In early 2013, I plunged deep into the Canon ecosystem, with the purchase of a Canon 5D Mark III. Just shy of two years later, I’m now a Sony shooter, having traded in my Canon gear for Sony gear, including a Sony A7 Mark II. What happened?… Read More Why I switched from Canon to Sony
Uber’s been under fire lately for their shady practices, and rightly so. (Well, they’ve actually been under fire for a while, but this week was the tipping point for many people.) There’s a new movement afoot by Uber users — like John Hodgman — to delete the app from their phones. I say, while you’re… Read More While You’re Deleting that Uber App…
How TV and Film are merging into a single super-medium.
It looks like I now have a weekly column at Digital Trends, and my first post is all about the (unspoken) connection between cable channel bundling and show quality. The more click-baity headline would be something like “How à la carte cable is going to destroy the golden age of television,” so I’m very happy they went… Read More A little something I wrote for Digital Trends…
What does a 1992 episode of “Seinfeld” have in common with my new iPhone 6?… Read More The curious case of a curious case: A review of the X-Doria Engage Folio for the iPhone 6
Congratulations! You’re due for a new Apple product! Any day now, Tim Cook is expected to birth something revolutionary and magical. Or not. You never know with Apple. What pops out of the largest uterus in Cupertino — and when exactly it will pop — might be a mystery, but here are some things to definitely expect when you’re expecting… Read More What to Expect When You’re Expecting Apple To Announce A New Product
Earlier in the summer, I bought a new MacBook Pro at Best Buy. That’s all I bought, just the laptop. Before the sales rep rung me up, though, he grabbed a retail box of software off the shelf, told me it’s included for free. I said “no thanks, if I wanted to use anti-virus software, I wouldn’t be buying… Read More Did your new computer come with free packaged software? Here’s why you shouldn’t open it.