The Do-More Edition Sunday, July 3, 2016

Here’s What Apple’s Future Lightning Headphones Will Be Able To Do That Normal Headphones Can’t, by Kif Leswing, Business Insider

It’s because headphones with a digital connection — like Lightning or USB-C — can do so much more than traditional analog headphones, according to Carl Alberty, VP of marketing at Cirrus Logic.

The “Internet Of Things” Needs A Fix, by David Pogue, Scientific American

But if convenience always wins, why isn't the public eating this stuff up?

Ironically, it's because today's Internet of Things things just aren't very convenient.


Tired Of Your iPhone Cable Breaking? Here's An Indestructible Replacement, by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, ZDNet

After months of hard testing and abuse, I've discovered the one iPhone cable to rule them all. If you're tired of broken cables, this is the one for you.

Starting Anew On macOS, by Casey Liss

A few months ago I had to give up my primary computer, and had just purchased a new iMac. In doing so, I came up with a checklist of things to do before disposing of an old Mac, and when installing on a new one.


My Kid Learned More From Mario Maker Than I Did From A Marketing Major, by Isaac Morehouse, Medium

Relax. Your kid is going to be fine. Even if they play a lot of video games.


Apple Plans Third Prineville Data Center, by Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian

The company already operates one, 338,000-square-foot data center above downtown and is halfway through construction of a second, matching facility. Newly submitted plans call for a third of the same size. Each is nearly twice the size of the average Costco.

Teen Opens Up ‘A Whole New World’ To Seniors, by Ana Veciana-Suarez, Herald & Review

The seniors who gather for the monthly one-on-one sessions at The Palace library echo Wishnia’s enthusiasm — and appreciation — for a teenager who has become like an adopted grandson to them. Max’s weekend visits at the senior community are more than a social event. They’re a lifeline.

“Hardly a week goes by that I don’t have a computer question,” Rosner said. “By the time he comes, I have a list this long to ask him.”

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I think I remembered spending a lot of time making levels for LodeRunner. I don't think I've learnt a single thing from all those wasted time that I can apply to my life.

Either that, or I have a thick skull.


Thanks for reading.