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Freshly Squeezed OpEd: Stop it, Just Stop It

I watch a lot of YouTube. Actually, I watch way too much YouTube. I often use it for research purposes sometimes. Pathetic, eh? I’m sure you’ve seen a plethora of videos regarding “jellygate”. Apple didn’t create the problem, it’s a hardware limitation (though I see...

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: I Have To Admit I’m Using Beta

For a slow news/rumor month, there’s an awfully lot of change going on. Believe it or not, it’s already been practically a year since the M1 SoC turned the concept of computing upside down. You can accomplish what with 8GB RAM? Not to be left in the rearview mirror,...

The Hills Are Alive With Lossless Music

Some people use music as aural wallpaper, like walking into a room and mindlessly turning on the TV. It keeps them company to simply chug along throughout their day. Others play music because it’s their favorite song(s). I wager any of us quickly turn up the car...

Let The Backpedaling Commence

After the conclusion of Apple’s April event, many You Tubers and bloggers (myself included) began our assault on the new M1 iMac. Personally, I likened the design to a 5th grader who used the iPad software feature where you can make a perfect square, circle,...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: Apple Nickel and Diming

I’ve been using Apple computer’s since the SE/30. I’ve been writing Apple reviews for roughly a decade. In all that time, I’ve recommended Apple products over the competition’s. That ends today. Apple has been pulling a slight of hand for several years now regarding...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: Totally Retro

There has been a lot of chinwagging going on regarding the appearance of the latest iMac M1. Most people are warming up to the colors but are steadfastly disenchanted with the white bezels. If you are as ancient as I am, you can recall the early days of the iMac and...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: That Seals The Deal

“It’s an engineering masterpiece and it’s so damn ugly.” ~Marques Brownlee regarding the M1 iMac I know, I know, I have waffled incessantly about whether to go iPad-centric or not. But I agree with Marques. And that thought seals the deal. Now, it’s time to start...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: M1 + Cube = Never—Neverland

It has been roughly a 1/2 year since Apple unveiled the M1 chip and unfurled the road that lies ahead. Within minutes after the presentation’s end I had a picture in my mind: + The most powerful technological organs (so far) of any computer combined with the most...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: I Want This

Recently Apple jettisoned the Home Pod. Nice piece of audio engineering and from what has been said online, really nice sound. But alas, it's in the rearview mirror. But I have an idea for something Apple could concoct using the HomePod that I would buy in a New York...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: Tim, I’ve An Idea

Tim, I hope this missive finds you in the best of spirits, healthy, and safe. Even though it was out of many of your clientele’s price range, we all felt a slight pang at the passing of the HomePod. It was a stunning piece of kit. Lot of computational audio that could...

Freshly Squeezed OpEd: Hey, Remember Us?

The AppleWatch is an incredible device. It provides the nudge that most of us need to get off the sofa and exercise. Doesn’t matter if it’s walking, jogging, strength training, or what have you. It monitors your health (nothing like the feeling you’ve closed your...

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: A Tip For Apple Pencils

Recently I purchased an iPadAir 4. I love it. Unfortunately, I have tremors in my right hand so when I use the Apple pencil with its hard tip on the glass screen I’m all over the map. I didn't want to go through the trouble of putting on a screen protector. I’m the...

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