Author Archives: Jeff MacArthur

Apple’s June 2022 Event: WWDC Highlights

Apple’s WWDC 2022 event didn’t reveal much earth-shattering, so it looks like we might have to wait for the fall until we see some more gear (aside from the M2 laptops below – was really hoping for a new HomePod with screen here). To tell the truth,… Read More

Apple’s March 2022 ‘Peek Performance’ Event

Apple snuck out an event on March 8th with a few interesting announcements, including a great iPad Air update, an impressively-chipped iPhone SE, and the new Mac Studio (and Display (and M1 Ultra chip)). Here are the deets (oh, and since I’m being parenthetical, there are also two new iPhone 13… Read More

Apple October 2020 iPhone 12 (+ HomePod Mini) Event

Apple’s October 13, 2020, event took a slightly different form than usual, with the opening focusing on the smarthome-capable HomePod Mini before continuing on to cover the four new iPhone 12 models. I’ll note here that the new iPhones are all 5G capable, but since few of us currently have… Read More

Trivia Night Over Video Conferencing in the Time of COVID-19

Over the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, I began to think about games that would be adaptable to a video conferencing setting (without any burdensome technical add-ons so that they’d be within reach of almost anyone). This is the first one I’ve fleshed out, so I’m sharing it here… Read More

iPhone 11, Apple Watch Series 5, More at Apple’s Sep 2019 Event

Apple announced a new Apple Watch, iPad, and iPhones alongside updates to the soon-to-be-released Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade products in their September 2019 event. Inspired by Tim Cook’s very brief intro at the keynote, let’s just get right to it. iPhone 11 Apple seems to be veering back towards… Read More

Apple’s WWDC Keynote: Mac Pro, iPadOS, Apple Sign In, & More

Apple had its annual Worldwide Developers Conference kickoff keynote yesterday and there were a LOT of announcements. In addition to the usual OS updates, Tim Cook also revealed an enormously powerful new Mac Pro plus improvements to Siri, HomePod, AirPods, and more. Plus, as I won’t bother mentioning in each… Read More

Apple’s March 2019 Special Event: Apple TV+, Arcade, News+ & Card

Apple’s March 25th event was all about services and content. Following the previous week’s hardware announcements (including a new iPad Mini, AirPods, and more), Tim Cook took the stage at the Steve Jobs theatre to share Apple’s new and extended services – and simultaneously give us a look at how… Read More