The iPad mini Experiment
Why I sold my iPad mini.
The Ai Pin appears to be an idea in search of a problem. Its core concepts seem poorly conceived. While the technology might hold promise, this product seems unlikely to have a viable future.
I have noticed a design regression in iPhones over the years, particularly with increased size and weight, discomfort from sharp edges, and a departure from the aesthetics of earlier models.
The launch of the iPhone 15 has brought about various user-reported issues. While a few of these concerns are noteworthy, all in all, it should be acceptable.
While my affection for owning a gaming PC spans my entire life, the simplicity, convenience, and cost-effectiveness presented by a console has swayed me towards choosing an Xbox as the replacement for my faithful gaming PC.
Apple's primary apps excel in meeting the needs of most users and covering common use cases, but they may fall short in terms of providing the advanced features sought by experienced users.
Superhuman's efficient keyboard shortcuts and AI capabilities are commendable, but the high price raises concerns about its value. Exploring other alternatives may be a wiser decision at its current price.
While I remain optimistic about Mastodon's future, I have concerns about its slow user experience, scalability, business model, content moderation, and the need for enhancing ActivityPub for a better decentralized future.
Threads' promised integration with ActivityPub could be the catalyst needed for the Fediverse to break into the mainstream and bringing a new era of decentralized social media
When it comes to bookmarking apps, look no further than Raindrop—it reigns supreme. With its unrivaled features, seamless functionality, and effortless organization capabilities, Raindrop sets the bar high.
Apps, Gadgets, Technology, Internet and Digital Productivity
Apple's Mac Pro transition to Apple Silicon is a significant disappointment that puts the future of the Mac Pro into question
If you are a Gmail user and have a Mac, Mimestream is probably the best email client for you.
While the Vision Pro showcases remarkable engineering achievements, it gives the impression of being more of a niche device rather than a mainstream consumer product.
Apple's Vision Pro has received praise for its high quality and innovative design. However, I raise questions about some aspects of the product like the name, categorisation and long term vision for the device.
Mem is a new approach to note taking. Mem's features are powered by AI and tries to be a writing companion and stay organized automatically. Mem delights you with these features but frustrates you with stability and quality.
Seeking an upgrade from my dying AirPods 2, I chose the AirPods Pro 2. Although they were nearly perfect, I had to give them away.
MyMind is a bookmarking and organizing app that has a beautiful design and prioritizes privacy, though it has promising potential, it needs some refinement before it can be considered truly useful for me.
I switched from Apple Music to Spotify because of the latter's better UI/UX, performance, quality, smart features, and cross-platform compatibility. Despite some drawbacks, such as the inability to natively play on my HomePod, I find Spotify to be a more reliable and enjoyable music service
I loved my iPad Pro. It was the best device for consuming content that I have ever owned. Despite its limitations, it was versatile and powerful. Although it wasn't easy to create content on it, it was still my favourite gadget for content consumption.
I explain my issues with Safari as my default browser on the Mac, including problems with the 1Password extension, Squarespace, and the tab groups feature. I have switched to a different browser and recommend others to do the same until these issues are resolved.
My experience with Apple Carplay and why I actually like it a lot.
I really like Windows 11. I have some changes and corrections that Microsoft can implement to make Windows 11 the best Windows yet.