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The Days of Physical Keyboards are Numbered

As we continue to dive deeper and deeper into this post-PC world, I find myself thinking more about what things we used to find essential about computers that are being tossed aside as we hurdle towards the future. With this week’s news that Apple is working on a keyboard with literally no moving parts, it hit me like a ton of bricks: of course physical keyboards are on the way out. Just stay with me though and let me explain.

Let’s Stop Calling Them “Smartphone Cameras”

Let’s not beat around the bush anymore and start calling the cameras in our phones what they really are, cameras. Yup, they’re just plain old cameras. There’s no longer a need to specify that they’re not a “real camera” anymore. I know it’s semantics, but I think it’s important to realize what these things have become over the past 8 years.

Ad Blocking is the New Pop Up Blocking

There was a time when pop up advertising was the norm. You had to either deal with it or download a pop up blocker. Over time, pop ups became unacceptable to most people and it eventually became a standard feature of all mainstream web browsers…

Why I’m Okay with Putting My Podcast on Google Play Music

Google made some headlines this week when they announced that they will be providing podcasts as a part of their Google Play Music service. Podcasters can submit their shows today and the feature will actually go live in the coming weeks.