Month: August 2016

  • Night of the managing editors at Tech Night Owl

    My old friend Gene Steinberg and I talked about Apple’s iPhone SE, the Apple Car rumors and other stuff in my most recent podcast appearance on The Tech Night Owl. Gene also talked with TidBITS’ managing editor Josh Centers. Enjoy!

  • How to add Bluetooth to a car with a cassette player

    You don’t need to tear out the factory stereo of an older car to be able to play music wirelessly. Here’s how.

  • Background Mode with John Martellaro

    I recently had the great pleasure to talk with John Martellaro of The Mac Observer for a new episode of the Background Mode podcast. If you’re not familiar with it, here’s how TMO describes the show: “Join John Martellaro every week for fascinating interviews with tech industry pros and luminaries. It’s more than a show about what they […]

  • Pokémon GO afflicted with throw accuracy bug, developer promises fix

    I’ve been frustrated because I’ve been wasting so many Pokéballs on monsters I knew I should have caught on the first throw. You too? That’s because Niantic broke it. They confirmed it in a Tweet on Thursday, and promise a fix: Trainers, a new bug affecting throw accuracy increases the odds of escape and omits […]

  • RIP Seymour Papert

    I’m in my mid-40s, so I’m lucky enough to be among the first generation of kids who grew up with computers in the home and at school. For many of us who came up during that time, Logo was an essential computing experience. I learned through friends on Twitter earlier today that one of Logo’s […]