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A few days ago, Apple released the results for its 2022 fiscal third quarter (which ran from March 27, 2022, to June 25, 2022) and held a call with analysts to discuss the results.  This is typically not a big fiscal quarter for Apple; the important quarter for Apple every year is the first fiscal quarter (containing the holiday sales
Continue Reading Apple 2022 fiscal third quarter — the iPhone and iPad angle

This week’s episode of the In the News podcast starts with a discussion of some of the best new features coming to iOS 16, iPad OS 16, and CarPlay this Fall.  We also talk about sleep tracking with an Apple Watch, new options for charging your devices, and clever uses for AirTags.  Finally, we discuss some great sales at Amazon
Continue Reading Podcast episode 61: Sleepy Maps and Multi-Stop AirTags

This week’s episode of the In the News podcast starts with a short discussion of the release of iOS 15.6 and a related discussion on AirTags.  Next, we discuss iPhone privacy: should the government be allowed to force users to unlock their iPhone?  Next, we discuss a large number of HomeKit home automation topics, and then we end up with
Continue Reading Podcast episode 60: Minnie Mouse, Search Warrants, and Arcade Expirations

This week’s episode of the In the News podcast starts with a follow-up discussion to last week’s travel episode because we discuss using AirTags to track luggage and using Apple’s MagSafe Battery Pack.  Next, we talk about the top new features coming to iOS 16 and iPad OS 16, the mini version of the iPhone, YouTube’s addition of picture-in-picture, and
Continue Reading Podcast episode 59: An AirTag and a MagSafe Walk Into a Picture-in-Picture…

If you are a litigator who uses an iPad, you probably already know about the powerful litigation apps from Lit Software: TrialPad, TranscriptPad, DocReviewPad, and ExhibitsPad.  I use Lit Software’s apps in my own practice, and I know that many other attorneys do so as well.  For example, if you want to present evidence a trial, it is incredibly easy
Continue Reading Lit Software’s iPad apps are coming to the Mac

Almost exactly one year ago, Apple released a new product: the MagSafe Battery Pack.  The initial retail price was $99.99, but you can now often find it for less on Amazon.  As I type this, it is on sale for $79.99.  I was intrigued by this product when it was released last year, but because I wasn’t doing much
Continue Reading Review: MagSafe Battery Pack from Apple — small, lightweight solution for additional iPhone power when you are on-the-go

A new episode of the In the News podcast is now available, and this is a special one.  If you are a regular listener/viewer, I think you are going to really enjoy this one.  If you haven’t listened much in the past, this is an especially good episode for you to check out.
Why do I say this?  Brett and
Continue Reading Podcast episode 58: A Treasure Trove of Travel Tips & Trinkets (Special Edition!)

This week’s episode of the In the News podcast starts with a discussion of a new feature in upcoming iOS 16: the ability to stop some websites from forcing you to complete an annoying CAPTCHA.  We then discuss updates to Apple’s iWork apps (Keynote, Pages, and Numbers), why you should swim with an Apple Watch, power adapters, great shows to
Continue Reading Podcast episode 57: Clicking Traffic Lights, Portly Power Adapters, and Scary Mother Alexa

After last week’s big episode of the In the News podcast, in which Brett Burney and I discussed the highlights of Apple’s WWDC conference, this week Brett and I discuss some of the other Apple announcements from last week.  This includes the new features that we will see in a few months in watchOS 9 and tvOS 16, as well
Continue Reading Podcaast episode 56: Listen Now, Pay Later (LNPL) Covering OS Updates for Watch, TV, and iPad

The latest episode of the In the News podcast is available, and it is all about WWDC.  In fact, there was so much announced by Apple this week that we ran out of time before we could get to all of it, so we’ll have to save some items, like the Apple Watch announcements, until next week.  In this episode,
Continue Reading Podcast episode 55: Drinking from Apple’s Firehose of Announcements