Apple on the fiddle

Apple love big numbers. At their 2012 developers conference yesterday, they pulled out the biggest ever - 1 trillion. "I think that's the first time we've had that number up there," exclaimed Scott Forstall, grinning and pointing at the gigantic letters looming over him. And I'm sure the crowd would have gasped, if the number … Continue reading Apple on the fiddle

Gay me up, Scotty

In all fairness, Siri is clearly labeled as 'beta', which essentially means it isn't ready for public consumption. This is unusual of Apple but shows how excited they are by the new feature which is, joking apart, pretty impressive. That said, it does seem that it's early appearance is perhaps more intended to impress with it's potential and, more often than not, amuse with it's rather poor grasp of it's master's dialect.

It’s ok to be complacent when technology is involved… isn’t it?

BOOM! Apple are monitoring your movements. They’re tracking your every move and they possess a detailed history of every place you’ve ever visited with your iPhone. Headlines similar to the scare-mongering guff above rang out from media outlets across the globe and, while most of the focus was on the sudden ability for spouses to discover where their … Continue reading It’s ok to be complacent when technology is involved… isn’t it?