Posts in Apple
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and the Apple Mouse

This will be a bit of a detour from the normal posts. And it might be a surprise to those of you who know me and my affinity for all things Apple.

I use a Microsoft Surface Pro 4. The why is probably best saved for a future post, but the short version is that I wanted a tablet that functioned like an actual computer. I love my iPad, but I can only do so much with it. And Windows 10 isn't _horrible_.

With the Surface, I bought the Microsoft keyboard cover. It isn't _horrible_ either. But I'm not a fan of the trackpad. I guess I've been spoiled by the trackpads on my MacBooks. Since I have a nest of Apple Magic Mice roaming around my office, I wanted to use one of them instead of going out and buying a new mouse.

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iPhone 7 Plus

AT&T Next basically guarantees I'll upgrade my iPhone every year. I mean, why not? I wasn't _as_ excited this year as in previous years, but I was intrigued by the dual rear camera setup in the 7 Plus. So I stayed up till midnight and... didn't order an iPhone. Apple's website glitched. AT&T's website was barely usable and wouldn't complete a transaction. I told myself I'd just pick one up in a couple of weeks when the chaos died down.

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Lightroom Mobile iOS Update - with RAW support

When Adobe first released Lightroom Mobile back in 2014, I wrote that it was a game changer. My only complaint was that the iOS version of Lightroom couldn't directly import RAW files. RAW images imported on the computer would sync to LR Mobile, so it was semi-useful for culling on the iPad while not at my desk, but what I really wanted was a complete mobile solution. The most recent iOS Lightroom Mobile update gave us that solution.

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Day One 2

In my [previous post on using Day One as an Evernote Food replacement](http://www.danielh.photo/blog/2015/10/day-one-as-an-evernote-food-replacement),  I mentioned that they were working on letting us add more than one photo to an entry. Day One 2 is the solution, and it’s available now.

I know people tend to get bent out of shape when forced to pay for an upgrade, myself included. But this one is worth it.

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Microsoft Outlook for iOS

Microsoft just may have something here...

Microsoft recently released Outlook for iOS. Technically, it's a rebranding of acquisition Acompli, but it's still awesome. I've only been playing with it for a day, but it's already replaced both Apple's Mail app and the Calendar app on my iPhone and iPad. It works incredibly well with Gmail; mail, calendars, and contacts all sync perfectly so far.

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