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.

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 Apple’s Stage Manager fluffs lines, extends rehearsal

Apple’s Stage Manager fluffs lines, extends rehearsal

Apple plans to introduce iPadOS 16 near the introduction of macOS Ventura to make time to get Stage Manager right. It also makes more sense to update the iPad with the Mac.

Can Apple's ops team handle this fresh crisis?

Can Apple's ops team handle this fresh crisis?

I suspect Apple’s operations teams is really feeling the pressure as tensions flare in the Taiwan Straits.

You are the product, but with an Apple twist

You are the product, but with an Apple twist

Apple's services seem to be attracting five new subscribers every single second of the day.

Apple's latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

Apple's latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

Apple may be ramping up opportunities for developers to reach customers via its App Store – or building its own business at others' expense.

Apple, the move to renewable energy, and why it matters

Apple, the move to renewable energy, and why it matters

Apple's decision to pivot to services and subscriptions means that 40% of its gross revenues after costs in the last quarter came from those sources. But what about the energy needed to drive them (and build on them down the road)?...

Apple’s Q3: Services, iPhone, loyalty help company (narrowly) beat estimates

Apple’s Q3: Services, iPhone, loyalty help company (narrowly) beat estimates

Apple's earnings in the past three months beat estimates, while its services income shows it is getting pretty good at boosting per-user revenue, giving the company protection in uncertain times.

What Microsoft’s results might tell us about Apple’s business

What Microsoft’s results might tell us about Apple’s business

Microsoft confirmed slowing PC sales, attributing this to COVID-19. But could Apple Silicon be eating into the edges of the PC business?

What is Apple Stage Manager and how is it used?

What is Apple Stage Manager and how is it used?

Coming in iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, Stage Manager is Apple's latest attempt to improve multitasking on M1 iPads. What is it and how does it work?

Striving for a better balance in the future of work

Striving for a better balance in the future of work

Employers insisting on a 9-5 working culture in the digital age reduce productivity and increase staff churn for little reward, a new report explains.

Review: Apple’s M2 MacBook Air

Review: Apple’s M2 MacBook Air

The M2 MacBook Air’s fanless design, battery life, and clear bright screen — along with its impressive performance per watt — makes for a machine you’ll use productively for years.

Apple, T-Mobile offer Business Essentials to US SMBs

Apple, T-Mobile offer Business Essentials to US SMBs

T-Mobile and Apple join forces to offer the first and only US wireless plan to include Apple Business Essentials, an iPhone 13, and more for small and mid-sized businesses.

Apple reads the room, looks to slow hiring in '23

Apple reads the room, looks to slow hiring in '23

Apple will freeze headcount in some parts of its business as the company prepares for more challenging times.

Why Tim Cook is concerned about coding skills

Why Tim Cook is concerned about coding skills

The future of digital everything is currently under pressure and under staffed.

Mobile convergence accelerates as 'Tap to Pay' dings US retail

Mobile convergence accelerates as 'Tap to Pay' dings US retail

Fifteen years since iPhone begat the modern smartphone, mobile now sits at the center of almost every interaction we make.

The future of work is a tech (and management) challenge

The future of work is a tech (and management) challenge

A Corel survey indicates 78% of employees say leadership should do more to boost collaboration, and 27% say their company has invested in the wrong tools for the job.

Apple’s Car ride (likely) shows augmentation beats automation

Apple’s Car ride (likely) shows augmentation beats automation

Apple has always said it tries to put the human at the center of everything it does. It must do the same thing with Apple Car.

Q&A: Marketcircle CEO on leadership in tomorrow's workplace

Q&A: Marketcircle CEO on leadership in tomorrow's workplace

Alykhan Jetha (AJ), president and CEO at Marketcircle, offered up his views on the leadership qualities the future of work will need.

Apple MDM industry outlook: M&A on the way

Apple MDM industry outlook: M&A on the way

At this stage in the evolution of the Apple device management industry, it appears we are on the edge of a mergers and acquisitions frenzy.

Apple slaps hard against ‘mercenary’ surveillance-as-a-service industry

Apple slaps hard against ‘mercenary’ surveillance-as-a-service industry

The company is introducing Lockdown Mode to protect high-risk individuals against corrosive surveillance and attacks, and investing millions to improve protection on its devices.

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