Mastodon iOS apps are getting good

Any new platform needs good apps. Thankfully, Mastodon’s have started to mature.

A hope for an iCloud announcement next week

This might be a stretch, but I hope that recent iCloud hiccups mean something for next week’s event.

It’s time to give Watch apps another chance

‪Series 4 and watchOS 5 feel like a breath of fresh air for a key aspect of the Watch that hasn’t lived up to its potential.‬

The case for trying Mastodon, a decentralized social network

Mastodon is a healthy and diverse community that’s built by and for people, not investors. Apps are welcome and your feed is chronological.

Watch Anecdotes: People from the IL DMV and emissions offices

I love talking to regular, non-tech/nerdy folks about how they use their tech. I think it’s a great way to get out of my industry perspective bubble.

Medium is becoming an interesting writing community that actually pays

Medium has its pros and cons, but its membership program to pay writers seems to be growing. Maybe that’s a good thing.

AirPods are the new iPod earbuds

Anecdotally, I see them everywhere in Chicago and used by everyone. It seems important to me because AirPods are not included with any product; they’re a deliberate purchase.