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Blue Apple

Graham K. Rogers


Apple, Macintosh, IT, iOS - Asia and Everywhere Else

Some Brief Notes. . . .


The links here will take you to the full list of articles published in the Bangkok Post, Database, supplement and to the eXtensions Bangkok Diary list.



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  • 4 December 2016: Filmborn: Rich iOS Photography App - Film is not Dead

  • 1 December 2016: Update to Pure Shot: More RAW on iOS

  • 1 December 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Keyboard (Revised 6 Nov and 1 Dec - changes from 12.1 update and 2016 MacBook Pro)

  • 1 December 2016: Cassandra: Connector Confusion Outrage - the MacBook Pro and USB-C

  • 30 November 2016: Cassandra: Apple Music Student Price for Thailand Reduced

  • 30 November 2016: Apple 15" MacBook Pro: Delightful Experience (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 29 November 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Touch ID

  • 23 November 2016: Macphun releases Luminar: Photo Editing Software for the Mac (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 22 November 2016: 15" MacBook Pro Lands in Bangkok: Early Notes

  • 17 November 2016: MacPhun Releases Luminar Photo Editor for Mac

  • 17 November 2016: Cassandra: Thursday review - MacBook Pro Critics; and the Loss of Sal Soghoian

  • 17 November 2016: Affinity Designer Available for Windows

  • 16 November 2016: Ordering a MacBook Pro; and Affinity Pro for Windows (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 13 November 2016: Feelca B & W: Unusual Monochrome Output Photo App at a Good Price

  • 13 November 2016: An A to Z of System Preferences in macOS Sierra

  • 10 November 2016: Affinity Photo beta Now Available for Windows Users

  • 9 November 2016: Comments on MacBook Pro and the Apple Watch Series 2 (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 8 November 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Network

  • 6 November 2016: Pristine Classical 1944 Recording of Beethoven's Third Symphony: Wilhelm Furtwängler

  • 6 November 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Keyboard (Revised with changes from 12.1 update)

  • 2 November 2016: Cassandra: Macphun to Release new Luminar Photo Editor

  • 2 November 2016: Cassandra: Netflix, iFlix, No Flicks - Why I am going to drop the cable company

  • 2 November 2016: Apple Watch and Recent Events (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 27 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Time Machine

  • 26 October 2016: iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 Arrive in Thailand - Includes Q4 2016 Results (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 24 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Startup Disk

  • 21 October 2016: Cassandra: Apple Watch Series 2 Launches in Thailand

  • 21 October 2016: Cassandra: iPhone 7 Launches in Thailand

  • 19 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Parental Controls

  • 19 October 2016: iPhone, Apple Watch, Security and Siri (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 18 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Users & Groups

  • 17 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Printers & Scanners

  • 16 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Siri

  • 15 October 2016: Cassandra: Hit piece on ASEAN iPhone Pricing - Some Fact-checking

  • 15 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Security & Privacy

  • 14 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Sharing

  • 13 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Sound

  • 12 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Notifications

  • 12 October 2016: iPhone and Apple Watch for Health Awareness: Helping Users (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 11 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Spotlight

  • 10 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Trackpad

  • 9 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Mouse

  • 8 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Language & Region

  • 7 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Keyboard

  • 6 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Internet Accounts

  • 5 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: iCloud

  • 5 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS: Helping Users (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 4 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: General

  • 3 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Extensions

  • 3 October 2016: Cassandra: Netflix Phishing email Risk for Users

  • 2 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Energy Saver

  • 1 October 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Dock

  • 30 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Mission Control

  • 30 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Displays

  • 30 September 2016: Japanese 2016 Good Design Awards for an Epson Printer and two Projectors

  • 29 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Desktop & Screen Saver

  • 29 September 2016: Epson Moverio Smart Glasses for Virtual Reality Tours of AMG Petronas Mercedes Garage

  • 28 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Date & Time

  • 28 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: CDs & DVDs

  • 28 September 2016: Bluetooth Headphones and Apple: Beoplay H7 Examined: (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 27 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Bluetooth

  • 26 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: App Store

  • 25 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Accessibility (3) Interacting - Switch Control and Dwell Control

  • 25 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Accessibility (2) - Media, Hearing and Interacting

  • 25 September 2016: System Preferences in macOS Sierra: Accessibility (1) - General and Vision

  • 22 September 2016: Cassandra: Sierra Stories; and Mac on McLaren

  • 21 September 2016: Apple Updates and Health Data on iPhones: Withings Blood Pressure Monitoring Device (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 20 September 2016: Cassandra: Tuesday Review - iPhone buyers take no heed of press warnings; On the way to Sierra; and other notes

  • 19 September 2016: Cassandra: Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7 and H8 Headphones - Fair Bangkok Prices

  • 17 September 2016: Cassandra: Retro with a CRT iMac

  • 15 September 2016: Cassandra: Unreasonable Costs - Wireless Headphones for the iPhone

  • 14 September 2016: Apple Event: A Tale of Three Chips and Some Other New Features (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 13 September 2016: Cassandra: Tuesday Review - Uneven Playing Fields

