Last November I picked up a Google Home, and the beauty of that device is it’s able to pick you up virtually anywhere with surprising accuracy — and it provides a response in a second or less. Home is legitimately useful because it’s charming, responsive and generally reliable, where Siri is the opposite: slow, robotic and incredibly patchy.
AirPods are actually one of the few Apple inventions in recent memory that ‘just work’ like the company is famous for. From the moment you take them out of the box and flick the charging case open, they’re paired with your phone and automatically pop up on the screen, which actually shocks you for a second — you mean that’s it? It is.
Instagram, somehow, has innovated on Snapchat’s core ideas at an incredible clip: instead of making you see a story sequentially, you can tap either side of the screen to skip forward or back. You can swipe to get between stories, creating what amounts to an endless loop of content, or you can tap and hold to freeze-frame it on what you’re seeing.
…ted shrug in the direction of users: they’re okaymachines, but they sure aren’t interesting at all. Their hardware is underpowered, focusing on thinness and a gimmicky touch bar rather than power or functionality, the previous tentpoles of the Mac.
…ning is not that people are being sore losers. We’re not just disappointed that our candidate lost. We are hurt. We are in fear. We are afraid for ourselves and our loved ones, not because of your “opinion,” or your “beliefs,” but because of something you did, and because of what other people — who did what you did — are doing to people like us. And we are disappointed that you, someone we knew and trusted and thought had our best interests in…
…l media over the last two days. You may not be going out and doing these things. I hope you’re not. But you voted for a candidate who ran a campaign thriving on this exact level of divisiveness and hatred. You helped rubber-stamp him and have emboldened his supporters who are doing these things.
So here’s what we need to clear up: Your vote is not a “view” or a “belief.” Voting is an action. By voting for Donald Trump, you have taken an action that has done something to me and people I love. You haven’t simply held a “different opinion” in the quiet of your heart and not let it affect our …