Jonny Evans

Hello, and thanks for dropping in. I'm pleased to meet you. My name is Jonny Evans. I'm a freelancer who has been writing (mainly about Apple) since 1999. These days I write my daily Apple Holic blog at Computerworld.com, where I try to deliver sometimes interesting, sometimes provocative insights into what Cupertino is doing. I try to write something worth reading. You can also keep up with my work at AppleMust.

Apple's Siri needs to become a 'bicycle for the mind'

Apple's Siri needs to become a 'bicycle for the mind'

Siri tried to be a signpost, but instead became a weathervane. Like all Apple's other products, it must become something more.

My first week with an iPhone 13 mini

My first week with an iPhone 13 mini

I’ve been using a Product (Red) iPhone 13 mini. It manages to be small, highly portable, and pretty much uncompromised.

Apple deepens its engagement in enterprise security

Apple deepens its engagement in enterprise security

Following security promises made at The White House, Apple has become a co-chair of the Cyber Readiness Institute to help enterprises secure themselves

Apple makes a quiet transition to post-consumerism

Apple makes a quiet transition to post-consumerism

The extent to which Apple under CEO Tim Cook is making the transition to becoming a mass market post-consumerist company should guide anyone making a similar transition.

Apple, 1Password, and Cloudflare all move to protect email

Apple, 1Password, and Cloudflare all move to protect email

Apple’s Hide My Email feature has quickly become just one of many options designed to protect you against phishing and spam.

Apple puts a Map to the future on iPhone

Apple puts a Map to the future on iPhone

Apple is rolling out augmented reality city guides, which use the camera and your iPhone’s display to show you where you are going. So where is Apple going with this?

Apple needs to act against fake app-privacy promises

Apple needs to act against fake app-privacy promises

App developers continue to undermine user privacy despite promising not to do so. Apple needs to identify those who do.

Jamf survey: Employees will quit for platform choice

Jamf survey: Employees will quit for platform choice

Almost 90% of employees would take a pay cut to use the platform they prefer, while 62% of them will choose Apple when they can, Jamf-sponsored survey claims.

20+ iOS 15 changes that help you get things done

20+ iOS 15 changes that help you get things done

These are some of the most obscure (or exciting) features now available to the nearly 100 million or so users Mixpanel says have upgraded to iOS 15.

What is iCloud+ (and why should you use it)?

What is iCloud+ (and why should you use it)?

If you’ve been upgraded to iCloud+ at no additional charge, you probably want to know what you're getting into....

What’s not coming (yet) in iOS 15/iPadOS 15

What’s not coming (yet) in iOS 15/iPadOS 15

Apple will ship iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 today. The OS upgrades introduce many new features, but some won't be available right away.

Should the brilliant new iPad mini go Pro?

Should the brilliant new iPad mini go Pro?

Apple's iPad mini sales pitch made it clear it knows there's a professional market for the tablet. Will the mini go Pro?

Apple’s challenge now: innovation at scale

Apple’s challenge now: innovation at scale

The usual suspects are asking whether Apple has run out of ideas. They don't get it.

What the iPhone 13 and iPad mini mean for the enterprise

What the iPhone 13 and iPad mini mean for the enterprise

Here are nine significant things enterprise users should be thinking about after Apple's iPhone 13 and iPad mini launch this week.

Apple’s big reveal — the iPhone 13 — seems lucky for most

Apple’s big reveal — the iPhone 13 — seems lucky for most

Apple shows us how powerful chips boosted by integrated software, hardware, and machine intelligence can deliver substantial benefits.

Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

The court's decision to force Apple to permit use of external payment systems for in-app payments probably won't hurt the company's bottom line too much.

Facebook smart glasses and some lessons for Apple

Facebook smart glasses and some lessons for Apple

Facebook grabbed some attention this week with its first smart glasses. Are there lessons here for Apple, which is thought to be working on its own smart spectacles?

A business user's guide to Apple’s upgrade season

A business user's guide to Apple’s upgrade season

This is a good time to prepare your enterprise for Apple's hardware and system software upgrade season.

Apple News for Android? Why not?

Apple News for Android? Why not?

Apple's decision to change its App Store rules around Reader Apps may open up new markets for the company.

12 ways to reduce data use on your Mac

12 ways to reduce data use on your Mac

If you are working remotely and reaching a data cap or in the field using your phone as a hotspot, you may want to cut data use on your Mac. Here are some ideas on how to do so.

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