  • 9 September 2016: Cassandra: Friday Review - Comments and Fallout from this week's Apple Event

  • 7 September 2016: Using Health Devices with the iPhone: GMate Blood-Glucose System (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 6 September 2016: Epson to Begin Restructuring Orient Watch

  • 5 September 2016: Cassandra: Monday Review - Tax Echoes, OxFam Pot calling the Apple Kettle Black and Speculation Frenzy

  • 2 September 2016: Switching it Round - Electrical Engineering Students at Mahidol University Learning new Skills in new Ways

  • 1 September 2016: Cassandra: Thursday Review - Product Rumours, Taxes and Odd Decisions

  • 31 August 2016: Saving Lives with Apple HealthKit: An Interview with Dr. Richard Milani of Ochner Health System (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 30 August 2016: Cassandra: Elsevier's Chief Professional Practice Officer, Michelle Troseth at HIMSS AsiaPac16 - Modern Healthcare and the Nurse

  • 29 August 2016: Cassandra: Monday Review - New iPhones, New Macs, Patents and Assorted Doom

  • 24 August 2016: Cassandra: Medical Solutions at HIMSS AsiaPac16 - My First try of the Hololens

  • 24 August 2016: Exolens Wide-Angle Lens by Zeiss for the iPhone (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 23 August 2016: Cassandra: Mid-week Review - Worthless Rumours, Hits are more Important than Facts, Retail Experiences, and More

  • 22 August 2016: Cassandra: One User Multiplied a Million Times - Upgrading iCloud Storage Again

  • 19 August 2016: Cassandra: Almost Caught Out - Time Machine Rescue (again)

  • 18 August 2016: Cassandra: Mid-week Review - Cook in China Calming the Markets; Where are the Macs?

  • 17 August 2016: Elgato Eve Weather Monitoring: Connected Devices and Potential for Development (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 16 August 2016: Cassandra: Network Problem in OS X - Locations and Proxies

  • 13 August 2016: Cassandra: Speculation on Enhanced use of Apple's Rumoured OLED display for MacBook Pro Computers

  • 11 August 2016: Cassandra: Mid-Week Review - Anticipation of Apple Releases; and some Other Snippets

  • 10 August 2016: A Visit to Nottingham and the Offices of Affinity Applications (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 8 August 2016: WordFoto: iOS App for Adding Words to Images, with Real World Uses

  • 7 August 2016: Cassandra: Vacation Embers - A few Negatives

  • 3 August 2016: On Vacation: iOS and OS X with Limited Facilities (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 1 August 2016: UK Vacation Images (6) - Down to the Sea

  • 31 July 2016: UK Vacation Images (5) - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

  • 29 July 2016: UK Vacation Images (4) - Rural London, Landscape Views and Old Technology

  • 27 July 2016: UK Vacation Images (3) - Beds/Bucks Countryside and Country People, Plus Electric Charging

  • 27 July 2016: Art on iOS Devices and the AppleTV (Bangkok Post, Life) and Q3 2016 Results

  • 26 July 2016: UK Vacation Images (2) - House Beautiful and The Flying Pig

  • 24 July 2016: UK Vacation Images (1) - A Walk in the Woods

  • 20 July 2016: AppleTV, Movies and Recent News (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 19 July 2016: Cassandra: Tuesday Review - Softbank, Hard Choices; Presentation Software, Personal Pokemon and Local News

  • 14 July 2016: Cassandra: Formula One Needs to Embrace New Media and Apple may Provide a Push Start

  • 13 July 2016: Cassandra: Quick Navigation to Media Sections in iTunes

  • 13 July 2016: Upcoming Events and the Best Images on iPhones (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 12 July 2016: DJI and Hasselblad Introduce A5D-M600 Aerial Photography Platform

  • 11 July 2016: Shift - Bargain Basement Photo App With Sophisticated Filter Tools

  • 8 July 2016: Cassandra: eXtensions Blocked by ZScaler - Just United Airlines, Just at Denver

  • 6 July 2016: Cassandra: Comment on iMore Article (Waterproof iPhone cases) and Availability in Thailand

  • 6 July 2016: Art and iPhone Photographs: Prisma and Other Available Apps (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 4 July 2016: Cassandra: iOS 9.3.2 Knee-Jerk Analysis

  • 1 July 2016: Foldio 2: Reasonably Priced Portable Lightbox and its iOS App

  • 29 June 2016: WWDC 2016: Ripples in the Bay (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 27 June 2016: Clinical Tracker - Another Interesting app from an Apple WWDC Scholarship Recipient

  • 23 June 2016: Cassandra: Headphone Security - Different Approaches Taken by iOS and Android

  • 22 June 2016: Hasselblad Announces the X1D: a Mirrorless Medium Format Camera with 50MP CMOS

  • 22 June 2016: WWDC 2016: Reflections in the Bay (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 20 June 2016: Cassandra: Hasselblad Livestream Event 22 June at 14:00 (CET)

  • 20 June 2016: Cassandra: Smartkins Rainbow Colors - Tim Cook's WWDC Shout-out (2)

