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Apple's Predictable Event - September 2019

Sep 10, 2019

It's that time of year again... Tuesday in the second week of September. New iPhone day. Apple's marketing tricks are no longer quite as effective on me-- I approach these type of announcements with skepticism. As new features are rattled off, I constantly wonder, "but what's the price?". But I also approach it with optimism, since Apple has the opportunity to release something truly great to its large user base. So what happened this year? Continue reading...

Laptop Buying Guide - July 2019

Jul 21, 2019

Overwhelmed by today's laptop market with numerous brands, models, and configurations to choose from? Last year, I researched my own laptop, and in the process, I have learned a lot about the current state of the market. I've since updated my guide since quite a bit has changed already. I hope to share some of my opinions with you in this interactive laptop decision guide. Continue reading...

How Apple Charges Developers Twice

Jul 14, 2019

To develop apps for Apple iOS devices, one must become a member of the Apple Developer Program. I've been a member of this $99/year program for four years now. The yearly fee is a pestilence as someone who has only developed free apps so far, but I recently have begun to realize the true cost of this program is far higher. In fact, I would argue Apple actually charges you twice. Continue reading...

The Terrible Tale of Windows 10 Build 1809

Feb 19, 2019

Windows 10 is an ever-changing operating system, with a constant stream of required updates that many users know all too well. Typically, Microsoft saves the major new features for a biannual "feature update". Windows version 1809 was supposed to be the feature update for October 2018. Given this fact, why did many users not receive the update until well into 2019? As it turns out, this particular update has quite a tale. Continue reading...

Laptop Buying Guide - June 2018

Jun 19, 2018

Overwhelmed by today's laptop market with numerous brands, models, and configurations to choose from? I have learned a lot about the current state of the market while researching my own new laptop, and I hope to share some of my opinions with you in this interactive laptop decision guide. Continue reading...

Saying Goodbye to Windows Vista

Apr 11, 2017
Saying Goodbye to Windows Vista

Today, Microsoft officially ended support for Windows Vista. The odds you are still using Vista are slim, so there's not much to be concerned about. However, I would like to give Vista the credit it deserves, despite its poor reputation for general glitchiness. In terms of Windows, it was revolutionary. Continue reading...

Google Cardboard - Try VR for Less Than $15

Apr 1, 2017
Google Cardboard - Try VR for Less Than $15

Google Cardboard is a cheap virtual reality headset. With this type of device, you can look through the headset and be immersed inside a computer-generated world. I can confirm: you can really can get your first VR experience for only $9.99, using the power of your smartphone. Continue reading...

iOS 10: How to Update (and Unlock!)

Sep 15, 2016

iOS 10 came out yesterday, September 13. As with any major update to the Apple iPhone/iPad devices, there are several questions: will it mess up your phone? Will it be so different you have to relearn your device? Probably not, but the new Lock Screen could take some getting used to. Continue reading...

There's No Headphone Port on iPhone 7

Sep 8, 2016

Correct: there is, in fact, no 3.5mm headphone port in the iPhone 7. So what's Apple's new plan for allowing iPhone users to utilize headphones or earbuds? Good news-- you can still use your "outdated" (according to Apple) headphones. Continue reading...

Windows 10: Microsoft's New Business Strategy

Aug 15, 2015

Windows 10 marks a significant change in Microsoft's business strategy. The fact that it is offering Windows 7 and Windows 8 users a free upgrade (for a limited time) already demonstrates a major contrast to past versions. However, Microsoft might be doing this to coax users to upgrade, only to gain more revenue down the line! Continue reading...

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About BradzTech

Hello, I'm BradzTech! I'm a technology enthusiast and Apple fan. I enjoy experimenting with my iMac and iPhone and using my knowledge of computers to help others with their computer problems, Mac and PC users alike! I created this website to spread my knowledge of technology over the Internet. I currently do this by periodically writing on my blog.