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Apple: Updating iOS devices is painful and clumsy

When Apple added OTA (Over The Air) updating to iOS, it promised a simple, streamlined update experience. So why have I just spent the best part of an hour deleting apps and files to make room for iOS 8?

September 17, 2014

iOS 7: Does user experience really need a reboot?

I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.

November 26, 2013 by

The next PC game-changer: The Android-powered PC

The PC industry is stagnating, with consumers shifting to iOS and Android-powered tablets and smartphones. If consumers like Android so much — currently over 1.5 million new devices are activated daily — then why not give them Android-powered PCs?

May 6, 2013

iPad cannibals invade the Mac country club

Apple's Q1 2013 financial results have now presented strong evidence that the company's popular iOS-based tablets have cannibalized their Macintosh sales. But this is no reason to panic.

January 24, 2013

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