Google and Apple quietly fighting over El Capitan

Yosemite Valley Panorama by John Colby

I noticed that both Apple and Google are fixated on a well-known mountain in the United States called El Capitan and both companies have featured it prominently in their marketing campaigns. Apple has named its next Mac OS operating system after El Capitan: Oddly, Google has published a video featuring El Capitan to promote Google…… Continue reading Google and Apple quietly fighting over El Capitan

The number 1 reason why you are crazy to buy an Apple Watch

Apple Watch Sport by Yasunobu Ikeda, licensed CC BY-SA 2.0

Apple product fans are usually pretty loyal and have Apple Koolaid coursing through their veins. They flock to every new Apple release. Nothing new there. That said, the hysteria around the Apple Watch is just amazing. Its as if the Apple Watch is a cure for every technological failing and the only question is which one…… Continue reading The number 1 reason why you are crazy to buy an Apple Watch

Is Apple's Innovation Engine Running On Fumes?

This quote by Vaclav Smil in Wired’s article “This Is the Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading” nicely expresses a thought I had when the iPhone 5c and 5s were announced: Apple! Boy, what a story. No taxes paid, everything made abroad—yet everyone worships them. This new iPhone, there’s nothing new in…… Continue reading Is Apple's Innovation Engine Running On Fumes?