  • 19 June 2016: Cassandra: Smartkins Animals - Tim Cook's WWDC Shout-out

  • 17 June 2016: Cassandra: iTunes App Store in Thailand - Confusing Hybrid Approach

  • 16 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (7) - Union Square Apple Store: Designed for a Community

  • 15 June 2016: Apple's World Wide Developer Conference, San Francisco, 13 June 2016 (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 14 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (6) - Open the Box: WWDC 2016 - MacOS and iOS 10

  • 14 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (5) - Open the Box: WWDC 2016 - WatchOS and tvOS

  • 13 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (4) - En Route to San Francisco: In-flight Ideas

  • 12 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (3) - First Movement: On the Road Again

  • 10 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (2) - Overtures, Plans and Sharpened Rumours

  • 9 June 2016: Cassandra: WWDC Notes (1) - The Prelude: Rumours Abound

  • 8 June 2016: Hasselblad H6D-50C Digital Camera: Quality Device; Quality Output (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 7 June 2016: Cassandra: Facebook Sharing and a Yellow Card

  • 6 June 2016: Cassandra: Teaching with iPads and Computers, and the need for Cursive Script

  • 4 June 2016: Cassandra: Weekend Review - Updates, Revisions and Wonky Predictions for Apple

  • 2 June 2016: Cassandra: Apple Stores in Thailand Switch from US$ to Baht - Questionable Changes

  • 2 June 2016: Cassandra: Apple Music - Thai Pages and Selections

  • 2 June 2016: Cassandra: AppleCare - Economic Sense or a Waste?

  • 1 June 2016: Anticipating Updates at WWDC; and Expanding the Usefulness of Photos (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 30 May 2016: Hasselblad H6D-50C in Thailand: A Brief Acquaintance

  • 29 May 2016: Updates to Yes|No and Shakespeare App

  • 28 May 2016: Simple iOS App with Polaroid-like Output - Patrick Hotel

  • 27 May 2016: Cassandra: Apple and Google Phishing, Celebgate and the FBI

  • 26 May 2016: Pixelmator Update (3.5): Improved Tools, Several Fixes and a new Photos Extension

  • 26 May 2016: Cassandra: Phishing for Apple - Same Source, New Approach, Same Result

  • 25 May 2016: Cassandra: Spotlight Suggestions Expanded to Several More countries (but not Thailand)

  • 25 May 2016: Updates to Apple Operating Systems and Some iOS Photo Apps (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 24 May 2016: Cassandra: Built-in Delay Potential for Internet Users in Thailand

  • 22 May 2016: Cassandra: Apple Currying Favour in Asia

  • 21 May 2016: ArtRage Update - Enhanced for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

  • 20 May 2016: MuseCam - Free Editing app with a Good Selection of Tools for iPhone and iPad

  • 19 May 2016: Cassandra: Student use of iPad Pro and Notability for a Writing Project

  • 18 May 2016: Looking Forward to WWDC in June; and an Apple Acquisition (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 17 May 2016: Paris Photo Pro: Vintage Camera Effects for iOS Devices

  • 17 May 2016: Cassandra: Apple Updates for iOS and OS X - 9.7" iPad Pro OK for me

  • 16 May 2016: RebelSauce: Free iPhone App with Subtle Filters and a Good Range of Photo Editing Tools

  • 15 May 2016: TinType by Hipstamatic: iPhone Imaging app Offering Vintage Output

  • 15 May 2016: Noir Photo: Update or Reappearance

  • 14 May 2016: A Color Story: Useful Imaging App now Available for Android

  • 11 May 2016: Cassandra: External Storage - Industry Moves and iOS User Needs

  • 11 May 2016: iPhone SE Arrives in Thailand (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 10 May 2016: Filters for Photos: A Free App for the Mac from MacPhun

  • 8 May 2016: Cassandra: A Brief Note on iPhone SE ordering in Thailand

  • 7 May 2016: Colourful Pinball-style Game for iOS Devices: INKS

  • 5 May 2016: Apple's iPhone SE Landing in Thailand

  • 4 May 2016: Apple's Dip: What Comes Next (Bangkok Post, Life) - Extended Version

  • 3 May 2016: Heuristic Shakespeare: The Tempest - Rich iPad Experience, Expertly Fronted by Ian McKellen

  • 2 May 2016: Cassandra: Apple Watch for Android - A Discussion

  • 1 May 2016: : This by Tinrocket: Image Labelling App from the Developers of Waterlogue

  • 1 May 2016: : Interesting Update to Polarr on iOS - QR Codes and Filters

  • 28 April 2016: Cassandra: Replacement Options for the 3.5mm Headphone Jack

  • 27 April 2016: Cassandra: Wall Street Still Lacking the Skills to Drive Apple

  • 27 April 2016: Apple Updates and News; Plus a Useful Upgrade to the Polarr iOS app (Bangkok Post, Life) - Extended Version

  • 26 April 2016: Cassandra: Upcoming Events (2) and Feature Requests for iOS

  • 25 April 2016: Cassandra: Upcoming Events, Reliability of Analysts and a Simple Request for iOS

  • 24 April 2016: Useful Useful Update to Polarr on iOS: Access within Photos now Available

