Archive for November, 2012

Plantronics Voyager Legend Review

Friday, November 30th, 2012

I like listening to audiobooks and podcasts when I’m out for a walk, doing yard work, or doing chores around the house. An iPhone and a bluetooth headset are great for this, and for years I’ve been looking for the perfect headset. My criteria for a headset are pretty simple. It’s got to fit comfortably, […]

Helping the iPhone Sell Itself

Friday, November 16th, 2012

On the one hand, Apple is doing exactly the right for their users with their products: Offering consumers a very small number of products that are differentiated in clear ways, to make choosing a product fairly straightforward. Samsung, HTC, and the other smartphone vendors have been doing the opposite: Releasing new models every few weeks […]

Apple’s Podcasts App 1.1.2: Much Improved

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

When Apple first released the Podcasts app for iOS, I was impressed. They did some interesting UI design work and seemed to handle the basic use cases pretty well. It was easy to find, subscribe to, and play podcasts. And really, that’s all I want from a podcast app. But it was horribly broken. The […]