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Apple Sidekick

Apple Sidekick

By Apple Sidekick
Helping you become the hero of your Apple technology.
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Ep. 48 iPhone 11 Pro Event
Plus Arcade, TV+, Watch, and iPad. It was an eventful event and I give you my take on things. iPhone 11 starts at $699, not $900 like I misstate for some odd reason at the beginning. Sorry for that.
September 10, 2019
Ep. 47 Everything Apple... The Calm Before the Storm!
What’s next and why is it ok to wait? Because these are just tools to make our lives better.
September 03, 2019
Ep. 46 iPhone Exploit that happened under Tim Cook’s Watch
We need to be aware that these devices are vulnerable.
September 01, 2019
Ep. 45 Where is Apple Development headed?
To the individual!
August 31, 2019
Ep. 44 iPad Maxi
What is going on with these names? This episode is more about manufacturing than the iPad.
August 20, 2019
Ep. 43 iPhone 11 please inspire me...
Manufacturing in America would inspire me, so I’m working to do it. It may take years, but I’m in this for 30 years.
August 19, 2019
Ep. 42 Watch Rumors Heating Up
I would like to see the watch manufactured in America, that would be Apples next killer contribution. Inspire manufacturing engineers.
August 19, 2019
Ep. 41 Falling behind, but using Music to stay inspired
Keep up your daily habits with some music.
August 17, 2019
Ep. 40 Apple TV - The significance of a product and service
Apple is stepping into entirely new territory here and it’s nice to see Apple investing in creativity.
August 15, 2019
Ep. 39 How to know when you need a new Mac
When multiple components are to blame for the slow down. When the fans are whirling and things are slowing consistently in your daily workflow, it may be time to upgrade.
August 14, 2019
Ep. 38 iPad. It’s cool.
Check out the episode for more info.
August 13, 2019
Ep. 37 How to pick up the iPhone and pick up the paycheck.
The iPhone is a Bicycle of the mind.
August 12, 2019
Ep. 36 Discover how I fell back in love with my Apple Watch
Thru the habit of using it.
August 11, 2019
Ep. 35 How to gain self-discipline and overcome ADD thru programming Swift.
Playgrounds is incredible and programming requires a new level of thought. Check it out!
August 10, 2019
Ep. 33 Discover how any Apple user can have a more immersive Television Experience
Apple’s TV app on all your devices... But it doesn't end there, Apple devices enable you to become the broadcaster and create your own content in new and exciting ways.
August 08, 2019
Ep. 32 - The Truth about Macs with Productivity and Ease of Use — What about glitches?
The truth is that MacOS is that when comparing Windows vs Mac, you are going to run into personal preference more than anything. Productivity is generally going to be similar. Ease of use is 50/50. And then it comes to glitches… MacOS is less glitchy than Windows. You will have overall fewer problems. I don’t have hard numbers to back this up. I am going by personal experience as a computer technician over many years. The honest truth is that I choose Apple for preference. The truth is that is completely ok. The truth also is slightly more than that when thinking deeper. Apple has historically shown that it will innovate and create the overall best user experience. Apple and the Mac really invented graphical personal computing and I simply don’t see them losing what makes them constantly and never-ending improving to create a more raving fan experience. Even where they messed up with the 2013 “Trash Can” Mac Pro, they still came out with solutions to keep people at least partially satisfied until the new 2019 Mac Pro was announced. Now we see the most vibrant Mac lineup in the companies history. Ultimately what it comes down to, when buying a Mac, is the simple fact that nothing will integrate like the Apple ecosystem integrates. You would have to be a master technologist / programmer to be able to make those sorts of things happen
August 07, 2019
Ep. 31 iPad - Hero or great sidekick to the Mac?
iPadOS is a game changer, but not enough to take the crown of hero, here is why.
August 06, 2019
Ep. 30 iPhone — Basically the answer to your questions in your pocket.
Audiobooks, podcasts, websites, YouTube, and so much more in your pocket... are you using the iPhone to it’s abilities?
August 05, 2019
Ep. 29 Apple Watch Requires Effort!
If you sit at home all day then it’s not all too important.
August 04, 2019
Ep. 28 Playgrounds and Harvard CS50
Just start learning, schedule it out!
August 03, 2019
Ep. 27 Apple Music - Napster 1999 to Now 2019
The Law of Compensation...
August 02, 2019
Ep. 26 Apple TV from wrist to wall...
How Steve Jobs cracked the TV.... and Tim Cook continued to revolutionize it.
August 01, 2019
Ep. 25 Looking Forward to Mac - Now is a great time to buy!
The lineup is full and ready for any task, the new Mac Pro is going to be a great addition this fall.
July 31, 2019
Ep. 24 Apple Q3 2019 Earnings Report and Conference Call
Another record setting quarter!
July 30, 2019
Ep. 23 iPhone - Remote Control of Your Life
But is it worth it? Today I argue with myself about Apple.
July 29, 2019
Ep. 22 Apple Watch Series 4 - Is it worth it?
Buying used may be the way to go while waiting on the Series 5.
July 29, 2019
Ep. 21 Steve Jobs and Programming
What did Steve believe?
July 27, 2019
Ep. 20 HomePod and AirPods - Why?
HomePod and AirPods are each unique devices that stand out from the competition. That being said, aren’t for everyone yet.
July 26, 2019
Ep. 19 Apple TV - What’s so special about it?
For many, the Apple TV is overkill, but if you want the best, then there isn’t much competition.
July 25, 2019
Ep. 18 Once you go Mac, you never go back.
Choosing Mac vs pc doesn’t limit you to macOS.
July 24, 2019
Ep.17 iPadOS
The iPad lineup is better than ever with iPadOS, but I would stay away from the iPad with the A10 chip and opt for the mini or air.
July 23, 2019
Ep. 16 Is the iPhone our phone of the future?
The iPhone is the phone that people choose when given the choice, this is why.
July 22, 2019
Ep. 15 Why did Bill Gates get richer than Steve Jobs?
He programmatically looks at life and has built a cash generation machine. Leverage yourself thru programming on Apple technology.
July 21, 2019
Ep. 14 Bill Gates Nostalgia
Thinking of the future of both Microsoft and Apple.
July 21, 2019
Ep. 13 WWDC proves iOS 13 and Apple are King
97% Satisfaction, 85% iOS 12 Adoption(latest OS), Privacy First, HomeKit, and iPad OS are critical keys.
July 19, 2019
Ep. 12 Swift UI is opening the door to new programmers
Learning programming is built into the Apple ecosystem. That is key.
July 18, 2019
Ep. 11 Apple Card - Secure your financial future
Quick take on the Apple Card.
July 17, 2019
Ep. 10 Bicycle of the Mind Extended Discussion.
I ramble about my vision with Apple technology and release some major golden nuggets.
July 16, 2019
Ep. 9 Apple Integrations make purchasing simple
Make life easier on yourself and choose the Apple ecosystem.
July 15, 2019
Ep. 8 Bicycle of the Mind - Empowerment thru Apple Leverage
This episode focuses heavily on the philosophy behind the leverage that Apple technology creates. The law of creation.
July 14, 2019