  • 20 April 2016: Cassandra: Much Work no Play - the iPad Pro is not a Dull Toy - plus Search in Safari

  • 20 April 2016: Cassandra: Apple News and Updates

  • 20 April 2016: Flexibility of the iPad Pro (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 19 April 2016: Apple Announces Updates to the MacBook: Processors, Longer Battery Life and Rose Gold Finish - Immediate Availability in Thailand

  • 17 April 2016: Cassandra: Information in Photos on a Mac about Image Downloads for Editing or Export

  • 16 April 2016: Useful iPad Pro apps from Adobe: Capture CC and Adobe Sketch

  • 14 April 2016: Cassandra: Traditional Media Forms Need to Adjust to Lower Audience Expectations

  • 13 April 2016: Cassandra: New Apple Watch Bands in Thailand

  • 13 April 2016: iPad Pro now on Sale in Thailand (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 11 April 2016: Cassandra: Grammar Decisions - Countable, Uncountable Nouns and the Use of Articles

  • 9 April 2016: Cassandra: FBI Director James Comey on Privacy

  • 8 April 2016: MyScript Smart Note: Usable Output from Handwritten Input using Apple Pencil on the 9.7" iPad Pro

  • 7 April 2016: 9.7" iPad Pro in Thailand: Open the Box

  • 7 April 2016: 9.7" iPad Pro Available for Thai Users

  • 6 April 2016: Apple News, Thoughts and New Arrivals (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 5 April 2016: USA Extradites Singapore Citizen for Export of Bomb Components to Iran

  • 3 April 2016: Relaxed in Siam: Unposed Scenes from the iPhone

  • 2 April 2016: Priime Styles for OS X: New App from the same House as Priime for iOS

  • 30 March 2016: Apple Event and How Announcements Relate to Thai Users - Extended Version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 28 March 2016: Cleartext: Basic Text Editor with 1,000-word Vocabulary Limit

  • 27 March 2016: Cassandra: A Reluctant Siri Coaxed into Life

  • 25 March 2016: Cassandra: iCloud Storage - Two for Less Than the Price of One

  • 24 March 2016: Cassandra: Teething Problems with English Pages on Apple Online Store for Thailand

  • 23 March 2016: Cassandra: Two Apple Watches Paired with a Single iPhone (at last)

  • 23 March 2016: A Selection of Heart Monitoring Apps for the iPhone (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 22 March 2016: Cassandra: How Apple Event Announcements Relate to Thailand

  • 16 March 2016: Train Conductor World: Railway Game for All

  • 16 March 2016: Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo: Windows beta Versions Available soon

  • 16 March 2016: Anyone Who Had a Heart: iPhone and Health Monitoring (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 12 March 2016: Cassandra: Phishing for Apple Customers

  • 10 March 2016: Ultralight: Deceptively Simple Editing App with Some Elaborate Options

  • 9 March 2016: What Does Apple Have up its Sleeve? (Bangkok Post, Life) - Extended Version

  • 4 March 2016: Infinite Filters and None: Infltr for iOS

  • 2 March 2016: Changing Strategies with the iPad Pro (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 1 March 2016: Cassandra: Playing with Presidential Percentages - A Washington Post Interactive Tool

  • 25 February 2016: Formula One Qualifying Expected to Change

  • 24 February 2016: Raising the Drawbridges - Extended Version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 22 February 2016: Polarr Photo Editor: Another Valuable Update - RAW in Photos Extension

  • 22 February 2016: Apple World Gallery: Seen in Bangkok

  • 22 February 2016: Apple World Gallery: Shot on iPhone 6s

  • 21 February 2016: Cassandra: Weakened El Niño Spells Doom for Apple - A Fortune at Stake

  • 18 February 2016: AIS Network Modernization Initiative: Deploys Perimeta session border controller

  • 17 February 2016: Cassandra: Unsigned Preflight File (4) - Scratching my Head

  • 17 February 2016: Cassandra: Unsigned Preflight File (3) - Same Old, Same Old

  • 17 February 2016: Polarr - Image Editing On the Mac and on iOS Devices (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 16 February 2016: Cassandra: Unsigned Preflight File (2) - Vanishing Update

  • 16 February 2016: Cassandra: Unsigned Preflight File - Update Oddity

  • 15 February 2016: Cassandra: Updating the Office Printer - Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

  • 10 February 2016: Cassandra: Three Macs and an iPhone - Presentations in an English Class for Thai Engineering Students

  • 10 February 2016: More Free Apps for Editing Images on the iPhone and Other News (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 5 February 2016: A Color Story: Useful iOS Image Editing App with In-app Filter Purchases

  • 3 February 2016: Results, Replacements, Watermarking and Cartoon-style Output (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 1 February 2016: Popsicolor: Interesting Photo Editor from the Developers of Waterlogue

  • 1 February 2016: Cassandra: Alien Settings - Display Calibration

  • 1 February 2016: Cassandra: Commons Science & Technology Committee Report on UK Investigatory Powers Bill - Not Plain Sailing

  • 29 January 2016: Cassandra: Twitter Terms - Whose Content is it Anyway?

