Apple gives you a gift card with a purchase of phones, tablets, PCs or headphones

Apple’s Black Friday deals are here, but as usual there’s little in terms of outright discounts. Instead of a price cut on any of its iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Macs, or AirPods, Apple is offering a gift card so you can get some accessories later on. That credit varies by the product you get – … Read more

Should You Buy a Laptop or Desktop Computer? How Chip Shortages Have Changed the Game

Should I buy a desktop PC or a laptop instead? This is something that stumps both first-time buyers and those seeking to replace their existing computers. While the internet is chock full of buyer’s guides that help you choose the right configuration for your computing needs, they aren’t much help for those torn between laptops … Read more

CAMBI, a banding artifact detector

Banding artifacts can be pretty annoying. But, first of all, you may wonder, what is a banding artifact? Banding artifact? You are at home enjoying a show on your brand-new TV. Great content delivered at excellent quality. But then, you notice some bands in an otherwise beautiful sunset scene. What was that? A sci-fi plot … Read more

Apple Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Keep Their iPhones

iPhone and iPad problems have increased for users in recent weeks with ongoing bugs and major security vulnerabilities, with Apple playing a game of Whack-a-Mole twice in quick succession. But now the company is planning to reward iPhone owners who stick with them. Apple looks set to extend it’s already unmatched iOS longevity for millions … Read more

Apple Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Keep Their iPhones

iPhone and iPad problems have increased for users in recent weeks with ongoing bugs and major security vulnerabilities, with Apple playing a game of Whack-a-Mole twice in quick succession. But now the company is planning to reward iPhone owners who stick with them. Apple looks set to extend it’s already unmatched iOS longevity for millions … Read more

Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Good morning and congratulations on making it through another week. I had been planning on writing about some of the issues I had while writing my Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review — specifically my bafflement that Samsung is once again asking reviewers like me to be beta testers. It’s inconceivable that the company didn’t realize there were issues … Read more

Pope appeals for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya

Pope Francis during his Sunday Angelus speaks of the crisis in Libya making particular mention of an important summit taking place in Berlin which aims to find a solution to the current situation.   The Pope expressed the hope that the conference would “be the start of a path towards an end to violence and … Read more

How Much Is A Climate Change ‘Solution’ Worth?

Numerous policies are being proposed to combat climate change. The cost of some of these policies are estimated to be in the trillions, tens of trillions and even near 100 trillion dollars. By claiming their policies resolve an “existential” threat, some advocates justify implementation at any cost. Governments would impose these costs on the public, reducing … Read more