Sure it looks pretty but this is one hell of a storm that’s blowing through the midwest tonight. With wind chills expected around -40F tomorrow it’s going to be interesting to see how Central Indiana makes it through this one!
Stay safe everyone!
I had one of those rare occasions where I could hop in the car and disappear for the day and visit my family in Cincinnati. Met up with my Sister for a local’s tour of the regentrification project occurring in Over The Rhine (OTR). Local’s always give the best tours and like to share what they love about their city. Today was no exception as we proceeded to eat, walk, shop, and admire the surroundings.
Having just received a 64GB iPhone 5s it was time to put it through its paces and see how it worked as an everyday point and shoot. So far I’m pretty happy with the results, especially the low light capabilities.
It’s been a few days since Apple released their latest mobile operating system and now that the dust has settled I thought I’d post some of my first impressions about iOS7. This is not a complete review, of which you can find all over the web by better writers than myself, it’s just a summary of my initial thoughts after using it for a few days.
iOS 7 was unveiled at last Septembers World Wide Developers Conference and has been eagerly anticipated ever since. With this new OS Apple has introduced a new look and feel which gives new life to some of their older devices (iPhone 4 and above is supported). Visually everything seems somewhat flat and less cartoonish. The typography used throughout (mostly Helvetica Neue Ultra Light) is clean and easily legible, although I did need to bump up the font size a touch to help with my aging eyes.
We all have our likes/dislikes with various products. I’m going to focus more on what I don’t like about iOS7 (it’s a pretty short list).
With the negatives out of the way there are PLENTY of things to like about iOS7.
Overall iOS7 introduces a lot of new and updated features. I’m not sure where Apple is going to go from here but I think we have a few years before we’re going to see anything truly unique and revolutionary. I have an iPhone 5s on order & I’m looking forward to seeing how some of the restricted features work on it (AirDrop, new camera, etc.). I’ll be sure to post an initial look at the 5s once I get it in my hands & have some time to put it through the paces.