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Dan Moren for Macworld
September 9, 2016 9:44 AM PT
We’re all used to technology getting better every year: faster processors, better cameras, improved graphics, and so on. But with this year’s updates, Apple’s continuing a trend that it’s increasingly embraced over the past few years, taking advantage of technology getting smaller and more powerful to take more of a holistic approach. Why use one widget when two will do?
Nowhere is this approach of parallelism more apparent than in the new iPhone Apple showed off on Wednesday. Realizing that you can’t always have one piece of technology that does it all, they’ve instead decided to combine multiple elements to yield something that’s greater than the sum of its parts.