It seems inevitable that the world is moving away from desktop computers, through laptops to tablets. I guess I am an iMac loving dinosaur, but I find it much harder to create anything on a tablet. Read? Sure. Work? Nah.
This would be the best thing that ever happened to every Apple TV competitor, which is why Apple won’t do it. There are pennies in putting geeky headsets on nerds. There are bags of gold in helping non-geeks to cut the cord and get elegant, on demand content.
Let me say it again. No redesign on earth is going to save iTunes. I love almost everything Apple, but I abhor iTunes. It needs to be tossed and a new media application redesigned from the ground up. I’m not the only Mac devotee who feels that way.
10 Most Unnecessary Movie Sequels Of All Time. I’ve never seen any of them. But I eagerly await Sharknado 2. No, I’m not kidding.
This is good advice. I do OK on humble and kind, as long as I trust the intention of those who would seek kindness (e.g., don’t knock on my door at 10:00 at night in some sketchy outfit and offer to sell me magazines). I struggle sometimes with the calm part.
College costs are out of control. I make way more than my parents and I’m not even considering my alma mater (Wake Forest) for my kids because it’s too expensive. Yeah, it’s a great school, but not great enough to warrant the price.
Speaking of too expensive, Feedly, which I love and happily pay for, is really hawking Zapier. I’d never heard of Zapier before, and there is no way I’m paying this much to use it. Word of advice kids. If IFTTT can be free (and I’d happily pay for it)….
OK, about this Heartbleed business. Here’s the source you should trust. If you use LastPass (and you should), they have made it very easy for you. Click the LastPass icon then Tools>Security Check.
I don’t have much of a spam problem in my Facebook news feed. What I do have is a lot of humblebrag. I’m starting to dump folks who use Facebook primarily to humblebrag. It’s tiresome.