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Technology: On iPhone 2018 Pricing

This tweet was mildly infuriating – https://twitter.com/somospostpc/status/1041018921279741952?s=21  Comparing a phone to a notebook computer, a locked down walled garden compared to an open desktop computing environment, a 6.5” display versus a 13”, a fake keyboard versus a real one, I/O versus no I/O and on and on.  There is no comparison to be made between a …

Technology: The Pure iOS Project

How many people are only running iOS in its purest form without any local applications created by companies that aren’t Apple? I’m down to 5 non-Apple applications. I think I’m going to take the plunge to eliminate all 3rd party applications from my iPhone.  Why?  Big-data exists because of us. We’re contributing to this massive …

Technology: An expensive 2018 for Apple and I

On July 12th, I spent $3600 on a new MacBook Pro 15” Core i9 which is very expensive, a full $1000 more than I’ve spent on any previous Mac Portable and the machine is fantastic. I stick with Apple because of the operating system, Unix / FreeBSD and security & privacy they build in to …