One of the most popular complications in horology is the tachymeter, a graduated ring around the edge of a watch that usually reads from something like 500 to 60. Apple has recently added a tachymeter function in its new Chronograph Pro face and, given that these Apple Watch faces are things we love to hate, we decided to check it out.(more…)
As someone who suffered from Apple’s unmagical keyboards in the past, the new scissor-switch keyboard on the just unveiled MacBook Air is cold comfort. This new keyboard, which comes attached to a high-end laptop that starts at $999, should be considerably more repairable.(more…)
I’m late to the Apple Watch Series 5 game and I only bought mine last night. I’ve been putting off the purchase primarily because I’ve seen the 44mm on multiple wrists and the most common face, called Infograph, looked so odd. What was this abomination? Why were people using it? Why were there so many little circles?
I finally bit the bullet and ordered one and now I can unequivocally say that Apple’s watch face designs are awful.(more…)
The Mac Pro sure isn’t making many friends in the tech world, primarily because it is a machine priced way out of the realm of human possibility. While the base unit starts at $5,999, many of of the add-ons raise the price to stratospheric levels, including the addition of 1.5TB of RAM, a unique treat for the discerning nuclear scientist.(more…)
Cars – these days – have a lot of tech built into them. At the same time, our phones have taken on more and more capability, and the trend has seen those phone-based features get integrated into cars via things like Apple CarPlay. But what happens when a auto manufacturer decides to put their customers over a barrel? BMW did that earlier this year, and have re-evaluated their decision.(more…)
Everyone and their brother (and their brother’s cousin’s brother) is going to be trying to get you to pre-order your new iPhone 11 from them today. Well, if you’ve got a Sam’s club membership, you are in luck, cause they’ve got a sweet deal for you.(more…)
In case you missed it, there was a small press conference earlier this week from a little-known tech company out on the west coast. Apple, you heard of them? Of course you have. And their annual phone releases are something I think the whole world is aware of. Well, with new phones come new cases. We mentioned one earlier this week in leather; but what about non-leather options. Did you know Pelican has some ready for the new phones?(more…)