Dear Apple: Thanks for the Memojis and all. You created tools to let us stop wasting our time on our iPhones and then gave us an even sillier way to spend our time. But no matter: In general, the iPhone is a perfectly-crafted piece of hardware. But that software? Mmmm … It’s getting a little funky, my friends. Despite all the fanfare at Monday’s WWDC … [Read more...] about My five problems with the iPhone that iOS 12 doesn’t fix
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In the modern business world, staying ahead of the curve means making sure your technology is efficient and up-to-date. But this doesn’t mean you need to go out and buy every new gadget or software that hits the market. In fact, investing in a technology that doesn’t serve a clear business purpose will only lose you time and money … [Read more...] about 13 crucial questions to ask yourself before investing in a new technology
Dell has pulled the nice smelling shrink-wrap off a brand new version of its XPS 13 laptop — and it looks like one heck of an upgrade! ‘The world’s smallest 13″ laptop just got even smaller’ The laptop, which is hugely popular with developers, is 30% thinner than earlier models, as well as lighter, yet manages to boast better … [Read more...] about Is Dell’s New XPS 13 the Ultimate Ubuntu Laptop?
The Google Pixelbook is a truly excellent piece of hardware, as I stated in my review of it over two months ago. The refrain so often heard about Chromebooks, though, is that Chrome OS's limited application ecosystem prevents it from being a "serious" laptop operating system. As someone who frequently travels and has to be mobile as part of my job, I thought I'd put Google's … [Read more...] about I used the Google Pixelbook as my only laptop at CES
Welcome to 2018! This week's episode is the first of the year, and we're joined by longtime regular Fahmida Rashid to talk about DJI's bug bounty problems and a pitch about video surveillance programs. We also talk about what we think will make headlines this year.Researcher Kevin Finisterre posted an essay describing his experiences with the DJI bug bounty program, ultimately … [Read more...] about Salted Hash Ep 13: Bug bounties and video surveillance programs