Ulysses Thoughts

The writing app Ulysses has been making headlines lately with their move to a subscription business model. Just a quick thought on subscriptions. I've never had an issue when companies do this. For the most part, if you use a certain app enough, subscriptions benefit both users and companies. Yes, you're probably spending more money at the end of the day but for sustainability it's the right move in 2017.

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When Does It Make Sense To Cut The Cord?

Cutting the cord seems to be a popular trend these days. After years of being taken advantage of by cable companies, many people are deciding enough is enough and choosing to cancel their cable TV subscriptions. Pay TV just had its worst quarter ever, losing 762,000 subscribers in the first 3 months of 2017. While streaming is no doubt the future, for some it still doesn't make sense to cut the cord. Here's some things to keep in mind before deciding to give your cable television provider the boot.

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Here's What We Need in the Next Version of iOS for iPad

In September Apple released iOS 10 for iPad and iPhone. While both devices received the update, it was apparent that this version was geared more towards iPhone and iPad was brought along for the ride. While iPad Pro has been one of my favorite Apple Devices in recent memory, there's some huge holes that need to be updated and fixed in the next version.

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Apple AirPods Review

While Apple's major products have been receiving incremental updates in recent years, it's major innovation seems to happening in its accessories. The Apple Pencil brought drawing and writing to iPad Pro . The Smart Keyboard brought a compact and effortless way to enable typing on the go. Apple Watch brought “smart watches" to the main stream, redefining the category and highlighting the benefits a smart device on your wrist. Yes there were some bumps in the beginning but with the release of watchOS 3, many issues were addressed and fitness was brought to the forefront. 

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The Best Cloud Storage Service for iOS and macOS

Cloud storage is a necessary evil these days if you're using multiple devices. For iOS, it's crucial as there is no standard file system for the OS. If you're saving, sharing or even editing files on iOS, your choice becomes even more important. In the past year or so I've used all of these. I'll breakdown which ones are best when using multiple iOS and macOS devices.

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