The Keeps-Going Edition Monday, March 29, 2021

How macOS Will Still Steer Apple For The Next 20 Years, by Dan Moren, Macworld

The Mac may indeed keep going forever, as Apple executive Phil Schiller once notably opined, and though macOS may change, it remains the fundamental element that makes a Mac a Mac. Like the ship of Theseus, the elements that go inside a Mac may have changed—the hardware, the user interface, the design—over the last two decades, but the Mac remains itself throughout it all.

Apple Marks Holi Festival With Instagram 'Shot On iPhone' Commissions, by Malcolm Owen, AppleInsider

The set of eight photographs are close-up shots of people's faces, cropped closely to highlight a section of skin or to focus on one facial feature. All of the subjects of the images are covered in Holi powder, a colorful substance that is heavily used in the celebrations.

Apple Maps Speed Camera Feature Rolling Out To More Countries, by Ben Lovejoy, 9to5Mac

iOS 14 saw the introduction of Apple Maps speed camera alerts, but this was initially limited to the US, UK, and Ireland. We’re now seeing it rolling out to a number of additional countries.

PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Extends iPhone 12 Mini Battery, by Bradley Chambers, 9to5Mac

With the addition of Anker’s PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless battery, the iPhone 12 Mini becomes a suitable travel iPhone while remaining compact and easy to carry.

Get Moving With Our Favorite Fitness Apps And Services, by Adrienne So, Wired

If you, too, are bored, I asked my colleagues for fun ways they are continuing to keep working out at home, and rounded up several of my favorite fitness apps and services.

Bottom of the Page

Remember the famous Steve Jobs' two-by-two grid of Mac hardware? I hope Apple will hurry and expand that grid.

For one, I will be very interested in a light-weight extremely-portable Mac tablet.


Thanks for reading.