It’s been almost three years since I wrote a post on this site. (Yeah, I suck.) But you know what? I get comments on it nearly EVERY SINGLE DAY! Is the content so great and evergreen that readers just keep coming for more? Oh, hellz no. Welcome to Spamtown. Obviously, I don’t publish these spammy comments…but holy hole in a doughnut, Batman. Currently, there are 3,184 unprocessed comments. Some are in a different language. Most compliment me on my post or tell me they can get me more views. And they are all spam. All of them.
Oh, and I still have my iPhone 6. In case you were wondering.
Now that I’ve had a day to process the iPhone 7 and related announcements, I think my overall reaction is, “Yeah, that’s cool.” Are any of these new bits enough to make me go out and drop big money? Not right now. I love that the new Apple Watch has GPS, but I’d still need to take my phone with me because I fear snakes (don’t ask). I love the new upgrades to the iPhone and that it’s
waterproof water resistant, but I can wait until my 6 gives out on me.
As for the big controversy, I really don’t care about the headphone jack. I completely understand it’s about saving space and helping make the iPhone
waterproof water resistant. No physical keyboard? No stylus? No Adobe Flash? Maybe the headphone jack won’t go the same route as the past WTFs, but I’m willing to give them the benefit of the doubt.
As for the AirPods…they may be great, but (1) it’s a stupid name, (2) I would totally lose them, and (3) they look like someone simply cut off the cable from regular earbuds. Mostly, though, I don’t see spending that much money on headphones. I’m cheap like that.
Now, if someone wants to GIVE me a new iPhone or Apple Watch, that’s a different story.
Sure, it’s been a month or so since the Killeen ISD Technology Conference, but it’s never too late to say thanks. So…THANKS! Thanks to everyone that came out, presented, organized, or in any way had anything to do with yet another successful year.
And a special high-five to those that attended any of the three sessions I helped present. For those that couldn’t make it to our “Create Videos and Screencasts Like a Boss” session, I wanted to share my Quicktime tutorials. There are three different tutorials: one for audio, one for video and another for screencasts. After going through all three, you’ll understand why I love Quicktime Player for Mac.
Record Audio with QuickTime Player for Mac
Record and Edit Video with QuickTime Player for Mac
Record Screencasts with QuickTime Player for Mac
It’s a familiar story. Boy starts blog. Boy gets busy and ignores blog. Blog runs away with some trendy Eurpoean fashion site.
But fear not. There are updates on the way. Random, pointless updates? Sure. But updates, nonetheless.