When I was looking for more info about The Intelligent Woman's Guide To Atomic Radiation, I stumbled across Things Magazine's gallery of Penguin's Pelican book covers from the 1930s to the 1980s. In my opinion, the 1960s examples are absolutely stunning and represent a high point in book jacket design. For more on this, the book Penguin by Design: A Cover Story 1935-2000 goes into great depth on the publisher's iconic look-and-feel. The Pelican Project
Putting Android on things has become the new putting Linux on things. XDA Developers: The Nintendo Switch was never meant to run Android. It’s a portable game console with a 6.2-inch 720p display powered by the Tegra X1 chipset (which is also found in the NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV), 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and a […]
With trustbusting in the air and Big Tech in the crosshairs, Bloomberg's Dina Bass reflects on the antitrust case against Microsoft in the 1990s, which the company bungled badly (but still survived, thanks to a judiciary in thrall to a bizarre theory of antitrust that has no problem with monopolies).
How far the mighty have fallen! I remember the global spectacle of MickeyD’s opening in Moscow. Likely the highwater mark for the Golden Arches. CNN: Last year, the burger chain switched to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers from frozen at most of its stores in the contiguous United States. That change has led to a 30% […]
Looking for a new tablet? If you haven’t upgraded in a while, it might be time to check out the latest iPad Pro for two very good reasons. First, the 2018 model is a real workhorse. The 12X Bionic chip processor means it can handle any task you set out for it, and still have […]
You want wireless earbuds to make an impact on your mood and workout, not the environment. If that’s the case, we’ve got a new contender for AirPod market share: Brio Phantom X7 True Wireless Earbuds. The features on these tiny, comfortable buds are impressive even without the environmental angle. Their Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity is good […]
We don’t ask for much out of our charging cables: Juice up our phone, do it fast and don’t break. It’s supposed to be simple, but keeping your phone plugged in for the night – as most of us do – can actually degrade the life of your battery by overheating it. That’s why one […]