The best Android apps for organizing your life

The best Android apps for organizing your life Most of us juggle an immense amount of information these days — enough tasks, to-do’s, and scattered scraps of mental data to fill up a 40-gallon fish tank. (Just imagine all those tiny little thought-fishies swimming around! Glub, glub, glub.) But guess what? Your tired ol’ […]

Former Mozilla exec alleges Google torpedoed Firefox with 'oops' excuses

Former Mozilla exec alleges Google torpedoed Firefox with ‘oops’ excuses A former Mozilla executive last week claimed Google, a browser rival but again also a business partner, purposefully undermined Firefox’s development even as the company denied compatibility problems were anything but accidental. Contrary to declarations by individuals at Google, the search company and Mozilla […]

R community blasts DataCamp response to exec's 'inappropriate behavior'

R community blasts DataCamp response to exec’s ‘inappropriate behavior’ A significant portion of the R community is in an uproar over how online training company DataCamp has handled an executive’s ‘uninvited physical contact’ with an employee, and calls are growing on social media to shun the platform. RStudio removed links to DataCamp from its […]

Coming soon: A token taxonomy to define the world of blockchain

Coming soon: A token taxonomy to define the world of blockchain The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is working with Microsoft and more than a dozen businesses, research organizations and industry consortiums to create a blockchain-neutral business-focused Token Taxonomy Framework. In essence, the group is working to universally define in non-technical terms what a token […]

Thoughts on the Apple/Qualcomm settlement

Thoughts on the Apple/Qualcomm settlement I wrote on the substance of the Apple/Qualcomm agreement already, so this is just a selection of thoughts/reactions to the surprise settlement of the Apple/Qualcomm litigation. Intel leaves the modem business Apple’s announcement that it reached a deal with Qualcomm was surprising enough, but this was soon followed by […]

What's a crypto wallet (and how does it manage digital currency)?

What’s a crypto wallet (and how does it manage digital currency)? A cryptocurrency wallet is a piece of software that keeps track of the secret keys used to digitally sign cryptocurrency transactions for distributed ledgers. Because those keys are the only way to prove ownership of digital assets – and to execute transactions that […]

Apple settles with Qualcomm – the 5G iPhone looks more real (u)

Apple settles with Qualcomm – the 5G iPhone looks more real (u) In a completely unexpected twist to what was shaping up to be a colossally dull never-ending global lawsuit, Apple and Qualcomm have reached a settlement that means both sides can work together, at least for the next six years. Apple settles with […]

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold: Bright future or dead end?

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold: Bright future or dead end? With a starting list price of $1,980, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is no mass-market device in the sense of its more pocketbook-friendly (and larger volume) Galaxy S10 cousins. Some have said there is no market for this device given the price point. In my opinion, given […]

LG's revolutionary upgrade letdown

LG’s revolutionary upgrade letdown Ladies and gentlemen, the results are in — and I’m delighted to report that LG has officially revolutionized Android upgrades as we know them. Hang on — lemme clarify: By “revolutionized Android upgrades,” I mean that the company has brought a new level of laughable absurdity to an already absurd […]

19+ brilliant Apple Watch tricks and tips

19+ brilliant Apple Watch tricks and tips You wear it daily, might be slightly obsessive about the Activity app, but are you getting everything you can from using your Apple Watch? Check the time No one likes people who check the time in the middle of a meeting, even though everyone does it. Apple […]