Entries by Renkman

Apple Park nears completion in latest drone video footage

Apple Park, the new Apple campus first announced by Steve Jobs in 2006 is nearing completion after 4 years of construction.  Beginning sometime this April, the new state of the art headquarters is expected to begin welcoming its 12,000 permanent employees in a staggered move-in that will continue into the summer.  There have been many […]

iPhone Wallpaper Collections

Wallpaper Credit: @ARX2014  via @Jim_Gresham Welcome to our new iPhone Wallpaper Collections weekly post.  Moving forward I will save the best wallpapers that I’ve come across during the week and share them with you all here.  Unless otherwise stated, none of these wallpapers are of my creation, nor do I take credit in any way for […]

Thanksgiving Day 5k Challenge

Just as they did last Thanksgiving, Apple has created a special achievement that you can unlock on your Apple Watch today only.  Appropriately named the Thanksgiving Day Challenge, you can earn this award by completely a walk, run or wheelchair workout of at least 5k (3.1 miles).  To unlock the special badge on your Apple […]

Privacy settings be damned; Google continues to collect the location of Android phones even when location services are disabled

  Time after time I’m reminded of one of the cornerstone reasons for owning and using an iPhone–privacy.  Apple has demonstrated that above all, they respect my privacy.  My data is encrypted and stored locally on my device accessible only by me and those I choose to share it with.  Unfortunately, Google cannot same the […]

How to track worldwide iPhone X inventory in real time

Are you looking to get your hands on a brand new iPhone X?  Perhaps you’ve been following the announcement and subsequent release coverage and you’ve decided that you want to get one for yourself.  Now the conundrum–launch day has come and gone.  You didn’t pre-order the iPhone X the week before the launch, and you […]

How to Navigate Gestures on the iPhone X

One of the most noteable differences between the iPhone X and previous iPhones is the lack of a physical home button.  While I previously commented how nearly effortless the transition to a new gesture based user interface was for me, your mileage may vary, and that’s ok. 

iPhone X: First Impressions

The day we’ve all been waiting for finally arrived last Friday–iPhone X (pronounced “ten“) launch day!  I have to admit, this was the most excited I’ve been about an iPhone launch since Apple announced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus back in September 2014.  The long lines have returned, and with them a sense of […]