Opinion

Which Apple devices help you stay the most productive?

While it's technically true in every ecosystem, it's particularly egregious in Apple's: staying productive is typically defined by the products we use. It's why folks who watched the MacBook Pro evolve into something far less "pro" were so adamant Apple was losing touch. Removing features in a device that's meant to get a lot of work done isn't a great move.

What do you think of the rumored ‘hole + pill design’ for the iPhone 14 Pro?

Ever since the first iPhone made its grand debut, smartphones have primarily been all about looking at a sheet of glass. It might be hard to remember, or impossible to imagine even in todays' world of foldable phones, but just before Apple unveiled its first phone, the industry had some pretty unique designs out there. And then it all kind of started to look . . . the same.

Did you get or give an Apple gift this year?

A still from Apple's event video showing software chief Craig Federighi opening the lid of a MacBook Air

It's that time of year again, when gifts are received and given. Which means it's a busy stretch of time for companies like Apple and Google and Microsoft (and so many others), all hoping for some of (or a lot of) your money. And while Apple itself doesn't necessarily go out of its way to offer up the greatest deals during the holidays, there are plenty of resources out there to get a pretty worthwhile discount in time for the holidays.

Is it about time Apple launched a MacBook with cellular connectivity?

MacBook Back Table - Pixabay

One of the strongest attributes for Apple is its A-series processors. And now, maybe even more so, the M-series. Apple has galloped away from the competition in mobile and desktop because of these chips. There have been rumors that Apple is going to expand that effort in the future, with a recent report saying as much. Especially towards wireless chips.

Will you buy a MacBook Air with white bezels?

When the brand new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models were unveiled earlier this year, it went down as one of the more significant changes for the laptop lineup in ages. Yes, part of that was Apple welcoming back elements the company had decided on its own to remove. But, still. They saw the error of their ways and eventually corrected it. Hooray!