My site is secure, so the world can relax. Was interesting watching a few people go back and forth on this, but read this blog post from Troy and follow is his advice and get yourself an SSL cert if you don't have one. via Troy Hunt: Here's Why Your Static Website Needs HTTPS
New tech is not always better just because it is new. Over the last year while rumors of FaceID becoming reality on the next phone were out there, we also heard how Apple was working on getting TouchID working on the screen. Well they didn’t, and now it’s FaceID only on the iPhone X. … Continue reading The FaceID Only Conundrum
I have been using iOS as my main phone for a few years, but I always have a line with an Android device on it for testing and playing (I also had a third line for Windows devices, but alas that is no longer needed). I have had Nexus devices, the original Moto X, as… Continue reading 48 Hours With the Samsung Note 8
So much news, so many sources, so much to read, so where does one start? If you are a news junkie as I am this is the ultimate question of our times!
Since everyone is dumping their two cents about WannaCry I was feeling kind of left out. I have a few thoughts about all this. The overarching thing is this, the current system is broken. Since the news broke of the malware late last week this has all started to take on a political war. Everyone… Continue reading A Few Unneeded Thoughts on WannaCry
I know it will shock many that I am looking at the launch of Windows 10S in a different light. I am going to start with my conclusion and go from there. Windows 10S is about finding a different way to keep Windows revenue afloat while they continue to evolve into the Azure and Office… Continue reading A Cynical View of Windows 10S
Streaming Music Numbers https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/02/spotify-50-million/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29 The streaming firm clocked 40 million ‘Premium’ subscribers in September 2016, having hit the 30 million mark in March, so the growth rate has continued to be fairly consistent. Aside from its $9.99 paid plan, Spotify also offers a more limited free option that it monetizes via ads. Back in… Continue reading Small Look Behind the Numbers
We have all been there. One of the most annoying things on iOS is adding a new contact. Enter the app Interact. Here is a quick video that shows my favorite feature of the app!
3D Touch for Power Users – MacStories https://www.macstories.net/stories/3d-touch-for-power-users/ Author: Ryan Christoffel It has been over fifteen months since I began using 3D Touch, and I'm convinced that the true value of it only becomes evident through dedicated practice. If you just use 3D Touch now and then, you may find yourself frustrated by not knowing… Continue reading 3D Touch Actually Can Be Useful
I have never been a huge fan of many of the portable bluetooth keyboards being sold out there. Logitech and Microsoft both make some of the better ones, but even those felt small and crowded at times. I was just browsing on Amazon last week and a keyboard from Anker popped in my recommendations. On… Continue reading My New Favorite Bluetooth Keyboard