Author Archives: Ted

Why AppleCare+ is still not worth it

Thinking of getting AppleCare+ for your next iPhone? Think again. Back in 2014, I strongly recommended against AppleCare+. Following my own advice, I skipped getting it when I upgraded to an iPhone 6s this past fall. Last month, my decision collided with a worst-case-scenario … Continue reading

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Secure your data before selling your iOS device or Mac

Before I listed my iPad for sale on craigslist.com last month, I thought I knew what to do. My number one concern was security. More specifically, ensuring that all personal data had been removed from the device and all links between the device … Continue reading

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Waiting for Apple’s “next big thing”

The next big thing. It’s what we are all waiting for. Well, at least most of us are. If you’re Samsung, there’s no need to wait; the “next big thing is already here.” Just kidding. Either way, the next big … Continue reading

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Trump: Vacuous, Phony, and Violent

The vacuousness of Donald Trump’s answers in the debate last Thursday was truly astounding. And to the extent there was any substance to what he said, it was almost always factually wrong. Two quick examples: When asked what he would do … Continue reading

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