Surprising data usage in macOS with Apple News+

Recently I was able to install a new application on macOS that monitors network traffic. Useful for limiting bandwidth usage on the data bundle of your mobile device when travelling, you can limit all or a subset of your apps. It’s neat. A few months ago I was using my mobile data on my laptopContinue reading Surprising data usage in macOS with Apple News+

The real value of 70 percent

I wrote previously about an expensive experience with In-App Purchases (IAP) running rampant, to the tune of almost four hundred dollars. This follow-up contains some good news. As part of the conflict resolution protocol, Apple’s customer service representative, known only as Az, was very quick to offer assistance. My mother-in-law didn’t respond to his originalContinue reading The real value of 70 percent

The new the new iPad

Apple has this week announced an “iPad with Retina display”, to replace the third-generation “the new iPad”, the latter being just seven months old. I am on my fifth iPad so far. This is not bragging. It’s a combination of two cases of inheritance, one replacement device, and two purchases. I have owned all threeContinue reading The new the new iPad