If [the new MacBook Pros] are fully switched off, opening the laptop will automatically turn them on, removing the need to press the power button.
I’m sad to see the chime disappear without so much as a mention from Apple, but if it’s truly unnecessary because of the boot process, at least it’s disappearance makes sense.
When I was talking about the Surface Studio on Twitter, someone responded “have you guys even used Windows lately”. I chuckled, because I have, and it’s shit. Anyone who thinks the Surface Studio makes up for that, is going to be really fucking sad.
I’ve had a post just like this floating around in my had, but Ben Brooks got there first.
Hilariously, you can spend $4299 dollars on a spanking new MacBook Pro and $969 dollars on an iPhone 7 Plus — both from the same manufacturer — but you cannot connect them together without a $25 conversion cable.
Jared Sinclair’s list of various technological incompatibilities barely scratches the surface but should provide more than enough fuel for some anger in your belly. This isn’t the future that I was hoping for as a kid watching Star Trek.
When you slip Spectacles on and tap a button near the hinge, it records up to 10 seconds of video from your first-person vantage. Each new tap records another clip.
I’m very glad to be living in a place where this is unlikely to be a thing I’ll have to see or deal with.
Given Amazon and Google’s privacy record, I’d be much more inclined to buy one of these types of devices from Apple.
A cafe in Adelaide, Australia, is serving the “Asskicker,” a concoction of four espresso shots, two different strengths of cold drip and milk that its inventor says contains 80 times the amount of caffeine of a standard shot.
But does it taste good? No way this isn’t incredibly bitter.
Notification emails are a lazy way for apps to try to boost their engagement metrics. They’re the junkfood of the app ecosystem: cheap, easy, and lacking any nutritional value.
App developers: read this and pay close attention.
/via Wren Lanier
I’ve mentioned Paw on Twitter after falling in love with it while doing some work with an API. It’s a powerful visual HTTP client that feels like the kind of professional developer tool Apple would build. Version 3 is out now, and it includes an attractive dark theme among other more useful enhancements. It’s $49 for a new license. Users of Paw 2 can download 3 for free.
This article seems to be missing something: you can still pay with cash. That’s still a thing.