“Last Week Tonight” discusses encryption. Let’s all laugh at our pending doom together!
Senator Lindsey Graham brings up good points while questioning Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding the Apple/FBI hullaballoo. Watch and be amazed that Congress might actually do something in the interest of the general population (maybe)!
Apple published a FAQ on their fight with the FBI today. And in case you run into any dummies who give you the “Of course Apple should unlock this thing because national security, and what do you have to be afraid of if law enforcement can unlock every iPhone in the universe” argument:
As you’re likely aware by now, Apple was ordered by a federal court on Tuesday to provide aid to the FBI in order to unlock the iPhone 5c that belonged to one of the shooters in last December’s terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. Apple, in a massively delightful display of not giving a shit, […]
A presentation of the winning project from Comedy Hack Day 2016, Equipay. It’s brilliant. h/t: Cultivated Wit
Apple released the iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case today: Charge your iPhone and battery case simultaneously for increased talk time up to 25 hours, Internet use up to 18 hours on LTE, and even longer audio and video playback.* With the Smart Battery Case on, the intelligent battery status is displayed on the iPhone Lock […]
Apple unveiled their Environmental Responsibility site today, and their messaging is about as unambiguous as it gets. I suppose if the climate-change-denier crowd hadn’t already dumped their Apple stock, I guess they will now. I’m sure Tim Cook’s heart breaks at that sizable loss. 1 Apple stock is currently trading higher than yesterday, so, yup, […]
With Apple holding an event today to announce the specifics of their upcoming smartwatch, I thought it would be handy to have a list available of my deal breakers for what it will take for me to drop my hard-earned cash on one. #1: It must exist. I know it’s a lot to ask, but […]
From Bloomberg Technology: If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy. I look forward to […]
From Minimally Minimal: I’ve been very selective about what products I end up showcasing on the blog. If I suspect that I won’t like a product, I don’t bother reviewing it and harming its reputation. When aëdle emailed me a few weeks ago, I was immediately intrigued. The VK-1 looked attractive in photos and I […]