Head to Head: iPhone X vs. Pixel 2 XL


I’ve had the pleasure of using two amazing phones over the last couple months; the iPhone X and the Google Pixel 2 XL.  Both are fantastic phones; both are very fast and both have exceptional user experiences that are everything you’d expect out of flagship smartphones.  My goal is to lay out the positives and negatives for each device in as many areas of use as possible—to better inform you as you consider making a major purchase. Continue reading




My employer recently found themselves in a place where they were looking to staff a particular project, specifically with a resource who had previously been removed from that project (and that resource was happy to be removed)…however, previously mentioned resource is now in a position for demands to be heard because the company has a need to address.  During a conversation with said resource, one might advise that while they’re not actually in a position to negotiate, this is the closest they’ll ever be (at least with their current employer) to being able to negotiate.  That juxtaposition—the closeness of the thing to the actual thing—is how I’d describe the iPad Pro 10.5 relative to a real laptop. Continue reading

The Problem with Kids These Days (Part Two)


You may be wondering where the “Part One” of this entry is—for more details on that, click here.

Now, with that out of the way, let’s talk about Apple a bit.

October 27 marked the (almost) 25 year anniversary of Apple’s first Mac, and the Cupertino company utilized this almost-Anniversary to score some emotional reminiscence points during it’s announcement that day of the latest line of MacBook Pro models.  And then, the internet yawned. Continue reading