Podcast 476: Please don’t squeeze the iPhone
Let's talk iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and El Capitan.
Jason Snell, proprietor of Six Colors, joins Glenn this week to talk about the release of El Capitan and the two new iPhones, all of which Jason tested over a very, very busy couple of weeks and published reviews of earlier this week. El Capitan is ready for business in a way that we can't remember many or any other OS X releases being. We recommend upgrading for all Yosemite users.
Meanwhile, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have significant hardware changes that translate into a great new set of experiences. 3D Touch is a winner, in Jason's estimation, while 4K video, faster Touch ID, and overall performance all add up to make both models seem very different from their predecessors, even as they look almost identical.
El Capitan is rock solid, according to Jason's review at Macworld
You can run El Capitan on the same models of Macs as Mavericks, Yosemite, and El Capitan, some dating back to 2007
Glenn's article on what you need to know about System Integrity Protection (or "rootless" mode)
Lisa Bettany takes shots of the same scene using every iPhone camera model with a brilliant display of details of each photo, side-by-side comparisons, and in isolation
Special thanks to this week’s sponsor. Red Hat makes enterprise software trusted in the world's most demanding data centers. Find out what they can do for yours at redhat.com.
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