When your iPad is your computer

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The recent iPad updates are pretty interesting. I wouldn’t consider using an iPad as my primary computer for various reasons. At the same time, I can see the latest iPad, along with the keyboard and mouse (?) support as a primary computer for people with pretty straightforward or general requirements. iPads are like netbooks In…… Continue reading When your iPad is your computer

A few more thoughts about my Garmin Vivoactive 4

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I’ve had my Garmin Vivoactive 4 for just over two months now, and I thought I’d share a couple more thoughts about this device. To begin with, I still really enjoy using this watch. I’m very glad that I bought it, and I find it enormously helpful, day to day. I’ve been running pretty regularly,…… Continue reading A few more thoughts about my Garmin Vivoactive 4

Folding smartphones remind me of the old Nokia Communicator devices

Samsung Galaxy Fold

These new range of folding smart phones are really interesting (I really like the idea of a device that opens up to reveal a larger, tablet-size screen). At the same time, I can’t help but think of the Nokia Communicator series devices from over a decade ago. Take the Nokia E90 Communicator, as an example:…… Continue reading Folding smartphones remind me of the old Nokia Communicator devices

And Google AI became self-aware on …

https://youtu.be/gbRJPa9d-VU This video just drives home the link between personal device use, and the future awakening of our AI overlords. This reminds me of how Google used it’s free phone information service to gather voice samples to train its voice recognition algorithms. The main difference here is that Google wants is users to train its…… Continue reading And Google AI became self-aware on …