Concept: watchOS 6

Link: https://www.behance.net/gallery/78721721/watchOS-A-New-Horizon There are really interesting ideas, like the new Activity rings or the scheduled Watch faces. Not sold on the idea of folders in Carousel (Carousel on watchOS is like SpringBoard on iOS: it manages the apps’ life cycles, and so much more). I barely use the grid view, aka the “cloud of apps”,… Continue reading Concept: watchOS 6

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Digitimes: “AirPods 3 said to be launched by year-end 2019”

On Digitimes: Apple is reportedly set to release its third-generation AirPods for sales by the end of 2019, with the new wireless earphones to incorporate a noise cancellation function. – Aaron Lee, Taipei; Willis Ke Sounds way more useful than the “Hey Siri” feature from the AirPods “2” (more like AirPods 1.2 to me IHMO).… Continue reading Digitimes: “AirPods 3 said to be launched by year-end 2019”

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9to5Mac: “BlackBerry Messenger shutting down next month”

On 9to5Mac: In a blog post, Emtek announced that it will shut down the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger on May 31st. The company says that while it tried make BBM a reality in 2019, users have simply moved on to other platforms – Chance Miller Woooooaaaaaa! This is mind-blowing! BlackBerry Messenger was still a… Continue reading 9to5Mac: “BlackBerry Messenger shutting down next month”

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TechCrunch: “Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users”

On TechCrunch: Facebook  has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects “millions” of Instagram users, not “tens of thousands” as first thought. – Zack Whittacker I wonder how anyone can still trust Facebook. They track you around the web. They store data that they are not supposed to. They sell your data. They target you with… Continue reading TechCrunch: “Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users”

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9to5Google: “Samsung Galaxy Fold display issues emerge just 48 hours after first outing”

On 9to5Google: Over the past hour, journalists from The Verge, Bloomberg, and CNBC all shared issues they encountered with the Galaxy Fold review units they received on Monday. According to Dieter Bohn, a small “bulge” appeared on the crease of the Galaxy Fold that’s “enough to slightly distort the screen.” Besides being able to feel… Continue reading 9to5Google: “Samsung Galaxy Fold display issues emerge just 48 hours after first outing”

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GNU/Linux doesn’t deserve to be popular on desktop computers, and it’s OK

Don’t get me wrong: GNU/Linux is a great operating system, I use it daily along with macOS and Windows, there are marvelous distributions out there, and it is widely used by companies of all sizes for mission-critical tasks because it is known for its general stability and openness. It even runs on supercomputers. But when… Continue reading GNU/Linux doesn’t deserve to be popular on desktop computers, and it’s OK

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Thoughts on Xserve

As you may or may not know, I manage servers both at work and at home (among other things). I’m currently running ESXi on a HPE ProLiant server at home, hosting several GNU/Linux VMs. In fact, this website is hosted on The Server(TM) as I call it. As a die-hard Apple fan, I’ve tried Mac… Continue reading Thoughts on Xserve

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