For more than a decade, if Apple manufactured it, we purchased it – in bulk. There are so many Apple devices in our offices, someone once said, “It looks like Steve Jobs threw up in here.” That was then.
As 2016 winds down, I thought it would be fun to recap my top 10 most read LinkedIn posts. I was not surprised to learn that my Apple iPhone 7 review was my most popular story this year. But I was surprised by some of the others.
Apple announced the 2016 upgrade to its MacBook Pro laptops. They are really expensive. They feature last year's Intel processors. They require adaptors (dongles) for every accessory you already own such as your Hard Drive, Jump Drive, HDMI, SD Card Reader, and Power cable (goodbye MagSafe), and, incredible as it might sound, they feature a 3.5mm headphone jack. So much for Apple's "time to ditch the 100-year-old headphone jack" story from its iPhone 7 launch. All of which elicits my somewhat incredulous response, Apple MacBook Pro 2016: WTF?
Let me get right to the point. The new iPhone 7 is a fantastic, awesome, incredible, spectacular iteration of the iPhone 6. Great processor (a quad-core, 64-bit A10 Fusion), outstanding rear-facing camera (12 MP), a new wireless chip (W1) to facilitate Bluetooth connectivity, iOS 10, a pressure-sensitive home button, and taptic feedback. Oh, yeah, there's one more thing … [
Shelly Palmer Talks About Facebook, Apple & The FBI on CNBC with Carl Quintanilla and Kayla Tausche on CNBC. Original Airdate: April 13, 2016