First Impressions of iPhone X and Why I’ll Be Returning It.

I was lucky enough to get my hands on an iPhone X on Saturday although I had not reserved one.  So I picked up the Space Gray 256gb iPhone X popped in my SIM card, restored from iCloud and I was ready to roll. (Apparently there was new fun way to move your old informationContinue reading “First Impressions of iPhone X and Why I’ll Be Returning It.”

What To Expect With iOS 11

I really think we take the operating systems of these magical devices for granted.  People get caught up in the new hardware even when it’s not all that new, so they can show it off at the bar that night. Truth is the OS updates provide much more for the user experience than the hardwareContinue reading “What To Expect With iOS 11”

Why I Will Not Be Upgrading to iPhone X

Other then the fact that fully loaded it costs almost $1500 here in Philadelphia there are a few reasons I’m just not hoping on the fully loaded iPhone this year. No 128GB Storage Option Apple left us with just a 64GB option and a 256GB option.  I’ve been very comfortable in the last year withContinue reading “Why I Will Not Be Upgrading to iPhone X”

Six Things You Didn’t Hear at WWDC But Need to Know.

Apple unveiled tons of new tech goodies today in San Jose.  I’m not going to talk about any of them in this post.  However I am going to talk about all the changes they made that they didn’t talk about.    13″ MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 2 and Traditional USB-A ports are Gone from theContinue reading “Six Things You Didn’t Hear at WWDC But Need to Know.”

WWDC – HomePod, iMac Pro, iPad Pro, iOS 11, High Sierra

Today Apple is kicking off their annual world wide developers conference.  This conference originated around the debut of the latest softwares such as MacOS and iOS.  There have been cases where new hardware was introduced but it’s primary goal in recent years has been to give a preview of Apple’s newest OS. Heavy rumors have been circulatingContinue reading “WWDC – HomePod, iMac Pro, iPad Pro, iOS 11, High Sierra”

Thanks Apple. It Was a Hell of a Ride. (Emails from Steve Jobs)

I’ve been extremely critical of Apple over the last 3 years.  As some may know I spent 5 years working in Apple retail in a number of different roles and when you’re working for them you tend not to be very critical. But it’s time to end that.  The Apple of 2017 is far differentContinue reading “Thanks Apple. It Was a Hell of a Ride. (Emails from Steve Jobs)”

How to Edit and Share Your DSLR Photos on the Go.

Everything is portable these days.  Smartphones and tablets have only enhanced that. Today I’m going to talk about all of the ways we can use these new mobile devices to enhance your Digital SLR shootings on the go.  I will not be including any talks about the use of laptops since the interface is theContinue reading “How to Edit and Share Your DSLR Photos on the Go.”

Apple Releases New iPad at just $329 and (RED) iPhone 7

You know Apple has something up their sleeve when you visit their website and see this. Well today was nothing different.  Apple released a refreshed to their iPad lineup with a 9.7″ iPad now starting at just $329! On top of that the releases a product (RED) iPhone 7. Let’s start off and talking aboutContinue reading “Apple Releases New iPad at just $329 and (RED) iPhone 7”

My First Ever Impressions with Android

I’ve been tasked with developing basic troubleshooting tips and tricks for mobile devices by my employer. Now, outside of two short and awful Android experiences, I’ve had no real world use with one of these devices but clearly I was going to have to become a pro with them very quickly. So I ordered a Samsung TabContinue reading “My First Ever Impressions with Android”

One Year Ago Today I Left Corporate America For Good.

And I couldn’t be happier. Today I celebrate the one year anniversary of my new job at the University of Pennsylvania.  I have worked for Apple, Western Digital, and Keyence all leading up to this job but it wasn’t easy. After leaving Apple my career path slowly turned toward outside sales.  I was really good atContinue reading “One Year Ago Today I Left Corporate America For Good.”

Can iPad Pro Replace a Laptop?

I typically use my 13″ MacBook Pro for everything.  It links into my desk and becomes a desktop and follows me to most meetings outside of my office.  I use the iPad Pro 9.7″ for taking a lot of notes and research on the fly. Since I’ve been using Microsoft Office 365 and BOX, IContinue reading “Can iPad Pro Replace a Laptop?”

Amazon Give Authorities Personal User Data Recorded From Echo.

Amazon was recently under a subpoena to release information collected from an Amazon Echo device as it pertains to a murder investigation. Amazon initially refused to hand over the information citing First Amendment rights but since has given authorities permission to access the data with the defendants permission. The Amazon Echo speaker was found nearContinue reading “Amazon Give Authorities Personal User Data Recorded From Echo.”