elon Musk announced that Tesla was developing a pick up truck last year, everyone thought he was kidding when he said that it would look like “something out of Blade Runner” . He wasn’t. The truck, in all of its low-poly glory, has become divisive for its wild new design, but you don’t need… Continue reading My thoughts on the Tesla Cybertruck
The Year Apple Listened
Historically, Apple has been known as a company that doesn’t listen to customers. They got rid of the floppy drive in the original iMac G3. They ditched the headphone jack. These are just a few examples of Apple’s “The customer doesn’t really know what they want” mindset coming into play. In the past, these choices… Continue reading The Year Apple Listened