  • 28 January 2016: Cassandra: Apple AC Wall Plug Adapter Exchange Program

  • 27 January 2016: Cassandra: Midweek Review - News on the Rialto

  • 27 January 2016: Music and Photo Adjustment apps on iOS Devices (Bangkok Post, Life) + Q1 2016

  • 26 January 2016: Cassandra: Tuesday Review - Countdowns

  • 25 January 2016: Cassandra: Monday Review - True words Spoken in Jest

  • 24 January 2016: Cassandra: Weekend Review (2) - Changes in Media

  • 24 January 2016: Cassandra: Weekend Review (1) - Changes in Access

  • 22 January 2016: Cassandra: Friday Review - Different Realities

  • 21 January 2016: Cassandra: Thursday Review - Playing some New Music; Along with the Same Old Refrains

  • 21 January 2016: New iOS App from Apple: Music Memos; and an Important Update to GarageBand

  • 20 January 2016: Cassandra: Wednesday Review - Controversies Abound

  • 20 January 2016: Artistic Output from Photographs on iOS Devices (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 19 January 2016: Cassandra: Trump will move Apple Manufacturing to the USA - but forgets Dell, HP and the Rest

  • 18 January 2016: Cassandra: Monday Review - Killing the Goose by Neglect

  • 17 January 2016: Cassandra: Weekend Review - Trying AppleTV in Thailand and Other Notes

  • 15 January 2016: Cassandra: Friday Review - Black and White

  • 14 January 2016: Cassandra: Thursday Review - Changes in the Narrative

  • 13 January 2016: Cassandra: Midweek Review - Watch this Space; Trip Chowdry Rides Again

  • 13 January 2016: 2 Terabyte Seagate Wireless Plus disk (Part 2): Not Exactly Plug and Play (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 12 January 2016: Cassandra: Tuesday Review - Apple Updates and Apple Stores

  • 11 January 2016: Cassandra: Monday Review - Art and Artists

  • 9 January 2016: Cassandra: Weekend Review - Tears in the Rain

  • 6 January 2016: Cassandra: Midweek Review - Bleeding Edge

  • 6 January 2016: 2 Terabyte Seagate Wireless Plus disk: Not Quite what I had Hoped (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 4 January 2016: Cassandra: Monday Review - New Year Comments and CES Thoughts: Interesting Announcements and Samsung's Version of the Froaster

  • 2 January 2016: Cassandra: Weekend Review - New Year Thoughts and the Usual Dire Predictions

  • 30 December 2015: Cassandra: Mid-week Review - At Year-end Apple's Glass is Half empty. Or Half Full

  • 30 December 2015: Nimble Devices and The Shape of Things to Come (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 29 December 2015: Cassandra: Ideas on the MacBook and iPad Pro in Relation to Comments from Brooke Crothers

  • 28 December 2015: Cassandra: Monday Review - Smartphone Software Expertise; Whose Data is it Anyhow; UK Political Hypocrisy & Metadata Cuts Both Ways; Reminders of Unix

  • 25 December 2015: Cassandra: Xmas Review - More on iPad Pro & Integration; Kim Dotcom & the DoJ; Local Efficiency (Sometimes)

  • 23 December 2015: Cassandra: Mid-week Review - Banking on not Paying Taxes; Banking on Encryption; 5G with Ericsson; Streaming Beatles

  • 23 December 2015: A Good Case for Xmas and New Year Presents (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 22 December 2015: Cassandra: Live Photos on FaceBook (coming soon)

  • 21 December 2015: Cassandra: Monday Review - Charlie Rose and Political Crap; Error 451

  • 19 December 2015: Cassandra: Lightning-SD Card adapter - Initial Difficulties but a Handy Device for DSLR Users

  • 18 December 2015: Cassandra: Weekend Review - Apple News and Comments on Management, Sales, Music and Products

  • 18 December 2015: Cassandra: Poor Delivery Experience of Apple Product

  • 18 December 2015: Cassandra: Taylor Swift and Apple Music - The 1989 World Tour Live

  • 17 December 2015: Cassandra: Changes at the Top - Apple Executive Appointments

  • 16 December 2015: Cassandra: Mid-Week Review - Another Wall Street Hit; and Control of Whose Internet?

  • 16 December 2015: Apple Awards, Updates, Releases and Live Photos (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 15 December 2015: Cassandra: Metadata - Saviour and Scourge

  • 15 December 2015: Cassandra: Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 6.18

  • 14 December 2015: Cassandra: Monday Review - Updates and Some Catching Up

  • 14 December 2015: Cassandra: An Idea or Two for Smartphone Photos Under the Stars

  • 11 December 2015: Cassandra: Friday Review - A Priori Apple is Failing Again

  • 10 December 2015: Cassandra: Affinity Photo Extensions and Reinforcement of Photos on a Mac

  • 10 December 2015: Cassandra: Apple's Best of 2015 for Thailand - Apps and Music

  • 9 December 2015: Cassandra: Updates to Apple OS (OSX, iOS and Watch OS); Plus 3rd Party Applications, with Several new Extensions for Photos

