Category: Apple

  • iOS: Using reader mode in Safari

    One of the features in Safari that I use a fair amount is called reader mode. Simply put, it strips an article of extraneous content (such as ads), and allows me to focus on the article itself. Here’s how you use it:

  • iPhone: Using Apple Pay with facial recognition

    I enabled Apple Pay on my iPhone shortly after it became available in Norway. Some time after that, however, I was pickpocketed, and got a new phone. While my previous one was one of the models with a fingerprint scanner, I replaced it with one with facial recognition. It took me a little while to […]

  • iOS 6’s best new feature: Do Not Disturb

    One feature that I have been missing on my iPhone, even though I didn’t realise it, is a way to have the iPhone be quiet when I want it to, but intelligently so. What I mean, is that I want it to be able to let calls from important people (such as my wife and […]

  • A new iPad

    So, the latest iteration of iPad was announced last week. The new iPad, as it is named, is supposed to “have redefined yet again the category that Apple created just two years ago with the original iPad.”   Me, I’m not convinced. Let’s have a look at the facts, the improvements announced are as follows:

  • What’s in a name

    After Apple CEO Tim Cook announced their newest offering of iPhone, it was immediately clear that fans and commentators alike were disappointed that he did not announce the iPhone 5. My question is simply, “Why?”   First of all, Apple do not conform to usual naming conventions, which is exemplified by the fact that their […]

  • The Jobs is dead, long live the Jobs

    I’m at a loss for words right now, other than to say that a visionary in our industry is no more.