I’m not able to upgrade my iPhone until next summer when the next iPhone will presumably be out. That said, I find this sort of technology absolutely fascinating and I absolutely love how easy Apple has made it all.
America loves to put people behind bars. When will we begin to allow professional reasoning and empirical data to guide our lawmakers? From PCR Consultants, citing POLITICO: In a disheartening turn of events Senator Webb (D-Va.), a long-time supporter of criminal justice reform in the United States Senate, had his bill shot down. The bill [...]
Reed Hastings seems like a bright guy. He handily trounced the incumbent DVD rental giants (e.g., Blockbuster, Hollywood Video), and currently has a commanding lead in the movie streaming market. So why on earth is he destroying what he’s built? What’s happening to Netflix? Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, recently wrote a blog post to [...]
I recently sold my MacBook Pro “Core Duo” to my mom for $900 (valued at $900-$1100). My dad just about blew milk through his nose when my mom told him about the price. “I could get two computers for that!”, he exclaimed. No, dad. Not two computers like this. An Explanation Marco Arment, writing about [...]
If updating your web browser is something that you typically put off, now is the time to break that habit. A recently-discovered attack by an Iranian hacker has thwarted the industry-standard approach to online security, causing browser makers and security firms to scramble to restore balance. What is a web browser? Not sure what a [...]
Wayne Gretzky is often credited as being the single greatest hockey player of all time. It is said that his father, Walter Gretzky, taught him the most important thing to learn in hockey: “Skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” This quote in particular is one that Steve [...]
One of the best pieces on Steve Jobs’ retirement I’ve read so far. “At the 25th hour, Jobs returned. He quickly re-installed his vision. And this time, the timing was exactly right. His vision seemed perfectly in line with the world at large. The result was a 14-year run that took Apple from near-death to [...]
I currently own and love my iPad 2, but with HP slashing the prices on the new TouchPads this weekend, I decided to pick one up after calling around and finding some at my local Best Buy. Preface I feel that I should start by saying that I’m an Apple guy; or more specifically that [...]
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