  • 9 December 2015: Cassandra: Development of a Braille Notetaker and Compatibility with iOS 9

  • 9 December 2015: Cassandra: Logitech Keyboard Case for iPad Pro - Availability in Thailand

  • 9 December 2015: iPad Pro in Bangkok (2): Familiarity with the iPad Pro and Using apps (Bangkok Post, Life), plus iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case and new SD Card Reader

  • 5 December 2015: Cassandra: Making use of Find my iPhone

  • 5 December 2015: A Locally Made Indulgence: French Butter Caramel Popcorn by Pâtissserie 73

  • 3 December 2015: Patina: Simple Drawing Application for the Mac, based on Windows Paint

  • 2 December 2015: iPad Pro in Bangkok (1): Task-oriented Hybrid Out of the Box (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 1 December 2015: Cassandra: iPad Pro - Go Easy on the Screenshots

  • 30 November 2015: Apple Smart Keyboard: More Productivity with the iPad Pro

  • 28 November 2015: Apple Pen: Enhancing Productivity with the iPad Pro

  • 27 November 2015: Apple Charging: iPhone 6s and Apple Watch Docks

  • 26 November 2015: Share the Meal: UN World Food Program - The iOS App

  • 25 November 2015: iPhone Camera, Photos and Specialist Camera Apps (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 22 November 2015: Cassandra: You Have to be Joking ZDNet - Advertising to Obscure

  • 20 November 2015: Architecture of Radio: iOS App for Mapping Signals that Surround us - WiFi, Cell Towers and Satellites

  • 18 November 2015: iPad Pro and Accessories Released for Users in Thailand (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 17 November 2015: Cassandra: Using Reflections in Photographs to Identify Suspects, Acquaintances and Locations

  • 14 November 2015: Cassandra: Apple's News App and a More Level Playing Field

  • 14 November 2015: Autodesk Graphic: Vector Graphics app for iOS (formerly Indeeo iDraw)

  • 11 November 2015: Cassandra: The Politics of Fear and the Undermining of Democratic Processes

  • 11 November 2015: iPad Pro Release, Apple TV and Some More Variations on the Apple Watch (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 9 November 2015: Cassandra: iPad Pro Release Information and Pricing for Thailand

  • 4 November 2015: iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus now Available in Thailand (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 2 November 2015: Cassandra: The Tweet that Won't Die - AppleInsider and the Suave Image of Bond

  • 31 October 2015: Arrival of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in Thailand (3): In the Street - A Photographic Essay

  • 30 October 2015: Arrival of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in Thailand (2): Launch Photos, Central Ladprao

  • 30 October 2015: Arrival of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in Thailand (1): Hands-On Experience

  • 28 October 2015: Some Hints and New Releases from Apple Extended Version - including Q4 2015 Results (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 26 October 2015: Cassandra: Apple TV Comparatively High-priced for Thailand - Whenever it Eventually Arrives

  • 26 October 2015: Searching for Information on Wines: winesearcher - an iOS App

  • 23 October 2015: Karl Richter Conducts St. Matthew Passion - A Moving 1958 Recording Remastered by Pristine Classical

  • 22 October 2015: Cassandra: Updated Mac App Store Terms & Conditions in Thai - Not For the Rest of Us

  • 21 October 2015: Cassandra: EU Ruling Casts a Shadow on Apple's Dublin Tax Deal

  • 21 October 2015: New iMacs and Accessories from Apple Quarterly Financial Results Next Week: Extended Version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 20 October 2015: Cassandra: Price Comparisons for Apple Devices between USA and Thailand

  • 19 October 2015: Cassandra: Changing Times - More Macs in the Office

  • 19 October 2015: Cassandra: Release of iPhone in Thailand (tentative?)

  • 18 October 2015: Cassandra: OS X and Maintenance - Reactions to an Online Query

  • 15 October 2015: Pixelmator Update - Limited use of Extensions in Photos

  • 15 October 2015: Cassandra: Two Roads Diverging - Desktop and Tablet Strategies from Microsoft and Apple

  • 14 October 2015: IBM Bluemix Cloud Platform to be Available in China through 21Vianet Collaboration

  • 14 October 2015: New Editing Possibilities in Photos on Macs; and New iMacs Announced (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 13 October 2015: Cassandra: iMac Range Updated with New Retina Displays (Thai Pricing speculation)

  • 12 October 2015: TADAA - HD Pro Camera: Sophisticated Free Editing App with Some Nice Surprises

  • 8 October 2015: Cassandra: Dell and EMC in Merger Talks

  • 7 October 2015: BeFunky Express: Purpose-Built Editor for Extensions in Photos

  • 7 October 2015: Update to Intensify - Bug Fix for Working in Photos

  • 7 October 2015: Apple Downloads, Bills and Online Ordering - extended version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 5 October 2015: Cassandra: Phishing in Apple's Name - Still out There

  • 4 October 2015: Comic-Style Output for iOS Devices with the Free app, Seedling Comic Studio

  • 2 October 2015: Macphun, Tonality and Intensify: El Capitan, Photos Extensions

  • 1 October 2015: Speculation and Ideas Around the Design of an Apple Autonomous Car

