Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Design Inspiration: The Ultimate Internet TV Product & UX Design

To follow up my last article Design Inspiration: Smart TV, Internet TV & Gaming, where I discussed the current state of the market, the convergence that is occurring and opportunities that are emerging.  

In this article I dive into:

  • What would a great TV User eXperience (UX) look like ?
  • What specifically will make the ultimate Internet TV / Smart TV device ?
  • What features should the ultimate Internet TV / Smart TV have ?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Yosemite Dev Preview 6 Update

OS X Yosemite
On Monday, Apple updated only Mac OS X Yosemite to Developer Preview 6 (DP6), but not iOS 8.  This article gives some thoughts on my experience with Yosemite as my primary OS and some useful links to learn more about Yosemite.

For Yosemite Dev Preview installation steps, tips and more check out my blog article How To Safely Test OS X Yosemite Beta.  Also check out all of my articles on iOS 8 and articles on Yosemite.

Processor Leaps to Drive Tech Innovations in 2015

A7 Circuit Image
Apple's A7 Circuit Image
Processors, both mobile and desktop, typically evolve in regular cycles with bumps in performance, power management = battery life, integrated components, like a GPU, that reduce the number of chips required and more.  But they rarely leap.  Some of those leaps are coming soon though, and have a direct and measurable impact on users and the mobile tech that they love, from smartphones and tablets to notebooks and wearables.  And other cool tech you use in your home, like Internet TV, gaming and home automation.

This article connects the dots from the most fundamental tech of processors to some of these tech innovations that we will see make a major difference in 2015 in devices that will begin shipping this holiday season.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

iOS 8 Beta 5 & Yosemite Dev Preview 5 Update

On Monday, Apple updated the iOS 8 to Beta 5 and Mac OS X Yosemite to Developer Preview 5 (DP5).  This article gives some useful links to learn more about iOS 8 and Yosemite.

For iOS 8 Beta installation steps, tips and more check out my blog article How To Safely Test iOS 8 Beta.  For Yosemite Dev Preview installation steps, tips and more check out my blog article How To Safely Test OS X Yosemite Beta.  Also check out all of my articles on iOS 8 and articles on Yosemite.