Tag Archive: iPhone

Mini Beats Air

Jan. 9, ‘14: But what I really want now is a 6-inch iPhone and a big-ass kitchen iPad. It’s been about a month and a half since I upgraded my iPad Mini to the new retina variety. Apple was also kind enough to … Continue reading →

The Great Apple Lull

Oct. 28, ‘13: Is excitement around Apple winding down? Or winding up? An infant could not have drawn it better: This is Apple’s last decade in one line. (No, it’s not the snake from The Little Prince eating a genetically modified elephant.) Technically, … Continue reading →

Android Curious

Sep. 20, ‘13: This summer, for the first time, I thought seriously about switching to a Google phone. But — for now, at least — I’m sticking with Apple. It’s iPhone day. For six years — mostly while I was writing tech news … Continue reading →

“This is the first year when last year’s specs remain good enough to serve as the mass market new iPhone.”

Sep. 11, ‘13: — John Gruber nails the key to the iPhone 5C: Smartphones have matured to the point that last year’s is still more than good enough. This is the phone I’d recommend to most people now, and should become Apple’s best-seller. This … Continue reading →

iPhone 5 S.C., As In, Supply Constraints?

Sep. 10, ‘13: Today’s iPhone 5S/5C event went spookily close to the predictions. The phones look fine, and I think the colors will actually help. I’m excited about the future potential of fingerprint identity, payments, and whatever else it may someday enable. The … Continue reading →

You Can Have A Gold iPhone If I Can Have A Clear iPhone

Aug. 19, ‘13: If we’re gonna go ’80s, let’s really go ’80s.

iOS 7: Beyond The Flatness

Jun. 11, ‘13: Yes, Apple’s new mobile operating system looks different. Now what? I actually like the way Apple’s new iOS 7 looks. I don’t immediately prefer it to what it’s replacing — the original iPhone OS was one of the most beautiful … Continue reading →

Maybe The Big iPhone Is The Cheap iPhone

Feb. 22, ‘13: Pardon the idle speculation, but finishing up the next version of our City Notes travel guide got me thinking. In the lull between iPhone releases, there seems to be chatter about two possible new additions to the line: A “big … Continue reading →

‘Big picture from Verizon earnings: The iPhone 4S remains a hot seller and the iPhone 5 has major supply problems.’

Oct. 18, ‘12: Verizon reported Q3 earnings this morning, and Sammy the Walrus IV has been analyzing the iPhone numbers. (If you’re not already following Sammy on Twitter, you’re missing out.) A few tweets: Verizon: We sold 3.1 million iPhones in 3Q (2.7 … Continue reading →