  • 1 October 2015: Tonality Update - Adds Extension to Photos

  • 30 September 2015: More new Arrivals from Apple (Bangkok Post, Life) - extended version

  • 28 September 2015: Cassandra: iPhone 6s Record Sales and New Country Availability

  • 23 September 2015: Cassandra: Photos Extensions in El Capitan Coming from MacPhun

  • 23 September 2015: Updates to iOS 9, Plus Ad-Blockers; With More to Come - Extended Version (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 20 September 2015: Updates to 645 Pro Mk III, PureShot and Darkroom

  • 17 September 2015: Cassandra: Twelve Hours with iOS 9 on an iPhone 6 - Observations on the Update

  • 16 September 2015: Comments on Apple's new Product Announcements Last Week (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 14 September 2015: Cassandra: Series 7000 Aluminum in iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s

  • 13 September 2015: Cassandra: Apple Event (4) - iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus: Desirable

  • 11 September 2015: Cassandra: Apple Event (3) - Apple TV: Good in Certain Areas Perhaps

  • 11 September 2015: Cassandra: Apple Event (2) - Crossing the Rubicon with iPads and Accessories

  • 10 September 2015: Cassandra: Apple Event (1) - Apple Watch and Watch OS 2

  • 9 September 2015: Apple Device Connectivity and Finding Lost Devices (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 4 September 2015: Cassandra: Ad-blocking in iOS - Implications for Users and Site Owners

  • 2 September 2015: Head of NASA and Former Astronaut Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Meets Bangkok Engineering Students

  • 2 September 2015: The Apple Watch and Future Events (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 1 September 2015: Cassandra: Tim Cook and a Marriage with CISCO

  • 29 August 2015: iOS Coloring Books for Adults - Colorfy and Recolor

  • 27 August 2015: Cassandra: Affinity Photo 10-Day Unrestricted Trial Version

  • 26 August 2015: A Few Days with the Apple Watch in Bangkok (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 25 August 2015: Cassandra: Wall Street Frets and Struts; Apple Glides on

  • 20 August 2015: Cassandra: Update to Flightradar24 with Apple Watch app

  • 19 August 2015: Revised iPod touch from Apple (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 16 August 2015: Cassandra: Apple Watch as Personal Accessory

  • 14 August 2015: Cassandra: Apple Watch - Remote Control of Camera and Keynote; and Other Comments

  • 12 August 2015: New iPods, New Colours, with Same Reliable Outputs (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 9 August 2015: Cassandra: iPod touch - Updated Member of the iPod Range with Much Still to Offer

  • 7 August 2015: Cassandra: iPod nano - Another Updated Member of the iPod Range

  • 7 August 2015: Cassandra: Apple Store no More - Inconvenience on the Thai pages for Those who Cannot Read Thai

  • 5 August 2015: Cassandra: iPod shuffle - A New Look at a Refreshed Product

  • 5 August 2015: Flexible iOS Devices; and a Mix of Speculation (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 2 August 2015: Simple by Name and Nature: Simple Photo Editor from Dropico

  • 31 July 2015: Art in Bangkok: A Fertile Mix for a Friday

  • 29 July 2015: Cassandra: Blacklisted by United Airlines - Over-reaction to a Tricky Situation?

  • 29 July 2015: Variations on a Theme of iOS Devices (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 28 July 2015: Polarr: Delightful Image Editing app for iPhone and iPad

  • 26 July 2015: Cassandra: Jim Dalrymple's Unusual Attack on Apple Music - Petulant or Strategic?

  • 24 July 2015: Cassandra: Bringing Silicon Valley to Bangkok - Startup Job Fest

  • 22 July 2015: New Product Arrivals in Bangkok and Elsewhere (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 21 July 2015: Cassandra: Last-minute Examination of Apple's Upcoming Q3 2015 Financial Report

  • 19 July 2015: Cassandra: Apple Watch Selling Out in Bangkok Launch Weekend

  • 19 July 2015: Cassandra: Photographic Show at BACC - Effects of Mae Moh Lignite Mining on Health

  • 17 July 2015: Steve Reich's Clapping Music - Frustrating and Rewarding App that Teaches Rhythm

  • 16 July 2015: Useful Update to iOS Editing and Photo App, Enlight: Now Saves in TIFF

  • 15 July 2015: Cassandra: Apple Music as a Model for TV Services

  • 15 July 2015: Cassandra: Duplication of Photos on the iPhone - Needs Some External Help

  • 15 July 2015: Upcoming Apple Events; and More on the MacBook (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 14 July 2015: Cassandra: First Impressions of the RUSI Report on Surveillance and Privacy in the UK

  • 14 July 2015: Cassandra: iPhone Blue Screen - Replacement under Warranty on the Way

  • 13 July 2015: Cassandra: Apple Corners 92% of Profits in Smartphone Market

  • 11 July 2015: Affinity Photo: Newly Released Image Editing Application for OS X

  • 10 July 2015: Cassandra: PC Sales Decline - Mac Sales Increase

  • 9 July 2015: Cassandra: Editing with apps Within Photos on the iPhone

  • 8 July 2015: Cassandra: Quick fixes in Apple Photos (4) - Filtering with Black & White

