Safari 15: What You Gain, and at What Cost?

Safari 15: What You Gain, and at What Cost?
Disclaimer: This is pre-release software and it is subject to change. This is not meant as a criticism of the consumer version of Safari, nor is it an attack on the designers or developers working on this project at Apple, it's just a few observations I have that I hope

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The iPad is Not a Car

An Apt Analogy – nahumck.me When people start to complain about computing devices, they often turn to their favorite car analogy. But most of them get the wrong vehicle type when it comes to the iPad Pro. It’s not a V8 sports car. It’s not a motorcycle. It’

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Windows 11 Wallpapers for Your Phone

Windows 11 Wallpapers for Your Phone
A version of Windows 11 leaked online this week and with it, a whole bunch of wallpapers. Now Microsoft may not make a mobile operating system anymore, but I thought these could use the mobile treatment, so I converted them to phone sizes. Some of them were just a matter

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Napoleon Wasn’t an Idiot Either

Apple's App Store policies are a big mistake - Slow Boring Apple executives aren’t idiots, but then again, neither was Napoleon. And my considered view on this is that they are making a mistake — they stumbled onto a revenue stream that they don’t want to give up, but

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake as an RPG for Adults with Jobs and Families

Final Fantasy 7 Remake as an RPG for Adults with Jobs and Families
Final Fantasy VII Remake is the Template for “Grown-Up” JRPGs In the face of the practical hurdles to regularly playing JRPGs, Final Fantasy VII Remake has proposed an alternative model for equally robust storytelling more easily accessible for adult gamers: a more succinct mode of storytelling that uses replay mechanics

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The iPadOS Update We’ve Actually Been Waiting For

There was a lot of good stuff in iPadOS 15 announced at WWDC last week. Hell, I’m running it on the iPad I’m using to write this post, and it’s made my iPad meaningfully better in some key ways. And yet there is a sense of disappointment

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This New Crop of Mutants are Such a Letdown

Opinion | Magneto: These new ‘magnetic’ vaccine mutants are extremely disappointing - The Washington Post I put on my newest, most purple helmet and my best cape, and I manipulated the Earth’s magnetic field to fly myself to Ohio as fast as I could. I was so excited to recruit

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The Internet Used to be Better

I miss the old internet | Science Fiction and Fantasy World Is it just me or is today's internet boring and overly commercialized? I feel like today's internet is like a modern mall, sterile and boring with just main-brand clothing stores, a food court, and not a lot else. Whereas I

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My Simple Advice to Aspiring Tech Commentators

This is really niche, I know, but if you are lurking on tech Twitter and want to start growing an audience via social media, writing, or video, I have one piece of advice I’d give to everyone: make your content additive, not negative. I don’t mean to say

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Some Real 3D Movies Energy

Remixing Old Tracks in Spatial Audio Is ‘Sacrilegious’ — Pixel Envy I’m hopeful that surround sound AKA Dolby Atmos AKA Spatial Audio results in some truly unique and delightful musical experiences that I’ve never had before, but the more time goes by, the more I feel like this has

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