Posts Tagged “Apple”

Opinion: Apple is Big Brother

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Opinion: Apple is Big Brother

Opinion: Apple is Big Brother By Ray Hanania In 1984, Steve Jobs and Apple made a promise to free the minds of the mindless and change the way we would communicate … But in the 34 years since Jobs and Apple unveiled the Macintosh Computer during the Super Bowl in 1984, symbolically destroying Big Brother…

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Apple slows older phones to force you to buy their new ones

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Apple slows older phones to force you to buy their new ones

Apple slows older phones to force you to buy their new ones Apple forced to acknowledge it intentionally is disrupting service on older iPhones, but they are telling us they are doing that only because they care about us. They said the old phones might shut down because of degradation in the lithium battery. It…

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Apple and Microsoft returned to the war mattresses

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Apple and Microsoft returned to the war mattresses

Apple and Microsoft returned to the war mattresses Recent updates by Apple and Microsoft Windows have resulted in slowdowns and bugs and crashes for users of other software that use their platforms, but some people think that both companies are using their automatic, updates to slow down older software and technologies to force users to…

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Replacing the Western Digital Hard Drive with Seagate for better storage

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Replacing the Western Digital Hard Drive with Seagate for better storage

Replacing the Western Digital Hard Drive with Seagate for better storage I was forced by the poor quality of the Western Digital hard drive I purchased to switch to a new system using Seagate Hard Drives and I am glad I did. I had two WD Hard Drives, the MyCloud 8 TB hub and a…

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A bushel of big babies at Apple

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A bushel of big babies at Apple

A bushel of big babies at Apple They take my money and sell me crap. And when you complain about it and demand more — some accountability in life — they whine and clamp down like a Syrian tyrant on his people. Yikes Apple needs new leadership, clean house and a better state-of-mind. By Ray…

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Technology Review: Apple TV and AirPlay, sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t

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Technology Review: Apple TV and AirPlay, sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t

Apple TV and AirPlay, sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t By Ray Hanania You probably figured out by now that I buy a lot of technology. Yes and yes. I use a lot of it in my consulting work and am constantly looking for ways to save time. Apple TV has a lot of uses,…

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Baby Boomers: Apple MAC owners are a little stranger

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Baby Boomers: Apple MAC owners are a little stranger

When my dad bought a new phone in the early 1960s, he didn’t go all ga-ga over it. It was sleek. Beige in Color. It was aerodynamic — I’m not sure why anyone wanted an aerodynamic phone back in the 1960s, but it was. It has a curled cord that matched the phone and it…

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