Since I’ve recently complained a bit about Apple products, I thought I’d mention one of my favorite new features of its latest iOS and iPadOS systems, the ability to lift the subject of a photo. I’ve been finding it quite useful for creating photos for this fine blog. All you have to do is find … Continue reading Lift the Subject
Seven years ago I made a video about the inability of the Apple Watch to correctly track when one was standing, even though that’s one of the three things that it claims to track. Well, it hasn’t improved. I realize that it can’t really track whether one is standing or not, but what it does … Continue reading Stand!
A few days ago Atrios was complaining about Apple products, in that while it was once true that they “just worked”, at least for the most part, it was no longer true. He has a point, but what he neglected to mention is that the computing environment has gotten extremely more complex in the intervening … Continue reading It Just Works
Within just a few minutes of use I could tell that the new iPhone X's Face ID was far and away superior to the old unreliable (for me anyway) Touch ID.Touch ID was extremely fussy in its initial incarnation and a bit slow. Even in its second generation which everyone seemed to rave about, it … Continue reading The iPhone X’s Face ID