Is Bigger Really Better?

cWhen Apple released the S updates to the iPhone 6 I decided to go for it and get the 6s Plus. If you know me, I'm somewhat of an Apple evangelist. Everything they make, I buy. Why? I'm not sure, but money magically disappears and packages show up on my doorstep. It's funny how that happens. I ordered my iPhone 6s Plus a few days after they were released. I decided to get the 128G because that is what my 6 is. They were backordered until Nov. 3, but surprisingly it shipped and arrived today! Before we get into the unboxing, lets talk about all the advantages of the 6 and the new 6s.

The 6/6s Just Fits.

Simple enough. It fits well in the hand and you can easily reach the keyboard with your thumb. Let's be real. When you're laying in bed or just wake up it's way easier just to grab your phone and check updates or text with just one hand. On another note the 6 its perfect pocket-sized device. Front or back pocket it fits perfectly.

The Reason I Decided To Switch

With all the advantages of the 6/6s, it has it's disadvantages. Like most millennials, I use my phone a lot. I use it for emails, designing, content creation, and searching for inspiration. I found it hard to do everything I love on a condensed surface. To me, the 6s Plus seemed like I could gain some space within my work. Have I mentioned the camera? This was one of the biggest factors to me. I take a lot of photos and with the increased quality of this camera how could you resist?!

So let's get to the unboxing and the review!


As always, beautifully packaged.

Nothing has changed since the launch of the 6 goes as far as packaging.


It fits comfortably in your hand, although, it's a bit misleading. Although it's very maneuverable with just one hand, if you have small hands you might want to rethink this.


All in all, I'm getting used to it. It's definitely a different size and it will take some getting used to. I haven't quite mastered it yet. I found that it easily slips out of my pocket and adding anything besides a slim case isn't an options. It just gets too big at that point. I wouldn't recommend this to someone who doesn't heavily use your phone. I can see how creatives will love it, but if you're just an average phone user that doesn't rely heavily on apps, steer clear of this guy. The updates that come with the S series are pretty cool. Force touch is great, but I don't really find it to be time saving when posting or going directly to a certain place in an app. The Camera is incredible. Video recording in 4K, I mean, really? It's beautiful. Overall, if you're thinking about upgrading, go for it. I've had every iPhone produced and this by far is my favorite.


Apple Always Wins

When I woke up this morning I knew it was going to be a good day. Now, I'm not a tech expert, just an enthusiast who loves technology. Today was the unveiling of the new iPhone. If you haven't heard by now, Apple released the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Two beautifully designed smart phones that you can read more about here. Apple also unveiled the much longed for Apple Watch, but I'm not going to talk about either of those in this post.

Today I want to tell you why Apple Always Wins. I have several friends who are heavily invoked in the tech industry from design, to production, marketing. I get flak from my friends who are windows and android users all the time because of Apples restrictions and ability to customize ect... What I'm going to address today is not why Apple is better, but why Apple always Wins even if its products doing initially seem, well, better. 

Apple Always Wins because of one word, Culture.

No other company on the planet has a culture like Apple. They has created an entire ecosystem of products that integrate seamlessly with one another. Going even further, Apple has created products that seamlessly integrate with everyday life. We saw this today Apple Watch. Companies like Samsung, and Motorola give it their best shot, but no other tech company has products that integrate so seamlessly with daily life like Apple. The amount of though, design, and effort that goes into these products far surpasses those of any other. You don't see hundreds of thousands of people waiting in line for Samsung Products? Maybe just a few hundred. haha Apple is all about experience, no other tech company puts as much thought and design into experience as Apple.

You can say what you want about Apple, and vis versa, but no one does it better than Apple. It's all about the details. No one does it better. 

Highlights From Today's Event:
- iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus
- All New Camera
- Apple Pay
- Apple Watch

Here are a few shots, from todays event and the products to come.