Tag Archives: tech

How I Use Apple News (and still hold onto my RSS addiction)

I’m in my late 20s, and while I’m getting to that age that advertisers no longer care about, I still pride myself on being open to new things. I still voraciously consume new music from artists I’ve never heard of and I have a general working knowledge of what “the kids” are into these days. […]

I Didn’t Know I Wanted to Block Ads Until I Found Your Site

Nilay Patel writing for The Verge: You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we’re really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. Nilay is correct that this is all a big chess match that’s about more than just readers and publishers. However, I […]

Getting a Little Material Design in Your Apple

What happens when an Apple guy explores Material Design? I love this bit exploration of Material Design by designer Matthieu Aussaguel. I for one would be okay with a little more Material Design in my iOS and Mac apps.

Microsoft Releases yet Another Mobile App on iOS, not Windows

Microsoft just launched a new email app called Push. The app only works with Office 365 email accounts, which makes it useless for most people, but I do find it to be an interesting new app. Anything that makes email quicker and easier is okay with me. This line caught my eye, though: Send is […]

On Apple’s Supposed “Planned Obsolescence”

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: “Apple just releases updates to make your phone obsolete so you have to buy a new one.” I get this statement more often than I feel is reasonable. There are a surprising number of people out there who seem to think that Apple is out to get […]