Journalism should serve the public, he argued, no one else. Ben Bagdikian, one of the nation’s foremost media critics, died in 2016 at age 96. He left behind warnings about concentration in […]
Macs are easy to use, so long as you don’t install non-Apple hardware on them – The Tech Curmudgeon
If you have a Mac and buy everything Apple, you’ll always be fine. But woe be unto you if you dare to buy hardware from a third party and try to install it on a Mac.
The Tech Curmudgeon – Wunderlist jumps the shark
What the hell was Wunderlist thinking when they released a bug filled, poorly tested, and badly designed software “update” to their to-do list app three days before Christmas?
The Tech Curmudgeon – iMacs “Assembled in USA? Don’t make me ROTFLMAO….
Some iMacs are now apparently “Assembled in USA.” The Tech Curmudgeon doesn’t think that phrase means what you think it means….
You really want your smartphone to be that smart?
Smartphones are getting much, much smarter, writes Alan Mutter at Newsosaur — and that fact is another nail fastening the lid on the coffin of newspapers. But I’m not sure I want […]
Digital forensic investigation fails to exonerate Heartland of authoring climate strategy memo
Contrary to the stated conclusion of a cursory digital forensic investigation, the report fails to exonerate The Heartland Institute of being the source of the allegedly fabricated “climate strategy memo.”
The Tech Curmudgeon – "Technology" means more than gadgets, people
There’s a world of technology beyond gadgets, games, and geeks, people. S&R’s Tech Curmudgeon rails on the asinine nature of today’s so-called “technology” reporting.
iCloud: Apple blows a huge opportunity
I never imagined I’d be blogging on Apple issues, but here we go. In anticipation of getting a new iPad2 I migrated my MobileMe over to iCloud. It’s hard to have a […]
The Tech Curmudgeon – software patents and Samsung vs. Apple
Samsung is demanding that Apple prove its patents are valid. The Tech Curmudgeon approves and hopes that, after 99% of the patents are tossed out, software and “appearance” patents go the way of the dodo soon after.