The Pixel Buds are the Equivalent of an Underwater Driving Car
When Apple’s AirPods first came out the rest of the wireless headphones industry was in utter shock at how far Apple had leapfrogged the industry. By including dual optical sensors, accelerometers, and the new W1 chip the AirPods could do things no other earphones could. But the knock on them by many was that they looked weird.
The Echo Is the Next Sonos, In More Ways Than One
I find it the height of irony that Sonos is partnering with Amazon to plug a hole in their feature lineup. Only a few years ago, Sonos was the premier wireless music solution. When it came to wireless music for your home that had quality sound, Sonos was everyone’s top recommendation.
Plus Special Bonus for BMW F30 Owners
I’ve been searching on-and-off for five years for the perfect mount to hold my iPhone while I’m driving. The search is over because I finally found a mount that I’m really happy with. So why the difficulty? Well, let me describe my criteria.
Why Go To All the Trouble?
Even before rumors started circulating that Apple (AAPL) may drop Touch ID from all phones next year, I’ve pondered the curious existence of the iPhone 7’s faux home button. If you weren’t aware, Apple left the regular mechanical button design in the iPhone 7 in favor of an imitation button that gives haptic feedback when you press it. It’s a pretty slick design and I actually prefer it over the real buttons on older iPhones. Quick double-presses on my iPhone 7 Plus seem much more responsive than they used to.
I love shopping for new things on Amazon (AMZN). That’s partly because I love sitting in my favorite chair with my iPad Pro and perusing all the colorful pictures in the comfort of my own home. It’s also quite handy to read the comments from previous users of the product. Plus, I don’t have to enter my payment info every time. Who doesn’t groan when they want to buy something online and they are met with setting up a new account at some strange website?
The best Apple Watch Series 3 review I’ve seen yet is from Bloomberg, courtesy of Hodinkee’s Ben Clymer. If you want to know what someone steeped in the high-brow world of mechanical watches thinks about the whole “connected watch” trend, you should read the whole article. But grab a cup of coffee and sit in your comfy seat because it’s a long one.
The Series 3 Apple Watch
In September Apple (AAPL) released the 3rd generation Apple Watch called the Series 3 and it is Apple's important product launch of the year. Of course, it’ll still get overshadowed by the iPhone from a sales dollar perspective. But when it comes to history making pivot points, the watch wins handily.
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