The iPhone SE is the most satisfying phone


Apple’s four-inch smartphone received a customer satisfaction score of 87 out of 100 to finish just ahead of Samsung’s 5.7-inch Galaxy S6 edge+ and the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus.

20 other smartphones, mostly including other iPhone and Galaxy models, received customer satisfaction scores of between 70 and 85, according to the ACSI results published today… More at MacRumors.

I’m not surprised by this at all because it is a wonderful product in my view. More than the 6 and 7 iPhones, it feels emotional and is something you simply want to hold.

Is iPhone a Real Camera?


A child is already born an artist. When we get older, we get the creativity and inner artist beaten out of us.

So friend, if you own an iPhone, you are already a photographer. Now the next goal is how to make more meaningful (and better) photos… More here.

I’m struggling with some of the wording here which is far too arty for my tastes, but it is still worth a read.

Apple’s iOS Market Share Is 65% to 230% Bigger Than We Thought


Google VP Dave Burke, however, provided insight yesterday that Google may actually have less than 66% global market share. And he did so right on Google’s own blog. The key difference: sales numbers versus actual usage numbers. Burke posted that Google was celebrating a major milestone: “There are now 2 billion monthly active Android devices globally,” he wrote. “This is an extraordinarily humbling milestone — and it’s the largest reach of any computing platform of its kind.” More at Forbes.

One of those discoveries those of us who write wish we had made. Seems so obvious now.

Faraway: Puzzle Escape


Officially titled Faraway: Puzzle Escape [Free], the game makes no bones about being a “modern tribute” to the all-time classic Myst. You’ll explore 18 different temple ruins solving various types of puzzles in order to open the path ahead and continue marching onward. There’s also quite a bit to discover, too, including hidden pages from your father’s diary which will help flesh out the story and explain why you’re doing what you’re doing. Or you can just solve puzzles, it’s up to you! More at Touch Arcade.

This game is really good. Well worth a look to see if you agree and then you can pay more if you want to.