Stories by Ryan Faas

Four industries Apple is set to disrupt

Though Apple tends to focus on the consumer aspects of its devices and software, the new iPhones and Apple Watch unveiled this week could shake up everything from healthcare to retail and even media.

The rise of virtual assistants in the office

Between Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, the workplace is getting rather chatty. Expect that trend to continue in 2018, but don't count on voice-activated assistants to tackle just any task.

Apple's healthy CareKit revolution

Apple's new CareKit developer framework allows developers and doctors to connect copious amounts of healthcare data -- and make sense of it all. The end result should be healthier patients.

Why the iPad Pro may, or may not, work at work

Apple's touting the iPad Pro as a full PC replacement. That might be true for anyone who's really mobile, but if access to legacy apps and corporate systems like Active Directory are important, it might not fit the bill.

'Shared iPad' in Apple's iOS 9.3 update is a big deal

Apple this week offered a tantalizing preview of its next update for iOS 9, showcasing Night Shift, CarPlay enhancements and -- most importantly -- a feature for education users that would fit right in at the office.

What Apple could learn from Windows 10

After spending the past few months living with Windows 10, columnist Ryan Faas says there are aspects of Microsoft's OS that Apple should learn from and adopt.

New Apple TV opens door for enterprise use

Although the new Apple TV remains a consumer-focused device, that doesn't mean it has no potential in the boardroom, classroom, store window, or on the retail floor.