• The Ethics of Modern Web Ad-Blocking

    Marco Arment: In a few years, after the dust has settled, we’re all going to look back at today’s web’s excesses and abuses as an almost unbelievable embarrassment. Hopefully, the worst is behind us. And it’s time to stop demonizing people who use tools to bring that sanity to their web browsers today. Good post. […]

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  • Please Don’t Buy a Digital SLR

    If you know a lot about cameras and photography, this post is most certainly not for you.

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  • Google announces plans for new operating structure

    Alphabet And here I thought that their naming schemes could not possibly get any worse…

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  • Android Needs to Address It’s Security Issues

    Android is taking a beating in the security arena lately. First that MMS vulnerability. Now reports that fingerprint data can be stolen from phones. And then there’s this story about how the iPhone is the best choice for most people from a security standpoint (with obvious caveats about iOS). And all this on my mind […]

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  • The adblocking revolution is months away

    This is a really great post on the coming content blockers for iOS. I personally cannot wait to get these. But it is going to be a massive change for the web, and bloggers specifically. For example: currently I run two analytics packages on this site (both in my own database, which I own), in […]

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  • Fujifilm X30 Review from Don Craig

    The X30 is a camera that has always intrigued me, and if I didn't already have a Fuji I would be all over this. I'm in the market for a second camera now that my wife is constantly using the X100T, but I think there are better cameras for this price. More on that soon.

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  • Chrome vs Safari vs Firefox web browser efficiency

    BatteryBox Team: You’ll want to use Safari if you want to get the most battery out of your laptop.

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  • The Evolution of Twitter

    Unlike many, I know precisely what Twitter is worth to me: 180 page views.

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  • Back on Instagram

    After quitting Instagram when Facebook purchased the service, I have now rejoined with a new account. I have two thoughts to share today: A large motivation is to support my wife and view her work on the service. I think Instagram is likely a better network than Twitter. Meaning it is of more value to […]

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  • MacBook as New Computer Class

    Let’s get all touchy, feely, for a moment — shall we?

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  • SENSATIONAL: Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Attacks Macs

    Kim Zetter: “Let’s say you’re running a uranium refining centrifuge plant and you don’t have it connected to any networks, but people bring laptops into it and perhaps they share Ethernet adapters or external SSDs to bring data in and out,” Kovah notes. “Those SSDs have option ROMs that could potentially carry this sort of […]

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