How an App Creates ‘Disturbingly Agile Millennial Thumbs’
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:30:24 GMT

Isabella Kwai, a reporter in Australia, rarely takes notes on paper anymore and instead uses her iPhone. She can still look sources in the eye while typing.

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The Week in Tech: Amazon’s Burning Problems
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:00:04 GMT

Technology publications are asking pointed questions about the online retail company. And Apple had rare, surprising bad news about sales.

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Amazon Hits $1,000,000,000,000 in Value, Following Apple
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:42:52 GMT

Apple became the first public company to be worth $1 trillion. Amazon hit the same milestone a month later, but the reasons for the e-commerce titan’s rise are more complicated.

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Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here’s How They Help.
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:29:38 GMT

Kathy Zhang, a newsroom and product analytics manager at The Times, discusses how analytics tools help her better serve readers.

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Cleaning Out the Kindle Library
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:11:39 GMT

Even if you delete a finished book right from the iPad’s Kindle collection, you still have a backup copy in Amazon’s cloud.

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Stonking battery use is offset by a chip that restricts app usage.
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3. Ive departs Apple, iPad OS, Chrome OS 75, and T-Mobile 5G (MobileTechRoundup show #473)
Matt's back for the most part while Jony Ive leaves Apple. Huawei may be back in business and T-Mobile releases its first 5G phone. These and other topics are covered in the latest Mobile Tech Roundup podcast.
4. RHA T20 Wireless review: 12-hour battery with option for wired or wireless connectivity
RHA Audio is well known for its high quality headsets and to give users their choice of connectivity, you can use the new T20 Wireless in either wired or wireless mode. The 12 hour battery will also keep you going for days.
5. ZAGG Messenger Folio for Apple iPad Mini 5 review: Affordable keyboard with Pencil holder
I recently went back to using an iPad, the small iPad Mini 2019, but to improve my productivity I need a keyboard. ZAGG sent along its Messenger Folio and despite the small size I am still able to crank out the words at a good clip.
6. Tablet revenue increases in Brazil
But the number of units sold saw a reduction in the first quarter of 2019, according to IDC.
7. Apple opens public beta program for iPadOS 13
iPad users who are curious what the future of computing on Apple's tablet looks like, here's your chance to get a glimpse at the future.
8. Connected cruising: Remote work options when you just can't stay away
It's always best to disconnect and recharge while on a vacation but sometimes you need to get a bit of work done. There are connectivity options on all major cruise lines with today's speeds fast enough to get you back into the sun in no time.
9. Google: We're stopping making tablets, killing off two iPad rivals in pipeline
There will be no successor to Google's Pixel Slate tablet but expect new Chrome OS laptops.
10. SIM-swap attack, iPad OS, Mate X delay, Pixel 4 reveal (MobileTechRoundup show #472)
A week from hell started when a hacker took over my SIM card and Google account and it continues today. Hopefully, this podcast serves as a PSA to prepare for an account takeover and lock down your cloud services as much as possible.
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