The first thing you will notice is the new interface. It has gone to a flatter look and gotten away from the 3-D icons. I have heard more than my share of complaints about this. My only response is, how long should we use the 3-D dock? I appreciate the change in the dock. To me it makes no sense to redo the rest of the interface and leave the dock untouched. The font it the same throughout the entire system. (To be honest it wasn’t something I ever noticed, until I had to pay attention). Translucency is a nice effect to help focus you on your content.
The controls in the top left, (the traffic light) FINALLY work. Now the green button will actually take an application full screen.
Most of the built in applications have gotten some love. Here are a few of my favorites.
I’ll be putting an iOS 8 review together, than a write up just about the new ecosystem.
These are my favorite features. Let’s hear what your favorites are in the comments.
It has been a while since the WWDC keynote, and I have been mulling over this post. Let’s start with Yosemite. While Yosemite looks amazing, Apple is trying to get into the Enterprise space, and while the new OS is great-looking, enterprises want stability. Wouldn’t it make more sense to go back to the old […]
Apple has finally released the long awaited MacPro. Based on the specifications, this machine is, for lack of a better word, monstrous. The introductory model starts with a 3.7GHz quad-core processor, 12GB of Ram, 256GB of flash storage, and dual AMD FirePro D300 GPUs with 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM each.This is a great system, that […]
With 2013 behind us, we turn our focus to the future of Apple products. Any Apple enthusiast knows that 2014 will hold new Macs, iPods, iPhones, and iPads. That is expected every year. No one needs to be told that these products are going to be released, but what I want to talk about is […]
At the end of the year, I tend to be more nostalgic. I’m not sure why I got the idea to think about the past, but here we are.My generation is probably the last one to remember life without technology. When growing up most in my neighborhood had only one television, and the idea of […]
Back in the 90’s the big buzzword was Information Superhighway popularized by then Vice-President Al Gore. While the vision at the time was grand, in reality it really wasn’t super. Don’t get me wrong, it was a good start, for example being able to send a message across the country in minutes rather than days. […]