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Wayne MacPhail | If all you do is consider AirPods earphones, you limit your ability to think expansively about what they could be, and what they presage.
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Wayne MacPhail | Last week both Microsoft and Apple released new input devices: a puck and a bar. We'll see if the tortoise beats the hare or the puck trumps the bar in the years ahead.
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Redeye Collective | Apple's tax avoidance is just one of the examples of the global underground economy analyzed in "The Blood Bankers," written by investigative journalist James Henry.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | Was Apple's decision to remove the headphone jack arrogant, elitist and greedy? Maybe. Is it the first time it has done something like this? Definitely not.
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Wayne MacPhail | A few columns back I promised to report on my progress using a tablet as my main computer. I'm happy to say that so far it has been a successful experiment.
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Wayne MacPhail | The Apple vs. the FBI saga has been dizzying and challenging, but it comes down to this question: should citizens be able to know something that the government cannot get access to?
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Wayne MacPhail | Cloud-based services, inexpensive hardware and a vastly improved Microsoft OS are all making it harder to justify the Apple tax you pay for elegance and ease-of-use.
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Wayne MacPhail | What's most exciting about the Apple Watch right now is not what it is, but what it could be. In the near future all phones will be smartphones. And, no doubt, all watches will be smartwatches.
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Wayne MacPhail | After months of speculation, Apple's Watch is finally on the catwalk and ready for its closeup. Although Apple has always been about elegance, now it's about elegance, fashion and actions.
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Wayne MacPhail | The Apple Watch's digital crown is a perfectly Apple piece of industrial design. And, it was only one of a handful of design details that demonstrates how much the company cares about user experience.
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Wayne MacPhail | In about a week's time, Apple will announce its new iPhone or iPhones. Rumours have been swirling for months and, as usual, Apple has had nothing to say. But, they have been building something.
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Wayne MacPhail | Microsoft is suffering on the PC and hardware side, and Apple's in bed with arch-rival IBM. What's going on in this topsy-turvy world?