I fully admit to being a seasoned Apple geek. The kind that’s been around since the bad old days, when being an Apple fan was almost like being a resident of a lepper colony.
I buy the products because I love them. But most importantly because they add value to my life and enable me to be creative, productive and they provide access to my entertainment.
But, oh brother. Some Apple users of today. Embarrassing, technically inept and trend following technology snobs…. That’s not the community I signed up for.
And what triggered this rant. Someone just asked me how to switch off their Apple Watch…….Noooooo
I think it’s time to dust off my Linux box and bash some shell commands.
Suddenly the OnePlusTwo looks appealing again…. – Read on Path.
The single biggest thing Apple need to do to improve iOS is to kill springboard. It’s a sorry excuse for a launcher and essentially hasn’t changed since 2007. But I suspect that will never happen…. – Read on Path.
I’m struggling to see the value of peach. But I’m on it anyway @jasonmonty – Read on Path.
There’s something magical about logging into my server 3,000 miles from home… – Read on Path.
So the Beatles finally make it to most streaming services. I genuinely couldn’t careless. #neverLikedtheBeatlesAnyway – Read on Path.
My next home hacking project . Planning to get a Raspberry Pii 2 and hack it as a dedicated media server to support my Plex library.
Seems fairly straightforward and will free up my MB Air to do more productive stuff.
Just need to order it now 😜 – Read on Path.
If you insist on using Android – only use the Nexus series :
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34268050 – Read on Path.
Just used ApplePay with my Apple watch for the first time in Waitrose … And it worked perfectly. #gamechanger at Waitrose – Read on Path.
10 days or so of testing and I’m very impressed with Apple Music. Easily the best music subscription service I’ve tried – and I’ve tried most including the big three: Google Music, Spotify and Tidal.
My only obvious issue at the moment is the lack of Sonos support. But we know Sonos and Apple are working on it.
But if you care about keeping your music library DRM free – better make sure you keep your ITunes Match subscription running. Here’s why :
http://9to5mac.com/2015/07/02/apple-music-vs-itunes-match-drm/ – Read on Path.
There’s something special listening to Beats1. And music discovery in the new music app is phenomenal. – Read on Path.