  • 8 July 2015: Cassandra: Quick fixes in Apple Photos (3) - A Couple of Refinements

  • 8 July 2015: Arrivals: Apple Music; and a MacBook (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 7 July 2015: Cassandra: Stepping Back a Little - Editing images in Photos on iOS Devices

  • 7 July 2015: Cassandra: Metadata Displays Within Photos on iOS Devices - Investigator

  • 6 July 2015: Cassandra: Quick fixes in Apple Photos (2) - Rotate

  • 6 July 2015: Cassandra: Quick fixes in Apple Photos (1)

  • 6 July 2015: Cassandra: iPhone Blue Screen and a Change for Warranty Claims in Thailand

  • 4 July 2015: Cassandra: The Illogical File Transfer Process in Photos and iCloud Library

  • 4 July 2015: Cassandra: Apple MacBook - A Brief and Pleasant Acquaintance

  • 1 July 2015: Apple News; and Stop-Motion Video on the iPhone (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 27 June 2015: Artsy: iOS App for Art Lovers and Buyers

  • 27 June 2015: Cassandra: Cassandra: Top Gear, Apple and W.B. Yeats

  • 26 June 2015: My Niece Takes a Train Ride: Using iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Nikon D7000 Cameras (Part 2 - Banlaem)

  • 26 June 2015: My Niece Takes a Train Ride: Using iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Nikon D7000 Cameras (Part 1 - Mahachai)

  • 24 June 2015: Assistance, AppleCare and iPhone Photography (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 19 June 2015: Printastic: The Proof of the Pudding - A Book Made on the iPhone Arrives

  • 19 June 2015: Cassandra: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus - Photographic Tools

  • 18 June 2015: Cassandra: 13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display - AppleCare Fix (and a Brace of iPhones)

  • 17 June 2015: Fallout and Comment from Apple's WWDC (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 16 June 2015: Cassandra: Apple Serial Numbers - The "O" is a Zero

  • 15 June 2015: Cassandra: Change Computer, Altered Workflow, Reduced Output

  • 10 June 2015: Moving a Photos Library and Other Consolidations

  • 10 June 2015: Managing Data and Storage with Newer Macs (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 9 June 2015: Apple WWDC 2015: Some of the Dust has Settled

  • 8 June 2015: MobileMonet: Image Adjusting app with a good Range of Effects and some Interesting Tools

  • 4 June 2015: Tethering the iPhone 6 - Taking Photographs Directly onto Computers - Good and Bad

  • 3 June 2015: Updates and Apple News in the Approach to WWDC (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 2 June 2015: Miracles I can do now: Fixing your English will Take a Little Longer

  • 1 June 2015: Epson Acquires For.Tex - Increasing 50% stake to 100%

  • 28 May 2015: Pixelmator: Now Available for iPhone as well as iPad and Mac

  • 28 May 2015: Cassandra: iOS Updates, including Apple's WWDC app

  • 27 May 2015: Image Editing and Synchronisation from Mac to iOS (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 23 May 2015: Simple Machines: iOS app that Teaches Basic Physics through Play

  • 22 May 2015: Epson Continue Relationship with Manchester United

  • 20 May 2015: The Writing Process and Integrating iA Writer on Macs and iOS Devices (Bangkok Post, Life), with Information on Yesterday's Mac Updates

  • 18 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 7): Phase One's Capture One Pro 8 - The Right Choice

  • 16 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 6): Overnight Suggestions and Comments

  • 16 May 2015: Cassandra: Waterlogue now Available at a Reduced Price

  • 15 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 5): ID Imager Photo Supreme - A Good Candidate

  • 14 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 4): Perfect Browse and Perfect Suite

  • 13 May 2015: Mac mini: Customising and Installing a Selection of Software (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 12 May 2015: Cassandra: Tim Armstrong and AOL-Verizon Merger

  • 9 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 3): Darktable, Nikon Capture NX-D and Corel AfterShot 2 Pro - A More Detailed Examination

  • 8 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 2): Darktable, Nikon Capture NX-D and Corel AfterShot 2 Pro - Putting them Through their Paces

  • 8 May 2015: Seeking Replacements for Aperture (Part 1): Darktable, Nikon Capture NX-D and Corel AfterShot 2 Pro Examined

  • 6 May 2015: Delivery of a new Mac mini: Out of the Box (Bangkok Post, Life)

  • 5 May 2015: Cassandra: Backup Redundancy for when Backup Disks Fail

  • 5 May 2015: Cassandra: Digital Camera RAW Compatibility update for Yosemite (6.04)

  • 4 May 2015: A Brief run to Mahachai and Ban Laem - Photography

  • 4 May 2015: Printastic: iOS App Produces Books from User's Photos

  • 4 May 2015: Cassandra: Rotating Images in Apple Maps Information Windows

  • 3 May 2015: Cassandra: CF Adapter for Eye-Fi Card (external link)

  • 1 May 2015: Cassandra: Apple Watch Components - Taptic Engine Problems and S1 Teardown by ABI Research




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