Monthly Archives: October 2014

Apple’s hardware announcements: How odd

My reaction to the new hardware announced at today’s Apple media event was hardly a typical one. “How odd” pretty much sums it up. How so? • Apple introduces the iPad Air 2. The first thing Apple wants you to … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to Macworld Expo

Yesterday, IDG announced that Macworld|iWorld will not take place next year, 2015. While the press release described Macworld as going on “hiatus,” the reality is that the event will almost certainly never return — in any form. [Coincidentally, I decided … Continue reading

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The myth that AppleCare+ is worth it

[Note: See also my latest (April 2016) take on this subject: Why AppleCare+ is still not worth it.] Back in 2006, I advised against getting AppleCare for your Mac, arguing that the odds that it would save you money were too low … Continue reading

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