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Daily news analysis and insight into the cultural and personal impact of Apple and related technologies, with weekly bonus reviews and deep-dives into the products and stories that matter most.

Rene Ritchi‪e‬ ZEN & TECH

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Daily news analysis and insight into the cultural and personal impact of Apple and related technologies, with weekly bonus reviews and deep-dives into the products and stories that matter most.

    iPad Pro (2021) Needs to be MORE Pro!

    iPad Pro (2021) Needs to be MORE Pro!

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    Apple’s iPad Pro is good, really good, I love it, but it could be better. It could have closer to an HDR — high dynamic range — display, a way to attach teh Apple Pencil where it doesn't get knocked off so always, a FaceTime camera that's not giving us perpetually wicked side-eye, functional LIDAR portrait mode on the back, and Thunderbolt — maybe even dual Thunderbolt on both sides.




    But can the next-generation iPad Pro (2021) really help fix all this...?

    • 8 min
    iPhone 13, 14, 15, SE3, Fold — Reacting to MASSIVE Leak Bombs!

    iPhone 13, 14, 15, SE3, Fold — Reacting to MASSIVE Leak Bombs!

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    Massive, sizzling hot new rumor report on iPhone 13, iPhone 14, iPhone 15, iPhone SE3, and iPhone Fold from Financial analyst and supply chain exfilitrator extraordinaire, Kuo Ming-Chi.

    • 5 min
    iPhone 13 — WTF Leak Bombs

    iPhone 13 — WTF Leak Bombs

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    Last week, it was all “you keep using the word confirmed. I don’t think it means what you think it means.” I complained about it. Marques complained about it. The world cheered. And make sure you hit that subscribe button and bell so we can all keep cheering about it together. 




    And anyone and everyone misusing and abusing the term, who isn’t utterly and unabashedly shameless, will just cut it the hell out.




    But something else is going on that I’ve been noticing a lot lately — titles and headlines that say iPhone 13, but really have nothing at all to do with the iPhone 13, or iPhone 12s, or whatever Apple calls it next.




    So, let's talk...

    • 6 min
    Apple's Worst-Kept Product Secret — Explained!

    Apple's Worst-Kept Product Secret — Explained!

    In this video, I’m going to tell you the exception to Tim Cook’s rule, to the Apple Secrecy Law, the one where the only acceptable answer to any question about the next iPhone or Mac — or whatever — is “We don’t discuss future products or plans”. The aluminum curtain dropped on every investor call, TV interview, event, briefing — everything. Every single time…. Except one…

    • 7 min
    M1X iMac COLORS — Reacting to New Leak Bombs!

    M1X iMac COLORS — Reacting to New Leak Bombs!

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    In this video, I’m reacting to all the recent reports on the next-generation iMacs, including M1X Apple silicon with x-as-in-extra cores, all-new, all-Pro Display XDR design, and, most recently, the return of color. Yeah, talk about your tangerine dreams! 




    But, not really… let me explain…

    • 5 min
    M1 Mac Malware — The Truth!

    M1 Mac Malware — The Truth!

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    First malware running on M1. First Malware design for M1. First M1 Malware has arrived. First M1 malware discovered. M1 faces first malware.




    So, what does this really mean for M1, the Mac, and most importantly — for us?

    • 7 min

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