Gizmodo has an article on a hacked coffee-maker, which was hacked because it had a completely insecure method of getting updates, and when not paired with a Wi-Fi network, broadcasts its own network anyone could join. What went wrong, and how do you protect yourself against such shit?(more…)
#Freefortnite is bullshit. That’s the hashtag Epic is using to try and claim they’re the victims of Apple’s 30% cut for using the App Store. They’re also saying they’re victims of Google’s 30% rules.
But Epic has had apps in the App Store for 10 years. They knew and signed onto the rules, and were okay with them for ages.
Why now? Two reasons:(more…)
One of the most popular complications in horology is the tachymeter, a graduated ring around the edge of a watch that usually reads from something like 500 to 60. Apple has recently added a tachymeter function in its new Chronograph Pro face and, given that these Apple Watch faces are things we love to hate, we decided to check it out.(more…)
As someone who suffered from Apple’s unmagical keyboards in the past, the new scissor-switch keyboard on the just unveiled MacBook Air is cold comfort. This new keyboard, which comes attached to a high-end laptop that starts at $999, should be considerably more repairable.(more…)
I’m late to the Apple Watch Series 5 game and I only bought mine last night. I’ve been putting off the purchase primarily because I’ve seen the 44mm on multiple wrists and the most common face, called Infograph, looked so odd. What was this abomination? Why were people using it? Why were there so many little circles?
I finally bit the bullet and ordered one and now I can unequivocally say that Apple’s watch face designs are awful.(more…)