Tech Journeyman

Taking a deep dive into technology

This is the Tech Journeyman. We will posting guides and such to help you get the most out of your personal computing without the complications. We mostly cover Apple, but we give Windows and Linux some love too.

MacBook Pro M3 vs MacBook Pro M3 Pro: Is The $400 Difference Worth It?

The new MacBook Pro starts at $1,599 with the all-new M3. If you want 'pro' chips, there's the M3 Pro option at $1,999. Is the M3 worthy of the MacBook Pro name? Is paying $400 for the M3 Pro worth it?

MacBook Pro M3 vs MacBook Pro M3 Pro: Is The $400 Difference Worth It?

The new MacBook Pro starts at $1,599 with the all-new M3. If you want 'pro' chips, there's the M3 Pro option at $1,999. Is the M3 worthy of the MacBook Pro name? Is paying $400 for the M3 Pro worth it?

Apple Invisible AI products

How Apple, which is not known for using AI, is using AI extensively in their products

Apple M3 vs Intel Core i5-14600K

David vs Goliath. Apple strike Intel hard when they released the first Apple Silicon: the M1. Now three years later and the fight between Intel and Apple still rages on, does the company from Cupertino still *got* it?

M3 Family

Overview of the M3 family and how quickly it launches

What to Do if External Hard Drive Is Not Showing Up on Mac

[Sponsored] - Apple macOS just works, but when you plug in your external hard drive, there is the rare case where it does not show up on the macOS desktop. Here are the steps to troubleshoot it.

Macbook Pro M3

The world's best laptop has been updated. Here's what you need to know

Apple October 2023 Event Recap

In suprise announcement, Apple unvealed new products in their 'Scary Fast' October event. Here are the details.

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Apple in 2023

Tracking of Apple movements and reactions in 2023. This article is updated weekly and will get longer as the year progresses.

Apple 2023 Product RoadMap

2022 was a banner year for Apple despite massive tech layoffs and talk of economic recession in the US. Here's what we can expect from Apple in 2023.

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Apple Silicon Evolution (vs Intel Core i9) over the years

Apple came a long way from a simple chip that powers the first iPad. Here a general look how Apple Silicon fare over the years

Apple smartphone chips vs Qualcomm over the years

The 8th wonder of the modern world is the development of the powerful smartphone System-On-a-Chip (SOC). We track the development of Apple’s A-series SOC which is consistently on the bleeding edge and compare them to their biggest competitor, Qualcomm’s SnapDragon.

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Pro iPhones Compared: From iPhone 11 Pro to iPhone 15 Pro

One of the criticisms of Apple is they seem to be selling the same iPhone year after year. The designs are the same! The camera is just 12MP! Even the colors are not much different between this generation and the next. While on the surface, those people are right to a degree, Apple’s designs are subtle from year to year and many people will notice. However, just like evolution, those small changes over the generations will add up over time.

Filed in: iphone, comparison, apple, iphone 11, iphone 12, iphone 13, iphone 14, iphone 15,

YouTube Is Getting Worse (On Purpose)

In September 2023 alone, YouTube received 31.9 billion unique visitors on their website. That’s almost 4 times the amount of people on the planet. This makes YouTube the second most visited website on earth after YouTube’s parent, Google. However, despite the popularity and the amount of revenue Google and YouTube collectively make, YouTube has made changes on their website and apps to be worse than before. It was done on purpose.

Filed in: youtube, internet, broken, commerce, money, ads,

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 15: What Difference 3 Years Makes

One of the criticisms about Apple is they basically release the same products every year with hardly any real changes to it. And yet, millions and millions of people bought their products. In fact, it’s so much that they are the most valuable company on Earth. Why it is so? We take a look at the changes from this year’s iPhone 15 and compare it with the base iPhone from 3 years ago, the iPhone 12, and see how those small changes become substantial over generations.

Filed in: apple, iphone, iphone 15, iphone 12, ios, comparison,

Online IDEs Compared

Most often, a programmer can simply program away in a computer by launching a notepad or text editor and launching a terminal to launch services or compile the code. Of course, a few moments later, some programmers create their tools to help create programs and that tool is now called Integrated Development Environment (IDE). And those tools help build the internet and just like almost everything else, the tools are slowly moving to the special kind of internet we call The Cloud.

Filed in: developer, online, web, ide, react, laravel,

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