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Dan Moren for Macworld
December 3, 2016 3:51 AM PT
For the last several weeks, I’ve been in India. Some of that time I’ve spent traveling around, seeing the sights, and some of it I’ve spent with my head down working, just as usual—albeit in a time zone where most of the people I know are asleep.
My devices have made the trip with me: MacBook Air, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch. For the most part, my experience traveling with them has been pretty positive. I can get my email, and iMessage or FaceTime my family back home with little interruption, and run most of the apps that I’m used to having at my fingertips, day in and day out.
But for all of that, there are still some weak spots in Apple’s tech when it comes to being a global traveler. In many cases, Apple has the systems in place, they’re just not—as writer William Gibson once said—“evenly distributed yet.”