Southern District of New York judge Victor Marrero is allowing T-Mobile US and Sprint to merge. This is bad for you if you’re a customer of either one. But it’s great for them. Here’s how it happened and why it sucks.(more…)
Retro is a thing right now. History isn’t repeating, but it’s trying to rhyme. The Moto Razr returned to so-far disappointing reports. Maybe Samsung Flip can fare better? All these things come down to trying to use a fold-able screen in a flip phone form factor.(more…)
You have a phone. You have a ridiculous number of weather apps. Why would you want a personalized weather station? For accuracy and personalized automation. TEMPEST, on Indiegogo, gets you this.(more…)
Another day, another example shitty behavior from a big, popular company. This time it’s Tesla who basically shut down autopilot for a purchaser who picked up a used car.
Let’s explore what happened and why it sucks.(more…)
The FSF (Free Software Foundation) has created a petition to open source Windows 7. Windows 7 has reached EOL status, but there are extended support agreements that require Microsoft to continue to provide updates to customers paying for those agreements. So why do the FSF hippies believe now is the time to change license on Windows 7?(more…)
Everyone at a computer uses a mouse (or trackpad) to point an arrow on a screen with icons and windows with applications. It’s easy to forget that the future we got wasn’t the only one, or how much of the paradigm we owe to that first machine.(more…)